9 Things of Note in September 2019

9 things of note: Joanna’s Favorite Things from September 2019. including Lack of Color hat, Dr. Jart priming moisturizer, must-read books, CBD oil candle, boat and tote, Burt's Bees natural liquid lipstick and MORE! #thingsofnote #shopping #shoppingguide #musthaves

Wow, what a month September was for me. From the wedding to my expected surgery, I can’t believe how much LIFE happened in just that span of time. While writing this post, I can definitely see where each of these items came into play at different points in the month. Let’s dig into my favorite products from the month, including the my latest obsession: a Lack of Color hat!

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Be the first to find out when my online class launches!

Be the first to find out when my online class launches! It's the best resource for helping small businesses learn how to use social media like a PRO. The Jojotastic School of Social Media Q&A, answering your questions about my new social media class. Ready to get serious and take your small business to the next level? This is the social media workshop for you! #pinterestclass #instagramclass #socialmediaclass #workshop #socialmediaworkshop #socialmediaforsmallbusinesses #smallbusiness

After launching the Jojotastic School of Social Media a few months ago, I received some resounding feedback: make an online version! Well, I am here today to tell you that I am! I am currently building a 80+ page + video self-led course that will take your through the ins and outs of how I run my social media channels, the tools I use, how to reach analytics, and everything else in between. This will be the definitive guide for social media for small businesses with tips and tricks that I use on a daily basis.

The Jojotastic School of Social Media for Small Businesses — the ONLINE version!

My goal was to launch it in September, but my unexpected hospitalization put that on hold! I still have a little bit of tweaking to do to the curriculum, so in the meantime, sign up here to be the first to find out when it launches!

And if you have any questions in the meantime, let me know by leaving a comment on this post or emailing me. I shared an FAQ post about the in-person version of my social media for small businesses class a while ago, so that is a good place to start, too. This course and topic is something I’m so passionate about and I cannot wait to share allll of my small business + social media secrets with you.

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Photography by Meghan Klein.

Small Space Squad Home Tour: This Thrifted Abode

Small Space Squad Home Tour: Inside the Artfully Layered Boho Home of This Thrifted Abode @thisthriftedabode #smallspaces #tinyhouse #livesmall #smallspacesquad #hometour #housetour #minimalist #minimalism #boho #bohemian #bohostyle

Instagram and I have a love/hate relationship, but one of my favorite things about it is that I’m able to connect with some truly wonderful people. In this case, I’m talking about Mary Interiano of This Thrifted Abode. I’m not even entirely sure how we connected, but Mary is one of the loveliest, most genuine people I’ve had the honor of meeting through that platform. Her home is artfully layered with boho touches spread throughout. I knew she would be the perfect interviewee for my Small Space Squad series, so let’s take a step inside and tour this small home!

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I Had a Spontaneous Pneumothorax

So What Actually Happened Last Week With My Spontaneous Pneumothorax...? Personal essay about when I was unexpectedly hospitalized with a collapsed lung + the wake up call that is inspiring me to make some changes in my life going forward. #selfcare #realtalk #personalessay #pneumothorax

Oh hey, remember me? It’s been a while since I posted… maybe the longest amount of time I’ve ever not been active here on the blog. Even when I broke my leg, I had posts scheduled out for a week or two. It feels weird coming back to ‘work’ and trying to write a blog post after so long away, to be honest. I’m still very, very tired from my super-cool spontaneous pneumothorax (aka randomly occurring collapsed lung), but I actually miss being in this space and connecting with my readers. I’ve gotten lots of questions about what happened, so I figured now is the time to share.

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Q&A: How to Budget for a Renovation + More of Your Interior Design Questions

You Asked, I Answered: Your Questions about Decor, Home Renovation Budgets, Lighting & More! #Q&A #lighting #Q&A #designquestions #homerenovationbudget #interiordesign #interiordecor #

Wow, it’s been so long since I did a Q&A post! My last one was about our chickens, but usually I like to keep them decor-related. Today’s series of questions were submitted via Instagram Stories, but you can always send me an email or DM on any social platform. I love sharing answers to your decor questions because it really just makes my job easier. AND you get information that you actually need and want. So let’s dig into today’s Q&A post!

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Get the Look: an Orange Patterned Rug from The Craftsman House

Looking for an Orange Patterned Rug Just Like Ours? Check Out These Sources for the best vintage rugs and new vintage-inspired rugs in orange, burnt rust, terra cotta, persimmon, and tangerine color palette! #turkishrug #vintagerug #vintageinspiredrug #bedroomrug #anatolian #oushak #oneofakindrug #orangerug #traditionalrug #orientalrug #rugshopping #patternedrug

With so many decor projects that I’ve tackled recently, I’m sure your head is spinning! For today’s post, I wanna take it back to The Craftsman House project and share sources for something I’ve been asked about countless times… the vintage patterned rug! This particular rug belonged to Sean’s grandmother Dorothy and now lives in his dad’s newly finished living room. It’s truly one of my favorite vintage rugs that I’ve ever seen… and totally unique. Considering how many people have asked for similar options, it felt like I should do some research and share similar options!

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Our Tiny Bathroom Makeover: Finishing Touches & Details

The Full Source List for Our Tiny Bathroom Makeover! vanity lighting, minimalist mirror, tiny bathroom storage, ikea hack, colorblock walls, blue bathroom & more! #bathroommakeover #minimakeover #bathroomrefresh #tinybathroom #smallbathroom #colorblock #bluebathroom #frenchblue #colorblocking #colorblocked #ikeahack

Wow, what a whirlwind these past few weeks have been. From our wedding (more coming about that!) to pulling off a surprise bathroom makeover, things have been a buzz of activity. It was so nice to come home to a finished, much nicer bathroom, though! I’ve gotten tons of questions about the finishing touches in the space, so I wanted to break down the full source list. If I missed anything, let me know and I can update this post!

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