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Janae is a creative-minded person who thrives on well-designed spaces and products. She enjoys the outdoors, especially cycling, rock climbing, snowboarding, and surfing. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband and toddler son. Her days are spent at home maintaining a popular blogging community, The Better Blogger Network, as well as her own blog, Gourmet By Janae. She has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and has had therapy for it on and off for the past few years. She’s made tremendous progress and loves to use her experiences to help others.

A Good Cry

I used to think crying was a bad thing. When I was young I’d get sent to my room for crying too much. My parents didn’t know that I had a reason […]

Do Some Good

I run a network where bloggers can get help and feedback for improving their blogs. Because of it, I face challenges and unpleasant moments every week, but I also get to see […]

A Midnight Stroll

My husband and I have only been married for 3 and a half years (and we’ve been best friends for over 7 years). But I’m pretty sure we have already figured out […]