About Me

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Hello, and welcome!

I’m Katie; author, owner and blogger of Domestic Debacle.

I live in the in the heart of Ohio, in Columbus. I’m a little mouse in a big city!

(Photo credit: Better Images Portrait Studio)

Hopefully you’re here to get a good laugh at my attempts at being “domestic”. And I use that term loosely.Very, very loosely. I’m certainly no Martha.

In addition to blogging, somehow I find time to be a full-service travel agent specializing in Disney vacations! If you’re interested in booking a vacation, please email me at Katie(at)DisVacations(dot)com. I’m also a volunteer with Patriot PinUp, Inc. We’re a non-profit charity that serves those that have served. With Patriot PinUp, I’m often found at our local VA Hospital and Honor Flights.

I’m a wife to “J”-my chef, gamer, geek, webmaster, home brewer, blog designer, information security professional and romantic that I not only love, but also like! This man wears many hats.

Mother to “M”-my wild 11 year-old Disney princess, fifth grader, krav maga kicking, semi-professional drummer, and skull collector who keeps me on my toes and makes me sleep with one eye open.

And fur Mom to our Bull Terrier Willie Meatball.

I love everything and anything Disney. Big time! J and I got married there in 2003- our wedding has been featured in several news outlets and the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2o13, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 versions of the Passporter’s guide to Disney World.

I also try to keep up with the events and discounts being offered at Disney World to help my readers save time and money. From time to time you’ll find these listed in the “Debacle on Disney” Category. If you’re here looking for Disney World trip tips, you can find those here.

Vintage “looking” clothing is something I rock. I once met Tim Gunn, and he was all like “I love your vintage dress!” and I was all like “Thanks! I bought it at Target on Monday for $20!” and then he was all like “No way!”. True story. And there’s photographic proof:

 

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I’ve also worked with countless brands on product reviews, giveaways, Tweet-ups, home party promotions, mom blogger nights out, and retail and restaurant openings (as press and hostess).

So not only am I active on the internet (you can even find me on InstagramFacebook and Twitter)- I am also active within my community. I’m heavily involved in our church, homeless shelter, local children’s hospital, my daughter’s classroom and school, PTO, band mom, music/drum lessons, sports teams, library and various charities.

I’m all about connecting, so if you have something to say– don’t be shy!

If you’re looking for someone to handle an event, conference, interview, review, giveaway, Twitter Party or something else: I’m your gal! Fill out my contact form or email me at Katie(at)DomesticDebacle(dot)com, and I’ll get back with you as soon as possible!