Southern Mama • Working Writer

Simple, Super Easy 7-Minute Icing

When my husband and I married over 15 years ago, neither one of us had a ton of cooking experience or a long list of family recipes to pull from. Sure, I had my chocolate eclair cake and he could grill a steak, but beyond that we were pretty hopeless in the kitchen....

Fishing with the Family – How Catching a Fish Brings us Together

If there is one thing that brings a smile to my face then it would have to be when I go fishing with the family.  I can’t think of one time where going fishing made me stressed out.  Since it makes me so happy, to watch my children catch a fish is one of the best...

The Easiest, No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

If there’s one thing we love around our house it’s a comforting dessert. This no-bake chocolate eclair cake is perfect when you want the best of all dessert worlds — smooth pudding, the crunch of graham crackers, and the most decadent chocolate ganache topping. This...

Getting Your Kids on the Golf Course

Golf has been a part of my life since I can remember, which is why getting the kids out on the golf course is so important to me.  When I was a younger playing golf was a great way to spend more time with my dad.  As I got older, I played a lot of golf with...

About Me

I’m a full-time published writer and children’s book author with years of experience writing on numerous topics. I’m based in Augusta, Georgia and work with clients from across the globe.

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Creative & Blog Writing

Specializing in blogs, articles, newsletters, and other content needs for blogs and businesses. I’m a research nerd and love to dive into new topics!

SEO Strategy

The Proper Pen can include your keywords and incorporate other appropriate SEO best practices into articles. If your goal is to rank, then let’s chat!


Content Review

With years of experience writing on numerous topics, I have the skillset to provide an effective review of your website’s content, and can provide effective changes.

Content Strategy

Partner with your business to discuss content goals, timing, and messaging. There are lots of ideas out there. Let’s narrow these down and work with you on strategy.

Email Sequence

Need help crafting the best message for your email sequence?  Whether it’s to launch a product or introduce a new feature, let an email sequence create urgency and excitement.


Let me bring your voice to your story. I have years of experience as a ghostwriter and continue to offer this service to clients. Whether it’s blogs or books, let’s work together.

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