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[27 May 2011 | Comments Off on Style. Substance. Soul. | ]
Style. Substance. Soul.

Style. Substance. Soul. – Each is something that every woman should possess and share with the world on her own terms.  Three best friends who just all happen to be stylish women of substance and soul have created a web site/movement to help direct the positive flow of female-generated power to change the world.  They are committed to creating a legacy of  “passion, compassion and action” for not just their own daughters [and son], but yours and mine as well.  Amy, Lois and Susan were inspired to put their collective efforts where there hearts are by none other than …

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[22 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Our Commitment to the Earth | ]
Our Commitment to the Earth

Once upon a time, when companies were focused on green, you could be sure they were intent on growing their bottom line.  These days, the bottom line is still important, but the social responsibility of preserving the earth’s resources has now provided a greener layer of depth.
Bella Flowers Books is committed to maintaining a reciprocal relationship with the Earth, by only taking what we need and replenishing what we’ve taken.  Our first book, Nice to be Nice©, features many vibrant colors, but green may be the most important shown in our array.  …

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[21 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on The family who goes green together… | ]
The family who goes green together…

Every year, more than 30 million trees are cut down to produce books in the US.  So, at Bella Flowers Books, we feel an ethical responsibility to balance out what we are taking from our planet.  This is why we’ve chosen to print our books using vegetable-based ink on 30% recycled paper, as well as plant a tree for every copy printed of Nice to be Nice.  We are in business to leave the world a little better than we found it. If we remain true to that, profits are …

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[13 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Ready to Rumble | ]
Ready to Rumble

When I first developed Nice to be Nice© and the Bella Flowers Books brand, it was hard to pinpoint my emotions on any given day.  I mostly vacillated between excitement and sheer terror.  Today… not much has changed.  When we sold 3 books in one day, I was excited and proud!  Sure, 3 sales may seem like nothing to you, but to me… every sale feels like appreciation for our work, our vision, and our sacrifices.  Then, there are the days that we sell zero books, and terror comes creeping …