Attended a Native American Elementary School.
She is of Italian, Irish, German, Croatian heritage.
In 2013, won a Shorty Award (Honoring the Best in Social Media) in the Food Category for her show Nerdy Nummies.
In 2012, was voted "Queen of the Web" with over 3.5 million votes online.
In 2014, was nominated for a Streamy Award (Honoring the Best in Online Video), Best Food And Cuisine for the Show Nerdy Nummies.