Megan Cooley is a former writer for The Spruce and The Spruce Eats who contributed articles about kids' parties. In 2008, Cooley tapped into her creative side and began writing a blog called Penny Carnival about her adventures in crafting and motherhood. She now works as a freelance journalist, and her work has appeared in publications around the world, including Reuters and the Boston Globe.
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