Meet the Living Locurto Team! Talented crafters, bakers, party planners, travelers and designers creating amazing content with Amy Locurto for the DIY Lifestyle Food and Party blog,

Meet the Living Locurto Team! Talented crafters, bakers, party planners, travelers and designers creating amazing content with Amy Locurto for the DIY Lifestyle Food and Party blog,

Say Hello to the Living Locurto Team!

To run a large DIY Lifestyle Food and Party blog such as Living Locurto, it takes a village! To make sure you get the best party ideas, recipes, home decor, craft and travel tips I work with some incredible people.

I’m proud to have such a creative group of talented crafters, writers, party planners, designers and bakers on the Living Locurto team! Take time to get to know our past and present creative team members of Living Locurto! Each woman featured here is someone I cherish and thankful for each day!

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xoox ~ Amy

Founder and President

Amy Locurto is a DIY Lifestyle Party Food Blogger. Recipes, crafts, travel, home decor, celebrations and parent tips blog. Living Locurto Blogger from Dallas Texas.

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Current Living Locurto Team Members


Pamela Smerker

Pamela is a wife, mom and blogger with a passion for baking, crafting, photography and entertaining. She is the founder of Fronie Mae Bakes, a food blog dedicated to sharing homemade recipes and also an event designer for Operation Shower. Pamela is the baker and photographer behind some of our favorite recipes here on Living Locurto! She lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband, three kids and three Shih Tzu dogs.

>> Find Pamela on Instagram and Pinterest 

Natalie Mayhew

Natalie is a wife, mom, designer, editorial stylist and content creator with a background in finance and a passion for world travel. Born in New Zealand, Natalie has ventured far from her roots but remains inspired by childhood memories of acting as an event stylist for her mom’s elaborate get-togethers and rummaging through antique sales and up-cycling old items with her dad. She is founder of Fern & Maple, which reflects her unique style, and showcases her events, DIYs, vintage finds and party inspiration. Natalie lives in Portland with her husband, David, their two children, Harrison and Parker, and their chocolate lab, Elsa.

>> Find Natalie on InstagramPinterest and Facebook


Annaliese Johnson

Annaliese is a party stylist and owner of Made of Sugar and Spice, a dress-up party boutique for little girls ages 3 – 10 located in historic downtown McKinney, Texas. Her love of color, pretty girly things, glitter, and creative nature help transform every day occasions into the best day ever. She lives by the motto “I can spray paint that”, has a major sweet tooth, and when she’s not crafting or planning parties, you can find her spending time with her husband, son and three dogs.

>> Find Annaliese on InstagramPinterest and Facebook


Naomi Calle

Naomi is a wife and mom of three who loves traveling, cooking, running, organizing and great at coming up with life hacks to keep up with her family. Originally from Oregon, she has lived in Texas for the past 10 years with her family and West Highland Terrier, McTavish.

>> Find Naomi on Instagram



Former Living Locurto Team Members 

These lovely ladies have created some awesome content for Living Locurto!


Mandi - Living Locurto Creative Team Member at

Mandi is a creative Texas girl who grew up with four sisters and an artist mom who passed along her love to create. Mandi loves to cook for friends and family and always has a craft project in the works. She loves painting, anything that uses a hot glue gun, and furniture make-overs. Mandi lives near Houston with her husband and two kids.




Divian Conners - Food Contributor to Living LocurtoDivian is a mom of 4 who creates wonderful recipes for her children and enjoys sharing them on her blog. Coming from a family where everyday after school, she and her sisters set the table and ate dinner as a family, the traditions continued on into adulthood. Divian values family time, loves photography, cooking, writing and coming up with new recipes to try.

Find Divian on Her BlogFacebookTwitter and Pinterest.



Jill from Kitchen Fun with My 3 SonsJill & her 3 little boys love to get creative in the kitchen. Their blog is packed full of fun food, silly snacks, tasty treats, & recipe ideas that they create mostly for kids. Jill & the boys reside Atlanta, GA. You can find them at Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons.

Find Jill on FacebookPinterest and Instagram




Melissa Chambers of Melissa Creates

Melissa is a party enthusiast and a fan of all things DIY. She is the creative editor of Melissa Creates, a blog dedicated to living simply and entertaining stylishly. Melissa resides in sunny Florida with her husband where she hosts a blog conference annually.

Find Melissa on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.