Say hello to the COOP team!

Jessica McKay
Editor
Jessica McKay owns Birdhouse Interior Design in Omaha, Nebraska.

She originally hails from the great plains of New Mexico where she gained an appreciation, and now obsession, for pattern mixing.

Follow Jessica's tweets at @BirdhouseID and see her work at Birdhouse Interiors.


Ginger McCandless
Contributor
Ginger is an interior designer living in Omaha, NE, raising her 9-year-old son, Jaxson James and their 5-year-old Bichon, Newton Neighbor.

She spends 9 hours a day working to pay the bills, and the remaining time working as an ambitious Mom.

Visit her at Sequel-Sequel.


Wendy Townley
Contributor
Wendy Townley is an Omaha-based writer and blogger whose first book, Nerdy Thirty, was published in 2010.

Townley also enjoys the public relations side of communications, and routinely works with organizations – both large and small – on brand identity and consistency.

She blogs at www.wendytownley.com and tweets at @wtownley.


Sara Blake
Contributor
Sara Blake is an avid home cook, an adventurous eater, and blogger from Omaha, NE.

When she's not in the kitchen, she enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with her three dogs, and playing ping pong with her husband.

She blogs at stalkmykitchen.wordpress.com and you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @StalkMyKitchen.


Amanda Buchanan
Contributor
Amanda studied business and majored in marketing at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and studied fine art under Andy Warhol's protégé, Carl Ostendarp.

She has worked for LXR Luxury Resorts and Waldorf-Astoria, co-owned Newbury Catering in New Hampshire as well as A&A Textiles LLC in Omaha.

Her interests include food, travel, style and design.


Lisey
Mascot
Lisey is a dog, and the official mascot of COOP. When she's not eating, sleeping or running in circles in the backyard, she can be found sleeping.

Her interests include attempting to eat her cat half-sister Bonnie, and looking out the window.