About Me

profileHey y’all! My name is Allyson and I am the person behind Domestic Superhero.  Ever since I was a little girl, I loved creating and making things.  It wasn’t until college though, that I found my passion for cooking and developing new recipes! Throughout my 4 years of college, I worked as a nanny for a family of  4, and I had to make the dinner every night! It was crazy, because up until that point I only knew how to make one dish, Chicken Parmesan.  So I started recording Rachel Ray and other various cooking shows, because a 30 minute meal sounded very appealing…especially since I was busy taking care of kids and cooking at the same time.  

I learned how to effectively chop garlic, use diced tomatoes a million and one ways, and so many other tricks and tips. I slowly built up an understanding of how ingredients come together, and how to make the best dish possible with what you have available.  I also started hosting dinner parties all the time, to get my friends together and also have the chance to do some ‘fancy’ cooking. I loved everything about cooking and having great company! Once I graduated from Berkeley I headed to the East Coast for work, and continued cooking all the time…

Then I met my husband in New York a few years later and we decided to continue this crazy life journey in Atlanta!

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Flash forward several years and I’m now 30 (ahhh, when did that happen?!), and I am married to my best friend, Andres, and I have 2 amazing boys, Austin and Everett.  

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Austin is four years old and a BIG handful, and Everett is still an infant and being all sorts of baby silly. They are my best DIY projects to date :-)

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Domestic Superhero is my blog. It’s a place where share various recipes, DIY Projects, crafts, decor, inspirations, and the realities that fill my life.  This blog features things I’ve found and usually love, but may feature some imperfect projects as well.  Most things are frugal and budget friendly, as I love saving money.  I love sharing things and inspiring people to take action, too!  We are vegetarians, so I do feature a lot of meat-free recipes, but I do dabble in meat friendly recipes as well (for work).  I love being crafty, but unfortunately lack time so most of the stuff you see here will be food related (however, keep an eye out for the random DIY project!).

 

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I love hearing from y’all so please feel free to contact me! If you are interested in working with me, please contact me for more information! I have worked with brands such as Kraft, Keebler, Nabisco, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, Pixar, Disney, MARS, Tyson, Barilla, Miracle-Gro, Jose Quervo, Lifeway Foods, Unilever,  Del Monte, Parent’s Choice, T-Mobile, Reckitt Benckiser, Hain Celestial, Skinny Girl, Marie Callender,  Munchkin, Success Rice (Raviana), Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Handmade Charlotte, Rubbermaid, Church & Dwight (Orajel), Southern Breeze Sweet Tea and more. 

I have also been featured several times on Yahoo!, Buzzfeed, in Parent’s Magazine, Kiwi Magazine, Square Rooms Magazine, Bob Vila, Women’s Health Magazine and website, and many more.

Need more? See Domestic Superhero’s Disclosure 

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Thanks for visiting and taking the time to read all about me!

- Allyson

Comments

  1. roamingtheworld says:

    Woo woo- Congratulations on starting your blog!

  2. Nice to know – we live north of Atlanta! Welcome!

    Susan

  3. I’ve nominated you for the NEW Blogger Award — congratulations! :)

  4. Oh, and also the Liebster Award :)

  5. Thanks for visiting my site! Your blog is really wonderful – your egg recipes look so good! I’m going to try the Mexican one as well as the one you just posted.

  6. Ann reed says:

    Niece I had no idea this is YOUR blog! Congratulations, wait til I tell your Uncle Randy. He has no Facebook acct. I have been admiring your creations but didn’t realize you were the blogger. Me so proud!

  7. Thanks for the “like”. Your blog is fantastic….I can’t wait to dig a little deeper. The photos and recipes look great!

  8. You’re so great that I nominated you for a “7 Things About Me” Award! Hooray!

  9. thank you for visiting my blog! I’m fascinated by your creativity in food so many nice recipes !

  10. The new site look great!!!

    • Thank you! I still have a long way to go, but it looks like it won’t be until January or so that I can roll out my new custom design! Thanks for checking it out!

  11. Great site! Stop by and check out what I’ve got going on at heheheplusshe.blogspot.com.

  12. hi allyson! thanks for liking our steamed chicken recipe! we are new in blogging so we really appreciate you dropping by =]

  13. Hi Allyson, I made the switch to a self hosting site recently but transferring followers doesn’t come with the package. Would you consider taking a look and following me again at my new spot…same name different address? Nice to see your blog again. Following you now from the new place. Thanks. Linda

    • Hi Linda! What great news! I have signed up to follow you again and look forward to seeing your new stuff!
      Best, Allyson

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