7 Reminders & Lessons that popped into my head while driving

Driving and reflecting about the past couple weeks and here are my recent reminders / lessons.

1) Be grateful for where you are and enjoy that space. I am not in a rush to get out of Broomfield. I thought I was, but.. really, being a roomie with my brother is pretty wonderful and I’m still down in the city a lot anyway. And.. it’s quite fun to have visitors up here! I act like I’m so far away, but I’m a 20 minute drive to downtown Denver.

2) Don’t let yourself go down any kind of rabbit hole of negativity and self defeat. I started to do that today but instead of dwelling on what I was lacking, I moved forward getting stuff done. This is a struggle, but I’m working on it.

3) Surround yourself with positive people (duh)… people that make you laugh, understand where you’re coming from, and that can lift you up and you, them!

4) Learn something new every week that’s related to your passion. At the moment for me, it’s learning a new song on my ukulele.

5) Let the people in your life know you are thinking of them and tell them how much you love them <3

6) Call your parents and grandparents. Even if you don’t feel like talking to them. They want to hear from you.

7) Take time off to enjoy life and be lazy. And do it guilt free.

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Space is the place!

My Golden Triangle World Headquarters is up for sublease! In the heart of the Golden Triangle with storefront windows in the hustle and bustle of the city, my 1,445 square foot space is available for an amazing company / collective / organization to move in!

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The sublease ends at the end of December and there will be an option to sign a lease and move forward in this beautiful space that has brought so many wonderful opportunities and adventures to me, Fashion Denver and Dreamer – Doerville!

Why am I leaving this space for now? It is time for change. I’ve been in this space for 5 years and my soul is yearning for new experiences. Since I’ve returned from the Philippines, turned 40, and this year, celebrate 16 years as an entrepreneur, I am focussing on my essential and taking the time to figure out what that essential is. I am embracing this change and welcome new opportunities!

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This space includes some amazing perks too! 

– A little makeshift kitchenette
– Some absolutely beautiful custom fixtures built by Brad Benefiel
– A relaxation loft
– A storage room under the stairs (complete with hidden door to access storage (and you can lock yourself in there in case of a zombie apocalypse!)
– GREAT energy
– Close to amazing coffee shops, restaurants, salons, and galleries
– I’ll even throw in my white tables!

But wait… there’s more!!! Well… really, I just want this space to go to amazing people to keep the positive flow of energy coming out of 1070 Bannock. I love this place with all of my heart!

If you are interested, call me at 303-842-7298. I want to put this out to my network before we publish it to the public!

 



Summer Special “Let’s Do This” Package

Summer is almost here (minus the rain!!) and I’ve met so many amazingly talented people that are ready to get going on their dreams and make them reality! I am here to help and have created a summer special designed to finally get the tools you need to start making it all happen!

I have been building websites and designing marketing materials since 1999 and holy moly has technology changed! Whether you are an artist, a musician, a boutique owner or  a mad scientist, you need these tools to get yourselves out there. LET’S DO THIS!

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To learn more shoot me over an email and we can talk about pricing and details. I look forward to working with you!

This summer special includes:
• Logo Design – designed for print and web to be used on all of your materials
• Website – Basic pages to include about you, blog, testimonials, services, contact page. Does not include e-commerce but has the ability to incorporate that into the website
• Business Cards- Front and back / full color / 500 in quantity / includes printing

 

 

 


#CleanWaterPhilippines

Baby Girl Gonzales I am absolutely with all of my heart, honored to be part of the #CleanWaterPhilippines project taking water filters down to the Philippines to communities that have been affected by the typhoon. Besides being able to help these communities, it will be a personal journey for me to go back to the place of my birth and see where I was from. I haven’t been back to the Philippines since I was adopted at the age of 16 months and to make this pilgrimage back with my fellow Filipino adoptee Sammy T., is an absolutely joy!

Please watch our video and learn about our project and if you can make a donation, help spread the word, or just send us love, that would be much appreciated!!

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

Much love,

Baby Girl Gonzales aka Brandi Sue Shigley


 




International NIKON marketing campaign!

Back in September I was asked to be in a photoshoot for an international ad campaign for NIKON!

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What a fun adventure that was! I got to truly be me, wearing my favorite custom designedMarie Margot party dress and work with some amazing people. The Japanese Nikon crew were at the shoot and the amazing Dixie Dixonwas the photographer. This entire shoot was styled by Denver wardrobe stylist Tina Gill, founder of Worth While Style! What a wonderful adventure! Put yourself out there… you never know what can happen!

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