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International Women's Day

Here’s to you – The caregivers The breadwinners The lovers The supporters The compassionate The powerful The sisters The mothers The daughters The nieces The aunts The grandmothers… The roles we hold as women in family, in business, in society, are endless. May we all empower each other to love ourselves fully for the incredible beings we are! Cheers to you, ladies… You are amazing! Ilsaxx

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Lasting Advice from Dr. Seuss

Recently I revisited the Dr. Seuss books with my toddler, and WOW! I’d forgotten how truly inspiring they are! From imagination: “Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” To trying something new: “You do not like them, so you say. Try them, try them and you may!” To a positive life outlook: “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.” To acceptance: “…they decided that Sneetches are Sneetches, And no kind of Sneetch is the best on the beaches.” With each book I share with my daughters, I’m grateful for the life lesson they learn through Dr. Seuss’s imaginative drawings and lighthearted rhyming tales. I could quote Dr. Seuss forever, but for...

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Not to Fear

This week I had the opportunity to grab a coffee with a couple friends who I haven't seen in months. They are two amazing ladies and I'm so grateful to have them in my life! One of these fabulous women started her own business about a year ago, and the other lovely woman has many ideas of what she wants to do, but has yet to embark on her journey. In delving deeper into her goals, one of the things we talked about was fear. I had a lot of fear when setting out to start Ilsa Fragrances and create Infinite No 1. Fear is paralyzing, but eventually the desire to achieve your dream and change your situation for the...

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