the story of my recent lifehello friends, welcome to the story of my recent life!


the name is emma. (or em, emdoll, emma bee, etc.)





fun facts

the story of my recent life

i am hopelessly terrible at directions

i love diet coke and peanut butter (as long as it’s jif extra crunchy)

watching HGTV inspires me to do DIY projects, yet Food Network does not inspire me to cook

i have a fear of grocery stores

when i like i song, i can listen to it on repeat forever

i enjoy thinking i coined the hashtag #bouface

my story

the story of my recent lifei am 25 years of age

grew up in southern MN in small town USA

graduated from Concordia University, St. Paul in 2011

i have a legit awesome family (moms, pops, bro 1, bro 2)

live in a cute little house in the city with my fiance [b] and #starksthepup

marketing diva and social media fanatic


this blog is a blend of sass, tons of humor, tales of my life, and a little bit of inspiration thrown in for good measure

i look forward to sharing my story with you. questions? comments? wine suggestions? i would love to hear ’em.

4 thoughts on “about

  1. GraceLynneFleming says:

    Hey Emma! I saw that you just subscribed to Her Umbrella recently and am so excited to have you on board! I came here to try and find your e-mail so I could add you to my subscriber list from when I move my blog over to a self-hosted site and I can keep all my subscribers with me! if you could – would you send me a quick e-mail letting me know at grace.lynne.fleming@gmail.com :) Can’t wait to hear from you!

  2. Moment Matters says:

    Hi Emma,

    Thanks again for letting me use your photo as a header in my website. I’m excited to inform you that we just launched and you can see your photo in http://www.momentmatters.com!

    The headers in the website comes in random so you might want to visit a few pages in the website to see yours.

    All the best,
    Justin G. Bautista

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