I grew up in a small farming town in Virginia, the “Peanut Capitol of the World,” and spent my childhood in my family’s kitchen. Most days I could be found cooking with my Mom or grandmother, and soaking up all of their recipe knowledge. From the farm I was off to Virginia Tech to complete a degree in Fashion (Go Hokies!) all while having fun with my Tri-Delta sisters (yep, Delta Delta Delta..)
I then left Virginia to move to New York City to pursue a career in Fashion PR but found that my passion for cooking, entertaining, writing, and travel would mean more to me than any party or fashion show.
I began to write, and learn photography, and write and write and write… Hoping one day to share my love of making life beautiful with everyone I possibly could..
Girl met Boy. They got engaged (while wearing flannel and cooking chili), married (during a hurricane), honeymooned (maybe we are still honeymooning?)
and the rest was history.
I am extremely passionate about, in no particular order; peanut butter, traveling, baking, cake of any kind, being happy, and following your dreams.
Young Married Chic is a website that was started by me as a way for women (married or not) to have a resource on all things domestic. YMC features daily recipes, home inspiration, travel articles, and entertaining ideas.
I’ve appeared on The Today Show, Inside Edition, Dr. Oz, Fox and Friends, Access Hollywood Live, The Fuse Network, Hallmark’s Home and Family, Better TV, New York Live, Good Day New York, CBS’s Live from the Couch, Sirius XM’s Martha Stewart Radio and many other networks. For more information please check out my reel or press page
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