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Best Job Ever: Jeanna Parham, Wig Master

Meet Jeanna Parham, American Conservatory Theater's in-house Wig Master. The resident wig guru tells us how she landed her dream gig in the latest installment of our Best Job Ever series. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Jen O’Neal, Founder of Tripping.com

Jen O'Neal, founder of global travel community site Tripping, recognized the need for a site where adventure-seekers could connect and plan trips off the beaten path after several eye-opening trips abroad in 2009. Her go-getter 'tude propelled her mission to create Tripping, a site on which users can find folks to connect with for conversation, language exchanges, free homestays, or even rent luxury villas. Yup, owning your own travel startup definitely qualifies for a Best Job Ever! Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Sara Spearin, Donut Queen (And Her Tips For Creating a Donut Cake!)

As the founder and owner of San Francisco's beloved Dynamo Donut and Coffee, Sara Spearin's daily routine involves transforming dough into mouthwatering flavors ranging from Lemon Sichuan to Chocolate Star Anise. Since today is National Donut Day, we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than to ask the "Donut Queen" to show off her skills, share her tips on making the perfect donut cake, and fill us in on what it's like having the best job ever. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Susan Dicks, Wildlife Biologist and Veterinarian

Diving headfirst into a wolf den or driving cross-country in a van full of wolves may sound like sequences from a Hollywood action flick, but for Susan Dicks, they're just another part of the job. As a wildlife biologist and veterinarian on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Mexican Wolf Recovery Program, her days involve everything from government paperwork to den diving, all of which are done in the hope of saving the Mexican wolf from extinction. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl

Can you imagine learning about grammar for fun? If you said no, then you haven’t heard of Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl. Writer of the podcast, Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (named the Best Classic Podcast by iTunes in 2009 and 2010), and several great-to-read, highly applauded books, Mignon has put the verve back in verbs and the cool back in commas. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Emily Henderson, Interior Designer

Emily Henderson never imagined she would become an interior designer, let alone one with her own Home & Garden TV show. After winning the reality TV competition Design Star, the former prop stylist received her own show, HGTV's Secrets from a Stylist. Each week, you can catch Emily on the tube, diagnosing clients' style and creating customized looks for their homes. It's hard not to be inspired by Emily's creativity and knack for styling, or love Emily for saying she's more at home sourcing pieces from thrift stores than fancy decor boutiques. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Janie Bryant, Mad Men Costume Designer

How could you not be mad for Janie Bryant? The ultra-talented costume designer is ridiculously good at her job (check out that Emmy chilling on her bookshelf), effortlessly stylish, and, probably one of the nicest people ever. We dropped by Janie's cozy, sunlit Los Angeles studio to ask her how she got such an awesome job, the details on her recently published book and soon-to-come website, and, of course, what it's like dressing the ladies and gents of Sterling Cooper. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Winnie Au, Dog Photographer

Here at ModCloth, we recently experienced the unpredictable and always entertaining world of dog photography with our latest puppy stylebook, Party Animals! The photo shoot was a total blast, not to mention a whole lot of work, which is why we're in complete admiration of dog photographer extraordinaire Winnie Au. We're pretty sure Winnie has the best job ever, so we couldn't wait to ask Winnie about her amazing pet portraits, her secrets to success as a photographer, and the story behind her Kickstarter project, Canine Chronicles, in this doggone awesome edition of Best Job Ever! Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Kerry Taylor, Auctioneer and Entrepreneur

Wondering what life is like as an auctioneer of vintage costumes and textiles? We tapped auctioneer, businesswoman, and fashion history force Kerry Taylor of Kerry Taylor Auctions to find out. Read more »
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Best Job Ever: Denise Porcaro, Floral Designer

At New York's most fashionable events, the question asked of hosts is oftentimes not, "Who did your hair?" but, "Who did your flowers?" And, if you're asking the folks at Stella McCartney, Marchesa, or Vanity Fair, the answer is likely to be: "Denise Porcaro of Flower Girl, of course." Read more »
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