My Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2018

Friends… can you BELIEVE that we’re almost done with 2018?? We say it every year… but dang, time keeps flying by SO fast! Well, my podcast, The Jennifer Allwood Show, was one of my big focuses for my business this year. We brought lots of AMAZING guests to our listeners in 2018. Carrie Robaina, Amy […]

10 ways to reduce overwhelm as a business owner

Your plate is SO full when you’re rockin’ and runnin’ your business. I know you have so many things on your mind – so many to-do’s on your list, and so little time. And that to-do list list feels amplified when you’re a creative because you naturally want to do ALL OF THE THINGS. So, […]

Travel + Creative people. 5 reasons why you need to go.

  (Mr Magic and I watching the sunset from the Muckey Duck in Sanibel Island) A few years back I had an epiphany. I NEED to travel. I don’t just “WANT” to travel,  I NEED to travel to stay sane in my business and get inspired.  It’s taken me some time and growth to come to […]

Rachel Hollis and the importance of building a “tribe”

   Friends, I got to meet Rachel Hollis last month.  If you don’t know who Rachel is…. she has written 5 books. She owns an ad agency. She is a regular on the Hallmark Home and Family Channel. She travels the world with people like Jen Hatmaker. She just released a brand new cookbook. She speaks […]

Creative people & overwhelm. This is why it happens.

The other day I did this quick Facebook LIVE video on 3 reasons that I believe all creative entrepreneurs need “a group” to belong to. You can call it a “coaching group”. You can call it a “mentor”. Regardless of what you want to call it, go take a watch on the video. I was […]

How my 14 year old son changed my business forever

14 years ago today, our son Noah was born and made me a mother.   Life has never ever been the same.  I had no idea the sheer joy that motherhood would bring. At the time we had Noah, I had only had my Magic Brush painting business for a little over a year. During that time, I […]

How my Son Changed my Business Forever

When my son Noah was born, HE made me a mother.   Life has never ever been the same.  I had no idea the sheer joy that motherhood would bring. At the time we had Noah, I had only had my Magic Brush painting business for a little over a year. During that time, I had landed several […]

If you don’t have a good website, how can you make money while you sleep????

I was watching the news reports last week about the results of the Black Friday sales and several of the headlines stood out at me.  Headlines like “More shoppers opt for online sales than in stores”. I read articles, like this one from CNN Money, that are basically saying IN STORE sales lagged this year while the […]

Yeah, I’m pretty much addicted.

  Hello, my name is Jennifer Allwood. I’m addicted to coffee creamer. And glitter. And Periscope. If you haven’t heard of Periscope yet, it’s the live video app from Twitter.  If you’re on Twitter, you can get onto Periscope (and if you don’t follow me on Twitter, you can find me HERE).  Periscope is only for your cell […]

Dear teachers: they didn’t read much.

  Summer is winding down.  We are literally days away from our 3 kiddos starting their new school year. And all the sudden, I’m feeling the end of summer scramble coming on.  How can we squeeze out one more trip to the pool?  One last trip out of town?  One last sleep over?  One last book?  Oh wait.  […]