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Oh hey! New Year, New Freebie!! Over the last year I’ve become a total Brene Brown cheerleader. Have you gotten into her? She’s kind of incredible. The first book I read of hers was last year and it was Braving The Wilderness and I can’t tell you what an amazing impact this book made. So […]

Wild Heart Free Printable

Earlier this week, I posted my tenth installment of “Going Full Time” and it was all about having fun in your business. I decided this year that if I was going to put everything I had into this business, then I would have fun with it. So I designed a new website and blog that […]

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It’s about time for a freebie! And what better time to launch this one than with the JK List to Launch Challenge? I started following Jenna after hearing her speak at The Showit United conference a few years ago and it wasn’t until I started following her that I decided I needed to become someone […]

New Freebie!

In January of 2019, I awarded myself the first Employee of the Month for Denise Karis Photography. In February, I named my bird Leo the Employee of the Month followed by Old Bisbee Roasters Coffee,, Lightroom, my partner Raffi, carbs, and lists. Now, you’re officially invited to initiate your own Employee of the Month program […]

Freebie: Employee of the Month Template

I don’t know if you’ve met him, but Raffi is the most supportive partner ever. And I’ve met JD Star. That guy is so supportive he lets people call him JD Star. Anyway, last night when Raffi made one of my Cilck Bloom photos his cell phone background, I knew I wanted to pass some […]

Freebies: Click Bloom Phone Backgrounds

Cell phones, social media, Instagramming through lunch, all those things generally don’t bother us. We like our cell phones, and heck if we look cute wearing an apron and baking a cake, post that business¬†to The Facebook! Social media and the devices that connect us to our friends and family are important tools in our […]

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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.

Engaged in Arizona is a YouTube channel created to give wedding day advice to couples who are planing their AZ wedding. Get a behind the scenes look at bouquets being created, photo shoots in the making, table decor coming to life and so much more! While we're giving you that BTS look, we also interview these amazing creatives who make these beautiful events happen all year so that you can get the best advice from the best wedding day pro's.

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