Food enthusiast, recipe developer and photographer. She founded the award-winning blog Shutterbean, which chronicles her featured recipes, food tastings, photography and other creative endeavors. She also co-hosted the Joy the Baker Podcast.
She originally started her blog as a creative outlet to post her photography and current work in 2007.
Her website was voted one of Time Magazine's 50 Best Website of 2013 as well as one of Babble's Top 100 Food Blogs of 2013.
She got a BA in photography and graphic design from the University of Oregon. She has also lived in San Francisco, California.
She and Erin Aschow are both popular food bloggers.