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Press, Speaking, and Writing

Gadanke and Katie Clemons LLC exists to help you deeply see yourself with your whole heart, so that you can live with greater joy and gratitude. I’m so honored that the story is spreading. Danke. Thank you!

Members of the press can contact me, Katie Clemons, here.

Gadanke Press

  • Hollins alumnae magazine Celebrated as an entrepreneurial success by Hollins alumnae magazine with a beautiful half-page writeup. Spring 2015.
  • Time Management Mama Quoted in the book Time Management Mama: Making Use of the Margins to Pursue your Passions by Sarah Korhnak and Beth Anne Schwamberger with thoughts on balancing motherhood and work. May 2015.
  • Community Journal Our “Journey” travel journal was spotlighted as the vacation tool of choice by a columnist in The Community Journal. March 2015.
  • Pregnancy and Newborn Our “You are Loved” baby journal was included in Pregnancy and Newborn magazine’s “50 under $50” roundup. January 2015.
  • the montana standard Welcomed The Montana Standard to our Montana home in an airplane hangar and Gadanke’s workshop for a front page feature in their Big Sky Life weekly section. September 2014.
  • montana bride magazine “Love Fills a Lifetime,” our wedding journal and card holder, was featured in a beautiful one-page article and photo spread in Rocky Mountain Bride Montana. Autumn 2014.
  • HGTV HGTV came to visit the airport, featuring our airplane hangar home and journal shop in episode 306 of You Live in What?. Debuted October 2014.
  • nails magazine “She” journal was spotlighted in the Retail Boutique: Teen-Friendly Products page of NAILS Magazine. August 2014.
  • the bozeman chronicle

    Opened the doors to our home in the airplane hangar for The Bozeman Daily Chronicle’s quarterly magazine, At Home. March 2014.

  • good housekeeping

    Shared an easy way to repurpose old birthday and Christmas cards on Good Housekeeping online. December 2013.

  • bozeman magazine

    Spotlighted in Bozeman Magazine’s Made in Montana monthly column in a piece called “Woman’s Eco-friendly Journals Help Capture Life’s Stories.” December 2012.

  • cleo

    Called a fashionista in Cleo, Malaysia’s equivalent to Cosmo, in a 2-page spread about my eco-sensitive approach to clothing. December 2011.

  • huffington post

    “She” journal picked as one of Huffington Post’s “9 Gifts That Will Last Forever” holiday collection. December 2011.

  • moje finanace

    Interviewed for a piece on living affordably abroad by the popular Slovenian finance magazine, Moje Finance. November 2011.

  • local paper

    Highlighted in the local evening newspaper with a front page spread. August 2011.

  • amerika woche

    Interviewed by America’s biggest German newspaper, Amerika Woche, about storycatching and the new generation moving back to Germany. August 2011.

  • hollins magazine

    Spotlighted in Hollins alumnae magazine in a piece called “Enterprising Alumnae.” Summer 2011.

  • mother earth news

    Featured our former German kitchen on Mother Earth News in an article called “5 Tips for Making a Tiny Kitchen Work—Beautifully.” July 2011.

  • Again featured on Mother Earth News in an article called “Living Small in Berlin: Focusing Less on Stuff, More on Experience.” July 2011.

  • Featured on the front page of the Sunday Business section of the Montana Standard, celebrating my passion for storycatching and living in Montana. March 2011.

  • apartment therapy

    Apartment Therapy shared our German kitchen remodel with readers not once, but twice!

  • design mom

    Gabrielle Blair featured Gadanke on her popular blog, Design Mom, stating, “I’m putting these on the gift list for my introspective tween.”

  • oohdeedoh baby book

    Oohdeedoh, a former division of Apartment Therapy, raved about our “You are Loved” baby book!

  • young house love

    Shared the before and after journey of remodeling an old 36 square foot kitchen in Berlin, Germany on Young House Love.

  • decor8

    Our 36 square foot kitchen remodel in Germany was featured on the beautiful design blog, Decor8.

