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Apr 21, 2014

Do you know who I am?

I'm kind of a big deal.
At least, in my head I think I am.

I wanted to give you a little back story as to who I am, how I came to be a blogger, and why you may already know me from a "previous blogging life."

My name is Tia. Nice ta' meecha'.

Most of you may know me as TBag, though.

starting to remember?

In 2012, I started a little blog called Gilded TBags.
This blog went through two re-designs while I learned the ropes of Blogging code and html and all that nonsense.

The OG:

And the Gilded Re-design:

I mainly blabbered about my general struggles with getting my husband on board with making a baby.
Then we tried to make a baby.
It isn't working.
So, as I wandered through the next couple years, hoping each month would be "it" I started blogging more and more about fitness and all that junk.
So you saw a lot of photos like this:

Don't worry, I still work out, I just do other things as well. Because obviously my free time wasn't filled with junk already.
Enter blog design.
Back in 2005, I graduated with a BA in Interior Architecture.
Venturing out into the real world, I landed my first design job in Chicago where we built out restaurants and bars. It was super fun and I spent the majority of my time making mock-ups for clients with the use of Photoshop. This went on for a couple years and I grew bored of the client interactions where the sky was the limit for build-out only to have them nix all our work and have to cut corners to make it work.
So, I moved on to a variety of other jobs and ended up working as an Executive Assistant to a rapidly growing Enterprise Software company. I'm totally happy with the exception that I never get to use my design skills anymore.

But now I realized the Blogger is awesome and so are my readers, and a lot of you are in dire need of a make-over and I am more than happy to do that shit for you.  Because I'm good. Real. Good.

So make sure to email me,, after you have checked out my Blog Package Options.  Oh...and you can, of course, try your hand at the giveaway this week! I'm giving one lucky reader a blog design make-over (Blogger only, please) the "Lil' Sumthing Package".  Like so:

Also, don't forget, my Etsy shop, Crash & Burn Graphics, is still in full swing and any orders you submit in April can get $3 off by using Promo Code, HOPO3OFF.

Yours would be a cute rendition of your own fur babies!

(This would make a GREAT Mother's Day gift, *hint, hint*)

Blog Design Giveaway starts tomorrow!!

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1 comment:

  1. So many exciting things happening with your blog! The design stuff - the etsy shop, so so cool! Can't wait to see what you do with it all :)