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A few weeks ago, I posted a video blog to my YouTube channel.  It was the first time we tried vlogging…and, sure, we made mistakes.  But here’s the thing when you try something new:  YOU MAKE MISTAKES. In fact, I’ll even take it one step further:  you’ll suck. That’s simply the nature of starting new. […]

When Your Business SUCKS in the Beginning, you can get BITTER or BETTER

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So I’m about to admit something, friend, and it ain’t pretty. In fact, it’s downright UGLY. As ugly as my Instagram grid in 2014… You see, back then, I’d look at other Instagram accounts and wonder how the heck they got followers and how they got people to talk back to them. In a nutshell […]

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For years I’ve hid behind perfectly edited videos…and photos…and words.  I love creating content and sharing parts of my life, but I also know that I use my online curation as a shield of sorts. I’ll only let you in certain parts of my life. But that’s changing today.  I’m experimenting with the idea of documenting […]

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You know how five-year-old kiddos struggle to fall asleep the night before their birthday? WELL, THAT’S ME RIGHT NOW! Our Insta-Party (ahem, Instagram Challenge) is almost ready to go — we’re adding a few last minute accoutrements to make it #FLAWLESS. I’m honored-slash-tickled-silly to share this Challenge with you, because I am 102938029% confident you’ll […]

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There are two types of people on Instagram. The ones with meh feeds filled with far too many dog selfies and blurry shots of the #OOTD (outfit of the day)… AND the ones that stop you dead in your tracks mid-scroll and make you feel like you just received a postcard from an old friend […]

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Today’s Ask Me Anything starts with an experience yesterday that forced me to believe that we can figure out ANYTHING…if we want it bad enough. So often we battle the temptation to believe that we have a set of insurmountable obstacles to face that others don’t.  We look at the trials in our life and […]

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There’s this temptation, a lull that entices even the strongest creative.  Being an artist, running a business, pursuing a dream often feels gratifying when we get immediate satisfaction. [Booking a client.  Getting lots of likes and comments on Facebook.  Showing how busy! we! are!] But what if we were to flip it?  What if we […]

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Have you ever been at a restaurant and wanted to take a great photo for social media, but didn’t know how? This video walks you through my process of finding good light, and then making it better using natural reflectors. Get ready to start sharing yummy photos on Instagram and Facebook If you want to […]

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For years I wondered how to make Instagram look and feel more like me.  I love the ability to create personal touches to captions and Instagram stories, but I didn’t know how to do it.  Until today. And just a few minutes, this video will walk you through my process…and here’s a helpful breakdown of […]

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