since 2003, mipmup has focused on finding the best in design, food, boutique shopping and green goodies. a vegan who "bakes both ways," mipmup has a special passion for desserts, italian cooking and the science behind the culinary arts. previously mipmup was editor for blogher's green and eco-conscious and health topics where she wrote "green living" and health guides to women bloggers. mipmup resides in southern california in a gently-worn cottage with her husband, two overly gregarious golden retrievers and two fairly aloof felines. find her on her blog, on twitter or in her shop, where she sells her self-designed, handmade stationery and eco-friendly goodies.