“Have some fun today,” said Stephanie Rado Taormina’s dad every day. After his passing in 2014, those words would change her life. She visualized a painting she knew she had to create based on those four words: Have Some Fun Today. The painting was just the beginning, and it soon became a t-shirt, a beach tote, a hat. “That was the day I started this brand,” says Stephanie.  We are inspired by the message, and we are inspired by Stephanie herself!  Let’s get to know her a bit better.

 

1. Tell us in a few sentences what you do. And why you do it.

I create beautiful accessories and casual clothing with the mantra “Have Some Fun Today” to inspire people and to also remind them to live their life with more joy on a daily basis.

 

2. What is your contact info (that you want shared) please include any active social handles, websites etc.

You can learn more about me and the brand at www.havesomefuntoday.com

My direct contact info is:
Stephanie Rado Taormina
email: stephta@comcast.net
Mobile # 610-207-7048
Follow us on IG: https://www.instagram.com/hsft_official/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/HSFTofficial
Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanieradotaormina/

 

3. When I wake up in the morning the first thing I do is…

I have coffee every morning in “my spot” – a cozy sun lit corner in my living room. I read a rune to get some kind of spiritual grounding and mentally prepare for my day.

 

4. My best business advice is….

To follow your passion towards what you believe in and what you are good at. Persistence is key and commitment to your goals is crucial.

5. My professional goal for 2021 is…

To expand the Have Some Fun Today brand to reach more people through our website and also to more retail opportunities.

 

6. Supporting women in business is now more critical than ever. How can our community best support you?

It would be wonderful if more women could be turned onto the brand through your community support. Our brand believes in positive empowering messaging for all women and that is why we offer so many different possibilities in our products so that there is truly something for everyone who wants this kind of positive motivation in their life.

 

7. Your Astrological sign:
I am a Taurus with a Leo rising.

 

8. Favorite donut:
I like a good old cream filled powder donut.

 

9. Favorite podcast:
More Than A Podcast with Athena Calderone

 

10. Favorite book:
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

 

11. Favorite pandemic binge watch:
The Sopranos – I wanted to watch something prolific that I hadn’t seen before.

 

12. When I practice self-care I…
…exercise, eat well, take time for myself to think, feel, journal, drink tea, take a relaxing bath and get to bed before 11pm every night.

 

13. The place I am happiest is…
…on a beach, in a bikini under an umbrella with a great book and a nice refreshing beverage.

 

14. People are surprised to learn…
…I am a 55 yr old single mom who lives in a small town in PA where I create and run my fashion brand Have Some Fun Today.

 

15. 2020 taught me…
That the simple things in life are the most important, which is also what my brand is all about; so I found out just how relevant Have Some Fun Today is now.

 

Since we started See Her Soar I have heard a lot of answers to “2020 taught me…”  and a repeating sentiment is that we must never assume there is a tomorrow. Stephanie hits the nail on the head when she says how relevant her brand is right now. We all truly need to Have Some Fun Today and be grateful for the here and now every chance we get.  Thank you Stephanie for helping us internalize that lesson today, and thank you for flying with us!

P.S. Did anyone else’s jaw drop when they saw Stephanie is 55? Dang, girl, you are amazing!

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