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(Maybe) Don’t Quit Your Job and Go Freelance

April 27, 2015

I feel like everywhere I look lately, I spot articles titled “Quit Your Job and Go Freelance”, or something to that effect. But no matter the headline, they all encourage

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Week in Review: Cactus paintings, a levitating light, win $100 to spend on...

April 25, 2015

1. Wednesday was National Earth Day, which is the perfect segue to Kwang-ho Lee’s gorgeous and romantic paintings of cacti and other plants. The exhibition opened this

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Meet Piper the Blue Heeler, Border Collie Mix

April 24, 2015

Okay, I thought I wouldn’t be that person, but here I am, sharing a video of my dog. Shawn made this video the other day and I keep re-playing it and watching it over

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Playlist No. 34

April 22, 2015

This week’s mix features half hip-hop (from Black Milk ft. BADBADNOTGOOD, Kanye ft. Kendrick Lamar, and De La Soul ft. Nas) and half alternative electronic (from NoMBe,

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Ceramic Loveliness from The Pursuits of Happiness (+ Enter To Win a $100...

April 21, 2015

I totally resonate with April Brimer. After working digitally as a commercial photographer for years, she was craving something more analog (which is the same pull I

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Week in Review: Career advice, my Blemonte Raw cleanse, and are you on...

April 18, 2015

1. This past Monday, a new podcast titled Undisclosed: The State vs. Adnan Syed launched, which picks up where Serial left off. It is not Serial Season 2, but rather run by

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This Week in Photos: My Belmonte Raw Cleanse and Piper

April 17, 2015

I did my first juice cleanse about a month ago and had a great experience, but since getting Piper, I’ve fallen off the bandwagon of health. Pre-Piper, I went to yoga

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Playlist No. 33

April 15, 2015

This week I’m so utterly pressed for time I nearly dropped the ball on this playlist, but I could never do that to you guys–or myself. Music is one of the only

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Be The Driver Of Your Own Car(eer)

April 13, 2015

It’s happened to the best of us: you get in your car, punch in a GPS location and wait for the prompts to tell you where and when to turn. Inevitably, from time to

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This Week(s) in Photos: What I’ve Learned From Raising a (Blue Heeler Border...

April 11, 2015

What an insane month it’s been. It feels like a year since we got Piper in all of the good ways (overwhelming whirlwind of love) and some of the bad (sacrificing sleep,

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Playlist No. 32

April 8, 2015

It’s a rainy mid-week, and I’m not going to try to pretend it’s not. So let’s embrace this overcast sky with music that’s equally as grey and

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Tools of The Trade: Juniper Briggs

April 8, 2015

Juniper Briggs (who yes, has a fantastic name!) is an abstract artist, writer and curator based in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Her work is soft but bold and nondescript

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Week in Review: Behance, New VSCO Presets, How To Self-Promote Without Being Annoying...

April 4, 2015

1. Are you on Behance? When I first graduated, I used Behance all the time to explore creative work and publish my own portfolio, and it let to a lot of work for me! But I

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First Look at The Alchemy Collection from VSCO

April 3, 2015

On April 7th, VSCO is releasing a new photo preset series, The Alchemy Collection which features 10 photo editing settings. I was asked to test-drive and play with the set,

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Playlist No. 31

April 1, 2015

I just discovered Tei Shi (real name: Valerie Teicher) and I’m in love. She hails from Brooklyn and her music is gorgeous. She starts off the playlist this week before

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