Contributors

Justin Azevedo

Justin has been a Youth Services Librarian for Sacramento Public Library since 2010, and is currently the Youth Materials Selector for the system. He has recommended books as a national committee member, a neighborhood library expert, and a father to a particularly opinionated young reader.

Jenn Bartell

Hello! I’m Jenn, a California based photographer, mom of three, wife and lover of design!

Brooke Frick

Brooke lives with her husband and five children on a “ranch”. Her dreams are big, her hands are full and her laundry room is a mess.

Denise Henderson

Denise is a creative thinker who loves building relationships! She has great ones 
with her husband and her two sons!

David Hipskind

Owner of the The Red Door Antiques, Vintage & More store in Old Town Elk Grove.

Dr. Dayle A. Imperato

A Board Certified physician, she has served the Sacramento community for the past 20 years. Owner of Rejuvenation Medical Spa in Old Town, Elk Grove.

Nan Mahon

Nan is an author and journalist. She is a member City of Elk Grove Committee for the arts and received the Elk Grove 2011 Mayor’s Award for volunteerism in the Arts.

Cindy Della Monica

Cheesemonger and Owner of Cheese Central in Lodi, Ca.

Carole Morris

Instructional Specialist, Author and Adjunct Professor.  The proud mom of two perfect children and grammie to three flawless grandchildren.

Anna Osborn

Anna lives in Elk Grove with her husband and school-aged twins. She owns Life Unscripted Counseling in Midtown Sacramento.

Kristyn Nelson

Public Affairs Manager of the City of Elk Grove, CA.

Elizabeth Pinkerton

Teacher and Administrator for 40 years, she is now a historian and author.

Justin Pinnell

Justin is not just another pretty face in Real Estate. He enjoys long walks on the beach and high mountain sunsets.

Julie Quattrin

Owner of Flowers by Fairytales. A mother of two grown children and a grandma of two adorable babies.

Susie Franklin Roeser

Owner & full time employee of Gifts From The Heart Of Elk Grove
Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mom x2, Carpool Minivan driver, 4-H Leader 
and lover of all things creative

Zina Sheya

Zina has been in Interior design for 18 years. Award-winning and featured in multiple publications. She is the owner of Zina Sheya Designs.

Dianna Singh

Owner of Elk Grove Vitamins for the past 4 years.

Christina Best Thomas

Christina Best Thomas is a wedding and portrait photographer that loves smiling and capturing your best moments!

Brendle Wells

Brendle is a librarian and lifelong reader who has a passion for sharing books with pretty much anyone she meets. She currently works as the Adult Materials Selector for the Sacramento Public Library and asks, “What have you read lately?”

Lilly Wyatt

Lilly Wyatt is a Public and Media Relations consultant with Kaiser Permanente serving the South Sacramento and Central Valley Service Areas. Besides handling PR and Media, Lilly writes articles for internal and external audiences and produces videos for the organization. 

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Past Contributors

Amy Atkins

A local mom and wife with a passion for life and capturing it.

Nina Baldwin

Nina Baldwin is Chief Operations Officer at Pallino Restaurants. She is the author of Helping Women Succeed in Business, in addition to being a speaker and business coach. 

Jessica Bowers

Lifestyle Photographer Servicing Sacramento & Elk Grove. Home-school mom of 3 busy boys. Life is too sweet to not capture all the precious moments, that is why I say,"life is sweet, capture it."

Jenna Brinkman

Jenna Brinkman is the Communication Specialist for the Cosumnes Community Services District.

Anthony Dyer

Anthony’s career at Raley’s Family of Fine Stores began in 2000, when he started as a courtesy clerk, bagging customers’ groceries. Since that time, he has advanced from store management to Raley’s expert on beer. As his love for food and beverages grew, Anthony developed a strong passion for craft beer, and now gets to bring that passion to life.  California is home to many craft brewers and as the beer buyer, Anthony aims to make Raley’s an industry leader in craft beer.

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