Welcome to Jest Kept Secret!

I’m genuinely honored that you chose to spend some of your time with me. I know that time is precious, so if you’d like a quick introduction to what kind of content to expect from Jest Kept Secret, here are a few of my best posts. Happy reading!

This Enchanted Sun, a photo book by Jessica Byam Friedman

10 Tips for Making Gorgeous Photo Books

There are a lot of quick and easy photo book options out there, but do they really tell your story your way? Here’s how to make your photo books as unique as you are.

Astoria Pier

5 Fun Things to Do in Astoria, Oregon

There’s nothing quite like spring for making my gypsy heart ache for adventure. There’s something about the warmer weather and sunshine that makes me eager

Hi! I’m Jess.

I’m a quirky Canadian-American who’s always ready for the next adventure. I always return my shopping carts to the cart corral, I fold gum wrappers into origami cranes, and I polish my nerd badge daily. I am passionate about helping women intentionally make space for the things that bring them true joy. Read more about me and my mission here.


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