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Once in a while...

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there comes a business and people you really want to brag about because they’re fun, they produce a great product and they bring smiles to many faces. This time that business is Mike Madden & his Cookies in Bloom shop in Phoenix, AZ. Mike’s a great guy always smiling, always making me laugh, and always connecting with others and supporting them on facebook. He’s constantly liking pages, and pictures and keeping me on my toes on facebook which is tough for anyone. While we were on our trip to Arizona this past week we had a chance finally to stop in and see Mike and his store. What a treat that was. Literally!! They've got a great location in Phoenix on the corner of 40th and Indian School right next to a large new trampoline park. When we entered, we met Mike (finally), this is me in the photo with him and photos of the great products that they produce in the gallery. See the full gallery on Posterous Mike was kind enough to send us on our way with some goodies. The cookies …

So we met a dog...

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On January 11th we thought we'd have a normal day. This was the day after launching The Orange County Business Experts. I was not 100% feeling well, but offered to take some equipment back to Irvine to return it, and on the way Maria needed to go to a quick meeting with our partners from Phoenix. So we went to meet them at their hotel in Huntington Beach. As we pulled into the parking lot we noticed this cute little dog bouncing around the parking lot looking for food. Nobody was watching him, he had no leash, no collar and it looked like not much hope.As we got out of the car he saw us and came running our direction. This was the start of an amazing day. He appeared to be abandoned and we were shocked. This dog had a well groomed coat, perfect nails, perfect teeth and the disposition of a house broken puppy with a yearning to be loved. The universe had delivered to us a gift that we were to share with another. Maria had her meeting with the team and while we were inside the hotel,…

Pimp your ride? Nope! YOUR CUBE!!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Contest Factory. All opinions are 100% mine. Does your CUBE SUCK to work in?

Starting the 5th of January, Contest Factory will be taking submission videos of cubes at offices. From these they will decide at the end of the month the worst looking cube and award the Pimp My Cube prize!! What you want to do is upload a video of your cube (don't break any work laws doing this) and share why your cube is the worst, your technology the oldest and why you should be the winner of the PMC prize. Once you do and fill out the registration information, you're IN! Click the link below to enter on the site:Pimp My Cube Contest How do you upload the video? You can use a phone or webcam. Once you get your video online, let your friends, family, coworkers know about it so that they can vote for you and help you win! What's the prize for doing this? It's going to be a $1200 value of a high end computer system, desk, chair, espresso ma…