I've had this rolling desk cart since my college years. My desk, which is quite large, didn't have any drawers, so in order to solve a girl's need to put her desk … [Read more...]
How to Make a Valence
When I stayed at my mom's the other week for a childhood friend's wedding that was out in the suburbs, I wanted to surprise my mom by finally making the bedroom … [Read more...]
Happy New Year’s Eve
In true style, I put on a small, decorative spread for the holidays. M and I only had a couple over for the evening, but I always like to pull out my entertaining … [Read more...]
Decking Christmas 2010
Here's the annual pictorial view of my Christmas decorations. … [Read more...]
Sea Glass and Votives
The votives I acquired from a recent wedding needed to find a home and I wanted to change up my dining room table centerpiece. At the wedding, I also got some … [Read more...]
Cubby Redux Gone Wrong
I set out to upgrade my cubby—a six-drawer unit from Ikea that I store hair accessories, makeup and more in. It originally was stained a blue/gray color that … [Read more...]
Another favor from a recent wedding were these adorable votives. Again, my friend the bride told me to take what I wanted so they weren't left with 100 or more … [Read more...]
Coasters of Memories
A recent wedding I attended featured these coasters as the wedding favors. Each guest received a packet of two coasters with a note from the bride and groom … [Read more...]
Teal and Purple, Yellow and Orange
I hosted a little lunch today and became really inspired by these purple flower napkin rings. I thought they would look great with my teal napkins. I also brought … [Read more...]
Kate did and excellent job with our website. We have received several compliments on how nice it looks and how easy it is to navigate. She also went above and beyond to make sure that we were able to update and the website ourselves through Wordpress. I cannot gush about how awesome she is and how happy we are with the site and her dedication to the project.
I met Kate through the Association of Women Journalists (AWJ) and immediately was impressed (and inspired) by her creativity, drive, work ethic and use of social media. Her passion for journalism, digital media and communications overall is evident in the projects she takes on, including LoganSquarist, an online news outlet that she founded that uses social media to socialize the neighborhood. What I admire about Kate is her vitality as well as her desire to keep learning and growing personally and professionally. Kate is a modern-day renaissance woman who is multitalented (ask about her travel, knitting and marathon exploits!) and who brings instant value to any team or organization.
One of the best things I've ever done in my career is work with Kate Hamilton. Her enthusiasm for all things editorial, not to mention her energy and passion for any project she's involved with, is contagious. In addition to being a natural born leader, she's also a creative type, a thinker, a stickler for details, and someone with incredible vision and the drive to get things done. I always marvel at how she is constantly teaching herself new things. She always seems to be ahead of the curve on anything related to social media, and she also has an eye for design. This lady rocks! And she continues to be a mentor to me and others in journalism and communications.
Kate has been a fantastic resource for all things digital, whether redesigning my website on Wordpress, fine tuning my social media profiles, or understanding Google Analytics. She's an excellent communicator, and I will absolutely hire her again in the future.
Kate is a wealth of knowledge who served as a tremendous mentor for all of our team members while constantly improving processes and workflows. She’s a tremendous project manager, pays great attention to detail, and is able to demand results from her team with respect. At LoganSquarist she has built and led a team of dozens of volunteer contributors committed to her vision of a community resource. I would happily work with Kate again anytime!
Kate is a real professional and a pleasure to work with. She is a great communicator and always put her client's (my company) interest first. She is tremendously personal and had a great understanding of our business and how she could help it. She is great and is a tremendous asset to any company.
I worked with Kate during my time as a community manager at Lightspan Digital while Kate was my direct manager. Kate’s communication practices really taught me how to navigate the sometimes complicated agency world. As an account manger, Kate smoothly orchestrated 10+ accounts at one time as well as help me manage and prioritize tasks in my role. Kate was a role model during my first few years in the professional world and continues to be so to this day.
Kate has an incredible amount of drive when it comes to LoganSquarist. In the six months that I’ve been involved, I’ve watched the site grow from a pet project to a respected community publication. This success can be attributed to Kate’s technical and leadership skills. From building out the site to off-hours community management and a consistent flow of content, the site improves by leaps and bounds on a weekly basis. When it comes to team management, Kate delegates tasks in an organized and efficient manner, making her an all around great and inspiring person to work with.