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Crystal Casavant-Otto
Works at WOW! Women on Writing
Attends School of Hard Knocks
Lives in Reedsville, WI
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A little mom wisdom for this lovely Wednesday! 
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WOW! Women on Writing blog tour of "A Dog Dreams of Paris" by Barbara Barth (review by Carmen J. Otto) and GIVEAWAY
Thank you to WOW! Women on Writing for asking us to participate in this awesome tour! REVIEW by eight year old Carmen J. Otto A Dog Dreams of Paris is the diary of a rescue dog named April who became a Diva. April is the main character; she is the dog of au...
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Otters By Carmen Otto
Picture by Carmen J. Otto How would it feel like if you could stay under water for 8
or 10 minutes? All Otters grow to be 6 feet tall. Otter’s fur is usually black,
brown, or white. Otters can weigh 44-82 pounds. Otters like to wrestle with other Otters. Th...
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WOW! Women on Writing Book Blog Tour for Ava Louise's Intergalactic Matchmaking Services Series (Review & Giveaway)
Thank you for joining us today for another great book blog tour brought to you by WOW! Women on Writing!!! Review(s) by guest blogger Cathy Kirby Contino Maggie’s Story (Intergalactic Matchmaking Services Book 1) Maggie was the only witness to a convenience...
Thank you for joining us today for another great book blog tour brought to you by WOW! Women on Writing!!! Review(s) by guest blogger Cathy Kirby Contino Maggie’s Story (Intergalactic Matchmaking Services Book 1) Maggie w...
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If you're looking for the recipes that go along with tomorrow's bake sale, you can either pick up a copy when you purchase your cookies or dough tomorrow at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & School-Missouri Synod

OR

You can find them on my blog:
http://bringonlemons.blogspot.com/2015/01/bake-sale-recipes-and-instructions.html

Of course...I'd really like to see you tomorrow. Church is at 9:15 and the bake sale will follow!
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Lending Library Now Open!
I've decided to start a lending library for my local friends. I'll lend you a book (a physical book) and you have 4 weeks to read it, leave an Amazon review, and then return it. You'll have the following titles to chose from: The Missing Link by Julia Asel ...
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Not the Life I Had in Mind
"Mom, what did you want to be when you were little?" I chuckled and answered truthfully: "A businesswoman in a suit, high heels, and pantyhose" My seven year old daughter looked at me with that inquisitive (I see right through you) look and said "I'm glad y...
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Check out this great WOW! Women On Writing​ book tour for author Barbara Barth​ ! There's a giveaway happening now (if you follow the link below) and then tomorrow, there will be another giveaway on my blog as well as a review by my daughter Carmen who just turned 8!

http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/2015/06/barbara-barth-launches-her-tour-for-dog.html
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Cloth Diapers - What We Do!
I've met all sorts of people lately and lots of them are asking the same question(s), so I thought I'd get it all out here. Seriously, the woman at the post office even asked me to explain cloth diapering! I'm super excited about all the interest and hope t...
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Product Review - Britax B-Agile Double Stroller
Serious shout out to Britax!!! I've logged 25miles this week on my B Agile double stroller. This isn't a city walk either...its opening and closing the stroller with one hand, getting 2 babies to sleep, jogging on grass, rocky hills, and country roads. Ever...
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Live it—Don’t fear it! Book Review for Karen Jones Gowen's "Afraid of Everything"
Live your life—don’t fear it!  This is the moral of   Afraid of Everything  by Karen Jones Gowen.   Gowen brought me into the frustrating world of  anxiety disorder with her detailed description of Helena’s thought process.  The opening chapters of the book...
Live your life—don’t fear it!  This is the moral of  Afraid of Everything by Karen Jones Gowen.   Gowen brought me into the frustrating world of  anxiety disorder with her detailed description of Helena’s thought process. ...
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Bake Sale Recipes and Instructions
Recipes & Baking Instructions Snickerdoodle
Cookies (yields about 3 dozen 3 1/2 inch cookies) These are some of Andre’s favorite cookies and an author
friend wrote a great book about the missing snickerdoodles (ask Andre about it
one day). Preheat oven to 3...
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Occupation
I help others achieve their dreams and become successful!
Skills
My greatest skill is my optimism!
Employment
  • WOW! Women on Writing
    Blog Tour Manager, 2013 - present
    As a WOW! Blog Tour Manager I have the opportunity to read and review books and help authors market their work. This is so much fun I feel guilty calling it 'work'!
  • Relax Consulting
    Owner, 2012 - present
    At Relax Consulting - We've Got You Covered. Growing your business is hard work - let us be your partner so you have time to RELAX and watch your dreams become reality. Let us help you exceed your customer's expectations! Helping others succeed is our passion! What could you be doing if we were doing some of these things for you? Customer Service Consulting, Writing Services (including ghost blogging), Training, Coaching, Team Building, and Business Development. I am proud to be self employed and doing what I love to do. Relax Consulting allows me the flexibility to give back to my family and my community. I am pleased to serve on the board of directors for the following: Walk to End Alzheimers, Women in Management Inc. SAIL young professionals, and the Wisconsin Collectors Association (2011/12). Specialties: Business Relations, Marketing, Writing, Coaching, Training, Project Management, and Organizing.
  • Americollect, Inc.
    Director of Operations, 2002 - 2012
    Assisted with Sales and Marketing to new clients as well as assisted existing clients. Supervised and assisted with day to day collections to ensure client expectations were met and exceeded. Attended training workshops relating to customer service as well as technology based seminars directly related to software and in-house systems. Represented company as community liaison Call Center Process Manager Coached Team Mates Developed and Implemented Processes and Procedures Promoted to Director of Operations prior to leaving in January 2012.
  • Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
    Associate Financial Rep., 1999 - 2002
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Currently
Reedsville, WI
Previously
Two Rivers, WI - Rhinelander, WI - Lake Tichigan, WI - Schofield, WI - Manitowoc, WI - Howards Grove, WI - Francis Creek, WI - Tomahawk, WI
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920-645-7529
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http://www.relaxconsulting.com/
9906 Hershau Rd. Reedsville, WI 54230
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Writer, Entrepreneur, Over-Achiever, & Talented Hard-Worker!
Introduction
I am Crystal Otto (formerly Crystal Casavant) - Writer, entrepreneur, over-achiever, and talented hard-worker. I own Relax Consulting, am a Blog Tour Manager for WOW! Women on Writing, own of a dairy farm, work as a professional musician, and yet...my favorite titles are: Mom and Wife. I spend my time doing things I love, with and for those people I love. 
Bragging rights
I'm a Super Hero (if you don't believe me, just ask my children right after I bake cookies ... NOT before bedtime)
Education
  • School of Hard Knocks
    Life Lessons - Failing Forward, 1977 - present
  • Lakeland College
    1995 - 1998
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Crystal Casavant
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