Floor Coverings International Flagstaff is delighted to unveil the latest installment in our Blogger Influencer Interview Series. Jenn Hallak is the talent behind popular wedding blog The Overwhelmed Bride. You can follow Breegan on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and LinkedIn.
Please tell us a little about yourself.
My name is Jenn and I am a blogger. I started out as a wedding planner and then got into blogging and loved it so ran with it and now blog as my full time living – The Overwhelmed Bride! Once I found out I was pregnant, I started a mom/lifestyle blog – The Overwhelmed Mommy – and it has been so much fun being in a whole new blogging world! I live in Southern California with my husband, ten month old baby girl, Ava Sue, and three year old son, Baxter Bane. Yes, he is a Boxer pup but is totally treated like our son.
Why did you decide to start a blog? What do you enjoy about blogging?
I always have to have something to do. I cannot just sit there and do nothing. I had left my current job and was searching for the perfect next job in the wedding industry so decided to start blogging about weddings just for fun. You know, because I wanted something to do. The blog took off quicker than I had expected, I stopped my job search and then I am here three years later and have a second blog and a full time living. I LOVE being able to stay at home with my baby girl while still earning an income. It’s not at all rainbows and butterflies and is a lot of hard work but boy do I love what I do!
What is your favorite type of flooring and why?
Hmmm my favorite type of flooring….that would depend on what room we are in J But I am a sucker for that rustic, dark greyish hardwood.
Do you follow any other blogs for inspiration? If so, which ones?
I don’t have much time to read blogs since I am always writing my own while managing social media for companies on the side (oh yeah, and taking care of my baby) BUT Hailey Devine is one of my absolute favorite bloggers to follow. And she inspired me to start my own lifestyle blog last year!
Can you explain a recent project or post you’ve been working on?
Oh man, we have new projects and collaborations happening all of the time – We collaborate with companies large and small on rings and baby fashion and lifestyle hacks and everything in between! But on of my favorite new collaborations is with Ju Ju Be! I still cannot believe that they chose ME to create content for them and promote them because they are one of my all time favorite companies for moms and kids! And then, of course, I have fun creating new baby fashion looks pretty much every day and getting to know so many different baby clothing shops!