Meet the Contributors

As we have mentioned a few times, The Little Style File has a lot of exciting changes happening for 2013!  Did you notice that TLSF has recieved a little makeover? Our lovely Web Designer Heather of  Viva La Violette  was very patient with our demanding requests and helped give our site a much needed update! Heather is giving our readers a special 10% off any of her design packages until February 14th use code ‘thelittlestylefile’.

Now it’s time to meet the Contributors! We have assmbled a team that will inspire you. The Little Style File Contributors are a group talented women that are experts in style, DIY, home, photography, travel and more.  Learn about each of our fab contributors below…

The Little Style File Contributor AhndeaAhndea May is a busy mom to 5 Little’s including twin toddlers, a wardrobe stylist and image consultant, designer of HeirBloom accessories, whole health educator and professional laugher! She is the author of Style Story, a blog with tips and inspirations on how to find your unique style and reflect that confidently along with diy tutorials, photography styling tips, recipes, and beauty how to’s. Connect with Ahndea on twitter.

 

Bri Robinson  is the creative genius behind the lifestyle blog Live Design Party, a site where inspiration from her everyday life as a mother and wife, along with her love of all things that begin with Fa and end with shion, comes to life through words and DIY projects. She uses her craft of crocheting to loop through every aspect of what life has to offer. Connect with Bri on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor CasiCasi Densmore-Koon is Founder & Editor of cupcakeMAG & cupcakeMAG Littles, writes daily for Disney’s Babble, ringleader of her 5 Little’s under 9 and let’s not forget to mention her darling hubs. Casi contributes around the web on Spearmint Baby, Spearmint Decor, Rags to Stitches and The Party Dress. When she isn’t writing and interviewing celebs, and styling clients, you can find her reading the “weeklies”,wishing she had a nanny! Check out Casi’s lifestyle blog where she gives readers a glimpse into her personal life + behind the scenes of all the chaos, cupcake + co. <– pardon the dust. Re-design is in progress! Connect with Casi on twitter.

 

The Little Style FIle Contributor CherylCheryl Leahy is a former marketing professional & mother of one amazing little guy, Bryson. She juggles life as a jewelry designer, 30Second Mom Featured Contributor and is the voice behind All Dressed Up With Nothing To Drink.  Her blog chronicles the style evolution a mom goes through from pregnancy to play dates. Cheryl believes figuring out how to adapt to motherhood while keeping a sense of self is an art form. Connect with Cheryl on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor ColleenParent, travel writer, and seasoned traveler, Colleen Kelly grew up traveling all over the world.  She has experienced the United States from coast to coast and has explored over 20 foreign countries.  Her vast knowledge of travel brought her to realize the need for a new kind of travel experience and focus—one that is centered around the family. As a family travel expert, Colleen doesn’t miss a beat as she offers her personalized tips to parents.  Her fun-loving personality pulsates through every moment of the show.  She is the ultimate modern-day parent who isn’t afraid to kick back, get a little messy, and have fun! Connect with Colleen on twitter.

 

Emily Fitch is The Little Style Files Interior Stylist.  Emily is a designer with Junto Design Studio with over 11 years experience in Interior Design.  She will share with you exciting color concepts & styles for your family. She believes as your children grow, so should their rooms. Selecting pieces that can translate through time is the ultimate investment one can make for one’s home. Throughout the year Emily will share with you creative ideas for nurseries to pre-teen rooms…They can’t stay babies forever!  Connect with Emily on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor HeidiHeidi has recently become a stay at home mom to her daughter Elle (2) after working several years as a School Social Worker. Heidi enjoys hosting parties and play dates, buying accessories for her daughter, loves cupcakes, all things pink, enjoys finding inspiring ideas on Pinterest, and you can keep up with all her loves on Cherry Blossoms. Heidi, who is originally from the Midwest, recently moved with her family to Austin, Texas where she is embracing the southern charm. Connect with Heidi on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor KateKate Brightbill lives in San Francisco with her husband and two little girls, Sophie & Maggie. She created StyleSmaller out of her love for mini fashion, but it has expanded to become a lifestyle blog where she shares about her life, inspirations, home, tips, and personal style picks. Connect with Kate on twitter.

 

The Little Style FIle Contributor KathyKathy Sykes is the wife to a senior pastor, mother of a kindergartner, and First Lady of a growing church of disciples. She is also a full-time pharmacist and full-time blogger. She is a native of Chattanooga, TN but has also lived in the wonderful state of Texas for over 10 years. Connect with kathy on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor KeelyKeely Flynn is a playwright, blogger, and mother of two in Chicago. She’s a current contributor to Families In The Loop and Project: UnderBlog, a Community Lead for The SITS Girls, and posts thrice-weekly at Lollygag Blog (a 2011 Bloggies Best Parenting Blog finalist). Her plays have been staged at 20% Theatre Chicago, Chicago Dramatists, and Around The Coyote’s Third Thursdays.  Keely lives with her patient husband and two young daughters in a real life Money Pit. She can be found at Lollygag Blog. Connect with Keely on Twitter.

The Little Style File Contributor LeslieLeslie Newton thinks being a mom is really cool even though it can be, well, you know, pretty hard.  She loves doing crafts with her 4 year old and going on family outings especially when they include yummy picnics filled with delicious foods & delightful sweet treats. Leslie has been an entrepreneur since the age of 7 and is the founder of timi & leslie diaper bags.  She used to perform sketch comedy at the Groundling’s in LA.  She loves fashion.  She loves to write. She loves to walk her two dogs.  Connect with Leslie on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor NatalieNatalie Mudd lives in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago with her three beautiful children Alexia, Cayden, Alivia and husband Dave. She has always had a huge passion for baking, and throwing parties. Since Natalie was young she would love when it was a friends birthday just so she could plan a party. As the years went by she went from throwing parties as a hobby into making a little business out of it. You can find all of Natlaie’s gorgeous parties at Wonderfully Made Events. Connect with Natalie on twitter.

 

The Little Style FIle Contributor OrlaghOrlagh is a founder and creative director of TheMiniPost, the destination for ‘in-the-know’ style savvy Mothers. It mixes sartorial elegance with quirky fashion finds for little and big kids in the city. Orlagh lives in London, with her husband and daughter. She is a brand consultant & designer specialising in fashion & beauty. Cool hunting and uncovering fresh trends. Connect with Orlagh on twitter.

 

The Little Style File Contributor TriaTria Raimundo Seiler is a wife and mom to a 2 yr old  girl & baby boy. A Canadian expat and longtime New Yorker, she  recently relocated to Chicago. Tria has always had a passion for researching and discovering the latest and greatest styles, products and places.  While pregnant with her daughter, she became obsessed with all things baby and loves scouring the globe for amazing children’s products, fun places, spaces and activities. she enjoys passing along these tidbits to family and friends who insisted she share her findings with a larger audience, and so Baby Takes Manhattan was born. Connect with Tria on twitter.

 

Well, what do you think?  Do you like the new look?  Feel free to leave your welcome messages to the new team below.  They have been working hard and can’t wait to share their first posts with you!

About Betsy Breuer

Betsy is the co-founder/editor of The Little Style File. She is mom to Mia (6) and Dylan (3) and lives in the Chicago suburbs. Betsy loves shopping and finding the coolest products for kids. Connect with Betsy on twitter.

Comments

  1. Love the new look! You got some great contributors!

  2. Patricia O'Shea says:

    I’m completely impressed with what you have accomplished. Amazing!