Live from my bedroom on losing my job during the Coronavirus pandemic

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Amy Cuevas Schroeder working from home during the Coronavirus in 2020

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I’ve been here before. No, I’ve never been stuck inside my home during a global pandemic. This is a first for most of us. But I have been anxious, scared, and underemployed, which is my new normal since being laid off from my full-time job in tech just before the Coronavirus struck the States. In 2009, during the recession, […]

I’ve been to Venus and back: How I’m finding my voice again

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Amy Schroeder in college

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Here’s how I came out on top after being pushed out of the company I founded.

9 ways to save time and get to the point like an Essentialist

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Essentialism by Greg McKeown

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Learn how creative minds like Nora Ephron, Ferran Adrià, and Steven Spielberg’s editor apply Essentialism to focus and prioritize.

Skylights quadrupled our living room light

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When I saw an ad for a Dream Home Giveaway in HGTV Magazine, I swooned over the photos for a moment, but decided not to enter. I’d tried my hand at this competition in the past — actively submitting multiple times per day for a few weeks, only to come up Dream Home-less, along with […]

5 Random Facts About Amy Cuevas Schroeder

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^ My home office is rarely this tidy, but I try. My Danish modern teak “desk” is also an expandable dining room table, which I inherited from my grandparents. My writing chair (the Kardiel Wegner Wing Chair) is just right for sitting cross-legged with a laptop. 1. My design style is messy minimalist Aka stuffinista […]