Lessons from 6 Months of Partnership

Yesterday, Bobbi and I publicly launched the website for our business, PHOENIX|D. In celebration of launching and also the fantastic response, I thought I would share what I’ve been learning at the helm of a new business with a partner.

Design Process: Grande Finale Poster

As an International House alum, I often volunteer my time and services to them. I love supporting a residence and an organization that had such great impact on my life, plus, it’s fun. La Grande Finale is the final event of the year in International House, it’s a celebration of the year with great food, music and […]

8 Ways to Speed Up Your Slow Mac

I get all sorts of computer related questions from friends and family, because I am [one of] the resident computer-whiz[-wannabe], and last week a friend asked me how she could clean up and speed up her sluggish Mac. She’s had her Mac for some years now and it has seen good use. So this is […]

In My Toolbox

Edit: This post has been updated on April 3, 2016. 🙂 Toolbox posts have been popping up in my Feedly this week and they have tempted me to write a post of my own. Most of the toolbox posts I’ve been reading have been by bloggers who run a business, so a lot of their […]

Masterminding an Awesome Life

Well, yesterday’s post was something different, hey? Thanks to everyone who reached out! I appreciate all of you. (Especially) in light of yesterday’s post, I wanted to share with all of you the story of the rad Mastermind group I’m in, a group that in part made that bravery/honesty possible. At the end of September, […]

Refining Your Online Presence: Nameplate Websites

As I discussed in the last RYOP post, I want to start cleaning up my own online presence and take you along for the journey. One of the first things I want to talk about is nameplate websites. Nameplate websites are an important way to make sure you control what Google has to say about […]

Creative Living — DIY Life

Did you know that one of the most popular pages on any blog tends to be the about page? The about page plays a key role in whether people stay or leave a blog. This is, of course, completely natural, because we operate similarly offline as well. When we meet someone new, we want to […]

Why I Blog

I think blogging is one of the scariest easy things to get started with. And I think the elements that make it so scary are precisely the reasons why blogging is such an excellent tool for self-discovery, life changes, and connection.