Emily Spess

Emily Spess
Emily is an import to Pensacola, hailing originally from the Mitten State. She is a lawyer, Army wife, and mom to two wild boys. Her favorite things include good coffee, children’s books, photography, rainy days, and playing in her kitchen. She reads cookbooks for fun and loves a good podcast. Her happy places are the library and the woods. Emily has lived in five countries, five states, and the District of Columbia. She has traveled around the world (literally), has crossed the U.S. while living out of an RV (twice!), and believes strongly in educating children through travel.
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It’s Time to Say Thank You

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The New Kids Need You

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Finding Your Way Home With Rachael Johnson

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Have Fun With Your Food! Get Your Family’s Meals Back on Track With Weelicious

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Chill Out With Kids’ Podcasts

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