Melissa Michaels is the creator of The Inspired Room, the Better Homes and Gardens Readers' Choice Decorating Blog winner in 2014, and is the author of Love the Home You Have. With creative, simple ideas and a friendly style, she inspires nearly half a million women each month to love their homes and lives. Melissa is a regular contributor at (in) courage.me and is frequently featured in top publications and web communities. She and her husband live in Washington where they planted a church in 2009.
"Simple Gatherings invites us all to check hospitality fears and
perfectionism at the door. The helpful tips and creative ideas
inside will inspire even the most reluctant hostess to take that
first step toward creating space for a simple but memorable
-Sandy Coughlin, of the Reluctant Entertainer blog