What I do…

bio pic square bigI am an author, copywriter, workshop facilitator, speaker, camp director, creator of informative content and co-founder of Slow Family Living. I write high quality copy, stories and scripts, delivered in a creative and persuasive style, that reaches out to the reader and lures them in for more. I write to tell a story, evoke an emotional response, convey information and make sure a message is sent.

Slow Family Living; 75 ways to slow down, connect and create more joy, from Perigee Books. Read the reviews, listen to radio interviews and find links and more about it here…



make-stuff-coverMake Stuff Together; 24 simple projects to create as a family from Wiley Publishing. Read more about it or purchase it here.




In addition to my books, blogs and websites, I have written copy and content for a wide variety of clients, from individuals to corporations and I am a regular contributor to The Huffington Post.

I have written copy for many well-known brands and organizations including Dell, Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Dickies, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Maker Faire, Office Depot, Disney, Sports Authority, Powered, Toys R Us and more. Working with a variety of clients, I possess a distinct ability to create fresh, compelling content that suits both the client and their customer and sends the message out with a clear, relatable voice.

I have written also for many print and web publications, national, statewide and local, including Austin American Statesman, Chicago Tribune, Fine Homebuilding, Mothering Magazine, Funny Times, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Highways, Austin Chronicle, Craftzine, Tribeza and more.

Topics have included technology, parenting, travel, business, building, real estate, green living,  sustainability, DIY, the Maker Movement, family life, architecture,  design, urban life, farm life, and more. Some samples of my writing are linked in the sidebar.

I have worked with a wide variety of satisfied editors, producers, art directors, animators, and corporate clients. I’m happy to share referrals.

A New Jersey native, and eighth of nine children, I have lived in Austin, TX for 22 years. You can find me in my South Austin home with my husband and four children whom you can read about on my blog. Please contact me for more information about any of my work.

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