Stephanie is a recipient of the 2012 Black Street award for 'Best Blog' and 'Best Website' and was a finalist for 'Best Food' blog for the 2012 Black Weblog Awards. She is a featured blogger for popular sites: WashingtonEats,UrbanSpoon,and the lifestyle app,UrbanDig.com. Stephanie has also contributed to Cupcakes Take the Cake, Best Friends for Frosting, and the international blog, Pink Chocolate Break.
As a personality, Stephanie was the host and media sponsor for Sweet Life Sugar Tour: a travelling pop-up shop showcasing bakers in the DC area. In addition, she judged the Susan G. Komen Forever-A-Pear Cupcake Challenge for a Cure fundraiser. Stephanie is also sought after for her expertise and has made appearances on HuffPost Live and profiled by: The District Dish with K Street Magazine, CityLifeDeals.com, CEO Blog Nation, Google Local+, and WLVS radio's Across the Fader and Old Fashioned. In addition, her blog has garnered mentions on TheRoot.com Social Media TV, Face2Face Africa, and Fuzion Mag.
Curvy CEO is a lawyer and government relations professional in Washington, DC. When she's not pounding the pavement on Capitol Hill, you will usually find her pouring over fashion magazines or glued to the Style Network (which is pretty much her only reason for continuing to pay for "the good cable" during these tough economic times).
Brea Ellis is the editor of WHAT I WORE: tip to toe! A glimpse inside the life (and closet) of Social Media professional and "girl about town". Her posts include her daily outfits, which serve to encourage women to shop their closets, rethink they way they style themselves and to live their ordinary lives in extraordinary clothing!
Universal Em is a freelance writer and all around Joe who calls Cardozo home. With a newly minted radio show called Old Fashioned on WVLS radio, you can hear him every Tuesday at 3PM. A Sagittarius with a love of all things hip-hop and sports, he can be found trolling on twitter. If left to his own devices, he would steal someone else's words to describe himself, "commonplace & different, intimate & distant, fresher than an infant."
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Ariana Graham is the founder and editor of Shopaholic Undercover; a blog for the budget fashionista! She has a passion for fashion and absolutely loves shopping. Her blog is an outlet where she discusses personal shopping experiences to help others who want to look great but not overspend. Her goal is to show readers how to get the great looks seen in the magazines while getting a great wardrobe on a budgets.
Chef J. Jackson, a name that has become synonymous with great food, is a successful caterer based in Washington, DC. Jackson has created his own personal style by mixing his love of food with that of techniques from some of the best chefs in the country and beyond. If the 2012 prophecies are true, Chef Jackson would like to spend his last days eating cupcakes!
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Kristy Samone Jones is an Emmy-award winning producer, that has worked for a variety TV networks from CNN to ESPN to The Pentagon Channel. A lover of all things contemporary, Kristy enjoys exploring new creative outlets, with her latest being kristysamone.com - her style/fashion blog. A self-titled "foodie," she truly appreciates a well-made cupcake and the DC Cupcake Critic's quest to find where they are!
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