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VIDEO: ‘Reels on Wheels’ Premiere

VIDEO: ‘Reels on Wheels’ Premiere

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Blog, field trip, inspiration | No Comments

In my last blog post, I introduced you to my life-long friend, comic book artist, illustrator, and author and all-around awesome human being, Justin Castaneda. One of the reasons we’re such great friends is that we enjoy watching Hollywood blockbuster movies and talking about them. So we came up with the idea of Reels on […]

VIDEO: Creatives in a Cafe Getting Coffee with Justin Castaneda

VIDEO: Creatives in a Cafe Getting Coffee with Justin Castaneda

Posted by on Mar 26, 2016 in Blog, field trip, inspiration | No Comments

Every once in a while, I go on a POWER LUNCH with Justin Castaneda. Who is this person? Ohhh he’s none other than an illustrator genius, comic artist, author, and most importantly, amazing, life-long friend. And what’s a power lunch? Well, both being independent creatives, Justin and I know it’s important to step outside of […]

Bless me, Internet, for I have sinned. It has been 3 years since my last blog post.

Bless me, Internet, for I have sinned. It has been 3 years since my last blog post.

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 in Blog, blog posts, inspiration | No Comments

OY. VEY. No one likes excuses or apologies when someone hasn’t posted in forever. We all get that life happens, so I’ll just sum up the last 3 years in the following: Berlin. Munich. Adoption. Snort Monster. Cancer. London. Paris. Dublin. Lola. Veganism. Cool! The beginning of 2016 has me at a moment where I’m […]

Smile & Say Hello to Twin Sisters Who Get It DONE

Smile & Say Hello to Twin Sisters Who Get It DONE

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Blog, blog posts, inspiration | No Comments

You can have it all. As twin sisters Edmarie Marcos and Elmarie Jara have proven, you can manage a full time day job, families, and your own blossoming paper goods business all in this lifetime. All it takes sisterly support, the love for your craft, and some darn yummy doughnuts to help achieve your entrepreneurial dreams. Two years […]

It’s Election Day!

It’s Election Day!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Blog, blog posts, inspiration | No Comments

Can you believe it? Hey hey hey! It’s Election Day! Be sure you do what you gotta do.

I Met Brand Master Johnny Earle, CEO of Johnny Cupcakes!

I Met Brand Master Johnny Earle, CEO of Johnny Cupcakes!

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Blog, field trip, inspiration | No Comments

As a longtime fan of cupcakes and t-shirts, my world changed 5 years ago when I found out there was a company that sold t-shirts with cupcakes on them. Not just any cupcakes. But COOL cupcakes. With his iconic cupcakes-and-crossbones logo, Johnny Cupcakes CEO and “Head Baker” Johnny Earle brought this cutesy little frosted pastry […]

‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’ at The Art Institute of Chicago

‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’ at The Art Institute of Chicago

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Blog, blog posts, field trip, inspiration | No Comments

Over Labor Day weekend, my hub-hubs and I had the thrill of seeing the exhibition of the art of American modern artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) at The Art Institute of Chicago, running from May 16th to September 3rd. The exhibit was a remarkable event because, according to The Art Institute’s website, “It was the first […]

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