There’s probably very little you actually want to know about me on this page, so I’ll make your time spent reading this stuff quick and entertaining.
Education: kindergarten was awesome – I was spectacular at it. I studied to teach fine arts to kids k-12 (not while I was in kindergarten). I have two degrees from the best culinary school on earth, The Culinary Institute of America, in both baking and pastry and business management. I graduated at the top of my class both times. Even read Dr. Seuss to the crowd as the graduation speaker while 5 months pregnant. I study psychology and leveraging personal narrative with an incredible clinical psychologist since 2017 and it impacts all I do. Again, none of this was while I was in kindergarten.
I am an avid learner seeking all the techniques and methods to create all the ideas that flit into my mind. Once they grab hold of my heart, it’s off down the rabbit hole I go. It’s an intentional process that I teach my students because it opens doors and changes who you are. It creates freedom.
Experience: I made amazing art in kindergarten, better than my classmates and I think I might have told them so on at least one occasion. I spent half a year in SoHo, lower Manhattan, working with arguably the best cake designer on earth. It was the best and worst experience ever. (Experience New York City this way at least once in your life.) I’ve run my own multi-six figure businesses since 2013 teaching first cake art; then baking science; business development and business growth; then training budding and established creatives and entrepreneurs in mindset, business, and lifestyle.
The best parts of me: I’m a Harry Potter nerd (wands up witches!), extreme cat enthusiast, average knitter, pretty terrible crocheter, aspiring hand lettering master, digital art student, bird and squirrel aficionado, and a chaos witch to the depths of my soul. I’m a master sugar artist, traditional broom maker, surface pattern fan-girl, gardener extraordinaire (ask me about composting!), furniture flipper, and everything else creative that I get my hands on… and I love to share and teach all I know with you.
What you NEED to know about me: I’m a teacher in my bones, a creative in my soul, a rebel in how I look at everything in the world including art. I’m sweary (they are sentence spices), barefoot more often than not, and am little-kid-on-christmas-morning excited to have you with me in this creative space. There will be squealing. And clapping. And encouragement poured out onto you in oodles like you have never experienced before. I can see where you can go, where you really want to go but haven’t yet mustered the coconuts to say it out loud. So get comfy with awkward and enthusiastic oodles and coconut references. Now go subscribe to my newsletter, or fill out the 1-on-1 coaching form below so we can start shenaniganizing!