I'm Karen, a former Director of Social Service, Retail Buyer, and SAHM to two teens now a semi empty-nester. I blog and share recipes at BakingInATornado.com. I've been featured on multiple websites including The Huffington Post, BLUNTmoms, Mamapedia, Scary Mommy, GenerationFabulous, Foodies Network, Wellnez TV, Better After 50, Midlife Boulevard, The Daily Meal and Treat a Day. I'm affiliated with the Culinary Content Network and am a Contributor to The Huffington Post and Felicity Huffman’s website What the Flicka. I've been published in the Life Well Blogged series and in the book The Mother of all Meltdowns.