The Ultimate List of Pinners to Follow

The below list in my ultimate Pinterest follow list. It includes amazing talents from the fields of parenting, early literacy, kids activities and family living. These pinners inspire me every day. For a little extra fun and a bonus to you, once you’ve finished scouring this fabulous list, check out the bottom of this post! Enjoy! ~ Marnie


For Inspiration
Jean @ The Artful Parent
Maggie @ Red Ted Art
MaryLea @ Pink and Green Mama
Marie @ Makes and Takes
Erin @ Small Types
Stacy @ KSW
Rebekah @ The Golden Gleam
Kate @ an everyday story
Lissa @ A Simplified Nest
Mariah @ Playful Learning
Amy @ Teach Mama

For Teaching at Home & the Classroom
Julie @ Creekside Learning
Holly @ Quirky Mommas
Deb Chitwood @ Living Montessori Now
Kim & Amanda @ The Educators’ Spin on It
Erica @ Confessions of a Homeschooler
Malia @ Playdough to Plato
Jillian @ A Mom with a Lesson Plan
Carisa @ 1 + 1 + 1 + 1
Kristina @ Toddler Approved
Genny @ In Lieu of Preschool
Valerie @ Inner Child Fun
Allison @ Train Up a Child
Rachel @ SunScholars
Jamie @ Hands on as we grow
Cathy @ Nurture Store
Allison @ No Time for Flashcards
Kim @ little stories
Deborah @ Teach Preschool
Debbie @ Rainbows Within Reach
Jackie @ Happy Hooligans
Cerys @ Rainy Day Mum

For Fresh Ideas Modern
Rachelle @ Tinkerlab
Cool Mom Picks
Uncommon Goods
Steph @ Modern Parents Messy Kids
Carla @ Small and Friendly
Crystal @ Growing a Jeweled Rose
April @ A Modern Teacher
Melissa @ Imagination Soup
Laura @ Play Dr. Mom
Kristi @ Creative Connections


So now for the really great part. Ready? Who loves Pinterest? {Me! Me!} I have just the book for you, my friends.

Pinterest Savvy: How I Got 1 Million+ Followers (Strategies, Plans, and Tips to Grow Your Business with Pinterest) gives you solutions whether or not you’re a first-time user or a business looking to use Pinterest for sales and marketing.

The author is Melissa Taylor, an award-winning educator and writer. She writes primarily about education, children’s literature, and technology for publications online and in print such as, Scholastic Parent and Child,, Colorado Parent Magazine, and others. Her first book, Book Love: Help Your Child Grow from Reluctant to Enthusiastic Reader, was published November 2012 to critical acclaim.

So here is the deal, the book is AVAILABLE today (2/7) for the first time and for FREE on Amazon. Here is the catch, the ebook is only available FREE for 24 hours. After that time is up, it’ll be $4.97 to download. I learned a tremendous amount from my sneak preview of the books. If you are using Pinterest to increase your visibility or if you are new to Pinterest, this book is for you, my friends. The read is quick, easy and best of all, offers very effective advice on how to create your personal and professional Pinterest strategy.

You’ll learn:
–> How to attract more followers & increase brand awareness
–> How to achieve marketing and sales goals
–> Business-specific strategies
–> Success stories & tactics
–> Secrets from top Pinners

Pinterest Savvy shows you best practices for how to achieve business success on Pinterest starting with the basics of building your profile and boards to more advanced strategies of attracting thousands of followers with business-specific tactics If you missed the 24 hour windown, to help you achieve your goals, use free chapter guides available on Also, check out the Pinnables there, as well. (

Happy pinning, my friends!



Founder, Publisher, Writer & Editor at Carrots Are Orange, Inc.
Marnie began Carrots Are Orange in 2010 after the birth of her first son. Carrots Are Orange is a Montessori inspired learning and living blog for parents and educators. She hails from Maine, a wonderfully down to earth place to grow up. Marnie moved to the west coast in 1999, currently living east of Seattle with her husband and three young boys. She is pursuing Montessori certification. Her work has been featured on Apartment Therapy, PBS Kids, BabyCenter, the Melissa & Doug blog, and


  1. says

    Aw, thanks for adding me to your awesome list! And I agree, Melissa’s book is such a great resource for new and experienced pinners alike!

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