Katie Bennett is the author of Heavenly Minded Mom and the creator of the Top Mommy Bloggers’ award-winning blog and podcast, Embracing a Simple Life. Through the blog, she encourages women stop loving the world and instead follow Jesus with everything they've got. An educator by trade, Katie stepped out of the career world and embraced a no frills, no extravagance or excess lifestyle. Just Jesus and her family — clearing out the excess and making the most of what matters most. Katie, her husband, Mitch and their three young children live in the St. Louis, Missouri area.