Shared by National Geographic Magazine

My recent National Geographic Voices blog post, Behind the Photo: Paul Nicklen’s Leaping Penguins, was shared by National Geographic Magazine’s main Facebook page, which has more than 34 million followers. The post was liked more than 35,000 times, with thousands of shares and hundreds of comments!

National Geographic Traveler Nederland Interview

I was recently interviewed by National Geographic Nederland about Mardi Gras in New Orleans. It was an honor to discuss my New Orleans research and hometown observances in an international travel magazine. To read the original Dutch interview, click here. For Google Translate’s English version of the article, click here. Happy Carnival! 

National Geographic Connect

I recently did some consulting work for National Geographic Live, the live events division of National Geographic. As a social media and marketing consultant, I assisted with the launch of the National Geographic Live Facebook page and wrote National Geographic blog posts about the division’s speakers. Here are a couple of posts I authored for National … Continue reading National Geographic Connect

Cupcake Girl

I have a new title … and a new column!  I’m now the Cupcake Girl at — which means that every other week I will post a cocktail inspired cupcake recipe on the women’s humor website. I am also a contributor at HelloGiggles and will be posting editorials, listicles and funnies!   To see what I have already penned typed, check … Continue reading Cupcake Girl