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Store Tour :: Delta Workshop Celebrates Its 2nd Birthday!

Delta Workshop is one of my go-to shops whenever a birthday, baby shower or other celebratory occasion is on the horizon. Owner Bridget Lewis keeps her shop stocked with an assortment of clever cards, artisan jewelry and other gift-worthy goodies made by creatives … Continue reading

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The Color Run!

Truth be told, I was already toying with the idea of signing up for the Color Run™ 5k when the folks at KIND Snacks invited me to be one of their #KINDawesome correspondents. Having never run a 5k before, I was excited to see if I was … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Jen Paige

Hair stylists are always popping up as part of this column. In fact, they probably account for about a quarter of all of the fashionable folks I’ve featured. It’s probably because they tend to be risk takers and trend setters … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Elizabeth Gonsalves

Meet the adorable Elizabeth Gonsalves. A happy, enthusiastic and passionate beauty with a girl-next-door charm and an underlying edge. I first met the 24-year-old beauty while I was shooting her cousin, style maven Mary Gonsalves Kinney, as she prepped for her annual Fashion Night … Continue reading

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Class Act :: Photography at the Crocker Art Museum

Whenever I find myself in a creative rut, I try and look for ways to get inspired. Sometimes all it takes is a pow-wow with like-minded creative types and other times my inspiration comes in the form of something more … Continue reading

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Good Things To Come…

I’m probably not the first and I certainly won’t be the last to blog about today’s GOOD: street food + design market, which isn’t surprising given that it was totally awesome and had photo ops in every nook and cranny of … Continue reading

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Giveaway :: $50 at The Limited

Last month, the Limited approached me in regard to covering the grand opening for it’s new store at the Roseville Galleria. I was also invited to interview Linda Heasley, CEO of the retail chain. I forwarded my fashion-related questions onto the … Continue reading

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Instagram ❤

The weather this week has been a little spastic, but that hasn’t stopped me from having an awesome time! Plus, the forecast is calling for warmer days and that is something I can really get behind. Like a lot of people, … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Loressa Hutchinson

Loressa Hutchinson exemplifies why I love doing this “Closet Case” series so much. An absolute doll with a cheery disposition and a charming personality, you can’t help but find her to be a pure delight. Within moments of meeting Loressa, … Continue reading

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Antler Antics

I recently stumbled upon these really awesome painted antlers that I absolutely love and, while I wish I could buy an original from Milwaukee-based artist Cassandra Smith, my budget simply won’t allow for it. Sigh. Alas, I did what any inspired DIY-er would do, … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Mandie Jackson

Between her crystal-blue eyes, adorable dimples and killer style, Mandie Jackson was a must for this series. I first caught wind of Mandie through my brother who describes this week’s fashionista as “wicked funny.” He directed me to Mandie’s blog, Forever … Continue reading