The NEW Dainty Squid

I’m a few weeks late making this announcement, I was just waiting until a few loose ends were tied up first, but The Dainty Squid has a brand new look! You’ve probably already noticed by now but I’m super excited about it, and just wanted to point out a few things (and of course, encourage

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This, That, and The Dainty Squid

You guys, blogging is weird. Blogging “professionally” is even more weird. You’re sharing so much of yourself with a whoooooole bunch of strangers. It can definitely be scary. Inspiration for this post came while editing some photos that I’m super excited about. I had an incredible day last week where I hit two really awesome

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my blogging essentials – staying organized

tooth containers by Hello Hopscotch full of my favorite pens – the seven year pen! Someone recently tweeted me to ask about how I stay organized which was the push I needed to finally write an updated post about my blog planning process and how I stay organized. It’s been on my to-do list for

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list making for productivity

Fairly often I get emails asking how I’m so productive and I always kind of feel stumped – I don’t necessarily feel more productive than other people but I guess being my own boss and being the sole person who keeps this ship up and running has taught me a few things about getting stuff

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The story of The Dainty Squid // part one

As part of my new blogging series, today I’m going to start sharing the story of how The Dainty Squid came to be what it is today. I’ve been meaning to write this post for quite a while now but the time finally feels right and it fits perfectly into this very important series. This

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Blogging – a real job

I often get asked what I do for a living. My answer depends on who asks. If it’s an older person that I don’t know I might just say that I’m a photographer. It’s easier to explain than the real answer. If people in my own generation can’t seem to grasp it, how I can

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