• After going to Detroit for 24hrs last wknd, coming back to get the girls ready for school on Monday, Harper’s Taco Tuesday birthday celebration and shipping orders, mama tide (tired). Why must I always do the most?! I guess I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t 😆. I can’t wait till the weather cools off so I can rock my @supermomculture sweats full time 🙌🏾. Grab your hoodie & matching sweats cuz y’all know when the temp drops they’re going fly 💫🦸🏾‍♀️ Link in profile
  • Thank you guys for all the birthday wishes. Harper had a great action packed day. She still has a big birthday party next week with her school friends. I hope this doesn’t turn her into one of those Birthday people who celebrate their birthdays all month long 😂. If that’s you raise your hand 🙋🏾‍♀️ 😂.
  • Happy 4th Birthday Harper Mae! Doesn’t it seem like I just had her?! Harper is such a joy.  She’s the funniest little person I know.  She’ll be sweet but will go off in a second if you do something wrong.  She will even go off on someone for her big sister (and Peyton let’s her 😆). She loves music and drawing. We enjoy watching her grow daily. I’m excited to watch this little girl shine! She requested Taco Tuesday dinner tonight and her party is next weekend. So the party will continue.
  • My squad secured new bags! We’re rocking our new @zenkoleather pink croc bags. #Zenko makes quality leather bags for the whole family, including the man in your life. Don’t tell Peyton or Harper buy I may borrow their bags when I need something small 🤫. I’m always happy to share a fashion moment with my girls.  Details on our outfits on the blog.
  • I keep forgetting I have a beautiful bathroom to take mirror selfies in 😆. I wanted to share these #targetstyle sweats that match my neon green @supermomculture hoodie. Couple PSAs. Large neon hoodies are sold out. Denim hats and beanies (only a few left) are in stock. Also, check the size charts.  Hoodies and tees are unisex which means men sizes.  I’m wearing a medium in this pic. I normally wear a large in women’s for my 👀. All sales are final. If I do returns I would have to charge shipping both ways. I know y’all don’t want that. If you have questions please leave them below or dm. Thanks for all the love and support #supermomculture
  • Happy Birthday to my mom in heaven. Last year we celebrated her 80th birthday. I remember her saying she wanted to do it big because she never had a party and she said this might be the last one. I’m grateful that she was able to witness how much everyone loved and adored her.  This was the last time I physically saw her. We flew back the next day. I miss her so much!
  • It’s back to school time and this #TBT pic by @creativesoulphoto has been in heavy rotation. I think Peyton was like 3 or 4.  I wasn’t even pregnant with Harper. Still one of my faves. #creativesoulphoto #creativesoul
  • Mood when all kids have went back to school! Why does it feel like they are only there for 45 mins before you have to head back to pick them up 🤷🏾‍♀️. #Supermom 🧢 are back in stock.  Claim yours before they are gone! Link in profile.
  • I’m taking my talents international with @momredefined #momentinparadise in Cancun, Mexico in January! We’ll get to relax, have sessions, drink & eat...w/o kids!  We deserve this! I’ve met most of these women and person and we’re all a good time 😆. Grab your mommy friends or roll solo (we won’t bite) come on! Reserve your spot with $75 (deposit) before Sept 15 use code TRINA75. Link in profile. Who’s rolling out with me? 🙋🏾‍♀️ 🍹 ✈️ ☀️
  • I went dressed as a zebra to hang with my friend and fave designer @suakokobetty at @29rooms. I’ve been on the move so much it was cool to just hang out. I’ve been going hard but I have a feeling something amazing is on the horizon. Until it happens you can find me cleaning my house and up to my eyeballs in laundry. 💫 Outfit was $10 at HM
  • #AD What do your kids eat for lunch? It can be a struggle. With help from @walmart, I’m sharing #backtoschool lunch tips. Link in profile for tips and this cute outfit Harper is rocking from #walmart or use @liketoknow.it . #gobackbig http://liketk.it/2Eyl2 #liketkit @liketoknow.it #LTKkids
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Use What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms – Book Review

November 13, 2011

Emmy Award winner Joyce Brewer, who I met this summer at a blogger meet up, asked me if I would be interested in reviewing her new book: Use What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms

I had to be honest with her… I don’t read books!  Then I asked her “How many pages is it?”  I know Joyce wanted to be like “Never mind, sorry for asking.” LOL.  She tells me 45 pages.  I tell her “Ok, I think I can handle that.”

Here is a brief description of Use What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms

Are you a mom who would like to create your own business, but you can’t find a business idea that suits you?

Would you like to pursue your passion while having the flexibility to work from home?

As a former TV news anchor and Emmy award-winning TV journalist, that’s exactly what I’ve done with Mommy Talk Show.

I’d love to show you how can turn your skills, expertise and professional background into a business with Use What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms.

Here is video of Joyce Brewer telling you more about the book.
I carved out some time to sit down with the e-book.   Before I knew it I was done!  That is definitely a plus for me! 
In this book Joyce shares the experience of 6 different Moms in detail of how they started their own business using what the already know, including herself. One of the moms has quadruplets! Four kids at once! And she started her own business.  If she can do it, we can do it!
While reading this book I felt as though I was sitting in a room with these ladies sharing their stories and awesome tips, it was justf like reading the Birdeye reviews from TrustRadius.  Needless to say I was very inspired when I was done.  
I recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a career change, has a hobby they love, in a dead end job or just want to be an entrepreneur!  You may enjoy baking, crafting, writing or shopping : ), this book can help guide you and give you the confidence you need to take it to the next step.
Joyce is offering the e-book at a special discount for $7 for the first 10 Baby Shopaholic readers!  Use discount code: babyshopa. You don’t have to have an Ipad or Nook to read this book, just a computer!
Are you an Mompreneur? Or dream to be one?
*Disclosure: I was give a copy of the e-book for review.  Opinions expressed are my own.

  • BlitzAndGlam
    November 13, 2011 at 2:07 pm

    I literally Lol’d at “I don’t read books!”. I love to read books, but it’s been too long since I’ve had time to enjoy one. It sounds like an inspiring book though!

  • Aisha G of HartlynKids
    November 13, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    I need to read this and glad that it is digital. Because you don’t read books, but I don’t read physical ones… which is pretty funny since I make them lol. Being a entrepreneur of ANY type is hard and I could use all the help that I can get!!!!

  • Laila
    November 13, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    Sounds like a great idea! I have a lot of business ideas in my head, just need to figure out how to make them come together. Thanks for sharing this book.

  • Joyce@MommyTalkShow
    November 13, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Hi ladies!
    This is Joyce, the author of Use What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms.
    I appreciate the wonderful reviews and comments.
    Feel free to use the coupon code (babyshopa) to get the book for just $7, the lowest price I’ll ever sell it for.
    E-mail me with questions or comments – Joyce@MommyTalkShow.com

  • Dr. Reginia
    November 13, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    LOL – Why can I see your face saying, I don’t read books”. Hilarious.

    I think you did a great job presenting the book.

    I read far too many books, journals, papers, and blah blah blah because of my job. I would love to meet Joyce if she ever had a book signing.

  • TC30s
    November 13, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    Love your honesty! and looks like an awesome opportunity to moms! Thanks for sharing Trina!

  • Letillia
    November 14, 2011 at 1:28 am

    Thank You for Sharing this! I just ordered mine I can’t wait to read it!!


  • Mimi
    November 15, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    I am definitely going to check this out. I am trying my hand at this mompreneur thing again and any useful tips will help.

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