Julie Saffrin is the author of the popular gratitude book, BlessBack: Thank Those Who Shaped Your Life, as well as published articles and essays.
Kissing the Shoreline: Quotes and Reflections to Live By is her newest release. Inside its pages are affirming quotes meant to make one think about life in all its splendor.
She received her bachelor’s degree as an adult in 2008 in Print Journalism and English from the University of St. Thomas. Julie divides her time between her home in Minneapolis and Ottertail County in Minnesota with her husband Rick and a golden retriever named Mick, who, if you smile at him, will smile back. She and her husband have three sons, Sam, Joe and Jake, and two daughters-in-law, Hallie and Jenny, and a darling first grandchild named Olivia Anne.