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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

10 Funniest Family-Friendly Comedians

The entire family can laugh until they cry when they listen to clean comedians. Watching family-friendly stand-up comedy is a great way to s ... Read More

147 World-Class White Dog Names

Coming up with a name for your new furry friend is an important task. The dog's fur colors and markings can help you come up with great name ... Read More

Best Sports Memorabilia Appraisal Services

Obtaining an appraisal on your sports memorabilia collection helps you ascertain the value of your items, whether for insurance purposes or ... Read More

Comforting Words of Sympathy for the Loss of a Husband

Losing a life partner is a grief-filled time for the surviving spouse. Offer words of sympathy for the loss of a husband to your friend or f ... Read More

What Is Considered an Aproppriate Sympathy Gift?

When you want to honor someone's life, you may send a sympathy gift to the deceased individual's loved ones who you were closest to in life. ... Read More

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