Portfolio

The following are links to some of my published work.

Food, Drinks & Arts

Want to Start Your Own Food Truck? Read This First.” (Eater)

A Breakfast by Many Names: The World’s Love Affair With Pancakes” (The Spruce Eats)

Inside Galactic Pizza’s (super)heroic earth-conscious business model” (City Pages)

Date Nights à la Maison” (Taffeta)

Take a Food Tour of City South” (City South Magazine)

Best Drink in Town” (City South Magazine)

Take it from Your Peers: Hangover Cures and Hacks from Real Women” (Taffeta)

Cocktails: The So Extra Edition” (Taffeta)

“Sandwich Night” (article forthcoming in Llewellyn’s 2021 Herbal Almanac, book published summer 2020)

Cooking Hacks from Experts: What to Do When You Don’t Have What You Need in the Cupboard” (Taffeta)

Holiday Spirits with Lowry Hill Liquors” (City South Magazine)

Gary Alan Nelson’s Gorgeous Photography Captures Local and Global Natural Beauty” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Beautiful Cocktails for Home Dates” (Taffeta)

Morrissey’s Irish Pub is Your New Go-to St. Patrick’s Day Stop” (City South Magazine)

Spring Wines” (St.Croix Valley Magazine)

Sara’s Tipsy Pies Are Heavy on Originality and Flavor” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Embracing Our Roots” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Handmade with St. Croix Spirit” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Meet Two of Sister Act’s Triple-threat Performers” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Travel & Homes

The Best U.S. Weekend Getaway Spots You’ve Never Heard Of” (Taffeta)

Winter Walks in the St. Croix Valley” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Isles Home: Mediterranean Villa” (Lake Society Magazine)

Calhoun Home: Classic Charm” (Lake Society Magazine)

How to Make Your Backyard an Oasis” (Taffeta)

How to Enjoy Your Off Time in Milwaukee” (Stability Healthcare)

Personal Essays, Semi-Reported Work & News-Pegged Pieces

I Only Learned Throat STIs Exist Because I Tested Positive for One” (O.School)

The Five Levels of Self-Quarantine: Which One Are You?” (Taffeta)

Parents and Students: The Coronavirus Has Changed Our College Decisions” (Road2College)

After COVID: How Will Our Lives Be Different?” (Road2College)

Beauty & Wellness

How to Adjust Your Skincare Routine for the Winter Cold” (Taffeta)

Day vs. Night Skincare Routines” (Essential Wholesale blog)

The Pros and Cons of Fair Trade Ingredients” (Essential Wholesale blog)

How to Read a Cosmetics Ingredient List” (Essential Wholesale blog)

Is Your Skincare Wrong For Your Skin Type? Here’s How You Can Fix It.” (Essential Wholesale blog)

Happy Valentine’s Day from Valley Gift Shops” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Lifestyle & Sustainability

Eco-Friendly Product Swaps That Will Make Your Home More Sustainable” (Taffeta)

Switching to a Shampoo Bar for a Week: What I Learned and Why You Should Switch” (Taffeta)

Does Your Dog Find ‘Snacks’ on Walks? Here’s What You Should Do” (Dogster)

The Online Free Economy You May Not Know About” (Taffeta)

When You Shop, Keep the Future in Mind” (Taffeta)

CEO Spotlight: Beatrice Dixon” (Taffeta)

These Healthy Fruits and Veggies Make Good Snacks For Dogs with Pancreatitis” (Dogster)

Experts’ Secrets on Love in Quarantine” (Taffeta)

Three Dates You Need to Have with Your Partner” (Taffeta)

Sustainable Skincare: Q & A with Beauty Brand Founder Kora Goodman” (Taffeta)

Using Your Love Languages the Right Way” (Taffeta)

Product Roundups & Descriptions

The 5 Best Facial Sprays” (Fashion Spot)

Urban Tails Pet Supply is Stocked with Perfect Pet Gifts” (City South Magazine)

The Best 5 Juicers” (Momtastic)

The Best 5 Perfumes for Women” (Fashion Spot)

Copywriting

The Book House newsletters (copywriting, layout, and some photos): April, May, June

Luxury Paris Retreat landing page

Creative Solutions of Wisconsin website; Creative Solutions newsletters

*Other ghostwritten copywriting projects available to be sent as samples via email; please inquire. Topics include travel nursing, marketing, event networks, courier logistics.

Books, Writers & Media

Review: An Albatross Around the Neck of Albert Ross (Midwest Book Review)

Book Talk” (City South Magazine)

10 Books Under 200 Pages” (The Nerd Daily)

Writing in the Valley: Meet Local Author Tim Bouvine” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Nonprofits, Social Justice & Human Interest

How One Scholarship Is Providing Opportunities for Kids with Special Needs” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Colleges without Supplemental Essays” (Road2College)

World of Books” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

How One Local Woman Walked Coast to Coast to Help the Homeless” (City South Magazine)

Moving Forward from Cancer” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

6 Important Things That You Might Not Know About ASL And Deaf Culture” (Odyssey)

Culture: Kevin Bowe” (Lake Society Magazine)

Forbes Honors, New Flavors and Community Values— Jonnypops Is Not Slowing Down” (City South Magazine)

Fresh Thyme Brings Community Support and Great Food to SLP” (City South Magazine)

Carpenter Nature Center Brings You the Art of Maple Syruping” (St. Croix Valley Magazine)

Innovative Eyewear Company, Eyebobs, Opens a Local Storefront” (City South Magazine)

Creative Writing

The Write Launch

“Sister” (Flumes Literary Journal)

“Advice for Our Daughters” (Stoneboat Literary Journal, republished in 10th anniversary edition)

“Stress Relief for Beginners” (The Tower Art and Literary Journal)

“Real-Life Princess” (Minnesota’s Best Emerging Poets)

“Mid-Air” (America’s Best Emerging Poets)

Book Discussion Guides

Girls on the Line

Flight of Swans

I, Claudia

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