Meet The Team

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Hi, I’m Holly and I couldn’t be more excited to introduce our amazing team to you! We have some incredibly talented and dedicated team members who help keep this blog running each and every day! Between social media, promotions, amazing creative talent, recipe creation and photography these women both inspire and amaze me every day!

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Kristen Blog Manager



Kristen is our Social Media & Blog Manager and an integral part of Spend With Pennies! She spends countless hours looking after the day to day operations of the blog, making sure everything’s running smoothly and overseeing our social media scheduling.

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Candace learned a love of food and cooking from her mom and grandma. Having worked as a successful CFO for a thriving marketing company, Candace now manages the business aspects of Spend With Pennies.

With a huge passion for food, Candace loves to bake and cook. Dinner parties are a regular event in her household! Candace loves trying new recipes and flipping through cookbooks and webpages to find new ideas to mix in with her favorites. With a young daughter and baby son, variety is always on the table!




Donnalea has been friends with Holly for years and is now the Production Assistant and Editor at Spend With Pennies. In addition to helping with video and food production, Donnalea loves to cook and entertain friends and family. She spends any extra hours at her lake property with her husband, son and two daughters. She loves to try new recipes and to modify them for her 3 fussy eaters! In her house, “food makes the mood” so finding interesting and fun recipes is a necessity!

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Sam is an expert administrator and keeps the team on track! She’s a wife, a dog mama, and loves to spend time outdoors.




In addition to writing and editing on Spend With Pennies, Bailey enjoys travel, filmmaking, and cooking new recipes for his friends and family.

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Ashley The Recipe Rebel


Ashley is a high school teacher turned food blogger and a mother of 3 beautiful girls. She loves to get creative in the kitchen and doesn’t always like to follow The Rules. Ashley shares a combo of healthier main dishes, baked goods and decadent desserts and believes in enjoying all the foods you love in moderation, and sometimes without ;). You can find Ashley at The Recipe Rebel.

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Kellie The Suburban Soapbox


Kellie is the creator of The Suburban Soapbox, a food and lifestyle blog. A busy mom of two and former marketing manager, she created her website as a way to share recipes and household DIY tricks with her corporate coworkers. Kellie is always on a quest to consistently create the fastest, tastiest dinners that every family will love, even the pickiest of eaters. Her recipes are fool-proof and suitable for quick weeknight dinners and easy entertaining.

A lover of travel, wine, butter, chocolate and cheese (in that order), Kellie finds inspiration for her food creations just about everywhere she turns.

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Rebecca from Sugar & Soul

Sugar & Soul is where Rebecca blends her traditional roots and millennial imagination. She is a self taught baker, photographer and traveler with a business degree and a dream. Rebecca is married to her high school sweetheart, Matt, and currently resides in Central Maine. Rebecca will definitely inspire you to bake a batch of cookies or head off on a new adventure!


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