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Fun fact: I have about 20 drafts of blogs that I’ve never published.  This is the first of them, written about a year ago. I feel like before I get into this blog, I need to shout something from the rooftops for you all.  A styled shoot should never EVER be presented like a real […]

July 10, 2018

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I’ve had the privilege of being on the ILEA Hampton Roads Gala committee the last few years, and this year was amazing. With the theme of “Emerald City”, we turned the Cavalier green.  This year, I got to co-chair with the always amazing Emily Miller of Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront (and the new ILEA Hampton […]

July 7, 2018

katherine hallberg design, misty saves the day, ilea hampton roads, dragon studio

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I have had the privilege of serving on the ILEA Gala Committee for the last three years – and co-chairing the gala last year with Emily Miller of the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, and again this year, at the newly renovated Cavalier Hotel.  Somehow, I realized that I never blogged last year’s epic event, that […]

May 22, 2018

ILEA gala, misty saves the day, dragon studio

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This year, I’m fortunate enough to be serving on the ILEA Hampton Roads Board of Directors again – as the Vice President of Communication.  Caitlin Gerres of Caitlin Gerres Photography is going to be working with me as the Director of Communication, and we had our first pow-wow today. A few fun facts about Caitlin: […]

July 14, 2017

caitlin gerres photography, misty saves the day, ILEA Hampton roads

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Have you ever opened up your business Facebook page, or your Instagram, known you needed to update it, and then either posted something just for the sake of doing it without any intention behind it, or just gotten frustrated and closed your browser or app all together? This is why content strategy is so incredibly […]

July 22, 2016

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A lot of businesses ask me where to focus their time, money, and more on with regards to propelling themselves forward. My answer has been and will always be yourself.  Whether it’s spending money on marketing programs, print advertisement, or education, you want to make sure that the money that you’re putting into your business […]

May 23, 2016