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Peony for President | The Day's Design | Samantha James Photography

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Sometimes I like to live in this blissful little bubble filled with peonies and silk ribbons.  I like the stare at the autumn leaves and think that the pending winter season should be the biggest worry on my mind.  And that quickly turns my thoughts to roaring fires and big fluffy snowflakes gracefully making their […]

Peony for President

Nov 8

Life Adventures

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I’ve been working with Anchor & Ink on a new logo design for a couple months now.  Chelsi oozes talent – her painting, her lettering, it’s all simply fabulous. I approached her because I don’t feel my current logo, and complete branding/business for that matter, truly represent me.  Now I know I’ve rambled on before […]

The New Brand Conundrum

Jul 25

Business Planning

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I had a bad day today.  Baby girl was being super fussy, I was late for a meeting with a client (which I hate, hate, hate!) and I was trying to get some work done and figure out what to blog.  On top of it all, I was working on finances, which is stressful in […]

Reality Check

Apr 15

Life Adventures

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As I was sitting in church Easter Sunday, thinking about the violent and gruesome details surrounding the death of our Savior, I could not help but wonder where did this cheery, pastel, Easter bunny, egg loving version of Easter come from?  While I do agree that Easter is a cheerful occasion, as the darkness that […]

Bunnies, Baskets & Hope

Apr 1

Life Adventures

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Do you know who you are?  I mean, really know who you are???  Think about what makes you tick, your motivation in life and where you are headed down the road.  Now list three words or phrases that describe you (don’t think real long, just quick, what first jumps into your mind?) Was one of […]

{Steps to the Altar} Defining Yourself

Mar 21

Wedding Planning & Advice

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What’s in that box??? I’ll get to that, but first… I need to say thank you! I am so stickin’ excited about the launch of my new website last week and my blog this week… I’m still over here doing a happy dance, and I can’t seem to wipe this silly grin off my face! […]

Love this Contest

Mar 1

Life Adventures

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