Sarah: Founder & Owner, Philly Burb Moms
Sarah is a long time resident of Chester County, mom of 3 and self proclaimed “social media junkie”.
After a long career in sales & finance management, Sarah “retired” from the business world to stay at home with her children. She started blogging in 2007 as a way to stay connected to family and friends spread out throughout the U.S.
Merging her new life of “Mommyhood” with her sales expertise, Sarah launched Chester County Moms in the summer of 2008.
The site expanded to 2 other sites, Delaware County Moms and Montgomery County Moms. These 3 sister sites comprise the Philly Burb Mom blogs: a hyperlocal resource for women living in Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.
On the Philly Burb Mom blogs, local moms can find information on local events, activities, products, and fun places to go with their kiddos. They showcase recipes, crafts, parenting tips and more.
Sarah the President of Suburban Social Media and member of Philly Social Media Moms. Sarah has been a Brand Ambassador for The View, Backyard Discovery, Disney Paint, and Aquafina. Sarah has been invited to Disney Social Media Moms in 2013 and 2014.
When not blogging, Sarah enjoys crafting, traveling, shopping, and spending time with her husband, three children, and their two furry, spoiled, rescue Golden Retrievers. Sarah does not enjoy laundry, gardening, cleaning or rude people.
Melissa: Community Manager for Delaware County Moms
Melissa is a stay-at-home mom of 3 daughters, 1 pug and 3 cats.
Prior to staying home full time, she was a high school special education teacher in Delaware County. After leaving that job, her family moved to Chester County, and has loved every minute of this family-friendly area. She also has worked part-time for Cabrini College teaching in the Masters of Ed program since January 2008. Sine June 2008, Melissa has been selling Tastefully Simple products.
Melissa is the Calendar Manager of the Chesco and Delco Philly Burb Moms sites and the Affiliate Administrator for all the blogs.
Melissa also serves on the board for the Downingtown MOMS Club. Life motto’s include “This too shall pass.” and “A house with children never needs an apology”.
Nicole: Community Manager for Montgomery County Moms
Nicole is a WAHM (Work At Home Mom) of 2 boys, Cole & Dean, and has lived in Montgomery County for most of her life. Nicole is a graduate of Penn State Main Campus with a Bachelors Degree in Architectural Engineering (Structural Option) along with a minor and over 12 years experience in Graphic Design.
Nicole is a “mompreneur” and has owned a graphic design and stationery business for 6 years. Voilà! Customs by Nicole was started as a side business with her husband in 2007 but it has become her full time job (next to raising her 2 sons).
Voilà! Customs by Nicole has been recognized as a top Wedding Invitation Designer with 2nd Place in the 2011 & 2012 Philly Hot List (and 3rd Place in 2010) as well as back to back Bride’s Choice Awards from WeddingWire.com & Winner of the 2013 Montco Happening List.
In 2010 she began a tech blog to entertain and educate moms (or anyone!) on advancing technology, with a focus more on Android technology. The name was courtesy of her husband, Tech-mom-o-gy. In 2011, Tech-mom-o-gy Designs was added to the Voilà! family to provide custom blog design for the Blogger & WordPress platforms.
Emily: Contributor for Montgomery County Moms
Emily K is an impulsive Southern gal who moved to Philadelphia on a whim. After 7 years in television production, she left the industry to launch her party planning business, Two Blue Balloons. Emily believes that creativity is the key to happiness and that idle hands often find themselves cramming chocolate into open mouths, namely her own. She is mother to two beautiful and highly entertaining children, wife to a handsome and endlessly supportive civil engineer, and hopes to one day fulfill her dream of being the singing voice of a Disney Princess.