Pageant of the Masters 2015 Preview

2015 Pageant of the Masters

Pageant re-creation of Edward Percy Moran’s “Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to General George Washington.”

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Media Preview Night for Pageant of the Masters—an 82-year-old production based out of and born in Laguna Beach, CA—where famous works of art are recreated as “living pictures” using actual people.

If you’ve never been to a showing, first, let me preface this post by saying that seeing photos and reading about the event here do not do it justice.

Pageant of the Masters is an inexplicably cool program best experienced in-person. (more…)

Orange County Business Journal Honors Women in Business

Let me just say, this awards luncheon blew me away. It wasn’t because of the gorgeous Hotel Irvine ballroom, aglow with chandeliers and hundreds of people. Or the chic suits and secret service-like demeanor of some of the women and (surprisingly) men in attendance. The impression was made by a few common themes—themes that seem to keep popping up wherever I go, whatever events I attend, the past year. (more…)

Instagram’s Newest Filters + A Cheat Sheet On How (And Why) To Use Them


Do you love Instagram filters? Well, we do too! And now there is even more to love. In honor of Instagram’s announcement of three new filters to its editing suite, we’ve compiled the Instagram Filter Cheat Sheet. So that you can identify the new names you will being seeing, and which filters get your photos the most likes and comments. Instagram also made an addition to hashtags that I am quite excited about. I’ve got all the details about the new filters and the hashtag addition in the post, below. (more…)

How to Get Notified When Your Favorite Instagram Accounts Post Photos

Are there Instagram users whose posts you just love? Really, you check their account all the time to make sure that you didn’t miss anything? Well, get excited because Instagram recently had an update and in that update, you can subscribe to your favorite users. After you do this, you will receive a push notification every time that user shares a post. Are you sold? Let us show you exactly how to get notifications when your favorite accounts post on Instagram in two easy steps. (more…)