Taradara is on Rachael Ray December 31

Serving it up on Rachael Ray

Hey friends! For those who haven't heard, I will be on Rachael Ray on Tuesday, December 31 for her Top 10 Recipes of the year!!!! You can watch the preview of the show by clicking on this link. I wonder what recipe will be the #1 Top Recipe requested by Rachael's viewers?? You can check what time and channel it will air by clicking on this link. For the BC peeps, it says CKVU at 3pm {please check your local listings} {I just looked here in Denver and it's not airing at her normal time, it looks like it's airing at a very odd time like 1:44am or something CRAZY like that on January 1, 2014.  So be sure to kind of hunt around for it wherever you live} If you have a smart TV, I think … [Read more...]

A New Product Line at Taradara is HERE!

New product line in Taradara's shop, Hanging Hearts collection, purchase them at http://taradara.etsy.com

I'm SEW excited to finally have this announcement! There is a new "Hanging Hearts" collection in my Etsy shop!! They're funky, fresh, and I love the versatility of them!  You can use them in your bathroom, your guest bedroom, YOUR bedroom, your office ... You can give them as a housewarming gift ... You can use them as Wedding Decorations ... You can use them to funktify your mantle or your shelves.  They don't have to hang, you can simply set them somewhere ON a shelf or amongst an arrangement.  I love the 'handle' I used on them, it's a sturdy yarn triple sewn in, that can fall to the back and not be noticed if you decide that you don't want to hang the heart. {click here to take … [Read more...]

Taradara is doing some Interviews!

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I had the great honor to meet and listen to the SEO guru Dennis Goedegebuure at SNAP! in the spring.  He has started a new blog where he features different bloggers.  It's fantastic!  If you want to find some high profile wonderful blogs, you might want to Pin or bookmark his new blog, Blogger Spotlight. Well, here's a link to our interview, Taradara Made It. Then, I was so delighted when The Art Career Project posted on HARO {Help a Reporter Out} looking for artistic peeps who made a living with their art. We corresponded and this is the interview that came from it, Taradara. I loved both interviews as they made me think in different ways.  Please click over and show them some … [Read more...]

Shark Tank Update

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I got the word the other day that I will not be on Shark Tank for Season 4. {source} Am I upset about this?  No. I did not get a call back and they start shooting this week in to next week.  I went further than I ever expected I would in the process and I take great pride knowing where I started, the hard work I put forth, and where I've ended up.  Being on Shark Tank was the ultimate goal and I really wanted to go to the end, however, I at peace with the result. I have always lived with the belief that things happen for a reason and that there is a plan for us {I wrote about it here}.  So, even though Shark Tank did not work out, other exciting opportunities have arisen from the whole … [Read more...]

Taradara + West Elm

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You read that right!!  I'll be where Design Sponge was in November!  Although, I won't be signing books {yet}, but I will be selling my products!!!!! Taradara will be at West Elm in Cherry Creek North in Denver on Saturday, May 12th from 10:30-4pm! I'll be selling my iPad covers, Kindle Covers, Wallets, Cup Cozies, and so much more there! Please come by and say hello!!! I might be shopping as well ... Tell me this isn't eye candy!!  YUMMAY!!! Oh, I WANT!!!!!!!!! {Photos courtesy of West Elm's Catalog} We'll be HERE: 2955 East 1st Avenue #101  Denver, CO 80206 (303) 320-1001 … [Read more...]

Rachael Ray, This is For You

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Rachael Ray has been a gal that I have loved for many years. via She is innovative. She is smart. She is creative. AND she LOVES handmade!!! So, The Artisan Group is putting a lovely gift bag together for her!!! One of my funky wallets is going to be in her hands very SOON!!!! This great wallet with a lil' yellow bird will hold her money, pictures, cards and more... Do you think she'll like it? I sure hope so. I wrote her a little note too... I told her about how my Gramma was such a HUGE fan.  It was my Gramma who actually turned me on to Rachael Ray years ago.  Gramma's are amazing, aren't they! Goodness, I can't imagine what Gramma would think if she knew I had this … [Read more...]

Taradara Gives Back – Girls with Sole

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I figured a Leap Year was the PERFECT way to announce this wonderful news! I've been wanting to give back in some monetary way to a special non-profit organization for some time now. Taradara will donate 10% of our total revenue to GIRLS WITH SOLE. I'M SOOOOOOO EXCITED!!!! Liz Ferro {the founder} and I have been 'friends' for just under 6 months.  I really like her and love her passion to help incorporate sports in to young abused girls' lives. {liz ferro} I wasn't abused, but I was very athletic as a young girl and teenager and know the influence it had on my life.  Sports is a very important part of my life even now, and I remember every one of my coaches growing up and how … [Read more...]

iPad 3 Rumored to be Released Soon!

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It's incredible that a year has almost gone by since the iPad 2 came on the market and there were lines of Apple enthusiasts anxiously awaiting the opening of the Apple Store's doors. That is all going to happen again with the soon to be release iPad 3. It's rumored to be on the shelves March or April 2012.  I have read in places that March 7th might be the day.  However, no official date has been released as of now. What's new with the iPad 3? I've read that it's going to follow the iPhone 4S' footsteps with an 8MP camera!  WOOT!  Higher pixelage {is that a word?} to produce better images on your screen.  Also, it's going to be a bit thicker than the iPad 2, about 1mm.  This is to … [Read more...]

Going to the Golden Globes!!! Taradara’s first press interview!!!

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Oh wow!  It's so amazing to see this, I had to share it with you!! I contacted The Journal back home in Canada about the exciting changes and happenings for my business, taradara.  They published the story in today's paper!! The best part is that I actually kept it a secret from my family and friends back home!!  {huge hurdle!!!  My excitement overcomes me at times}.  So, my mom got the paper and there I was!  Her girl in print! {photography by Farrah Jobling Photography} Oh, and ASS stands for Ashcroft Secondary School ... LOL!  {for real} So exciting!!!!  Looking forward to more!! xo Tara … [Read more...]

Blog Conference ~ SITS Girls know how to put on a show

Bloggy Bootcamp

Blogging   I'm going to start off by saying that if you are EVER thinking of attending or trying to decide on a blogging conference to help you along with your blog, Bloggy Bootcamp is the one you should invest in.  It's one day.  It's affordable.  It's jam packed with USEFUL information.  There is a ton of networking! The calibre of the speakers at the Denver Bloggy Bootcamp was second to none!  I truly mean this.  Check out this line up: Amy Bradley Hole from Be Better Jillian Tohber Leslie from Catch My Party Aimee Giese from Giese Media Danielle Liss from Kitten-a-Go-Go Fiona Bryan from Bantering Blonde Barb Likos from Chaotic Communications Kathy Bouska from Mama's Losin … [Read more...]

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