Our Writers

 

Christina Campbell

Christina-Campbell-03.jpgChristina is a wife, mommy to two with one on the way and founder of The Mommy Spot Tampa Bay. As a native to Tampa Bay and lover of all things mommy, bringing an all-encompassing resource to moms in Tampa Bay was a no-brainer. Before diving into the world of momtrepreneurship, she graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Interpersonal & Organizational Communications. She is also a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Leadership Moms Council where she joins other Tampa moms in helping develop youth programming for our home team! On a typical day you will find her working hard to balance motherhood and growing a fun resource across Tampa Bay!

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natassjaNatassja Prose

A wifey, a mommy, and lover of all things stylish, smart, and funny! Prior to entering the “Mom Life,” Natassja received her Bachelor’s in Communications from USF and worked as a manager in the banking industry. Now days, you can find her blogging about her adventures with her boys at Prose and Company, as well as working as a consultant with Rodan & Fields. Natassja is very excited to be a contributor for Mommy Spot Tampa and can’t wait to connect with Mommies alike! XOXO

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Vee Pope

Tampa native Vee is a wife to Jimmy and mom to her little boy Benji. She graduated from USF with a PR degree in 2008 and started blogging shortly thereafter. She currently works full-time in the finance industry and loves to showcase what’s new in Tampa, along with snippets of her life, on One Social Brunette. Motherhood and blogs are her passion, and she is thrilled to be a part of the Mommy Spot Tampa.

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Brittany-photo2Brittany Ann Marchese

Brittany is a Tampa native and currently lives in the Carrollwood area with her husband and sons Bennett, who is 3, and Carson, who will turn 1 in December. Receiving her degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Florida, she went on to teach preschool and 3rd grade before deciding to be a play at-home mom. In her spare time, you will find her exploring Tampa with her two boys during the day, and either spending her nights watching Netflix or trying out all the new restaurants in town with her men. She is excited to be entering her third year as a contributor for the Mommy Spot Tampa. You can find all this and more on her blog, The View from Up Here.

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Alex-headshotAlexandria Ayres-Metallo

Alexandria “Alex” is a mother of two little girls who have both encouraged and frustrated her, ruined all her makeup, deprived her of sleep and awakened her to what life is all about. On top of writing a blog and being a mom, she owns two businesses with her high school sweetheart turned husband. Alex loves blogging about all these things totally consuming her and making her a little crazy. You can follow her at Al2getherFIT.

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Nicole Brinson

Nicole resides in the Land ‘O Lakes area with her husband and two young boys. A graduate of the University of South Florida with a degree in Exercise Science, Nicole has a love for all things fitness related, closely followed by a love for fashion and shopping! Nicole works full time in lighting and is an entrepreneur on the side, through her styling jobs with Stella & Dot as well as KEEP Collective. She tries to find the joy in every minute of her beautifully chaotic life. You can keep up with her over on her blog, FashionablyFitFemme.

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Lora Hogan

Lora resides with her family on Tierra Verde and is a mommy to baby Corbin and step-mommy (which amounts to the same thing in her heart) to the special eight-year-old Alexander. A yoga teacher since 2009, Lora runs a heart-based wellness business with her acupuncturist husband and personally offers retreats, workshops, and inspiration. With a passion for fashion and beauty, Lora is also a Beautycounter consultant. A constant optimist, Lora believes that everything happens FOR you and not TO you, you can love champagne and croissants and never compost a day in your life and still to be into holistic health, yoga isn’t about Instagram handstands, magic is real and that motherhood is a constantly evolving journey of love, femininity, self-realization, silliness and is something that truly takes a tribe. She loves the Arts, travel, baking, giving back to the community, reading, stroller workouts, hugs, spending quality time with her family, and bacon. (Because almost everything is better with bacon!)

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Jennifer Buggica

Jennifer is a Tampa native, mom to Max (18 months), and currently pregnant with her second (a girl)! As someone who always wondered if she had the “mom gene,” motherhood has brought an unexpected and deeply fulfilling joy. Jennifer works full time on her food blog, The Foodie Patootie, where she introduces her readers to wholesome recipes as often as possible. She loves to read, explore new parts and favorite places of Tampa Bay, and she and her husband are huge Tampa Bay Lightning fans.

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Louise Canuto

Louise is a Brazilian-American travel blogger and #bosslady. Mom to 3-year-old Max, she has called Tampa home for the past two years, after two adventure-filled years in Arizona. Louise owns a graphic and web design studio, Unbeaten Path Design, and a travel blog, Travel the Unbeaten Path, where she shares the ins-and-outs of traveling with a toddler on a budget. Louise loves discovering off-the-beaten-path locations and encouraging parents to explore with their kids, especially around our beautiful city! She pursued a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Florida (go Gators!), and later a master’s in Communication Studies from Lynn University. She is thrilled to be a part of The Mommy Spot Tampa Bay community!

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Chastity DeTillio

Chastity is a mommy of three, wife, a former ballerina and radio DJ who worked in television advertising in Las Vegas. As a beauty and style enthusiast, she is always searching for a workout she enjoys and dreams of her next travel destination. Chastity is a small business owner and loves to see women succeed and living their dreams. Excited to be joining The Mommy Spot Tampa family, you can find her at My Rays of Sunshine, where she is sharing her journeys, dreams, and a little bit of everything in between.

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Michelle Ragghianti

Michelle is a Florida native who lives in the Tampa area with her husband and two sons. Together they enjoy finding new adventures and exploring the outdoors. After earning her bachelors in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Florida, Michelle taught second grade before making the leap to stay at home with her boys. If you can’t find them at home, they’re most likely hitting up the Disney theme parks or out making memories on a family hike. For more fun follow along at The Littlest Adventures.

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