Em-j Staples studied journalism at the University of Illinois, amongst cornfields and rich soil in Champaign-Urbana. She recently moved to the bounty of San Francisco dreamin'. She's got flowers in her hair, ready to conquer the world. Em-j considers Mother Nature her second mom, and enjoys anything under the big yellow sun. Her motto: You just gotta live the life you love!
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