Keep Pushing Forward

I find myself thinking a lot about how I can market my skills and my passions better. I’ve been thinking more long term these days, rather than what sounds or feels right in the moment.…
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My Favorite Feedback

Today I’m answering the question “What is the best thing that you routinely hear from clients, customers, or readers?” as part of One Woman Shop’s My Favorite Feedback series. So if you’re a female business owner or…
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Thinking of a master plan…

I’m beginning to think more long-term these days. From design to shopping for clothes to… pretty much everything! I’ve always been the type of person to do something for the “now” rather than for the…
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Three Tips To Starting Your Business

I see a lot of enthusiastic folks out there trying to start their own businesses these days, and I love it. An article I read recently mentioned how more than 40% of the U.S. workforce will…
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Life Lately

So by the constant question I keep hearing from my family members and friends asking where I am, I think I’ve realized how elusive I really am. Celeste and I got our hands on a…
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New Rules

I heard some awesome Sister Corita Kent quotes from the Bar Napkin Brainstorm workshop I attended, so I looked her up. She was a teacher during the 1960’s and 1970’s who “gained international fame for…
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A Quote For The Entrepreneurs

For all of my graveyard shift entrepreneurs, this quote is for you! I’m a true believer in hard work being able to open up new doors and opportunities, so keep going at it my friends.…
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Sweet & Spark!

Sweet & Spark came to visit Philly in a cute little pop-up event held in Rittenhouse. The gal behind the company, Jillian Bremer partnered with her dad awhile back and created a company of beautiful curated…
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Bar Napkin Brainstorm Here I Come!

After some random Twitter reading, I found out about this creative workshop being held in NYC on October 10th called the “Bar Napkin Brainstorm.” It’s a “one day meeting of the minds where freelance creatives…
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Chats with Creatives on Hello Brio!

I had the pleasure of recently being featured on my new friend Jenn’s blog – Hello Brio. As part of a series she hosts on her blog interviewing creatives, I got to talk to about…
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