Maintaining Productivity and Growth in my Creative Business

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links Being a creative entrepreneur is a BLAST but it also comes with its own set of challenges. One of those challenges being the fact that I set my own schedule and determine my own success (yikes, that’s a…


Fort Worth City Guide: Coffee Shops

As an extravert freelancer who doesn’t have a "real" office, coffee shops are my best friend! I’ve found that I’m most productive in this atmosphere because I like to be surrounded by a lot of people, I’m not distracted by things that need to be…


Colorful Sustainable Clothing Brands I Love

As I started researching sustainable fashion, I realized that finding colorful pieces was a very difficult task. Understandably, most sustainable brands create neutral pieces so that they are timeless and easier to mix and match for a capsule…


Let's Talk Branded Photography

Let's Talk Branded Photography

Whether you’re a personal brand or you sell a physical product, photography is a crucial part of the branding process. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t understand what branding photography is and the importance of it. Because of this, SO many…


Texas to Cali: Roadtrip Recap

My family takes road trips seriously and this summer was one for the books. At the end of June Noah and I drove to Cali with my family and stopped several amazing places along the way. ARIZONA Grand Canyon This was my 4th time to visit the Grand…


The New + Improved Jessica S. Irvin

This month marks 2 years of the journey creating my own brand. While Jessica S. Irvin started as just an Instagram for colorful photos, it has grown into so much more than that. When I started my Instagram account, I knew I wanted to take colorful…


How I've Started Living A Greener And Cleaner Life

This year Noah and I have been making some lifestyle changes. I didn’t want to post any updates until I had proven to myself that I could actually follow through with them for several months and for me to become a little more educated on the…


The Internet Cafe 2

Do you love some sarcasm and 90’s nostalgia? The Internet Cafe 2 is the place for you. This coffee shop in Dallas might be small but it is packed full of gems, including floppy disk coasters, the pink sofa of your dreams, that orange Tupperware…


13 Takeaways From the Thrive Creative Conference

Last weekend I attended the Thrive Creative Conference in Austin, Texas. It was a wonderful time of networking, learning, and encouragement. You’ll see in some of my photos that the venue and decorations were absolutely stunning.…


Inspiration vs. Infringement

“Imitation is the biggest form of flattery.” Unfortunately, this is what some people say when they hear your work has been stolen or imitated online. However, I couldn’t disagree more. When your work is blatantly copied or used without credit, it…