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Advice for Artists, Makers & #BadassCreatives

I’ve been working with artists and creatives to get the word out about their work for more than 10 years. I’ve been on both sides of the fence, as a blogger, handmade shop owner, craft show vendor

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Whether you’re looking for a career in social media or want to get an entry level job as a SEO or PPC professional, there are a few key things I’ve learned over the years that would be helpful to anyone looking to change directions in their career. Here are my top 7 tips for how to break into digital marketing and land the job you want.

How To Break Into Digital Marketing { 7+ Tips To Land The Job }

I’ve recently had a few conversations with people who want to know how to get a job in digital marketing. Whether you’re looking for a career in social media or want to get an entry level job as a

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Hi! My name is Mallory Whitfield, but you can call me Miss Malaprop! (Photo credit: Jen Karpowicz)

My New Orleans: An Interview with Borrowed & Blue

I was recently approached by Helen Alston, the New Orleans Market Specialist for Borrowed & Blue. I was actually familiar with Borrowed & Blue already because we work with a handful of wedding-related

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Alt Summit 2016: Mallory Whitfield from MissMalaprop.com is liveblogging her first time at Alt Summit!

I’ll Be Liveblogging Alt Summit 2016!

I’ll be attending Alt Summit for the first time this week. It’s an incredible conference for bloggers and creative entrepreneurs, and I’ve been following the action from afar via Instagram

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Texas Style Council TxSC 2015

TxSC 2015: Creating a Meaningful Presence at Texas Style Council

photos by Chelsea Laine Francis What do you say about something that is the last of its kind? Something that left an indelible impression on you? Something that created lasting memories, friendships,

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Zombie Mr Rogers costume

10 More Halloween Costume Ideas

So far this month, I’ve brought you some fun group costume ideas as well as costumes inspired by Doctor Who. Every year, we see so many brilliant costumes at Dragon*con, like the awesome zombie

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group costume Venture Brothers

10 Halloween Group Costume Ideas

I covered Doctor Who inspired costumes the other day, but with Halloween just around the corner, there’s still so much more to inspire! I’ve seen some pretty epic group costumes over the years

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Doctor Who Tardis

Halloween Inspiration: Doctor Who Costumes

Doctor Who costumes are always a fun, easy, comfortable option for Halloween. I’ve seen so many variations, including tons of great female Doctor interpretations. No matter WHO you want to be this

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Mardi Gras 2010 Worn Again

Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is always a popular subject around these parts, and a favorite time of year for locals and visitors alike. I refuse to miss going to the French Quarter on Mardi Gras day. I’ve

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Stop dreaming. Start doing. Make an action plan and take the steps to create your destiny.

Create Your Destiny [10 Steps to Start Achieving Your Dreams]

I’ve had my times over the years, sure, of wallowing in self-pity a bit about my current state of affairs and what it all means and where I’m going. BUT! Then I realize and remember that the

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How To Make A Jean Skirt

How To Make A Jean Skirt (Recycled Denim DIY)

When I first started learning how to sew, I instantly fell in love with denim. I’ve always been a t-shirt and jeans kind of a girl, and denim is still my favorite material to work with. I love its durability

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vintage style with cardigans for engagement shoot

What to Wear for Your Engagement Portraits

Today’s post comes from a long-time online buddy & awesome wedding photographer, Lara Eichhorn. Hi, my name is Lara and I’m a wedding photographer based in Victoria, British Columbia. I’ll

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