Julie Marsh

Julie Marsh

Julie Marsh is a freelance writer, full-time marketing director, varsity softball coach, full-time wife, and mother of two teenagers. She understands the challenge of finding time for yourself and applauds those who do.

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    Getaway Spotlight: The Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

    Escaping an everyday routine for a couple’s getaway can feel like an unattainable fantasy. Making all the arrangements to cover children, pets and responsibilities can seem like too much trouble. But keeping a marriage vital and engaged by spending quality time together is worth the effort. Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites in Ashland, Oregon, … [Read more...]

    Families in Business: G-Force Gymnastics

    G-Force Gymnastics is all about celebrating success along the way. Owners Tarro and Julie Dussault have plenty to celebrate. It started back in high school where Tarro and Julie met in a gymnastics class. The high school sweethearts have never swayed from their commitment to each other or to great gymnastics. 1992 saw them both competing for … [Read more...]

    Families in Business: Meeks Lumber & Hardware

    I confess.... I thought Meek’s Lumber and Hardware was a contractors’ store. Turns out I was wrong. Though they are a favorite with contractors, they also have great products and resources for homeowners and remodelers. The store’s rows of homeowner-friendly merchandise, plus a cabinet design center and door shop, are welcoming. The personal … [Read more...]

    Repurposed: Bottles Take on a New Life

    Like so many great endeavors, Andrea Baker’s hobby of making art out of wine bottles began with a question. The question wasn’t even related to art. In Baker’s job as chef of Gironda’s Restaurant in Redding, she hated to throw away the wine bottles that couldn’t be recycled due to their color. She wondered if there was some way to use them. That … [Read more...]