What is YYC Girl Gang?

What is YYC Girl Gang?  It’s been almost two years since we started YYC Girl Gang, and it seemed like a good time to re-introduce ourselves, and let you know a little bit about what we’re about. We want to start this post off by quoting Alexandra Issabel, who photographed our Beer + Markets event:…

YYC Girl Gang Hang – Beers + Markets: As defined by the evening’s photographer

YYC: A unique + beautiful city tucked in beside the Rocky Mountains that provides creatives + entrepreneurs with the space, communities, platforms, etc. to learn + flourish. Sprinkled with local shops, micro-breweries, + an endless amount of ways to connect with neighbours + the city itself, YYC is constantly amazing its occupants with its spirit…

YYC Girl Gang Hang: Azuridge High Tea

  Hey girl hey! I’m Jasmine, I’m a painter, I’m a photographer and I specialize in newborn photography. I also work full-time during the week in advertising; and balancing all these things can cause some serious burn-out. That being said, the afternoon I spent at Azuridge with the YYC Girl Gang couldn’t have come at…

Entrepreneurship and Mental Health: Breaking The Silence

This is a bit of a new post for me. It’s also one of the most important. Quite recently, Instagram released a new campaign called #HereForYou. The goal of this campaign is to bring together stories from Instagram users around the world who struggle with mental illness. I love this campaign because it gives those…

MEET ME MONDAY – BOSTON CREATIVE CO.

Elena – Boston Creative Co. What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. I am a mama of two little boys, family photographer and artist. I woodburn (a technique using a hot metal point that burns the wood), illustrate and paint all things cute and delightful. My dream is to make people happy…

Emotional Support in Small Businesses

At the beginning of the year, I took some time to map out my blog post schedule. In my effort to blog with more regularity, I sat down and planned what days and which topics would be published all the way through to the end of June. When it came to this week’s post, my…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – AMANDA KELLY YOGA (OUTBOUND YOGA)

Amanda Kelly – Amanda Kelly Yoga (Outbound Yoga) What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. I run a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training program! Growing up, I was more the ‘artist’ type. I was always picked last for gym, and would take frequent ‘bathroom breaks’ whenever we had to run laps.…

10 Tips When Starting a Blog

So you want to start a blog, but you don’t know where to start. It’s true that everyone and their dog has a blog, but how do you push your blog out of the clusterfuck of other fashion/fitness/lifestyle blogs? I’m no expert by any means; I’ve been running FranklyRay.com for over two years now, but…

YYC Girl Gang Hang: January 2017 at Village Brewery

Hey Boss babes, My name is Meghan and I’m an introvert. I’m also a photographer, and was super excited to shoot the January Girl Gang Hang at Village Brewery. Any form of networking usually scares me, I feel nervous and don’t know how to start conversations and feel I have something to prove. Regardless, I…