Made By Girl Interior Design Contributor

This certainly has been an exciting week for me.
First and foremost, I have been selected to be a

Yep, that's right. I'm THAT Brooke Jones.
It's a huge honor and I couldn't be more thrilled.  I will keep you up to date on my first post!

Second, I had a fun last minute photo session with my UBER talented sister, Brittany.
Here are a few of my favorites:

See what I mean? Seriously talented.
Check out more of her stunning photography at

And a quick final note, I was FINALLY diagnosed with my mystery disease.

Drum roll please....

I have....


Weird, right?  At least it's a disease that is fun to say.
I am still in the throws of figuring out what this means but the doc basically said I will be
 gluten-free and pasteurized milk free the rest of my life. It could definitely be worse.

Off to go research gluten-free gravy recipes.
(How awful to be diagnosed the week before Thanksgiving!? That's just cruel.)

{Images by Jen Ramos via Made By Girl & Brittany Mangelson at A Little of This, A Little of That}


  1. Brittany just blogged about you, I followed the link here. Make sure you look for recipes with reviews from people who've tried it. Some gluten free recipes are terrible. I'm sure celiac forums would have some great ones.

  2. Thicken gravy with corn starch, not flour. Solved! Ask my friend!!!!! I know she has all sorts of ways to enjoy Thanksgiving!

  3. hello fellow made by girl contributor!

  4. Yay! Excited to be on the team with you :-)