About the Author
Emily Ley is the creator of the Simplified Planner® - a daily agenda for what matters most. Raised in Pensacola, Florida, Emily graduated from the University of West Florida with degrees in English - Creative Writing and Public Administration then went on to become the Executive Director of the city ballet. From there, she worked in nonprofit management and public relations before launching her brand in 2008. Following the success found at its online home — EmilyLey.com, Emily Ley quickly grew to be carried in over 750 retail outlets across the United States and around the world. Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, and HGTV.com. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including Best New Product at the National Stationery Show as well as Top 10 Designers to Watch by Stationery Trends Magazine. Emily also recently authored her first book, Grace, Not perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Chasing Joy. Now as a business woman, wife and mama to three, Emily enjoys Friday pizza parties on the living room floor, searching for the world’s best queso with her husband, Bryan, and making memories to savor with her twins (Caroline + Tyler, 1) and kindergartener (Brady, 5).