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Pen.Point: Hotel Sorella

Hotel Sorella

This post was created in collaboration with Hotel Sorella Dear Pennies & Pens, Some of you may remember that a few years ago, when I first moved to Texas, I worked with Lone Star Court in Austin. Lone Star Court is owned by the Valencia Group, a fabulous luxury hotel management company. The Valencia Group […]

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LoudRide: 2017 Acura MDX

Acura MDX (Image courtesy of Acura)

This post was created in collaboration with Acura Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, KC and All That Jazz is being sponsored by Acura and Hotel Sorella.  Acura is providing the 2017 Acura MDX which I will be driving from Dallas to KC. That said, we would like to thank Acura for believing […]

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de la Pen…All Pen Everything Presents KC and All That Jazz

Dear Pennies & Pens, KC and All That Jazz is the March issue of de la Pen…All Pen Everything. KC and All That Jazz KC is dedicated to featuring Kansas City’s unique art, music, style, food, wine, and culture. When we started planning this issue, we of course conducted research to get a feel for […]

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Pen.Point: Colcord Hotel

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Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, in just a couple of days, I’ll be heading to KC from Dallas to produce the KC and All That Jazz issue of de la Pen…All Pen Everything. Since I am driving, I have decided to stop in Tulsa and Oklahoma City to break up the trip. […]

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Press Pen: The Pin Show 2017

The Pin Show 2017 (Image courtesy of The Pin Show)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Just a couple of weeks ago, I attended one of my favorite Dallas based fashion shows, The Pin Show. The Pin Show is an annual event that features the latest in locally produced, independent fashion. The Pin Show featured 160 walks from more than 22 designers. The Pin Show featured collections […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: de la Money


Dear Pennies & Pens, Whaddup doe?! It’s ya girl LoudPen back and LOUDER than ever. I’m sure over the past few months y’all have been wondering where I disappeared to. For those that have been reading this B-L-O-G for awhile, you know that I also own several businesses. I am CEO of ISLP, a lifestyle […]

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Pennies & Pens Presents HIDDEN FIGURES

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am pleased to announce the launch of Pennies & Pens Club as well as our inaugural event, Pennies and Pens Presents HIDDEN FIGURES. For this exclusive event, we will be meeting up to see HIDDEN FIGURES. Afterwards, we are going to head to Kona Grill for Reverse Happy Hour (9-11pm) so […]

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8515 Presents Brand Consultations

8515 logo (Designed by Cacha` Lopez)

Dear Pennies & Pens, 8515 provides brand consultations. During our customized consultations, we offer you advice and tips on how to grow your brand and business. Our consultations consist of a 1 hour conference call in which we offer tailor made advice. We are able to provide original tips because we interview you prior to […]

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8515 Presents Pen.Style

Client Cassidy Alice during 8515 Pen.Style Consultation at Nordstrom in Dallas, TX (Image by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, There’s a cliche` that says “it’s what’s on the inside that counts” but we all know that’s NOT true. As soon as you walk into your job, church, or an event, people start judging you based on how you’re dressed. In essence, if you want to be viewed in a positive […]

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Press Pen: Fashion X Dallas 2016

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Dear Pennies & Pens, Fashion X Dallas 2016 was absolutely fabulous!!! For those that don’t know, Fashion X Dallas was established in 2014 by Matt Swinney, Founder of Austin Fashion Week. Fashion X Dallas is the premiere “fashion week” in the DFW market and features 3 nights of runway shows each Fall. This year’s event […]

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