She first began blogging as a hobby in 2009, eventually making the passion project a full time job in 2011.
A journalism graduate of DePaul University, she has worked as an assistant at a number of news outlets including NBC, WGN, and E! News.
She has a brother named Justin. Her husband, Grant Leavitt, is a real estate developer. He appears alongside her in her YouTube series Home Sweet Damsel.
Early in her career, she worked for Imagine Entertainment as an assistant to Producer Brian Grazer.