I love Instagram. I REALLY DO.   It is my favorite app, I spend a ton of time there. And with all the new features it is becoming even more fun. But I have a huge gripe about IG and I know I can’t be the only one feeling this way.   So I want to share […]

The hardest part about running a creative business. There are not many things about this life that I would consider “easy.”  But nothing worth having is easy right?  I mean isn’t that what they say!? But there’s ONE thing that we, creative women entrepreneurs, battle every single day.  And if you don’t then you are […]

EEEK!  I can’t believe that today is launch day for Creatives Live Happy!  I know that I have been throwing around the term “live happy”  and Creatives Live Happy hashtags and fun stuff for a WHILE.   Well it has all been intentional; building up to this big new thing!   Well big in my […]

There has been so much buzz about Instagram lately.   IG is really ‘all the rage’ right now for businesses, especially since Facebook has made it extremely difficult for us.   What seems to be the most common debate is that now people are “cleaning up” their IG feeds….making it more branded, and more professional.    Some […]

So I know that I made the BIG announcement a little while back that I am now full-time!  No more day job, I’m my own boss and that is it!   I’m often asked the “why” and “how did you know it was time”  type of questions…..or just the plain “HOW DID YOU DO IT”. […]

I remember when I first started my business 2.5 years ago.  I signed up for my business email account.    I remember it very clearly… getting my business license, trying to convince myself I could do this. It was not until last summer, about this time, that I really started to get email.  That is […]

I can’t believe this time has come. My theme for our Art classroom this year was “Capture Your Dreams.”   I truly believe my job as a teacher is to teach my students that they can accomplish anything.   The job of a teacher is so much bigger than the curriculum or subject matter.   […]