Look At How Far You’ve Come Already

One of the toughest parts of a challenge or change can sometimes be smack dab in the middle. When you’re in the thick of things or facing a plateau in your progress, feeling overwhelmed is inevitable. Take a tip from one of our earlier strategies and...

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Jan 19, 2022
Homeowner’s Checklist For Spring Maintenance

For most homeowners, when spring rolls around, the first thought is the spring clean. In fact, there are also plenty of home maintenance tasks beyond cleaning that you should be trying to get done too. Winter can be hard on a house, and as the weathe...

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Jan 19, 2022
How To Tell If You Need New Windows This Year

Even the very best quality windows in your home won’t last forever. The average double-glazed windows will last between fifteen and twenty years. This lifespan will be impacted by several different factors, including how well they have been maintaine...

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Jan 17, 2022
Don’t Be Afraid To Link to Other Sites

Don’t be afraid to link to other sites. I think many new bloggers tend to stay away from it because of fear of losing readers and bleed out “link juice” and authority to the other site. If you’re linking to crappy, spammy sites, that is definitely th...

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Jan 17, 2022
Bringing Your Business Into 2022 The Right Way

At the start of every New Year, we look for different ways that we can make sure our business has an impact in the coming year. After all, you want to make sure that this year is better than the last year and that you are able to achieve your goals,...

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Jan 16, 2022
How To Let People Know Your Work Is The Real Deal

Whenever you’re starting a project, you want to make sure that it is done properly. Of course, whenever you begin anything, you’ll be pretty raw and you’ll have a lot of mistakes. That’s all part of life. If you’re ready to invest heavily in somethin...

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Jan 14, 2022
In A Funk? Take A Shower And Get Dressed

Too many times we get caught up in our own thoughts and get in a funk. And well, it’s not unusual, when dealing with life changes or traumas, to find yourself in a position of being at home with no place to go. During these times, it can be incredibl...

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Jan 12, 2022
Art + Shenanigans with Petra

Hi there, I am sorry for the delay in the Monthly Giveaway Announcement. Last Monday we received about 8 inches of snow and lost power which meant no water, internet, and even our cell service was down. But we are back up and running - and hope that...

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Jan 10, 2022
The Benefits of Meditation for Motivation

Waning motivation is a problem for many of us. The stress and strain of a busy life can overwhelm you, making even the most basic of tasks seem difficult. The downward spiral of low motivation can seem like an impossible cycle to break. Once you lose...

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Jan 10, 2022
Art + Shenanigans with Petra

Hi there, I hope you are well! I've been pretty busy with family visits, filling in orders, and launching just one more thing - Rebel Handmade - but more about that later as it's still early days but click the link if you're curious and want to know...

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Dec 30, 2021
You're the Winner of the Wood-Burning Kit

Hi there, lucky you - the winner that I had chosen on the 22nd did not step forward - so here we are and you have won the Wood-Burning Kit.Please email me your address so I can get that out to you! Cheers Petra

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Oct 31, 2021
New Winner has been chosen!

Hi there, it's taken longer than I anticipated to but we have a new winner as I still have not heard from the original individual. If this is part of your email: inlove200846 - please connect with me via contact@petramonaco.com Congrats! Cheers, Petr...

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Oct 31, 2021
Art + Shenanigans with Petra

Hi there,I hope you are well this week. I am working on a few commissions In the meantime, I decided to start setting up at festivals and events that cater to artists and curating all of my displays right now while mapping out the inventory I will ne...

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Oct 29, 2021