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Life Lately: Volume 10 – The Book

Life Lately: Volume 10 – The Book

BACKSTORY Since starting Lipstick & Ink, I’ve been able to reconnect with my inner writer, the part of me I suppressed for the majority of my 20s. You see, I’ve considered myself a writer since I was able to pick up a pen. And I’ve wanted to be an author ever...

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Ending the Silence & Committing to Change

Ending the Silence & Committing to Change

“Silence, especially in these times, is deafening.” ~ Vivianne Castillo I didn’t find out about George Floyd’s murder until the night after when I was watching ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. As I was finishing my dinner, I heard the words “I can’t breathe… I...

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Life Lately: Volume 5 – Oh Hi, 2019

Life Lately: Volume 5 – Oh Hi, 2019

First off, Happy New Year! I can't believe we're already here, another new year. I gotta say though, 2019 sure has thrown me for a loop so far. I wanted to push this post live over a week ago, but my body had other plans. I woke up New Year’s Day with the kind of sore...

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Life Lately: Volume 3 – Brand Partnerships

Life Lately: Volume 3 – Brand Partnerships

Because I work in advertising, I’ve been familiar with influencer marketing and brand partnerships for quite some time. And if you follow any bloggers or celebrities on social media, you too are probably familiar with it, as you’ve likely seen hashtags like #ad or...

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