Thank you for visiting my website, blog, and shop. I am a writer, artist, and designer with a passion for creating. Whether it be creating with words or creating with paint; I’ve always enjoyed dreaming up a story or world in which I (and others) can escape.
I started “creating” at a young age when I took my first private art lesson at 6 or 7 years old. I later caught the writing bug when I was chosen to participate in a Young Writers Program in High School. I went on to study Graphic Design and graduated with a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
In 2009, I started a food allergy information website, called Best Allergy Sites, after several years of dealing with my first son’s life threatening food allergies. In addition to running Best Allergy Sites, I often write about art and design, writing, blogging, healthy living, parenting, and gardening. (You can find my blog posts by clicking on Ruth’s Blog.)
Most recently, I’ve started creating printable art as a way to share my love of art, design, typography, and all things handmade. Printable art is an affordable way to bring quality art into your home for a fraction of the price. Printable art is fast, and a great solution for last-minute gifts. (You can find my work by clicking on Shop. It’s a work in progress and new pieces will be added on a regular basis.)
A Little Bit More About Me:
- I grew up in a small town in Maine and now live in a small town in Massachusetts.
- I’ve lived in snowy New England my entire life and recently learned to downhill ski in my late 30’s. (Love it!)
- I’m a mom to two crazy strawberry blond boys born seventeen months apart……………
and two even crazier Wheaten Terriers (Maggie and Finley).
- I met my husband at 18, fell in love and we’ve been happily married (mostly) ever since.
Currently I spend my days writing, designing, creating, sometimes gardening (when my seasonal allergies are in check), hiking with the dogs, shuttling the boys around……..and I love it.
I love what I do and know how very lucky I am to be able to do it.
AND I’m so very grateful to you. Whether you are a reader or a client, you make what I do possible.
Thanks so much for stopping by.
PS Looking for a freelance writer/designer, have a question, or just want to chat? Send me an email by visiting my Contact page.