Joanna Cutrara

Writing - Editing - Communications
Helping you find your voice in a noisy world.

Grammarly Blog

How Lin-Manuel Miranda Gets Things Done

One look at composer-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s list of accomplishments and you’ve got to wonder how he does it all. His first musical, In the Heights, which he wrote and starred in, won four Tony Awards. He’s acted in TV shows, appeared on SNL, and was recently awarded the prestigious MacArthur “Genius” Grant. He wrote the songs for Disney’s animated “Moana,” whose hit song “How Far I’ll Go” was nominated for the 2017 Oscar for Best Original Song. He’ll be starring in Disney’s upcoming Mar
The Huffington Post

6 Ways You Can Get Inspired by Red Carpet Style No Matter Your Size

When you watch celebs on the red carpet are you admiring the dazzling gowns and glamorous fashion... or wondering when was the last time that actress ate carbs? The Academy Awards are this Sunday, and I for one will be kicking back with a glass of bubbly to enjoy one of the biggest fashion moments of the year. As a stylist I've seen how celebrity fashion can be an amazing source of inspiration for your personal wardrobe -- the red carpet is fabulous for spotting upcoming trends and gleaning ideas! -- but I've also found that a lot of women really struggle with this.
Courtney Potter Weddings

Boudoir – Courtney Potter

Boudoir photography is a glorious celebration of you – body and soul. You’ll get to connect more deeply to yourself and your inner goddess, and you’ll come away with some seriously sensual, stunning portraits of yourself. Our approach to boudoir photography is all about collaboration. You are the expert on your gorgeous body, personality, and sense of style. Together we’ll create art – sexy, seductive, liberating art – and have a fucking fabulous time doing it.
Heart in Hands

Heart in Hands, Life Photography - Sessions

Every birth has its own unique path.  I’ve had the privilege of attending many births as a doula, and as your photographer I’m able to anticipate your needs and capture your process completely unobtrusively. Being present for a baby’s earth-side arrival is like no other time in the world. Time collapses and I am there to witness the hard work of your labor, the intensity of birth as well as the gentleness as you hold your baby for the first time. Instead of worrying over who will document some
Courtney Potter Weddings

Weddings – Courtney Potter

Your wedding is an expression of who you are as a couple, and chances are you’re planning a celebration that’s a little unconventional. Your wedding won’t be traditional – why should your wedding photography? My passion is to help you break free from the mainstream, reject the mediocre, and really, honestly, be true to yourself. Whether you’re planning a casual hoopla on the ol’ family farm or a week-long Indian fusion wedding with enough guests to fill a town, we’ve got a package for you!
Grammarly Blog

Make Friday Your Most Productive Day

Is Friday a super productive work day? Or are you starting to wonder why you bother coming in at all? For many of us, getting through the day on Friday (especially the afternoon) can be a real struggle. Who doesn’t get that #FridayFeeling? After a long week of getting stuff done, we’re just ready for the weekend to begin. Staying focused on work can feel impossible, but indulging in a lighter work day can be guilt-inducing when we expect (or others expect) that we’ll get more work done than we
XO Crystal Cave

How to Dress High-End at Low-End Prices

Do you have to buy designer brands to look high end? This is a question I get asked a lot! …And the answer might surprise you. One of the biggest compliments I get from people is that they think I spend big bucks on my outfits—when I really don’t! So in today’s episode of Crystal Cave TV I’m debunking the myth that you have to spend a million bucks to look and feel like a million bucks. You can have a beer budget and look like champagne-level amazingness!
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