Danielle Herzog is the writer and blogger behind Martinis and Minivans (www.martinisandminivans.com), a blog for anyone who has ever needed a martini after driving a minivan around all day. Or for anyone who has just ever needed a martini. In addition to writing for Martinis and Minivans, Danielle is a weekly blogger for the Omaha World Herald's parenting site, Momaha (www.momaha.com) and her blog posts have been featured numerous times in the Omaha World Herald's Living section. She has been a freelance writer for over seven years and received her B.A. in English from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and fifteen years later, she is now pursuing her M.A. in Counseling from the University of Nebraska in Omaha. She is a New Yorker now living the Midwest life as a somewhat sarcastic writer, mother and wife.