Is January a Jumpstart Month?

Is January a Jumpstart Month?

For me it is a “percolating” month. I have much better long-term accomplishment if I focus in this month and then begin to launch the plans in the late winter/ early spring. You know what else follows this timeline? Plants. So what did I accomplish in...
Continuing Education, What’s New, and What’s on Hiatus?

Continuing Education, What’s New, and What’s on Hiatus?

Been Doing This / What am I in the middle of learning right now? Using Adobe Illustrator, Making videos, Upping my blogging-game, Learning to use the Genesis theme for WP, Adjusting to writing changes via Hubpages,  Improving my output and work on Zazzle, those are...
The fireside chat: ilona1

The fireside chat: ilona1

A Short History of Ilona1 AKA Ilonagarden AKA Ilona Erwin Starting out creating a free website, I then followed the yellow brick road to…HERE! (How I picked up the name Ilona1). A little “about me”. I am Ilona1: My “Other Brand Name”...
Amping Up At Zazzle

Amping Up At Zazzle

I order my online life the way I always used to balance my real life: taking turns with intensive efforts that rotated through my obligations and interests. I can’t say that it is efficient or applaudable, but I try to not “drop the ball”. Presently...
Ilona’s Garden Articles And Writing How-To

Ilona’s Garden Articles And Writing How-To

After gardening for many years, it was time to write. That was more than a decade ago, when I decided to share as much of my accumulated garden experience with those coming after me, or with fellow enthusiasts. A small section of a personal website turned into  the...