Simply Shine book cover

Life isn't always perfect.

That's how this story begins for Jill Blashack Strahan, the Founder and CEO of Tastefully Simple, Inc. -- the original national home taste-testing company. But it's a long way from where the story ends.

Though she graduated from a class of only 18 students, this small-town girl grew up to create one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation.

So explore the passion, principles and inspirational lessons that she discovered throughout her life and journey with Tastefully Simple. And see how you can use these simple and courageous insights to fuel your own dreams. Whether you're looking for a story to rekindle your spirit or some simple philosophies for success, see what it takes to simply shine.

Glowing Reviews

"What makes this autobiography shine is
Jill Blashack Strahan’s can-do attitude and her ability to 
balance business success with giving, gratitude and joy."

Ken Blanchard

Co-author of The One Minute Manager® and Gung Ho®

Simply Shine is a book
filled with hope, courage, faith and real honesty,and above all, a book that shows how even the most ordinary of people can accomplish extraordinary things.”  

Belinda Ellsworth

International #1 Best-Selling Author and Speaker

Simply Shine is a collection of
warm, insightful, poignant stories
about creating a business while building a life,
told by one of Minnesota’s most accomplished leaders of all time.”  

Jay Novak

Former Editor of Twin Cities Business