The Joy Journal

1 Sarong, 5 Ways, 1 Weekend. Here We Go!

1 Sarong, 5 Ways, 1 Weekend. Here We Go!

The post pandemic travel craze gives me butterflies. We’re not exactly there yet but I long for the day when we can book plane tickets without fear and get our toes in the sand easily. After over a year of carrying the weight of the pandemic around – it might feel nice to travel light. Heading to the Bahamas for the weekend? I know you want to feel fabulous in a new wardrobe– but I dare you to pack in a small carry-on. Wearing a Sara Joy sarong gives you versatility to do just that. The lightweight cotton dries easily...

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Meet the Maker: An Interview with HudCo

Meet the Maker: An Interview with HudCo

Last week I participated in a fabulous Mother's Day Market at HudCo. HudCo is a members club offering shared work space and programming for professionals to be productive, be inspired, and be well. What an honor to be invited to display my collection. It was wonderful to meet other Mama Makers, and to be inspired by other talent as well! 
Enjoy our full interview here...
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Beach Essentials for the Creative Mama

Beach Essentials for the Creative Mama

It's been a beautiful week in Miami (actually the weather wasn't amazing but I found the beauty elsewhere!) We even got to sneak in a couple hours at the beach in between work events. Finally a moment with my feet in the sand. Alone. (Ok my mom was with me but I really mean without kids).  Here are 5 essentials for a fabulous trip to the beach if you're a creative mama and get that time away! Sun Hat First and foremost comes sun protection. Besides the obvious SPF - I am loving this new sunhat from Hat Attack -...

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Sara Joy Waste Fabric

3 Ways Sara Joy is Eco-Conscious

It would be remiss to forgo mentioning the impact the fashion industry has on our planet. I am aware of the millions of tons of waste that hit landfills each year – and it is appalling to see what fast fashion has done to increase this. I knew from the beginning launching this business I would have to be smart about introducing Sara Joy to Mother Earth – first and foremost – don’t we want this planet to be here for our children and grandchildren?   Here are the top three ways Sara Joy is an eco-conscious business. I strive...

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Creativity Hack: How to Add 5 Minutes Daily

Creativity Hack: How to Add 5 Minutes Daily

Are you a busy mama who thrives on creativity? This one's for you. All you need is dry erase markers and your morning drink of choice (team coffee!!)  Sit at your table, take a deep breath. Pour your coffee, and get coloring! Give yourself five minutes to set an intention for an amazing day ahead. If an hour goes by and you're still coloring... even better.  Have a great day!  

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