Meet Our Contributors 4

Kait Schoeb

A recent Seattle transplant from Pittsburgh, Kait is a self-taught artist who specializes in painting with oils or acrylics. Taking on personalized commissions, live painting for events, and donating her paintings to nonprofits, Kait manages and runs her own business, Paints By Kait LLC. From painting hyperrealism to abstract acrylic pour pieces, she’s got something for everyone’s tastes and style. 

Instagram: @paintsbykait

Website: PaintsByKait.com 

Annie Townsend

Annie Abbott, the founder of Anne Townsend, was born and raised in Seattle. Annie has always had an eye for fashion and has been lending style guidance to family and friends for years. Having worked in both London and Los Angeles, her professional experience is multi-faceted. In 2017, Annie combined her passion for personal branding and business savvy to find her style consulting business, Anne Townsend.

Instagram: @anne__townsend

Website: AnneTownsend.com

Lisa Schreiner

Lisa possesses more than 15 years of collective experience bridging the nonprofit, public policy and strategic marketing and communications sectors. She has appeared both in local and national journals and news outlets as a spokeswoman and guest writer. A true PNW native, Lisa has proudly called the Eastside home for nearly 20 years. She is mom to two toddler boys and a sweet puppy, and wife to an NCAA Division I coach. 

Instagram: @MrsLisaSchreiner

Life N Light

They do more than take pictures. They offer an experience that will leave you with new confidence in yourself and the world around you. Life N Light pushes artistic boundaries to create images that are raw, real and timeless. They capture the real you.

Instagram: @LifeNLight

Website: LifeNLightPhoto.com

Karla Tafra

Karla is a certified nutritionist, yoga teacher and an overall wellness coach who helps people find a great relationship with food and achieve a balanced lifestyle through superfoods, herbs and gut-healing nutrients which build a healthy and happy microbiome. Her client list includes professional athletes, people with celiac disease, SIBO, Crohn’s, Hashimoto’s, diabetes and everyone in the corporate world.

Instagram: @KarlaTafra

Website: KarlaTafra.com

Camille Paterson 

Camille Paterson is an encourager, entrepreneur, holistic success coach and empowerer of people. She thrives most when helping others step into their purpose and perfect fit. Based on 15 years of counseling and mentoring experience, building multiple successful businesses and nonprofits, Camille uses her experience, degrees and certifications to connect uniquely with the core needs of each person and their business.

Instagram: @Camille_Paterson, @EmpowerandEmbolden

Carina Skrobeki

Carina is a former graphic designer who moved into the world of photography in 2012. Since then, she has had the fortunate opportunity to travel far and wide documenting life, love and our beautiful world. When she’s not working, you can find her at home in West Seattle with her husband and dog cooking, gardening and playing outdoors.

Website: CarinaSkrobecki.com

Instagram: @caskro