Vacation magic

July 21, 2014

We just got back from a week long vacation in the Hamptons. What incredible beaches on the south fork. On the north fork you get farms and beautiful country side and rocky beaches. We loved our time. The beginning portion of the trip was rainy but we found fun activities to keep Henry busy and […]

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Galison/Mudpuppy are generously giving away a big collection of goodies with illustrations by moi. Leave a comment on their facebook post to win notebooks, journals, photo props and more (say anything)! Have a beautiful weekend! Love, Sam


Summer Instagram

July 7, 2014

There’s something truly magical about summer. Even though some days are sweltering and really uncomfortable, there are always days and evenings with beautiful light, lush trees and grass, blooming flowers, fireflies and refreshing breezes after the thunder storm. So I always enjoy following my friend’s instagram streams. Right now I have a friend in Sweden […]


Happy July 4th weekend

July 3, 2014

Tomorrow Henry’s off from camp for the July 4th holiday so today is going to be jam packed with work to prepare for the long relaxing family weekend (without much time to sit in my studio). We’re going to play each day by ear depending on the weather . We’ve been hitting the beach on weekends […]


The Pink Helmet Posse

July 2, 2014

I sometimes fear having a daughter because of all the societal pressures she’ll face then I think about how incredibly far we’ve come since my childhood even. I love these little inspiring ladies. This NYT Op-Doc about 6 year old skateboarding girls makes me smile and get even more excited to have a daughter than […]