SelfMade Speed Round - Jacqueline Marie

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If there was such a thing as being a "Jane of all trades" than I think Jacqueline has cornered the market. She's got style, <obvi> beauty, brains and an impeccable sense for creating environments that evoke a mood, an emotion and a sense of calm. FT interior stylist by day and weekend lifestyle blogger by night. Now that's what I call multitasking...in the best way possible! Take a read to learn more about this Windy City interiors maven...

And if you missed last week's self-made babe, click here: Tali

ENTREPRENEUR: JACQUELINE MARIE

CITY: CHICAGO

COMPANY: TWEAKED STYLE

  1. What’s the name of your business? Tweaked Style

  2. Two sentences or less...what is the goal of your business? TS inspires and motivates people to lead their best life by tweaking their home style and lifestyle.

  3. How long have you had your business? 7 years in May!

  4. What was the hardest part about getting started? Finances and valuing my worth

  5. What is the biggest triumph you’ve experienced thus far? Believing in myself

  6. What’s for breakfast? Almond butter toast with bananas

  7. Kids - yes/no and if yes, how many/ages? Nope, but kids are so inspiring.

  8. Workout? What do you love to do? Dance and yoga. Then strength training.

  9. Favorite snack? Milano cookies

  10. Favorite guilty pleasure? Milano cookies

  11. Best vacation you’ve ever taken and why? A staycation. My home, my dog and no planning/stressing.

  12. One must have item in your purse? Burts bees lip balm.

  13. Go-to everyday uniform? I like to change it up :) But mostly black, olive green, cognac, and white colors.

  14. Favorite luxury beauty product? Tata Harper skincare

  15. Favorite drugstore beauty steal? Elf makeip brushes

  16. Milk or dark chocolate? Dark

  17. What did you want to be when you grew up? A dance choreographer

  18. What’s your party trick? Cooking or dancing

  19. Name one destination on your bucket list? One is tough. Ireland. Norway. Toronto.

  20. Favorite TV program? Grey’s Anatomy

  21. Beyonce or Jay Z? Bey

  22. Wine or cocktail? What kind? Spicy Mezcal Mule

  23. Your friends’ nickname for you is? J or Jacks

  24. What’s next for your business?

  25. Pets? What kind/name? My mini black lab Chloe

  26. Favorite neighborhood in Chicago? Lakeview

  27. Podcast listener? Which one? Sticking to books and music for now.

  28. Biggest pet peeve? Bad smells and bullies

  29. What’s your sign? Taurus

  30. What’s your favorite quote? “Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.” -Napoleon Hill

Thank you Jacqueline. xx