how maia mcdonald smith reset her life.

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maia mcdonald smith, art director at rue magazine. next up in my series on women who have successfully abandoned somewhat traditional jobs in favor of careers that are much more creatively challenging: maia mcdonald smith, freelance graphic designer, art director at rue magazine and blogger extraordinaire at design conundrum. i’ve been invited by Smartwater to share... 
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how jen gotch reset her life.

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jen gotch, creative director ban.do. Smartwater has enlisted me to share the secrets of some of the most successful women i know and how their paths to success might inspire your own. today, we’re chatting with jen gotch – one of my own personal heroines – the creative director and founder of that sassy online style boutique ban.do, a los angeles-based design... 
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secrets of sfgirlbybay.

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no, not really. well, kinda. the lovely jess lively invited me to do my very first podcast with her! she interviews me about my wildly veering career path, how i started blogging, my relationships (or lack thereof) and what i think about a myriad of odd topics. do inquiring minds really want to know? i hope you’ll enjoy the jess lively show! • photo by sarah deragon.  
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makeshift society says hello to brooklyn!

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hey new yorkers! i’m not sure if you’ve heard yet, but makeshift society has opened their doors in brooklyn! the creative co-working clubhouse is in full swing, and to celebrate they’re hosting an open house launch party on wednesday, June 4th so you can pop in and see what makeshift is all about and meet the members. Explore their beautiful, light-filled... 
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thoughts for a friday.

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hello, my trusty readers. happy friday. this post is going to be a bit more personal than i might usually get here, because there’s a topic that keeps coming up among some of my internet pals, fellow bloggers, and real-life friends. i think it warrants discussion, because there’s a trend out there that may, or may not, be really bumming you out. yes, you personally,... 
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