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Meet Kelli



Color? Purple and pink

Childhood memory? Anytime I had my Mom or Dad’s attention all to myself

Dessert? Chocolate chip cookies!

Guilty pleasure? Shopping at Target

Book you have read? The Glass Castle

TV Show? Modern Family

Way to spend a Friday night? Going out on a datenight with my husband where we eat (without interruptions!), shop, & see a movie.


Boots or Flip-flops? Flip flops (although I live in Colorado so that is not always an option ;0)

Mac or PC? Mac and not looking back!

Beach or Mountains? Both!  I used to live by Lake Tahoe and we would take the kids to the Lake (aka “the beach) on Tahoe Tuesdays and then snowboard/sled in the winter.  It was the best of both worlds.

Massage or Pedicure? Massage!

Dog or Cat? Dog (allergic to cats–make me sneeze like a maniac)

Coffee or Tea? Herbal tea.  I love Celestial Seasonings’ Sugar Cookie herbal tea with lots o’ creamer

Morning Person or Night Owl? Morning person


What are three words you would use to describe yourself? Creative, fun & down-to-earth

Some random fact about you very few people know:
I can stick my entire fist in my mouth.

If you could have coffee with anyone famous (past or present) who would it be and why? Anne Frank – because she was such a great little writer and because of what she went through.

What or who gives you inspiration? I am actually very inspired by illustrations in children’s books and also fashion magazines. Norman Rockwell images really inspire me as well.

If you could share one bit of advice for your teenage self what would it be? Enjoy your body before gravity gets the best of it – ha!


About Bree

Bree is the founder and writer of, a recipe site that shares her love of cooking, baking, and entertaining with others. launched in February of 2010 as a way to merge Bree’s love of photography with her love of food, and share both with friends and family. Currently, Bree lives in the suburbs of Washington DC with her husband and 3 children.

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  • Rana

    Love thee questions! Great answers!

  • Stephanie

    Nice interview, Kelli!! :-) Good to \"see\" you :-)

  • tisha

    Love it! I have been told by so many to read The Gladd Castle next. Sounds like it must be a good one for sure!
    Ok and I laughed out loud at the whole fist in your mouth….how does one even discover this talent? Love it! :-)