The Nursery: 1 Year Later

The Nursery: 1 Year Later

James' first birthday is right around the corner. I've caught myself on two occasions flipping through the photos on my phone from his first day to the present and the changes and growth are unbelievable. On one such occasion I stumbled across some photos I took of his room before he was born and said to myself, "His room has changed and grown too!" Steve and I didn't find out if the newest member of our family was going to be a boy or girl. We wanted to be surprised. We affectionately referred…Read more
Book Review: “Something New: Tales From a Makeshift Bride”

Book Review: “Something New: Tales From a Makeshift Bride”

In between bottles, story time, and laundry I juggle a lot of projects. Picking up a book in the middle of the day while the baby naps is not realistic, but both my husband and I find the time to read just before bed. No matter how late it is when we finally make it up to bed, we pick up our respective books for a few minutes. So when a new Mom friend recommended a graphic novel about wedding planning it jumped to the top of my reading list. “Something New: Tales…Read more
2011 BoNE Show Winner

2011 BoNE Show Winner

On June 9th 2011, I received an AIGA BoNE award for my Contradiction Poster Series, and I like to tell you a little about the application process, when I found out I had won, and the event itself. I’ve been a member of AIGA since 2009, was involved as an officer for my student chapter at RIT and after graduation volunteered, most notably for the Matthew Carter AIGA in the fall of 2010. In January, I opened my mailbox to find a call for entries for the 2011 BoNE show. “Where does my…Read more