Amy Hoover

Amy Hoover

Amy Hoover holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from The University of Iowa. Since graduating, Amy has worked in a variety of industries, giving her a multi-faceted background that helps her write and edit at LoveToKnow.

Event Planning and Coordination

During her years at the University, Amy interned in marketing at The Minnesota Renaissance Festival and helped coordinate the 2003 season. She also helped plan a fundraiser for a local public access television station. Later in life, Amy worked at a building center as an office assistant that gave her the opportunity to help coordinate special lunches and events.

Baking and Decorating Experience

Amy worked several years at the Danish Maid Bakery, helping customers in a retail setting, and decorating cookies. After leaving her position, Amy discovered she wanted to learn more about decorating and successfully completed Course 1 of The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating. She continues to be self-taught at home. Amy enjoys entering baking contests as well.

Interior Decorating and Home Improvement

Amy held a position as a retail clerk at a paint, wallpaper and flooring store, which exposed her to the basics of decorating. With her job as a building center office assistant, Amy acquired some fundamentals of the lumber, hardware, and building industry.

Writing Experience

In addition to writing and editing for LoveToKnow, Amy has also had the opportunity to work in writing-related positions over the years. This includes:

  • Press releases for The University of Iowa Museum of Art
  • Editing and writing for the Honors Newsletter at The University of Iowa
  • Ad design and writing for The Adair County Free Press

Personal Interests

When Amy is not working or writing, she enjoys reading, baking, saving money, watching movies, and organizing. She has even been known to take on an easy craft project or two in between caring for her family, traveling, and pinning sugary finds on her Pinterest board.

 

 

 

 

 

Most Recent Contributions by Amy Hoover

Are Roses or Peonies More Expensive?

One question you may have when planning for the flowers in your wedding ceremony is, "Are roses or peonies more expensive?" While you want t ... Read More

Black and White Wedding Clipart

Black and white wedding clipart is something you may want to have on hand for use throughout the wedding planning process. If you are a do-i ... Read More

Colors for August Weddings

For couples getting married in August, colors for your wedding can be chosen from a wide variety for this versatile month. Whether you want ... Read More

Evening Wedding Attire Guidelines

Evening wedding attire is something that both bridal party members and guests struggle with understanding. Generally, evening weddings are f ... Read More

What Colors Are Okay to Wear to Weddings?

Appropriate colors to wear to a wedding include colors that will allow you to blend in with everyone else. This is the bride's day; bright c ... Read More

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Amy Hoover