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Double Dip the Rewards!

Take advantage of Stella & Dot’s Memorial Day Sale and Earn Dot Dollars! Here are my favorite deals….act fast because once they are gone, they’re gone! Deco Stackable Rings ($31.24): These beloved rings have been a bestseller since I started as a stylist in 2009. I’ll never forget a hostess telling me her friends all […]

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My Step-By-Step Guide to Going from Broke, Single Girl to Budding Entrepreneur in 90 days

August 2009: I was a political fundraiser in Washington, DC, making good money, but always broke. I had no savings account and was up to my ears in credit card debt. I heard about Stella & Dot from a family friend, and while I originally scoffed at the idea of selling jewelry, I thought about […]

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Do Your Mornings Look Like This?

In the understatement of the century, an Organic Valley spokesperson said, “There seems to be a growing disconnect between the perfect way women’s lives are portrayed on social media and in many commercials, and what our busy, hectic lives really look like.” Thank you, Organic Valley, for keeping it real, and I completely agree…dry shampoo […]

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#Girl Crush – Who Is Owning It This Month?

With her Midwestern charm and approachability, I’ve always viewed WHO-TV Anchor, Erin Kiernan, as the Mary Tyler Moore of Des Moines. No stranger to vulnerability, last week, she made national headlines (even US Weekly got in on the story!) for standing up to internet trolls who mocked her for not looking newscast ready after posting […]

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From Undercover Boss to the TODAY Show!

After starting the year with Undercover Boss, Stella & Dot is now ending it on TODAY! Tune in to the TODAY Show tomorrow (12/10) to see a segment featuring Stella & Dot! Natalie Morales will interview the remarkable women behind our brand TOMORROW during the 8am half hour for their series, “Women of Silicon Valley”. […]

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Easy Ways I Can Help You This Holiday Season

Did you know you can shop Stella & Dot without hosting or being invited to a trunk show? I am here to make your life easy…here are all the ways I can help you this holiday season: Style Session: Invite your girlfriends over for a Friday morning coffee after school drop off, a glass of […]

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Five Fabulous Gift Ideas (all under $50!)

Making a list, checking it twice….Stella & Dot is here with gift ideas for all of the women in your life!  Whether you are that person who has her holiday gifts wrapped and hidden before Thanksgiving or you start thinking about going to the mall the week of Christmas, here are five fabulous gift ideas, […]

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Grace’s Faves: Tieks!

  Several years ago, Tieks gifted Stella & Dot leaders with a free pair of their gorgeous shoes. I loved them so much, I gave my mom and sister pairs that Christmas, and I’ve probably sold five pairs after being asked about them at trunk shows. (Talk about marketing genius! Way to go, Tieks!) In […]

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Grace’s Faves: Simplified Planner

As much as I love my iPad, I am very much a pen and paper kind of girl.  After years of searching for the ideal planner that is practical, productive, not to mention, pretty, Emily Ley’s Simplified Planner is one of the ways I keep my business and life organized.  Pros: Beautiful, simple layout, inspiring […]

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Changed Life: Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith of Minooka, IL was the classic Stella & Dot hostess who always thought being a stylist sounded fun, but was waiting for the “perfect time” to sign up. After hosting her second show in Fall 2014, her sponsor, Associate Director, Jenn Martzolf, convinced her the busy holiday season was the perfect time to […]

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