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

13 Easy Mardi Gras Decoration Ideas

Mardi Gras decorating ideas are the perfect way to bring the festive air of the celebration to your home, work, or party. Add a subtle hint ... Read More

17 Disney-Themed Wedding Invitations to Make or Buy

Purchase or make a Disney invitation to fit your Mickey and Minnie, castle, princess, or Cinderella themed nuptials. Even if your favorite c ... Read More

Printable Wedding Certificates for Fun

A printed wedding certificate is not a valid or legal marriage license, but making printable certificates can be a fun way to show people ho ... Read More

Simple Table Decorating Ideas for Wedding Receptions

The right table decorating ideas for a wedding creates a beautiful tableau for the reception and the beginning of a couple's happily ever af ... Read More

Unique Mardi Gras Party Centerpiece Ideas

Mardi Gras centerpieces can be as wild and outrageous as any Mardi Gras party. Centerpieces can include glittering beads, bright bold colors ... Read More

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Amy Hoover