Make It Rain!

My VAE retail window display is up! As part of the Launch program, each Launcher gets to choose a month to install their window display to display their products. I started brainstorming what I wanted to do way back when and found a bunch of windows on...
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Our First Craft Fair!

This weekend we did our first craft fair! And it was awesome. And crazy. And stressful. And tiring. And great! I’d say for our first craft fair, everything ended up going really well. It was BazaarSpark at SPARKcon. Apparently, more than 58,000...
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RDU Baton- a day in the life of!

Last week, I was super excited to hold the RDU Baton! The RDU Baton is a collaborative photo project where a person in the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and their surrounding areas) takes over the RDU Baton’s Instagram for a day....
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Creative Mornings: Colloboration

As the owner of Chocolate Chippy and as an wedding invitation designer at Autumn Glow Design in Raleigh, NC, I love to stay connected with the creative community! That’s where CreativeMornings comes in! CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture...
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Some Random Facts About Myself

So…I tend to be an introvert. Because of this, many people have a hard time truly getting to know me. I always think it’s funny when I saw something that completely shocks someone and they say “Tracy…I never thought I’d hear...
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New Retail Brand, Chocolate Chippy, to Offer Animal Related Stationary and Products for Animal Lovers With a Silly Sense of Humor

RALEIGH, NC – May 26, 2015 – Tracy Maniaci has announced the launch of Chocolate Chippy, a retail brand that offers witty and “waggish” animal related stationary and products for animal lovers with a silly sense of humor. The brand is named after...
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