About byDevan

About byDevan

byDevan is a new force in media: a lifestyle, fashion, wellness, food, site for men and women, driven by a collection of enthusiastic contributors who love to deliver high-quality information and entertainment. What we have in common with each other and our readers is we want the best out of life, but don’t want to sacrifice our time for it.

We always hear “I’d love to do that if only I had the time”, but we believe that all those wishes can come true and you don’t need to let your busy schedule stop you. byDevan.com strives to deliver high-quality information and entertainment about gluten-free recipes, parenting, love, technology, beauty and style, and our tips and tricks to making life easier and more fun. It’s time for exceptional.

About Devan McGuinness:

About Devan McGuinness - byDevan.comDevan McGuinness is the editor-in-chief and founder of byDevan.com. Previously blogging at AccustomedChaos.com, Devan branched out to start byDevan.com — a resource for busy people who still want time for exceptional. She has been married to her high-school sweetheart for 10 years and they are parents to 4 children, who they home school. Diagnosed with celiac disease and casein intolerance, the allergy-friendly recipes on byDevan are real meals she and her family actually eat at home.

Devan is the founder of the online resource Unspoken Grief, which is dedicated to breaking the silence of perinatal grief for those directly and indirectly affected by miscarriage, stillbirth, and neonatal death. Using her own experience of surviving 12 miscarriages, Devan has been actively supporting and encouraging others who are wading through the challenges associated with perinatal and neonatal loss. Winner of the 2012 Bloganthropy Award,  named one of Babble’s “25 bloggers who are changing the world,” and essays published on child loss, Devan strives to bring awareness to the important issues of perinatal grief. Devan is also a freelance writer, contributing regularly to places like Disney’s Babble.com, Everyday Family, WhatToExpect.com, The Huffington Post, and more. To learn more about Devan, visit DevanMcGuinness.com or LinkedIn.

Meet Our Contributors:

Stephanie White

Stephanie White is home decorating and DIY blogger who has been teaching art and design for the past ten years. She is a self-proclaimed Pinterest addict
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Paris Close

Paris Close is currently working for Crushable, an entertainment website that miraculously tolerates his healthy addiction to Jesse Bradford. When he isn’t penning letters to Shonda Rhimes to play Olivia Pope’s fashionably gay brother-slash-assassin, he’s probably at Barnes & Noble with his nose stuck in the latest issue of Nylon or Cosmo.
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Patrick McGuinness

Patrick McGuinness is an attorney-by-day and Neftlix-binger by night who likes baseball and can quote PLL like a boss. He lives in Toronto with his stunning girlfriend who makes fun of him for his TV choices.
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Lindsey Williams

Lindsey is a former elementary and special education teacher turned stay at home mom with a writing job on the side. She’s a native Bostonian married to a southerner raising a family of blondes in the Queen City.
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Molly Shalz

Molly Shalz is a thirty-something mom to two handsome boys and one darling girl. She began her personal blog in 2006 when she realized how much she missed writing. Over the years she has gained a loyal following
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India Hill

India is a southern girl with big hair who LOVES to write. She also loves Jesus, vlogging, writing and spicy foods.
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Nadia Matos

Nadia is a broadcast journalist, who has been in the TV industry for the last ten years. She currently works as a TV reporter for CTV News in Kitchener, ON Canada.
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