We invite you to get to know our Community Leads. These are the friendly faces who help to answer your questions, chat about blogging, and make you feel right at home! Learn more about them and check out their blogs.
Alina is a Virginia wedding photographer based out of Lynchburg, VA. She has a passion for arts and design, and strives to express it through her work. She is creative at heart and loves nothing more than sharing her knowledge in photography with other Virginia wedding photographers on her blog each week. Alina loves being a new mom to her first-born and spending time with her husband who helps her run her businesses. Please feel free to follow her on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or Google+.
Clarissa is the adventurous and fashionable Mom behind the site Clarissa Explains It All. Clarissa is a wife and mother raising a multicultural, blended family. She has two fabulous kids (ages 13 and 7), and also dog Mom to the beautiful Jaxie Doodle. Clarissa loves creating and sharing content about family and travel (especially Disney) with a fashionable focus. Clarissa is a co-parenting expert and she hopes that her blended family’s co-parenting journey will help inspire other families. Clarissa encourages and teaches families how to embrace spontaneous travel. Clarissa considers her site to be a wonderful resource for parents to learn how and where to travel to both with and without kids.Connect with Clarissa on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Cristina is a married, stay at home mother of two children. A new Etsy shop owner, she enjoys creating faith based and inspirational hand embroidered hoop art designs. In a past life, she was a blog + social media coach, providing just the right prescription to manage a bloggers social media image at Faithfully Social. When not stitching, you can find her on Instagram or blogging more tips and resources as a maker on her blog!
Crystal is an SC wife and homeschooling mother of three kids (2 boys and a girl.) Her and her family enjoy sharing their life experiences on Sharing Life’s Moments so you can make the most of yours. They share many entertainment reviews in relation to movie, video game, and book reviews. You can also find many blogging tips and tricks on their Tidbits Thursday series.
Deirdre writes/owns JDaniel4’s Mom. After twenty years as a teacher in Northern Virginia, she became a stay at home mom of a wonderful little boy in upstate South Carolina. Deirdre can also be found on twitter as @jdaniel4smom and on her blog’s Facebook page and Pinterest account.
Janine is a certified professional middle school math teacher, who became a stay at home mom after having her second daughter. Born and raised in NYC. She is now a WAHM blogging at Janine’s Confessions of A Mommyaholic, as well as running her own graphic design company at J9 Designs with two beautiful, zany, energetic daughters, husband, all while trying (key word) to keep it all in perspective to keep the days and nights, too a little bit brighter. Connect with Janine also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Jessica is a Professional Blogger with 12 years of experience, writing for both corporate blogs & startups. Last year she finally launched her own website & brand called alegriasmuse which means “a source of inspiration, encouraging you to find JOY in your pursuit of the life you’ve always dreamed”. You can find out more about her or book yourself one of her popular Strategy Sessions with her on alegriasmuse.com, where she’s “Helping Bloggers & Creative Entrepreneurs discover their Passion Niche then, how to launch a profitable online business within that niche and ROCK IT!!” She’s currently preparing to launch a course geared toward newbie bloggers, called Blogging #101. You can watch her live most days on Periscope, sharing tips for Creative Entrepreneurs & Bloggers or you can reach out to her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest. Jessica was born & raised in Los Angeles and still resides there today, where she’s likely performing or recording music, which is her other “Passion Niche”.
Julia is a married mom to a 5 year-old boy, a 2 month-old girl and white fluffy rescue dog. She started blogging after having her son and feeling very lost in new motherhood. She is a Jersey girl who once upon a time loudly sang Bon Jovi at every dive bar at the shore. Now she can be found pushing a stroller on the boardwalk and going to bed when she used to go out. You can find her at Wine In Mom, toasting motherhood, food, travel and fashion. You can follow her adventures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Laura resides in Pennsylvania with her husband and their 3 daughters. Laura is addicted to social media, online window shopping and all things minty. She’s also a Pretty Little Liars addict and will probably need therapy when the series ends. Laura was a home business owner for over 7 years and left that income to become a full time blogger. She shares her tips on how she did it over at her blog The Mom Who…, where she also talks about parenthood, recipes, DIY, blogging tips, saving money and more. Connect with Laura on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Rose is a frugal lifestyle blogger and creator of An Exercise in Frugality, where she writes about everything from recipes and crafts to DIY and money-saving tips. She’s been a professional blogger since 2011 and enjoys helping her readers get more out of life while spending less. She is married to her best friend, Andrew (aka. Mr. Frugality) and they currently live in Oregon by way of New York and Minnesota. You can find Rose on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest where she curates all types of awesome wallet-friendly ideas.
Sadie is a 20something blogger from St. Louis. She and her partner have 3 kids but she is NOT a mom blogger. Sadie loves to ruffle feathers with her rants, but evens them out with awesome (vegetarian) recipes, fitness motivation, and blogging tips.
Sarah is a work-at-home mom to 4 rambunctious boys and the creator of Early Bird Mom, a popular mom blog focusing on organizing, budgeting, parenting, and more. She has a long history with the internet, starting out with a clunky webserver in 1995, a busy e-commerce site in 2003 and now pursuing her original passion – writing – on Early Bird Mom. She’s married to her college sweetheart who she imported from Germany and thanks God every day for His grace and mercy. She loves to encourage other busy moms with simple, practical strategies and tips. Sarah lives in Pennsylvania but you can connect with her at Early Bird Mom, on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.
Sarah is a freelance writer, editor, crafter, blogger and mom living in Arkansas. She writes the knitting websites for About.com and CraftGossip.com as well as her own blog, Our Daily Craft, where she writes about crafting with and for kids, creativity for moms and other busy people, and creating the life you’ve always wanted. She’s the author of three knitting books and is always looking for ways to craft a little more fun in her days. Her six-year-old daughter and geeky husband keep her busy and full of project ideas. Keep up with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.
Tamara is a professional photographer, a mama of two, a writer/blogger and a nearly professional cookie taster. She has been known to be all four of those things at all hours of the day and night. She is a very proud contributor to the book, The Mother Of All Meltdowns. After two cross country moves, due to her intense Bi-Coastal Disorder, she lives with her husband, daughter and son in glorious western Massachusetts. She spends her spare time looking for moose, taking pictures of her kids, and maybe – just maybe – teaching them about photography. Her four-year-old daughter took this headshot. She can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Tammi was born and raised in Northern California as have her four children. She has owned and operated an internet service company for 13 years with her husband, working as the company accountant and human resources manager. She started her handmade jewelry business, French Robin Designs, in 2012 to work out her creativity and started blogging at French Robin not long after. She loves everything creative, especially DIY furniture renovation projects, fashion, and jewelry. You can always find Tammi visiting on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+.