Rachel Teichman grew up in Northern California, and moved to Southern California to study Visual Arts and Business. She worked as an art studio manager and in product development, before honing her skills as a writer while doing PR for small businesses. Rachel managed the shopping website for the Austin American-Statesman during her first time living in TX, and worked as the event calendar editor for Red Tricycle back in the SF Bay Area. Her latest move brought her to Houston, where she has enjoyed living for six years. Rachel runs her own blog at www.phasesofamove.com and can be found on Instagram at @craftsandcrumbs. She lives with her husband and their three kids, all born in different cities, and her two Texan cats. Rachel loves to be the first to try out new restaurants and stores, and loves to paint, bake and create with her kids.