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Branding | The Day's Design | Ashley Slater Photography

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Photography: Ashley Slater Photography Back when I was in high school, I had this girlfriend who knew exactly what she was going to name her children.  She had great taste and the names she picked out were adorable.  But I couldn’t help but wonder about her determination to use these names.  What if her future […]

What’s in a Name

Mar 6

Business Planning

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I have goals, both in business and in life.  I’m not very vocal about these goals even though I’ve heard from numerous sources that voicing them will help you to achieve them.  I’m the exception to this rule.  I’m the girl who just feels even more miserable about herself when I fail and feels like […]

Featured :: Wedding in the Woods on Style Me Pretty

Nov 17


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I used to think that learning should take place in school.  I thought that to get a good education, you needed to attend a good school or college.  At least that’s what was always preached to me, so why shouldn’t I believe it?  I was taught that in order to succeed in life, you needed […]

Bloom the Workshop :: Recap

Jul 14


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Well friends, 2014 is officially here.  And after traveling to Lake Leelanau, Detroit and East Lansing and hosting 2 dinner parties all in the past 2 weeks, I’m ready for life to start getting back to a normal pace.  I am also ready for focus on things ahead. I have never been one for New […]

Overcoming your Three Greatest Challenges in the New Year

Jan 3

Life Adventures

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