Year: 2012

December 31, 2012

2012 // The Year of TCB

Oh, 2012.  What a year you’ve been!  When I decided to write a year in review post, I began listing out all of the highlights of the last 12 months and discovered quite quickly that 2012 was indeed the year of takin care o’ business.  Since I was too busy to do much blogging this…

November 30, 2012

The Soda Debate

Perhaps I should re-name this the “Quitting Soda Blog”.  My post about how I quit my insane Diet Coke addiction continues to be one of the most popular posts on this blog and is still generating comments. One of which comes from Everyday Health, who suggested I share their infographic on sugary sodas.  And even…

November 28, 2012

Convincing Clients

Yesterday I led my first client meeting at Organic.  While I’ve been producing client-facing deliverables such as annotated wireframes, user flows, and content matrixes since I began my role in May, this was the first project where I was lead UX and thus, responsible for presenting wireframes to the client. Presenting to clients in general…

August 6, 2012

Taking Chances

Source: 25.media.tumblr.com via Emily on Pinterest   Today, August 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm, my husband and I signed a lease on a retail storefront in Clawson, Michigan that will very shortly become our artist’s market, Maple Arcade. Despite dreaming my entire life about owning my own shop and spending the past two months researching…

July 2, 2012

On Creativity

Perhaps the most intimidating thing about beginning my career at Organic was that it is a creative firm. Although I’ve always surrounded myself with professional creatives and various other artsy type folks, I never really considered myself one. I didn’t paint, I didn’t draw, I didn’t design really. I was an appreciator.  I had a…

April 26, 2012

How to Quit Drinking Soda

CC/BY-NC Flickr user naillkennedy If you’ve stuck with me throughout my extended absence, you may remember this little infographic I shared about how terrible soda is for your body. What I neglected to mention at the time was that I was a total diet-cokaholic. I’m talking AT LEAST a 2 liter a day… usually in…

April 24, 2012

Most Awesome Six Months Ever // 4.24.12

Today I’m celebrating the most awesome week six months ever.  (I’mmm bbaaaccckkkkkk!) sold our car // killer turkey fry for Thanksgiving // fell in love with web work at my new job // got jiggy with some networkin // spent Xmas in Pensacola // visited my homie Wes // worked with the awesome team at Are You a Human…