A Galentine's Interview feat. Jen Menard Olano

When did you realize you wanted to be a photographer? Actually, it sort of “accidentally” happened to me!  I was home schooled in middle school, and had the freedom to spend time exploring new things I enjoyed…

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A Galentine's Celebration feat. The Power Pump Girls

We have hosted Galentine’s Day parties with our close group of friends for the past several years and decided we wanted to scale it this year to include our PPG squad. We value our girlfriends and the time we share with each other, but we also know that there’s a bigger community and we have extended girlfriends in Baton Rouge. Community matters to us and we wanted to share this special “holiday” with ours.

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A Local-ish, Last-minute Shopping Guide

It certainly feels like December is rushing past in a great hurry. Maybe it’s because I’m behind on my Christmas shopping? If you’re with me, here’s 10 fun places to shop locally for your last minute gifts.

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Website Copy 101: 4 Easy Ways to Transform Your Website & Win the Hearts of Your Audience

There are thousands of unique company websites out there, but despite the difference in design and industry services, all visitors start by looking for the same thing — a company’s ability to compel them to learn more. Therefore, the key to setting your website apart from your competition goes beyond the beautiful photos, sleek layout and listed services. In order to win the hearts of your audience, you must write engaging, customer-focused, high-ranking website copy.

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What Drives Your Productivity While Working From Home?

I have to say, working from home can be death or life to productivity. If you've done it before, you know how easy it can be to choose laundry or some other house task that you don't even like over your never ending work duties (you know... the ones you desperately want to check off your list but you're simultaneously dreading). Even if you don't work from home, you probably have felt the pull of those million billion "things" just waiting to steal your productive day right from under your nose. With that in mind, I've been surveying my habits and, although I'm no productivity expert, I've noticed some things that really help me sail through the day.

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On Food and Start-ups: Interview with Emilie Hebert

What would your advice be to someone starting a side-hustle? Make sure you love what you do enough to do it tirelessly. And make sure you’re not doing it solely for money. I have many people who contact me wanting to make money on their blog when they haven’t done the hard work of building a community. You have to love what you do so much that you would be willing to work at it for awhile unpaid. Also...

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5 Tips to JUMP-START Your Visual Brand Strategy

Digitally, your personal brand can live in a couple of different places. I'm going to focus on Instagram, the platform that my career has been influenced and built from. Creatives use it as a portfolio, side-hustlers use it to support their business, influencers use it to build their kingdoms and make money! The internet is the wild wild west and anything can happen! You're powerful! Show your work! OK, let's talk about the 5 things you should do to jumpstart your visual brand strategy.

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Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground

As creative entrepreneurs, we're often faced with the challenge of reigning in our big ideas and lofty dreams.  When we were starting our company as event planners, we were quickly nicknamed the "professional dreamers," as our job was to - quite literally - dream up BIG ideas! But what do you do when you come to the crossroads of following your wildest dreams and keeping a sensible mindset of the real world you live in?

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Devotion thoughts

Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?' So the last shall be first, and the first last."

‭‭Matthew‬ ‭20

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Sometimes winning doesn't feel like winning

There's usually a conflict in my life between the tangible and the actual.
Lies relentlessly plague my mind attacking the things God has spoken over my life.
To be honest, not many days go by without a mental attack against my salvation, peace, or joy.

It's all over. You'll never get past this. I've won and God lost. Not even Jesus' blood can redeem this situation.

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