Melissa JohnsonCEO & Creative DirectorClick to learn more about Melissa A little about Melissa ROLE AT BFFF: I am a multi-passionate entrepreneur & brand builder at heart. From creatively directing our parties to developing easy recipes, there is never a dull moment at BFFF. I love what I do, and it’s still a pinch me moment that I get to call this my job! FAVORITE WAY TO CELEBRATE THE EVERY DAY: Blasting my favorite song, with the sunroof open and grabbing my go-to drink at Starbucks! FAVORITE BLOG POST ON BFFF: Hands down, Charlie’s 9th birthday at Target TYPICAL STARBUCKS ORDER: Venti soy chai, no water, with 2 pumps of vanilla with whipped cream…and in the Fall it’s a Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte with 2 pumps of White Mocha with whipped cream! ;) FAVORITE HAPPY QUOTE: “Enjoy the little things as one day you might look back and realize those were the big things.” RANDOM FACT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I was a semi-finalist during casting for a host role on the Game Show Network 10 years ago. I can also touch my nose with my tongue. Molly AllenEditorial DirectorCLick to learn more about Molly A little about Molly ROLE AT BFFF: I’m all about words! I run the editorial operations behind the scenes, editing posts and making sure we’re all on task and on time! FAVORITE WAY TO CELEBRATE THE EVERY DAY: Ice cream cones with rainbow sprinkles! FAVORITE RECIPE / BLOG POST ON BFFF: Apple Crisp – I’m such a sucker for a good fall dessert TYPICAL STARBUCKS ORDER: Grande Iced Americano with caramel sauce and a tiny bit of room. FAVORITE HAPPY QUOTE: “Work hard until you no longer have to introduce yourself.” RANDOM FACT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I’m a Canadian, who grew up in the Sonoran Desert, now living in the Pacific Northwest! Kim AlcalaPROJECT DEVELOPER & STYLISTCLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT Kim A little about Kim ROLE AT BFFF: My role includes choosing props and accessories and preparing them for photoshoots. I work closely with Melissa to bring an idea from concept to completed construction. FAVORITE WAY TO CELEBRATE THE EVERY DAY: Fresh flowers in my house are a must. Buy flowers for yourself or someone else to make their day brighter! FAVORITE RECIPE / BLOG POST ON BFFF: Draper James Christmas – styling for BFFF X Draper James was a dream come true. TYPICAL STARBUCKS ORDER: Grande Black Cold Brew with Cold Foam. No sweetener. FAVORITE HAPPY QUOTE “What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” RANDOM FACT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I’ve lived in both Los Angeles and San Francisco. Andy JohnsonPHOTOGRAPHER & FOOD PROP STYLISTCLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT Andy A little about Andy ROLE AT BFFF: I work behind the scenes at BFFF, shooting content, tackling graphic design projects and remodeling our mid-century modern home. FAVORITE WAY TO CELEBRATE THE EVERY DAY: Eating potato chips and watching TV FAVORITE RECIPE / BLOG POST ON BFFF: Grilled Salmon Skewers TYPICAL STARBUCKS ORDER: Venti Black Coffee FAVORITE HAPPY QUOTE: “Dance when no one is watching.” RANDOM FACT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I’m really really tall. Like 6’5” tall. Rachel DickinsonSocial media InternCLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT Rachel A little about Rachel FAVORITE WAY TO CELEBRATE THE EVERYDAY: Lighting a scented candle and cozying up to a good book. FAVORITE RECIPE / BLOG POST ON BFFF: Hallmark Christmas Movies Party!– I love the combination of holiday magic and watching movies with loved ones! TYPICAL STARBUCKS ORDER: Grande Iced Vanilla Coffee! FAVORITE HAPPY QUOTE: “She makes the day brighter, she leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes.” RANDOM FACT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I worked in France for a summer during college teaching English to youth! MaryAnn Iasigidirector of Community relations CLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT MaryAnn A little about Maryann FAVORITE WAY TO CELEBRATE THE EVERYDAY: Everything feels more festive with a Cute Paper Straw & a Cute Napkin! FAVORITE RECIPE / BLOG POST ON BFFF: Pottery Barn Kids Halloween TYPICAL STARBUCKS ORDER: Cake Pops – Shocking, I know! I don’t like Coffee! FAVORITE HAPPY QUOTE: “If it’s not Moving, Monogram It!” RANDOM FACT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW: I have a Huge Hello Kitty Collection!