Melissa Mayntz

Melissa Mayntz has been a freelance writer and editor since 2003. Her work has been published on numerous websites as well as in local and regional newspapers and magazines, and she joined the LoveToKnow team in 2005. She has contributed to a number of topics on LoveToKnow, and her widely varied interests include theme parks, cruises, recipes, green living, birding, frugality, and travel.

Melissa holds a bachelor's degree in history education from the University of North Florida and has several years teaching experience prior to launching her writing career. She currently lives in Utah but has also lived in Florida, Michigan and Ohio, exploring new interests, cultures and lifestyles with every move.

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Most Recent Contributions by Melissa Mayntz

American Cocker Spaniel

Playful, intelligent, adorable: the American Cocker Spaniel is the epitome of a family dog. Before adopting a new family member, however, po ... Read More

How Do I Clean a Terrazzo Floor

How do I clean a terrazzo floor? Because this type of flooring is inexpensive, durable, and widely available, this question is a common one. ... Read More

How to Cut a Wedding Cake

Knowing how to cut a wedding cake is a time-honored tradition for the bride and groom to share as they demonstrate their commitment to suppo ... Read More

Safety Measures When Using Fireworks

Fireworks are a boldly beautiful way to celebrate many occasions, but consumers should always follow the appropriate safety measures when us ... Read More

Short Epitaphs

It can be hard to decide what to write on a headstone or cemetery monument; how can short epitaphs ever truly capture the emotion involved w ... Read More

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