Kelly Mimier is a perennial gardener, nature enthusiast, and animal lover who lives in Colorado with her husband Evan and her rescue dog Millie. When she’s not writing, researching, and reading Peaceful Dumpling; she enjoys photography, hiking, camping, and cooking creative plant based meals! She holds a Master’s in Education and a Bachelors in Neuroscience. After ten years in the trenches of public education, Kelly took the leap into a career change in healthcare and finally achieved the work-life balance she was seeking! Follow her adventures on Instagram @perenniallykelly.