Jury Duty in Downtown LA: Tips and Tricks

Jury Duty in Downtown LA: Tips and Tricks

This summer, I was one of the lucky ones chosen to serve my civic duty for 3 weeks on a jury. You read that correctly. I did 3 full weeks of jury duty this summer. And the real kicker is that I kind of enjoyed it? It definitely took a few days to get used to my new temporary jury duty life in Downtown LA but by the end of it, I figured out how to make the most of my days down there. Here are some of the tips I wish I had known going into jury duty in DTLA.

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My Favorite Podcasts to Get Out of a Creative Rut

My Favorite Podcasts to Get Out of a Creative Rut

The age of podcasts is officially here. Almost everyone I know now listens to at least one podcast regularly. It’s a phenomenal time to start listening because there is a podcast for everything these days! For a very long time, I only listened to comedy and food podcasts but recently, there has been some major moves in the crafter/maker podcast genre.

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10 Questions with Jewelry Designer Adrienne Wiley

10 Questions with Jewelry Designer Adrienne Wiley

Adrienne Wiley is a powerhouse business woman. She created her Jewelery line, Frolick, back in 2004, and has since expanded her business footprint with her SF store, Covet. She is also a published author and career coach for creative entrepreneurs. So when I saw that she was teaching business classes at Craftcation, I jumped at the chance to attend.

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Travel Hack: A Game to Play to Pass the Time

Travel Hack: A Game to Play to Pass the Time

It’s summer vacation time, everybody! You are probably at your desk, daydreaming about the Eiffel Tower, or white sand beaches, or riding that new ride at insert-name-here theme park. Now, I don’t want to rain on your parade, but if you are anything like me, you forget about the lines you wait in, the public transport you ride in, and the long road trip which can all be less than glamorous.

But in our household, we have a steadfast game that we play to help pass the time on vacations. What’s funny is that you don’t need anything for this game, you can play it anytime anyplace, however we only play this game on vacation! I think it has to do with running out of things to talk about because it’s been 2 weeks of just the two of us and we have experienced every moment together! We can’t say “Hey! My co-worker told me a hilarious story at work today!” because on vacation, your travel partner was already there for the story.

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