Portfolio

Here is a selection of the pieces I have written for national magazines, regional titles, lifestyle websites, and brands, examples of the deep, richly-descriptive content I will create for your outlet. Settle in and stay awhile.

Design + Décor

Architectural Digest, “Guys, Frank Lloyd Wright Is a Small-Space Renovation Guru”
Hunker, “Emily Henderson on Why the Modern Traditional Trend is Here to Stay—and How to Get the Look”
Country Living, “20 Backyard Fence Ideas for Instant Charm (and Privacy!)
Atomic Ranch, “Modern Makers”
Well+Good, “How to Create a Stress-Free Space to Work from Home”
Hunker, “6 Vintage Bedroom Ideas That Will Transport You Back in Time”
Apartment Therapy, “The Best Small Space Organization Solutions—According to People Who Live in Tiny Homes”
Vintage Style, “Raise a Glass”
The Spruce, “10 Clever Ways to Showcase a Vintage Collection”
Well+Good, “12 Anthropologie Beauty Buys That Are So Pretty, They Double as Home Decor”
Hunker, “9 Ways to Make Your Dark Hardwood Floors Pop”
Curbed Chicago, “A Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Madison, Mapped”
Flea Market Decor, “A-Camping We Will Go”
The Spruce, “9 Reasons Why Mushroom Is Our Favorite Neutral”
Vintage Celebrations, “A Feast for Free Spirits”
Vintage Celebrations, “Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth”
Country Living, “19 Practical and Pretty Garden Fence Ideas”
The Spruce, “How to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Signs”
Reviewed/USA Today, “8 Trendy Home Decor Brands You Didn’t Know Were on Amazon”
French Style, “Bon Appetit”
The Spruce, “10 Spaces with Gorgeous Ombre Walls”
Hunker, “16 Midcentury Living Room Ideas That Stand the Test of Time”
The Spruce, “10 Throwback Ways to Display Macrame”
Cottage White, “Breathing Spaces”
The Spruce, “10 Ways to Bring Vintage Ceiling Tiles Into Your Home Decor”
Rodale’s Organic Life, “12 Ways to Bring the Benefits of Nature Into Your Home – According to Design Pros”
The Spruce, “10 Chic Ways to Display Crystals”
Country Living, “18 Stone Walkways That Will Beautify Your Yard”
Vintage Style, “Easy Does It”
The Spruce, “10 Ways to Bring the Celestial Trend into Your Home”

Home Tours

The Cottage Journal, “Rustic Retreat”
Atomic Ranch, “Zen Meets Midcentury”
Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Ideas, “Sweetness of the Season”
Cottage Style, “Village Charmer”
Flea Market Decor, “Horse & Hound”
The Spruce, “House Tour: A Bright and Airy Home in Madison, Wisconsin”
American Farmhouse Style, “Lone Star Treasure”
Lakeshore Living Madison, “Safe Haven”
The Cottage Journal, “A Breath of Fresh Air”
Cottage White, “Traditional Simplicity”
Flea Market Décor, “Beach Style on a Budget”
Rustic Country, “Peace in the Pines”
Flea Market Decor, “Nesting Season”
Southern Cottage, “Easy Elegance”
Lakeshore Living Northwoods, “Cozy Charm on the Water”
Vintage Beautiful, “Recovered Relics of the Past”
The Cottage Journal, “Maritime Masterpiece”
Flea Market Decor, “The Life Eclectic”
Lakeshore Living Lake Geneva, “A Lake Beulah Restful Retreat”
Cottage White, “Bright Beauty”
Lakeshore Living Madison, “Warmth and Light on Lake Mendota”
Bohemian Home, “Midcentury Meets Bohemian”
Flea Market Décor, “Comfort & Joy”
The Spruce, “House Tour: An Artistic Home in the Heart of Charleston”
Cottage White, “Fall in Love”
Cottages & Bungalows, “Natural Elegance”
BRAVA, “Practical Magic”
Lakeshore Living Northwoods, “Making Memories”
French Style, “California Comfort”
The Cottage Journal, “Urban Oasis”
The Spruce, “Home Makeover: A Dreamy Nursery for a Baby Girl”
Flea Market Decor, “Mastering Midcentury”
Lakeshore Living Madison, “A Magical Mix”
BRAVA, “From Junk to Joy”
Cottages & Bungalows, “Small Wonder”
The Spruce, “A Sleek and Creative Brooklyn Apartment”
At the Lake, “Treasures from the Past”

