the Best Of BMoxie
the Best of Building Moxie
I had the opportunity for a brief visit and tour of Horicon Works last week. Located about a 45-minute ride north east of Madison, WI … in the Horicon Marsh, Horicon Works has been one of John Deere’s flagship factories for more than 100 years. [...]
I can say I was a little surprised when Pennington Seed asked me to again take part in a spring blogger program – a sponsored partnership, which includes a gift card giveaway (at the bottom). I mean – last year, you followed along as I visited Pennington’s NexGen facility in Oregon, you followed along as I received results from growing experiments there (first - 1-Step Complete, then - Smart Seed), and as I seeded a new lawn for Mrs. Moxie. [...]
I was able to acquire the press pass, and I did make a few appointments (with friends and brands), but I wasn't so obligated that I couldn't take in a good portion of what the 49th edition of JLC Live had to offer for a regular attendee. As Hanley Wood (the producers of the event) put it – this one is “Boots Not Suits.” And frankly, I wanted to see. Plus, friend (and presenter) Greg Burnet had simply gotten me pretty stoked up on it. [...]
Today I’m participating in a weekly series hosted by HomeTalk.com. This article today will be shared with some of the many talented and creative home type bloggers that participate in this still growing social community. For lack of a better way to put it, this is the story of our blog.
Being my first Show, I have nothing to compare it to, so I am giving an unbiased opinion here. I’ve read that the peak of attendance was in 2007 with over a million square feet of floor space covered. With the decline in the housing market, the Show is smaller now with less in attendance, but the key players in the industry are all still there - making it a worthwhile investment to attend. [...]