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Kristen’s 2018 in review: A year of amazing, grateful change

Looking back on 2018.... I think this may have been the best year of my life thus far. On January 8, during the Alabama-Georgia national championship game halftime, I took a pregnancy test. I was nervous because Alabama was behind, and I had an extra test available…. it was positive. I was pregnant! We went… Continue reading Kristen’s 2018 in review: A year of amazing, grateful change

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“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations”

This quote has been my mantra for several months now. Let’s rewind back to what feels like a lifetime ago: August 2014, when, after just 10 weeks on the job as a contractor for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online, I was told my contract would end in two weeks due to budget shortfalls. I was… Continue reading “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations”

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Exploring My New Dawn in Digital Marketing, PR, CPG and More

It's been a really interesting couple of months for me. Back in April, I was laid off from my former employer, which has since sold or traded about 1/3 of its media properties. So let's just say I consider myself lucky to have been put out to pasture before the biggest -- and most unexpected… Continue reading Exploring My New Dawn in Digital Marketing, PR, CPG and More

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The Switch: My Journey from Digital Media to Digital Marketing

I posted this little missive on my Facebook account today. I think it boils down what I'm feeling quite nicely.  On April 3, I was laid off from my former job. And on April 22, I started a new career in digital marketing for consumer packaged goods. Talk about a quick turnaround! And I could… Continue reading The Switch: My Journey from Digital Media to Digital Marketing