Hello, friends! I’m Kaileen Elise, a writer and mama in pursuit of simple joys. I live in sunny Austin, Texas with my hubs and our little Baby O. I collect inspiration and write to-do lists. I love cooking, yoga, travel, coffee, and red wine.
A little about my background, I graduated cum laude from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, where I competed on the swim team for 2 years and earned a degree in Education. In 2007, I moved to San Francisco to pursue an opportunity in software sales. My competitive nature and penchant for helping others led to a six-year stint in corporate recruiting. In that time, I hired over 400 employees for high-growth startups.
Connecting online has become a true passion over the years. In 2010, I helped lead an end-of-year blogging project that grew from zero to over 4,000 participants in one month. In 2014, my father and I launched a health and wellness company, HappyLiving.com.
These days, I sneak in my writing during naps and bedtime.