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I had always hated this saying. I would imagine standing on the top of a tall building, looking down at certain death and someone behind me would say, “Go ahead. If you jump, a net will suddenly appear out of nowhere and catch you.” Would you believe them? I wouldn’t. I mean, how does that […]

Jump and the Net Will Appear

HEY UNITED! United 2019 is right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited! This will be my 5th year attending and I noticed a lot of people in the FB Group are asking, “What can I expect?” And I know the feeling… all those tiny little questions like, “How will I get to […]

Showit United: What to Expect

Here it is. Month eleven. ELEVEN. How did that happen? I’m sure I did a million things wrong in the last eleven months, but each month, I feel like I’m really excited to see what comes next. So I must be doing at least one thing right. Right? Month eleven was a good month. It […]

Month Eleven: Heart in the Clouds

If you missed part I, click here! Yesterday I hopefully convinced you that embracing and using your gifts is where the magic happens. That’s what the world needs. For passionate people to embrace who they are and where they shine and then share that shine with the rest of us. I don’t just need a […]

Using Your Love Language in Your Business Part II

When I was in High School, my mom, my brother and I lived in a two bedroom condo. My mom gave each of us a bedroom and slept on the sofa. Yes, you read that right. My mom didn’t have a bedroom for my entire teen years. For years, I would fantasize that one day, […]

Using Your Love Language In Your Business Part I

I want you to imagine the neighbor you met once who lives down the street from you comes knocking on your door. She’s super nice and you really like her. She asks if you’d like to go to the grocery store and purchase food using your own money and then come back to her house […]

How to Land Your Next Collaboration

No. It should not. Unless you have a logo like Starbucks, Apple, or Nasa where people love to display their loyalty or enthusiasm of your brand, then sure. Do you remember about seven years ago, there was a trend where people would gather all the swag they had collected from working at their company for […]

Should my Pin be my Logo?

Oh my goodness! I’m so excited to bring you this exciting giveaway because I got to partner with the awesome Coworking space in Downtown Gilbert that is THRIVE! From now until Saturday at noon, you can enter to win the following package: 30 minute branding session with me at Thrive 25 images in a downloadable […]


It’s my first screen share video Photoshop tutorial! Do you use clipping masks in Photoshop? It’s so much fun and I use it all the time when creating templates and having extra fun with text. Totally aware of the nerd points I earned with that last sentence! Here it is, friend, from me to you!

Using Clipping Masks in Photoshop

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New to engaged in Arizona? Here's what you need to know!

Let's be real. Planning a wedding is no walk in the park. In fact, Forbes named Event Coordinating number five on their list of Most Stressful Occupations! While there so many wedding day websites and articles out there, I wanted to create a place just for Arizona brides.

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