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There’s been a lot going on recently – Big news, happenings, and many celebrations. A couple of weeks ago, I did a relaunch of my brand and announced that I was partnering with the Hartley House. I also got to celebrate my big bro getting hitched and work on a couple of side projects. It’s […]

Misc., Personal

15 Everyday Affirmations for You

When was the last time you had fun on Instagram? Like, actually had fun? You know, without any stress over the number of hearts or followers (or reels) that are listed on your page.  Yeah, it had been a long time for me too.  If you would have asked me this a year ago my […]

Business, Entrepreneur

Make Instagram Fun Again

Pull out the champaign, fam, because I have Big News – I am an official partner of Hartley House Events!!  Now if you’re wondering what the heck that even means, that’s totally okay! I’ve included a little FAQ below to help fill in any blanks. To lay some foundation, Hartley House is an event venue […]

Business, Wedding

I’m A Hartley House Partner!

In honor of April being the home of National Infertility Awareness Week (the 24th-30th, to be exact), I wanted to write a post around this topic. If you’ve followed me for some time, you know about our journey through IVF to get pregnant with Layla. This experience was intense in different ways and plays a […]

Misc., Personal

Answered: “Will You Do IVF Again?”

In my last blog post, I shared what my work schedule looks like for the week and I mentioned that I took Sunday and Monday off as family and personal Sabbath days, respectively. What does this mean?  There are so many brilliant books, articles, and references about observing the Sabbath; the best of them being […]

Home Life, Personal

How We Spend Our Sundays as A Family

If you’re a business, big or small, you have office hours to some degree. Being a creative solopreneur, one who often works while others rest and vice versa, I had to create a work schedule that was unique to me. Even though it’s just me and the Lord running this thing, having set business hours […]

Business

Here Are My Odd Business Hours

Good ole’ social media. Equal parts fun and bane of my existence.  Like the other 99% of the population, I too struggle with counting likes and comparing myself to strangers on the internet. Instagram? I wish I could take photos like that. Pinterest? I wish I could decorate my house like that. TikTok? I wish […]

Business, Personal

My Refreshing 40 Day Social Media Fast

Is Valentine’s Day a cheesy hallmark holiday? Maybe. Perhaps. Debatable.  Should that stop you from celebrating? Absolutely not. Embrace the cheese and go for it, my friend.  I believe there is a way to celebrate the holiday in a fun and chic, if you will, style. What started off as a date-night-in-because-we’re-parents-now-also-covid turned into my […]

Home Life, Misc.

How You Should Spend Valentine’s Day at Home

As many of you may know, my sweet grandaddy was called Home in July of last year. It was both expected and unexpected – His health had been declining for years, but we hadn’t expected him to pass quite so suddenly. My grammy, his wife, passed while I was in high school, but due to […]

Personal

Surviving The Holidays While Grieving

It’s too easy to begin this post with “New year, new me”, but for some reason that ques Bo Burnham’s White Woman’s Instagram to play in my head… Cliches aside, it is a new year which means new goals for both myself and my business. I’m going to share my main goals, professionally speaking, with […]

Business, Entrepreneur

My Top 3 Biz Goals for 2022

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