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How to create a simple text logo

Reading this post on Before&After reminded me of something that’s been bugging me lately: bad logos. Look at number 5. Now look away quickly, then look again. Yep. Chalk it up to my typographic tendencies, but I’ve noticed that many solopreneurs and small business owners take one of two paths: Scenario 1: They get excited about their products and/or services and try to fit information about everything they can do into their logo, usually in...

Photo shoot pictures!

I’m finally taking the time to post some of the images from the Stop Traffick Fashion photo shoot last month. This time, they’re all of meeeeee! It’s kind of weird seeing my ta-tas all up in the camera, and the last image is maddeningly similar to a photo of my mother from the 70’s. However, I loved the t-shirt I wore–very soft material, well cut, and everything is 100% fair trade. Definitely a must-have. Here,...

How to: Stalk shoes online

Have you ever seen something you put off buying, only to have it disappear/sell out before you had a chance at it? I’ve kicked myself more than once for letting the perfect whatever get away, until I realized how easy it is to stalk merchandise* online. Here’s my technique: I saw a pair of sturdy-yet-cute sandals on the Urban Outfitters site a few weeks ago. I’ve been on the lookout for a pair of walkable...

Dear Santa

I figured I’d better let everyone know what I want, just in case y’all have extra money lying around. Because, you know, so many people do these days. 1. Alexis Bittar arrow earrings I love the tough-glam vibe these give off. 2. Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk and Art Direction & Editorial Design by Abrams Studio Motivate and create, baby! 3. Subscription to Lynda.com There’s so much out there to learn, and I’ve found the...

Life aint so bad at all…

This year I jumped on the bandwagon and dressed up as Michael Jackson…Off the Wall-era Michael, complete with bow-tie and ‘fro.  At one point, I was walking outside and guy on the other side of the street pointed straight at me and yelled “Off the Wall Michael Jackson!” Between all the candy and cupcakes and cookies I consumed in a very short period of time and the thrill of doing the Thriller dance (people kept...