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Fresh New Features for Spring

Thursday May 2nd • by Liz Pearce

Thanks for the many awesome recommendations you’ve added over the past few weeks, and for continuing to help us improve the site. We’ve been putting your feedback to work with a bunch of new features.

The Real-Life Superhero Dream Team

Tuesday April 2nd • by Liz Pearce

Have you ever met one of those people who simply seem to have more energy, more motivation, more strength, and more ambition than us mere mortals? Where does it come from? How can I get some of that? If you’ve ever met Mike Torres of Seattle, you’ve probably asked yourself those questions.

Meet the Pro: Ryan Metzger, CEO of Ridwell

Thursday March 21st • by Liz Pearce

We love meeting pros who are in business to make a difference, not just a profit. That's Ryan Metzger in a nutshell. Ridwell was recommended by Fresh Chalk members, and we were intrigued to learn more.

Meet the Pro: Sara Eizen, Home Organizer and Interior Designer

Wednesday March 20th • by Liz Pearce

When you first encounter Sara Eizen, you will likely be bowled over by her sheer energy level. She first caught our attention by garnering several recommendations on Fresh Chalk for a variety of services -- home organization, interior design, and color palette selection. Everyone loves Sara!

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Tuesday March 19th • by Liz Pearce

It's Spring Cleaning week at Fresh Chalk! Of course we’re well aware that you probably don’t really want to spend a day, much less several days, cleaning your home. You could be eating brunches! Or hiking mountains! Or binge-watching shows on Netflix! So many possibilities.

Spring Cleaning is in the Air

Monday March 18th • by Liz Pearce

Although here in Seattle (up until this weekend!) it's seems like spring would never come, the calendar says it’s right around the corner.

The Infertility Support Dream Team

Tuesday March 12th • by Liz Pearce

Like most couples who experience infertility, Vaneeta and her husband had no idea what lay ahead when they began the process of starting their family. They’d just turned 30 and returned from an epic trip around the world. They’d been married for three years and felt ready to become parents.

What's New in March: Fresh Cities and Features

Thursday March 7th • by Liz Pearce

The Fresh Chalk team has been hard at work over the last several weeks turning your feedback into product improvements. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and ideas with us as we grow!

Tax Q&A with Jeff Wilson, CPA Extraordinaire

Thursday February 14th • by Liz Pearce

After all the nice things I said about working with my accountant, Jeff Wilson, in an earlier post, it seemed only right to share some of Jeff’s wisdom with you. Here Jeff answers a few key questions about the 2018 tax law changes and what to expect when hiring an accountant.

Debunking Common Tax Myths with the Taxman, Howard Choder

Wednesday February 13th • by Liz Pearce

How could our Accountant Week blog NOT feature someone who is known as “The Taxman?” When Adam Tratt of Seattle recommended his accountant, Howard Choder, we were immediately drawn into the vortex of tax advice on the Taxman website.