What do I call Katie? Brave. Charming. Generous. Inspiring.Amanda Fall, Sprout Magazine

Katie’s Speaking

  • postpartum podcast Discussed Gadanke’s pregnancy journaling course and the deep significance of owning and cherishing our postpartum stories with Kellie Edson on Postpartum Podcast. Also shared the secrets of my own postpartum story. August 2015.
  • the slow home podcast Spoke wholeheartedly with Brooke Mcalary about cultivating more joy, gratitude, and meaningful habits into everyday life on The Slow Home Podcast. May 2015.
  • the art of simple podcast Held a passionate conversation with Tsh Oxenreider about our favorite Gadanke journals, intentional living, online dating and experiencing life abroad with on The Art of Simple Podcast. December 2014.
  • paperclipping scrapbook roundtable Participated as a panelist on Paperclipping, The Scrapbooking Roundtable weekly podcast, in discussions about embellishing pages, scrapbook journaling techniques, and documenting holiday food traditions. June 2013, September 2014, November 2014.
  • sarah r bagley podcast Spoke about journaling, perfection, and how to push past barriers on The Sarah R. Bagley Podcast, then later swapped seats and hosted the show! September, October 2014.
  • brilliant business moms podcast Chatted on Brilliant Business Moms, podcast about time management, tips for entrepreneurs, and the one thing I say to my employees every day. August 2014.
  • yellowstone talk

    Gave an interactive presentation entitled “Story Matters: How to Catch and Celebrate Life’s Moments” at The Yellowstone Gateway Museum. April 2014.

  • ted talk

    Spoke at TEDxMinot on the topic “Story Matters: Empowering Our Community and Lives Through Shared Narrative.” September 2013.

  • katie speaking

    Participated as the Delta Kappa Gamma honored guest and speaker, discussing why it’s just as important for teachers to write their stories as it is to teach children to do so. October 2011.

  • A Woman Inspired

    Spoke at A Woman Inspired with a speech and Q&A session on the topic “Living with Less: Creating a life of meaning without all the stuff.” January 2010.

  • NPR story corps

    Interviewed Clarice Richardson, my grandma, in NPR’s StoryCorps recording bus at her 90th birthday party, inspiring Gadanke’s storycatching mission. July 2008.

Contact Katie about speaking in person or online here.

As a writer, I know the terror of the blank page that can overwhelm my creative expression. That‘s where Katie comes in.Jamie Martin, SimpleHomeschool.net

Katie’s Writing

  • stampington article Wrote about my much-loved tradition of Christmas journaling and shared my Christmas journal in a four-page piece called “Joy to the World” in Stampington’s Somerset Memories. Autumn 2014.
  • stampington article

    Shared the story and photos of Baby Niklas’ paper airplane baby shower in Mingle, Stampington’s publication for unique gatherings. Spring 2014.

  • the art of simple article

    Inspiring The Art of Simple readers with quarterly DIY and passionate living articles including “On Having Kids Later in Life (or Not at All)” and “What to Do with Old Cards and Letters” since 2011.

  • beauty and bedlam article Sharing intentional living articles twice a month at Beauty and Bedlam since autumn 2014.
  • life your way article

    Offered monthly behind-the-scenes entrepreneurial stories and work-at-home mom tips at Life Your Way 2014.

  • stampington article

    Featured in Stampington’s Somerset Memories with a four-page piece called “Love Where We Live” that included journaling tips and peeks into my “Love Where We Live” home journal from Berlin, Germany. Spring 2013.

  • everyday storyteller article

    Contributed to the beautiful Everyday Storyteller, Vol. 1 scrapbooking how-to book with a piece entitled “Why Storytelling Matters” that incorporated pages from my Christmas journal. May 2012.

  • sunday in Berlin blog post

    Shared the story of a typical Sunday in Germany on the former Hallmark Magazine online. 2009.

Contact Katie about writing or sharing her journals in your publication here.

I LOVE the journal set I bought. After years (many years!) of searching for a good solution for myself, Katie’s is perfect. I’m using it as a memory book/journal as well as a way to take notes, manage my to-do list, and so on.Susan, Massachusetts

Katie’s Prompts

  • tedx event Provided TEDxMinot Engage with conversation starters to keep the audience captivated and curious between speakers. Prompts were printed on each name tag of attendees. September 2014.

Contact Katie about her prompts for conversation starters and other ideas here.

Katie’s work is a great way to tease out your inner goddess and be super wonderful!Julie, United Kingdom

Awards

  • eco star

    Recipient of the State of Montana’s EcoStar Pollution Prevention Green Business Award for the past five consecutive years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

  • made in montana

    Proud to have Gadanke journals certified Made in Montana with the Montana Department of Commerce.