She worked as a real-life Barbie in a toy store.
She received a Comedy Series Critic's Choice Television Award for her role in Cougar Town.
Her parents met at Oak Park High School in Illinois. Her mother's name is Barbara and her older sister is named Leigh Ann. She married Marc Silverstein in 2007 and together they had children named Cricket and Birdie. She dated Colin Hanks while attending college at Loyola Marymount University.
She co-starred with James Franco on Freaks and Geeks.