Meet the Team

Karyn GranrudKaryn Granrud // Pint Sized Baker

Karyn started blogging at Pint Sized Baker in the Fall of 2011. She loves the fun and kid friendly desserts that she makes at Pint Sized Baker along with the more decadent layered cakes and 3 step recipes. Interesting fact about Karyn, she’s a licensed pilot! That’s right – she can fly airplanes.

The original creators of OBC, Dorothy and Ashton, have passed along the conference to Karyn and her team.

christina-head-shotChristina Hitchcock // It is A Keeper

Christina is a self-proclaimed recipe hoarder that reads cookbooks cover to cover like most people ready a juicy novel. She started her food blog , It Is a Keeper, in 2010 as a way to cook through her recipe stash. Today, she is a contributor on a home and garden show on her local ABC affiliate and has regular column in a local family-centric news magazine. Christina lives with her family in gorgeous northeastern Pennsylvania. She loves crisp fall days, Penn State football and thinks that garlic makes everything better.

Aly Cleary // Cooking in Stilettos


familypictures (25 of 25)Katie Clark // Clarks Condensed & The Blog Help

Katie Clark, author and creator of Clarks Condensed and The Blog Help, is a stay-at-home mom of one, has a degree in journalism, and loves spending time with her family. She and her husband Forrest work from home running their two websites.

When she isn’t busy chasing around her very active five-year-old and one-year-old sons, Katie enjoys cooking, sewing, spending time with her family, and pretty much, all things domestic, all the while writing about it at Clarks Condensed. She really enjoys helping other bloggers succeed in their goals, whatever those may be!


Kayla // Say Not Sweet Anne

Kayla a Creative Director for an international crafting company full time in addition to having her own crafting blog at She’s a wife and a mother, and spends her downtime in the warm company of her 20 month old son and amazingly supportive husband. She love to make printables, jewelry, decor items, and especially adores making DIY gifts.

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