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

Ball Python Diet

Ball pythons are popular pet reptiles, and feeding these snakes a proper diet is essential to keep them healthy. By understanding what a bal ... Read More

Ficus Tree Care

With more than 800 species available, ficus trees are one of the most popular decorative trees grown indoors. However, they are also rather ... Read More

Wedding Cake Prices

The wedding cake is a traditional focal point of the wedding reception festivities. Understanding what factors affect the price of the cake ... Read More

Wedding Flowers for Church Altars

Finding the right wedding flowers for church altars should be at the top of a couple's wedding flower to-do list. This ensures their ceremon ... Read More

Why Do People Get Married?

In the midst of choosing the perfect wedding dress, debating the merits of different wedding invitation wording, and worrying about wedding ... Read More

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