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Sharing the most blissful things to do with Home, Food & Life.

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Blissfully Domestic is a popular online family-friendly magazine that offers ideas and inspiration to many areas of life. Blissfully Domestic is for quality-conscious readers interested in Home, Life, and Food. It celebrates people and their everyday lives: gardening, entertaining, renovating, cooking, and creating.

Our Team: 

Blissfully Domestic is a group of talented people.  We are women, moms, writers, photographers, and strategists who are interested in working to make life the best it can be.

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Deborah von Donop. Managing Editor: Deborah is an Interior Designer for over 20 years, and she writes about design on her site based outside NYC. Here Deborah offers her experience and information on interior design trends and design events.  To see more, connect with her on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest.

When she is not busy with her business, you will find her cheering her kids at sports events, concerts, and plays, camera in hand, and trying to get to the gym.  She is blessed to be the wife of one, mom of three boys, and caretaker of a dog, and two fish!

Some of Deborah’s favorite articles include:

Flower garden inspiration


Shanna Fischer. Contributor. Shanna lives just outside NYC. She has a love of music, food, and the puzzle of putting a quilt together.  You’ll often find her trying a new recipe and her favorite aisle in the grocery store is the one marked “International”.

Some of Shanna’s favorite articles include:

7 DIY Fire Pits You Can Create


Suzanne Wind. Contributor. Suzanne is a mom of three, on a mission to offer families a simple and effective game plan to teach relevant life skills for a modern world.  She is an award-winning author of The SMART Playbook , and offers ideas for teaching social skills and manners in this fast-paced, tech-focused society. How do we get our kids back to basics without overwhelming our time?  To see more, connect with her on TwitterFacebook, and Pinterest.

Some of Suzanne’s favorite articles include:

table manners


julie contributor blissfully domesticJulie Reid. Social Media Manager. Julie lives in NYC, the city that never sleeps. She has a love of music, food, and the puzzle of putting a quilt together.  You’ll often find her trying a new recipe and her favorite aisle in the grocery store is the one marked “International”.

Some of Julie’s favorite articles include:

margherita-tonolinio-edible-imaginationMargherita Tonolini.  Contributor. Margherita is the Editor and Founder of Edible Imagination, where you will find her crazy kitchen experiments, mostly indulgent sweet recipes with a healthy touch. She’s not on any special diet, however, her recipes often ‘happen to be’ gluten-free/no added sugar/vegan, mainly because she likes to experiment with different flours/sweeteners. Connect with her on Pinterest, Instagram.

Some of Margherita’s posts include:


Melissa Hillier

 Melissa Hillier.  Contributor. Melissa lives in Florida with her husband and five kiddos. She writes about her family life at jonahbonah. When she isn’t chasing children you can find her behind her sewing machine or her camera. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Some of Melissa’s posts include:

grad party decoration DIY

tracy bioTracy Cepelak. Wife, mom, photographer and wannabe baker. Nothing makes Tracy happier than hanging out with her family, a good cookie and a gabfest with girlfriends. Tracy has been lucky enough to travel the world with her trusty sidekick (my camera!) and now resides in hot and humid Houston, TX.

Some of Tracy’s favorite Articles :

Tutorials and How-to's on making monogram letters for home decor

Angela England

Angela England. Mother of five living in rural Oklahoma with her husband and children, Angela is the Founder of Untrained Housewife and co-founder of the new Homestead Bloggers Network. She is the author of Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) (Alpha Books, 2013) and when she gets away from home, it’s usually to speak at a blog conference. She loves empowering others with whatever is the next step on their self-sufficiency journey but calls herself a get-it-done’ist, not a purist. Find her on Twitter at @AngEngland.

 Some of Angela’s favorite posts include: Fruit Infused Water Recipes for Summer feature

ChrisMcLaughlin2 Chris McLaughlin. Chris is the mother of four, as well as Sugar Mama to four grand babies. She’s a modern homesteader with a strong focus on home agriculture living on a hobby farm in the Northern California foothills. Chris is the author of six books including her latest A Garden to Dye For (St. Lynn’s Press, 2014), the Homesteading Guide at, and the home agriculture Editor of From Scratch Magazine. She gets vegetable seeds into the hands of her community through her pet project, Mother Lode Seed Library. Find her on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Some of Chris’s favorites include: 20 After School Snack Recipes for Kids


KellyGrant2Kelley Grant. Kelley is a married mother of two preschoolers living in South Texas.  When she isn’t chasing around her kiddos, she enjoys baking, blogging, and photography.  She is a firm believer that her everyday chaos is messy, beautiful and completely normal.  She mixes food and family on her blog, the Grant life, and hopes to encourage moms to love the life they live.  She is also obsessed with anchors and avocados.

Some of Kelly’s favorite posts are: Simple but educational building crafts for kids