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Rack It Up

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Meet Ali and Bri of Rack It Up! This is their new blog header illo and part of the branding I helped them with for their new online sale-alert based website that helps you create a virtual closet of everything you've got your eye on purchasing. Cool right?If you become a member you can browse various sales and even add the Rack It Up button to your favorites bar to pull items from other sites to keep tabs on. Your virtual closet will keep tabs on these items and let you know when they become affordable. And extra fun - you can follow...

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mother's day

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Here's a sweet mother-daughter sketch for my monthly Layla Grayce blog post in honor of mother's day.Although, she looks more like the babysitter, if we're going to be realistic/honest...I'm starting the weekend a little early, heading out to San Francisco for a quick family visit and some wine tasting while we're at it. I'm so excited for a chance to see my flowergirl-nieces while I'm there! So, signing off and Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful moms out there who read this blog and support me each and every day. Especially to @thenancybennett, my beautiful mother who never ceases to amaze me and...

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May Day

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 Happy May 1st! I celebrated this morning by waking up at the crack of dawn to take part in a NYC ritual bonding experience lovingly known as SOUL.Yes, I went to soul cycle. I paid almost $200 for a five class membership, spent 2 days on a waitlist to get on a bike for this morning's class and laid out my soul outfit last night like a school kid....And now I understand what everyone has this fiendish glint in their eye about - it really is addictive. It is SO clean, SO happy, SO LOUD. When you're in that little cave...

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rent the runway

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Getting ready to pack my bags and fly off to the beach for the wedding of one of two of my most favorite people this coming weekend. Isn't that the best feeling? You know what else is the best feeling? Playing dress up with gorgeous dresses that I could otherwise never buy on my illustrator budget thanks to Rent The Runway. I rented for the first time for a wedding in Texas last month and loved it. I got to wear a style I'd never buy myself, a skin-tight lace "mermaid" gown. It was great feeling like someone else for...

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chit chat

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 I am not a phone call person. I will go to great lengths to avoid using my phone for anything other than typed communication and come up with endless reasons why I should just wait and "call later" whenever I need to call someone.So imagine my shock when I got an email from verizon reprimanding me for exceeding my allotted talk minutes for the cycle. Me? Use up my voice minutes? Impossible!  There must be some mistake!And then I thought back about the calls to the wedding venue and the calls to the church and the calls to the photographer...

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