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What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Free time, what’s that?! Just kidding. I love to play with my kids outdoors, I love to read, and I really enjoy being in the pool in the summertime. I enjoy traveling and cooking and going out to connect with girlfriends or family. I love movie nights with Justin and putting together puzzles while I listen to him play guitar after the kids have gone to bed. I’m happiest at home with a cup of coffee around my family.

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Tell us about your family…

I am wife to Justin and mom to David, Luke, and Emily. We live near Raleigh, NC. David and Luke are 14 months apart and Emily is 2 years younger. They are all different with amazing personalities that I have the pleasure of seeing the older they get and I love being their mom.

Justin’s a fantastic dad and husband and runs his own drone flying business called Raleigh UAV.

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What do you love about Raleigh?

So many things!

One. The climate. 

Two. The city-feel with access to beaches and mountains.

Three. Southern warmth, and I’m not talking about the weather.

Four. The food/restaurants.

Five. The flow of the city.

Six. The greenery and access to outdoor activities.

Seven. It’s full of great colleges, universities, medical care and has a strong research + technology market.

Eight. Lower than the average cost of living. 

Nine. Family-friendly with a great mix of community and privacy. 

Ten. It is continually highly ranked in “US best places to live” lists! 

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How did you get started as a Content Creator?

I started over 10 years ago as a blogger and posting hair tutorial videos on Youtube and Pinterest. The job has changed SO much over the past several years and I’ve found that I have to be adaptable at every turn. If you’d like to know more about my career path feel free to read all about it here:

Behind the Screens: Influencer Business Part 1

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How do you make money as an influencer?

Great question! I make an income in a few different ways and I really think it’s important to be transparent about being a content creator. This blog post will break it all down for you!

Behind the Screens: Influencer Business Part 2

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How do you organize your closets?

One. Take everything out of the space. 

Two. If you want to buy organizational containers, keep the receipt!

Three. Ask yourself, “if I needed to, could I replace this one day?”.

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Are you originally from the South?

No, but I’ve lived in North Carolina since 2006. I’m originally from outside of Chicago, Illinois. I got weary of the winters and was craving a change, so I moved down south and never looked back!

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Where do you live?

I live in Raleigh, NC. I’m originally from Illinois, and grew up near Chicago! I love the South, but the pizza here doesn’t compare to Chicago Style Pizza!

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