{Get Inspired} Last AH Inspired of 2012!

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You might have heard me mention AH Inspired a couple of times this year! It's a workshop run by the talented Amber Housley on getting INSPIRED to launch or grow your creative business. We held our last session in Tampa in May and it was a huge success (watch a recap video...)! Our last Inspired session of 2012 will be held in Nashville, TN on August 16-17, 2012! There are 2 scholarships up for … { Continue Reading }

A peek inside my 2nd book – Candy Making For Kids!

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candy making for kids by courtney dial whitmore

Guess what releases August 1st? CANDY MAKING FOR KIDS! It's such a fun little book for kids, and it makes the perfect gift! It's a creative and fun book full of easy-to-follow candy recipes for kids. From traditional favorites such as toffee and fudge to whimsical creations such as candy caterpillars and candy play-dough, kids of all ages will absolutely love these delicious and cute treats. … { Continue Reading }

A glimpse into the pre-wedding craziness!

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Hi, ya'll! Just about two weeks until my wedding! Holy WOWEE! How did it arrive so soon? Whew. Anyway, when I'm not doing Pizzazzerie or other work (or trying to get my new house in some sort of order), I'm full-on wedding mode. Yesterday was meeting with the chapel organist, this evening is hotel gift baskets, tomorrow is getting bridesmaid gift's wrapped. The fun never ends, haha! I asked … { Continue Reading }

Speaking at Amber Housley Inspired!


Hi Y'all! Just a pic today! I'm lucky to be speaking at Postcard Inn in St. Pete, FL with Amber Housley Inspired! It is such a passion of mine to speak on social media & the "Pizzazzerie" story! Here is a pic of me & the other speakers! … { Continue Reading }

1 Month Until My Wedding + Some Thoughts on It…

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In the past 2 months, I signed on for book #3 + I completed an 8 city nationwide book tour (LA, Phoenix, NYC, Raleigh, Atlanta, Nashville, Dallas, + Chicago), traveled to Salt Lake City to speak at SNAP Conference, and now I'm gathering my things to head to Tampa to speak through the end of the week. That was among Pizzazzerie + lots of contract design jobs. I love it. I live for sharing my story … { Continue Reading }

2 Book Signings Left {DENVER + CHICAGO}

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Oh.my.word! I can't believe there are only TWO book signings left. What a fantastic (exhausting at times but totally worth it) whirlwind this book tour has been! I have hugged so many readers, handed out a billion push-up pops, signed lots of books, and been completely overjoyed by the outpouring of response from you! DENVER, CO Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Push-Up Pops + Courtney Dial! Head … { Continue Reading }

Raleigh, NC Push-Up Pops Book Signing!

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Hey Ya'll! I'm headed to my hometown city this week - RALEIGH, NC! I grew up in Raleigh so I'm super thrilled to head back "home" and visit old friends, stay at my Mom's house, and sign at the Daphne's Hallmark in Cameron Village THIS Tuesday at 4:00pm! We'll have free Push-Up Pops to eat and enjoy, free PAM Spray, free Peter Pan Peanut Butter, a huge ConAgra Foods gift basket giveaway, free cute … { Continue Reading }

Candy Making For Kids {Reserve Your Copy!}

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Candy Making For Kids by Courtney Dial Whitmore

Hey ya'll! My second book is now available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Woohoo! I'm so excited about this cute book. It's full of easy recipes for kids. Seriously, not a one uses a candy thermometer. These are truly kid-ready with holiday-themed treats to perfect candies for favors, rainy day fun, or a fun activity for a party! “There is nothing more fun than entertaining … { Continue Reading }

Book Signing + Demo in Atlanta, GA THIS Saturday!

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Hey Ya'll! The New York City signing last week went fabulously and I fell in love with Chelsea Market (there was a cute kitchen supply shop next door that I loved). Thanks New York for all your love + support! Next up... I'm so excited to be headed to one of my favorite cities - ATLANTA - this week! {full book tour dates} The Atlanta book signing has lots of perks! Not only will I be giving … { Continue Reading }

Dallas Book Signing + Tampa Speaking Engagement!

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Hi, Ya'll! I'm headed to TEXAS tomorrow through Monday! I'll be signing Push-Up Pops at the BARNES & NOBLE LINCOLN PARK (near North Park) this Sunday, April 1st, at 4:00pm! I was born in Dallas, so I'm very excited to see family and enjoy the Big D! The book is temporarily out of stock on Amazon + Barnes & Noble websites so if you want the book and leave in the DFW area, I encourage you to … { Continue Reading }