Meet the Contributors

FOOD CONTRIBUTORS:

Allison Paskett

Allison Ruth is mama to three hungry girls. She blogs at Some the Wiser where she takes life as it comes and tries to learn a little something as she goes.

Whether she’s baking bread, sewing, or contemplating the fate of socks gone missing in the laundry, she looks for the peace and creativity life offers to everyone who is paying attention. Living life deliberately isn’t easy, she admits, but it helps when you have good things to eat.

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Erica Lea

Erica is a girl, newly married to her awesome husband Reuben, who grew up cooking for seven hungry people (Dad, Mom, three sisters, one brother, and herself). She loves to experiment and alter recipes to be a tad healthier and shares her culinary successes on her blog, Cooking for Seven.

She also loves all things pretty and enjoys recreating hairstyles and making her home lovely with simple crafts.

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Carla Walker

Carla is the baker/photographer/writer behind Carla’s Confections, where she shares her passion for the sweet and savory things in life. She likes to health-ify her treats where she can, but she also can’t help indulging in some decadent sweets from time to time.

When she is not blogging, you will most likely find her chasing her husband all over the world.

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Alyssa Rimmer

Alyssa is the quinoa-obsessed girl behind the gluten-free blog, Queen of Quinoa. She loves experimenting with nutritious and whole-food ingredients and hopes to show the everyday home chef that cooking and eating gluten-free can not only be healthy, but also delicious and fun.

Want to learn more about cooking and baking with the superfood quinoa? Check out Alyssa’s eBooks.

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Meg van der Kruik

Meg van der Kruik is the blogger, photographer, and recipe developer behind Beard & Bonnet, a gluten-free vegetarian blog that celebrates style, design, food, and family.

Meg has been cooking vegetarian dishes for over 7 years but it wasn’t until her son was born with a gluten intolerance that she delved into the world of gluten-free cooking. Meg’s goal is to show others that gluten-free, vegetarian living can be easy, fulfilling, and delicious! Meg’s recipes have been published in Southern Living and Go Gluten Free Magazine.

Along with her husband, she’s also one half of the duo behind the award-winning eco-design studio Union Eighteen whose recycled rugs have garnered international acclaim.

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Lindsey Johnson

Lindsey Johnson is a freelance writer, recipe developer, food stylist and photographer. She is the author of the food blog, Cafe Johnsonia, where she documents all of the delicious food she makes for the people she loves. Lindsey and her husband, Fred, are the parents of three awesome kids and live in the Mountain West.

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BOOK CONTRIBUTORS:

Janssen

Janssen is a former school librarian and avid reader who is always maxing out her library card.

She now stays at home with her two small daughters and blogs about books for readers of all ages, her favorite recipes, and parenting adventures at her blog Everyday Reading.

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Jennifer Petro-Roy

Jennifer is a current stay-at-home Mom and a former Teen & Children’s Librarian. Although she hates the cold weather, she lives outside of Boston with her husband, their one-year-old daughter, and two cats. She is a writer, reader, runner, cyclist, and trivia nerd.

At any given moment, she can be found reading books of any genre, although middle grade, young adult, picture books, and women’s fiction are particular favorites.

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STYLE CONTRIBUTORS:

Lexi Holzberg-Kritzer

Lexi is a part-time lawyer, part-time blogger, full-time fashion obsessive. Her blog, Glitter, Inc.. is a crazy Type-A collaboration of life, love, family, and all the things she’s dreaming of, from gorgeous clothes to impractical shoes, design, events, arts and crafts, recipes, even the big scary future.

Lexi prides herself on being tacky and prays the paragraphs she scribbles on the back of napkins will morph into a bestselling novel some day.

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Erica Lea

Erica is a girl, newly married to her awesome husband Reuben, who grew up cooking for seven hungry people (Dad, Mom, three sisters, one brother, and herself). She loves to experiment and alter recipes to be a tad healthier and shares her culinary successes on her blog,Cooking for Seven.

She also loves all things pretty and enjoys recreating hairstyles and making her home lovely with simple crafts which she shares at her blog Erica Lea.

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