"A super fun, entertaining read that gets to the core of why motherhood can be so damn hard, heartbreaking, heart-wrenching and heartwarming at the same time."
"Terribly chic and gorgeously illustrated, [and] filled with all sorts of common sense and practical ideas about how you can navigate motherhood without losing your own identity and love for a perfect shade of lipstick."
"In this humorous take on mommyhood, [Reid] shares her tips on how to dress post-partum, make-up tricks, and easy recipes for navigating through your child's early years."
"The book every new mom needs to feel like herself: smart and confident, with a dash of glamour." - Metro
"The magic in Ramshackle Glam
is in the engaging, funny storytelling...it should be required reading for all new (or newish) moms."
- The Stork
About the Author
Jordan Reid grew up in New York City, studied cognitive neuroscience at Harvard University, and worked as an actress for over a decade before turning her focus to fashion, beauty, entertaining, home décor, and DIY, creating her lifestyle website Ramshackle Glam (ramshackleglam.com).
Reid has been called "a star of the post-expertise how-to landscape" by The New York Observer, and Ramshackle Glam has been deemed "a survival guide for those who don't have a clue how to be domestic" by the Daily Beast. In a feature on Reid, Time Magazine wrote, "Of all the changes wrought by social media, few underscore the reach of the individual like the rise of Reid."
The blog has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Women's Wear Daily, New York Magazine, Glamour, and many other national and international publications. Reid is a consultant for numerous national brands and a lifestyle expert for online, print, and on-air media outlets, in addition to hosting her own online series, Jordan in the House.
Reid currently lives in New York's Hudson Valley with her husband, their son, and two of Those Things That Wake Up Your Child.