Wellness + Self-Care

Healthline, “Fight Off Seasonal Depression with These 7 Affordable Essentials”
The Natural by Schmidt’s Naturals, “How Aromatherapy Can Help Symptoms of Winter Depression”
Prevention, “Science Says Baths Can Reduce Inflammation And Beat Stress – Here’s How to Take Your Most Luxurious One Ever”
Healthline, “5 Small Ways to Get Organized When Your Depression Has Other Ideas”
Prevention, “The Best Ways to Avoid Jet Lag When You Travel Across Time Zones”
The Natural by Schmidt’s Naturals, “Showering to Help Soothe a Headache”
At the Lake, “Beyond the Winter Blues”
The Natural by Schmidt’s Naturals, “6 Ways to Build a Better Morning Routine”
Rodale’s Organic Life, “8 Simple and Satisfying Ways to Practice Better Self Care This Summer”
Verilux, “10 Ways to Bring More Light Into Your Life”
Reviewed/USA Today, “I Tried a Meditation App for 30 Days – Here’s What Happened”
Healthline, “Nature’s 9 Most Powerful Medicinal Plants and the Science Behind Them”
Prevention, “The Ideal Routine for a Perfect Night’s Sleep, According to Experts”
Well+Good, “Etsy Has Some Truly Genius Ways to Organize Your Essential Oils”
Prevention, “9 Natural Remedies for Seasonal Affective Disorder”
Verilux, “10 Ways to Add Light Therapy to Your Daily Routine”
Rodale’s Organic Life, “The Only 7 Products You Need to Start a Minimalist Beauty Routine”

Travel

Country Living, “The 12 Best Places in the U.S. to Go Whale Watching (and When to Go)
Lands’ End Journal, “Six Places Where the Midwest Meets the Beach”
USA Today’s Go Escape, “Hot Sounds of Summer”
Experience Wisconsin, “A Vintage Treasure Hunt”
BRAVA, “22 Great Weekends”
Curbed Chicago, “18 Small Towns Near Chicago You Need to Visit Right Now”
At the Lake, “The Magic of Lake Lawn Resort”
The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau, “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Madison’s Orpheum Theater”
Rodale’s Organic Life, “8 Satisfying Ways to Eat Vegetarian or Vegan on the Road”
BRAVA, “Peace & Quiet”
Lands’ End Journal: “24 Hours in Madison”
French Style, “All in La Famille”
Experience Wisconsin, “It’s a Shore Thing”
BRAVA, “Purple Reign”
Experience Wisconsin, “A Weekend with Friends”
Bluprint/NBCUniversal, “8 Tips for Shopping Fall Farmers’ Markets”
BRAVA, “Sun Prairie’s Hidden Gems”
Rodale’s Organic Life, “10 Idyllic Farm Stays and Animal Sanctuary Vacations for Animal Lovers”
BRAVA, “Elkhorn’s Good Things”

Retail + Products

Flea Market Décor, “La Vie en Rose”
The Spruce, “The Best Places to Buy Vintage Decor Online”
The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau, “9 Tips for Shopping the Dane County Farmers’ Market”
The Isthmus, “Life After Demolition”
Prevention, “12 Natural Travel-Sized Beauty Products to Bring on Your Next Summer Trip”
The Isthmus, “Arch is a New Concept in Salon Service”
Beauty Store Business, “Mask Magic”
The Isthmus, “Craft Nirvana”
The Spruce, “10 Tips for Shopping Holiday Craft Markets”
Reviewed/USA Today, “10 Gadgets That Double as Decor for Your Home’s Rustic Farmhouse Style”
The Isthmus, “A Madison Entrepreneur Goes Natural with Brightside Skincare” 

Profiles

BRAVA, “Human Kind”
At the Lake, “Building a Legacy”
Rodale’s Organic Life, “No One Cared For My Environmental Activism – Until I Dressed Up as a Mermaid Every Day”
Flea Market Decor, “Q&A: A Clean Sweep”
Wisconsin People & Ideas, “Sweet Surprise”
Lands’ End Journal, “Inside American Provenance, Natural Products Made in Wisconsin”
BRAVA, “Cooperative Venture”
At the Lake, “On Cloud Wine”
BRAVA, “A Career Reimagined”
The Isthmus, “The Sweet Life”
BRAVA, “Still I Rise”
BRAVA, “Shaping Downtown”

Feel-Good

Chewy.com, “What My Dog’s Devastating Illness Taught Me About Strength”
The Isthmus, “Heartland Farm Sanctuary Helps Animals That Help Kids”
Live Happy, “Girl Power”
The Isthmus, “Being Brave”
BRAVA, “Design for a Difference”
The Isthmus, “Girls on the Run of Dane County Marks a Decade of Changing Young Lives”

Branded Content

Country Living, “What a Perfect Weekend of Holiday Volunteering Looks Like”
Good Housekeeping, “6 Laundry Room Investments That Are Actually Worth It”
Country Living, “5 Party Ideas That Give Back to Your Community”
Good Housekeeping, “The Laundry Investments That’ll Save You a Ton of Time During the Holidays”
Country Living, “The Check List: Travel Essentials For Your Active Dog”
Good Housekeeping, “6 Rental Car Tips That’ll Save You Time and Money on Your Next Family Trip”

Miscellaneous

At the Lake, “A Timeless Place”
Bella Grace, “Befriending the Darkness”
Runner’s World, “15 Instagram Fails That Every Runner Has Experienced”
At the Lake, “Smooth Sailing”
BRAVA, “Great Places for Women to Work”
Wisconsin People & Ideas, “Big Cheese”
Runner’s World, “25 Running Dogs of Instagram That Embody Us All”
Contently, “10 Creative Apps That Will Make You a Better Writer”
Belong Magazine, “4 Writing Tips to Help You Hit Your Sweet Spot”
Contently, “10 Magazines Every Writer Should Read”