Why Im Choosing MORE Social Media for 2020

A lot of people have made it a “resolution” this year to spend significantly less time on social media. This year I plan on spending MORE time on social media…here’s why. A few blog posts ago I mentioned how I didn’t set up any New Years resolutions because I’m kind of over the stress and…

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2020 Theme: Live Life Authentically

Welcome to 2020 my friends. We’ve made it. You made it. I’m so proud of you, of us. If you’ve been with me for a while then you already know about my yearly themes. But just in case you don’t…For the past few years I have come up with a theme for the year. This…

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My 2020 Stop Doing List

I want to take a different approach to the way I engage with the upcoming new year. In previous years I did the usual thing; I set new goals, added new items to my “do these things to be successful” list and set an ideal weight to strive towards. Although it’s been semi successful, I’m…

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Social Media – How to Plan Creative Content for Instagram

Social media content planning is a process. Some people get it right away and need no outside help while others get lost on the way to inspiration constantly. I tend to be the latter. That being said, over the past few months I’ve come up with a system that works pretty well for me with…

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6 Coffee Shop Alternatives for Creatives in the Winter

When you don’t have a studio to work in you have to be extra creative with finding alternative work spaces that are quiet enough to keep you focused but engaging enough to keep you awake. Winter weather can make this especially difficult. Check out this post for my alternative remote workspaces for the winter!

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Vacation Guilt

Good morning friends! In a few hours Kevin will be swinging by my house and we will be heading off to New Hampshire to meet up with a couple of friends. It’s about 8:45 right now and I’m not scheduled to leave until about 11:00… I’m up a bit earlier than planned because I’m a…

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Adam and Katie: A Rainy Day Engagement

Imagine this: You’ve booked a photoshoot. Maybe you’re recently engaged and want a photographer to capture some intimate photos of you and your fiancé. Maybe you’re having a small wedding and want a few timeless photos to remember the day. Maybe you’re an entrepreneur in need of social media content. Whatever the case is, you’ve…

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Podcasts: Why I’m Learning to Love ‘Em (does that make me old?)

The conversation around podcasts have transformed a lot over the past few years. I remember the first time I really became aware of the fact that they were an actual thing and that people actually listened to them. My initial thoughts were that they were the same as talk radio and that they were for…

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My Hair Story

” I’ve said to others in casual conversation that I started my hair journey about 4 years ago. Although that is when I chopped my hair and said goodbye to what the natural hair community so “lovingly” refers to as the creamy crack, it is not exactly where this journey started.”

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How “Going Rogue” Saved my Blog

Blogging is hard. Hmm…okay, I’ll rephrase. Blogging when your trying to fit into the standard blogging world can be challenging for some, not every one, but it definitely has been a challenge for me and if it has been for you, this little post might be helpful. Let me explain. I’m a researcher. It’s what…

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