Ruthanne VandenBosch has been baking and teaching for many years. She has written Bible study curriculum for college students and has led several mission trips. A few years ago, her love of baking inspired her to create her popular blog, easybaked.net. She is a self-taught photographer and graphic designer and has even been a test cook for new products by a national brand. Currently, she is serving as a missionary in Arizona, and using some of the lessons from Life is Sweet with the children there.