I call it the Rise of the Wayward Woman. I call it time to embrace your phenomenal self, as a woman, in the 21st century. In a keynote given at the Women in the Pet Industry Network last year, I focused on the power of women to day to rise... Read more →

By Laura Kay, Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems When was the last time you strutted? You heard me right...strutted. Maybe you've never done it. Maybe it's been a while Either way, let's change that...today! The dictionary's definition of strutting is "to walk with a proud gait." You've got plenty to... Read more →

By Laura Kay (formerly Smith), Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems Ugh. Divorce. Have you been through one, My Dear? I hope not. But, if you’re like a lot of us, you’ve been there ~ done that. Me too. In fact, recently ~ like this year. Believe me, one of my... Read more →

Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess How many times a day does someone pose the question, "How are you?" I've been asked that countless times and even in the midst of recovering from breast cancer surgery and treatment, I'd typically answer, "Great. You?" If a family member or close friend... Read more →

By Laura Smith, Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems So you're sitting there reading this email...why not have a self-love fest RIGHT NOW? It's fairly simply and it feels oh-so good. Here are the 3 easy steps: 1. Plan to spend the next 60 seconds REALLY loving you. 2. Start with... Read more →

By Laura Smith, Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems So...here it is. Another day of work. How did you wake up? Alive, energized and full of excitement? OR ho-hum, sluggish and mildly deflated? How do you bring the magic back? Sister, I've so been there. I remember one particular day when... Read more →