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Life Update: The Carr Fire in Redding, CA

Wildfires in California are normal. Much like tornados or severe storms in the Midwest, it’s a season that we experience. Summertime is filled with hot days and dry, dry heat. On Monday evening, the Carr fire began in our beloved Whiskey town Lake, near the community of French Gulch. If you’ve never been to Redding…

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Introducing Styled Stock…and Our Christmas in July Sale!

On of our favorite features of a site relaunch simply is the ability to provide you our dear readers with amazing products. Today I’m beyond excited to let you know that we’re offering Styled Stock this week at an amazing steal. This week to celebrate Christmas in July, we’re bundling all of our image sets…

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Where to Stay: The Glass House at Sequoia National Park

Upon our summer vacation to the National Parks, this was a place I was ecstatic about staying in. After winning multiple awards from Sunset Magazine and other architectural quarterlies. Situated in Three Rivers, minutes outside of Sequoia and Kings Canyon park, this home is an architectural wonder. The main house is situated with a private…

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The Top Question I Get Asked in Business

When it comes to the blogging world and running your own business, over the years I’ve been asked countless questions. More than anything, it isn’t the experienced entrepreneur that’s needing to figure things out. Rather it’s someone who is trying to make a bit of extra cash, launch a side hustle, or turn a passion…

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Road Trips and National Parks with Little Ones

While I know there’s many opinions about little ones, it’s something I’ve steered clear from talking about for a years. First and foremost, I’m not a parent. Entering into the mommy blogger world is premature. However, you know what I’ve quickly learned? Not many talk about life with littles as an aunt and uncle. I’m…

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New Work In Portfolio: Reach Orphans Worldwide

“Toothpaste is peddled with far more sophistication than the life-saving work of aid groups. -Nicholas Kristoff , NY times” What if a charity could be branded with the same amount of excellence as a major corporation? What if social media could be the primary form of community and connection, bringing a worthy cause to thousands’…

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15 Minute Dinners: Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

With the summer heatwave here in California, the very last thing you want to do is spend a long time in the kitchen. During summertime, I like to keep food a bit lighter. Sandwiches, salads, and smoothies are far more the norm than heavier dishes. To lighten up a classic shrimp scampi we added zoodles…

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Maker Stories: Andrew Cruz

Once you meet Andrew, you quickly know you have encountered someone that sees things differently. There’s an implicit humility and value for culture. With a strong eye for aesthetic, while applying fresh meaning to symbols, he is a creative soul you want to know. Recently we sat down and he shared his creative journey, from…

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Hit the Trail: Burney Falls

Burney Falls is a favorite where we live. (And one of my favorite spots to go when it’s hot outside.) The mist and sitting beside the falls feels amazing and around 30 degrees cooler than Redding. In summertime, it’s a welcome and much, much  needed relief. The trail is a loop and around 1.4 miles….

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