My City and Sammysoap

It’s no secret that St. Louis has been in the news a lot the past few years. Friends in other cities and countries see images of protests and warzone-like scenarios with tear gas, fire, protesters and police lines and have asked if we’re okay. It’s puzzling to me since despite the actually small interruptions and […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Holidays tend to promise warmth, comfort food and togetherness as the main attraction, but I’m pretty sure the sideshow Anxiety likes to tag along unannounced every time. Tucked into Anxiety’s pockets are surprises like, “Toddler Tantrum on the MainStage”, “Surprise appearance by Ignorant Relative with Addiction Issues” with “Awkward Interactions Galore” as the soundtrack. I […]

Thank YOU for being so supportive!

Part of the beauty of being a graphic designer is never signing your work.There’s safety in never having to admit to having designed a horse food coupon, or a lingerie site for Russian mail order brides…both of which I can say are unfortunately in my list of things I’ve had to design as a new […]

Welcome to!

It’s finally here! After nearly a year of brainstorming, self-doubt, occasional bursts of fleeting confidence and plenty of scrapped ideas, is becoming a reality today! As a busy mom to two daughters and having watched countless women inspire me through small acts of kindness, care and humor, I felt that there had to be […]

Reveal vs. Conceal

Every summer, my youngest gets so excited to find handfuls of sand along the water with “bivalffves”. She means bivalves, of course. She lets the wet sand drip from her palms as the tiny mollusks try to dig below the surface in a hurry. Occasionally, the bivalve’s tongue will appear and she’ll laugh about it […]