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People are talking about {and loving!} Poor & Pretty. Here are some of the places that I or Poor & Pretty products have appeared in the recent past:

Ann Nyberg’s Network Connecticut, September 2010 | Voted ”Best News Anchor” for a decade in Connecticut Magazine, Ann Nyberg interviewed me just two months before I launched my Etsy shop. Says Ann, “Sami Jensen … is bright and bubbly and exudes full-speed-ahead-enthusiasm. If Sami is what the future looks like … we’re going to be in good hands.” Read the full article on Network Connecticut.

Better Connecticut (WFSB), February 2012 | I showed off my products and had some fun on-air with Better Connecticut‘s Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun. Scot had a little too much fun smooshing one of my cupcake soaps into my nose! :)

Brazen Betties, November 2010 | A zombie outbreak occurred in Torrington, CT! Luckily, Poor & Pretty’s Ginger Lime Fiesta! cupcake soap, new at Brazen Betties, repels zombies. See video above, filmed by Eric Wilczak.

BUST Magazine, April 2010 | I was stoked when Debbie Stoller, editor of my all-time favorite publication, BUST Magazine, asked if she could syndicate my and Mish’s video on consignment shopping. Squeeeeeeal! See it here.

CMYK Magazine, Winter 2011 | Sean Adams, co-founder of the prestigious design firm AdamsMorioka {and my biggest design crush}, discussed some of the things he’s learned so far during his design career in CMYK 51. Right above his glorious noggin is the logo he designed for Poor & Pretty. Article here.

Indie Beauty / Business Network, February 2011 | I was chosen as a Featured Indie by Donna Maria Coles, founder and CEO of Indie Beauty Network {a part of Indie Business Network}.

Poet in the Pantry, February 2011 | Carrie nabbed my Cuckoo for Coconut cupcake soap at Brazen Betties and blogged about it whilst trying out cupcake recipes. Carrie said, “… these cupcake soaps are adorable and phthalate-free. They also boast a lack of parabens, propylene glycol, sls, or other skin irritants. Yay! Natural products that look and smell great!” Read the article on Poet in the Pantry.

UConn Magazine, Spring 2011 | Hailing me as “sassy & savvy,” Lauren Lalancette profiled me as a successful student/entrepreneur in UConn Magazine. The article read, “Before starting up her own Etsy shop, [Sami] experimented with vegan, hypoallergenic source materials, ultimately creating soaps that look and smell so good they include a label warning that they’re inedible.” Read it online here.