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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (of Design Agencies)

Been hearing horror stories of people dealing with design agencies lately, and since it’s Friday the 13th, this seemed like the perfect day for a post like this. I’ve been wanting to write on this topic for a long time, and now that I’m moving on from freelancing/running a small design agency on to a…

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Three Hobbies

I came across this image on Pinterest last week and it really resonated with me. Since my word of the year is “passion,” I thought this would be a great place to start. After some thought, here are my three hobbies: One to make you money: design + photography My love/hate relationship with design and…

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2015 Vision Board

It’s that time of the year again. It’s resolution time. For me, that means making a vision board. This has an annual tradition for me since 2012, when I landed a speaking opportunity at BlogHer Food, just under 3 weeks after I made my first vision board. Plus, being a visual person, I love being…

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Inside the Mind of a Work From Home Mom

Today is a major milestone. I’m finally getting to experience what many moms feel at the beginning of each school year: freedom! Okay, maybe not exactly “freedom,” but I am getting a little bit of time to myself. Mini-me is off to pre-preschool also known as “Mother’s Morning Out” and I’m getting to do something…

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5 Things Scuba Diving can Teach you about Running a Business

When we were diving in Jamaica a few months ago, I couldn’t help but see the parallels between scuba diving and running a business. After all, when you’re under the water it’s silent and all you can hear are the thoughts in your head. So, I get a lot of thinking done while diving. After…

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How Being Pregnant has Helped my Business

Having a baby is just like starting or taking on a new project (or business), at least I would like to think that it is. Taking on new projects is not an entirely new concept to us women business owners. Although I am terrified on most days, feeling as if I’m staring down the barrel…

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Marketing Your Brand

Last weekend was spent in Birmingham at FoodBlogSouth, meeting and learning from some incredible people. >Here are a few tips that I picked up during the “Marketing Your Brand” session with Lisa Ekus, Hélène Dujardin and Hanson Watkins. Brand = Value + Perception A brand is…. – a name, a term and a symbol. –…

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