Calley @BackToCalley – A Tampa Green Living Mom Blog – Minimizing Our Impact, Maximizing Life, and Making Memories
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Hi! I’m so glad you decided to learn more about me. I’m Calley, the owner and editor of Back to Calley blog. I first started blogging here under the name “The Eco Chic” back in 2007. While I focused a lot on eco-friendly living in the beginning, I’ve now broadened my scope to include parenting, crafts, food & recipes, photography, travel and more! Over the years I have worked with several small businesses to share their products, services, and ideas with my readers. I have also provided social media consulting for many of my clients teaching them how to be successful in social media. As a reader, I hope to bring you content that will educate and entertain you. As a client and brand partner, I hope to help you reach out to others through my words and social media networks. My loyal followers have been with me for years and I continue to reach out to new readers every day. How can I help you?
- Twitter: 13,634 followers.
- Klout: 68-71 on average.
- Facebook Fan Page: 11,198+.
- Pinterest: 3,369 followers and 8.4K monthly viewers
- Instagram: 2,251
You can also find me writing regularly on the DiaperShops.com blog and The Cloth Diaper Whisperer blog. I am a member of Tampa Bay Bloggers. I’ve contributed to the Tampa Bay Moms Blog and Earth 911. I’ve also been published in Veritas Wellness magazine (Winter 2011/12), Kaia Magazine (Spring 2012), Green Child Magazine (April 2014, Sept 2013, Aug 2012, and April 2012). I’ve been featured in the Changing Diapers, A Hip Mom’s Guide to Cloth Diapers book by Kelly Wels and the newly released Plastic Free book by Beth Terry.
*Stats updated 04/18
I am a forty-something year old wife and mother of two beautiful babies. Our oldest is now a teenager and learning to drive (pass the wine please) and our youngest is 9 (and sassy). Our youngest, born in January 2009, was our natural baby: breastfed for 2 years, worn for as long as she’d let me, and a cloth diaper graduate. I work full-time managing the social media for an online cloth diaper company. When I’m not working we enjoy traveling, playing at the beach, and sports. I’m a Girl Scout Troop Leader for my daughters troop of 20 girls (Brownies & Juniors). I’m slowly learning how to master my DSLR camera and enjoy cooking and baking. Daddy is your typical sports fanatic who thinks his wife is crazy! But he supports me in everything that I do and for that I love him. Me, well I obviously care about the environment and want to conserve our natural resources for future generations. As a mother I want to lead by example in the hopes that my child will grow up with the knowledge and passion to make a difference. We’re not perfect and we certainly don’t always live the green lifestyle we strive to live – but we try really hard to lead by example!
My passion growing up was the arts and the ocean. After my initial pursuit in graphic design I decided to switch my career path to Biology. I have a degree in Biology with a focus on aquatic ecosystems. My professional life has opened the environmental world for me. Until a few years ago I was working for a company as an environmental contractor for a government agency. My job function was to implement and manage their environmental program and continually look for ways to improve and reduce their environmental footprint that they leave on this nation. I have job experience in Hazardous Materials, Waste Prevention and Recycling, Green Purchasing, Energy Management, Water Management, Electronics Stewardship, Alternative Fuels, Environmental Management, Regulatory Compliance, Facilities Auditing, Training, and Outreach & Education. Pretty much an eco-junkie!
In 2011 I made a career change and I’m now a Marketing & Social Media Manager for Kelly’s Closet cloth diaper retailer. I’m so excited that I’ve been able to turn my passion for blogging and cloth diapers into a career.
The one thing I’ve learned through my life and career is that you have to make things easy. I hope that I will be able to offer you common sense ideas that you can use to make a difference in your everyday lives. I hope you enjoy my journey to minimize our impact, maximize our life, and make memories!
PR and Media Requests: If you are interested in contacting me to feature your product(s) on the Back To Calley blog please email me; email@example.com. I can feature your product in a review, giveaway, or other social media campaign. Ad space is also available for reasonable prices in my sidebar, leaderboard, below posts, and in my feeds. Rates can be emailed upon request.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Calley
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