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Welcome to Just One Donna, a lifestyle blog focused on food, home, and family.

Just One Donna aims to inspire readers who nurture those they care about.  They believe family dinners are important times for catching up and sharing what's important and that family recipes are meant to be shared.  Home is their oasis and a comfortable place for the family to regroup. Family is their joy.  They work hard to nurture, support, and help family members thrive.

Does this sound like you?  If yes, I hope you'll be a regular visitor to the blog and join me on YouTube, here.

Who Publishes Just One Donna?

Meet me, Donna Urso, since 2011, the passionate mind behind the Just One Donna blog and the creative force steering the Just One Donna YouTube channel. My journey in the world of blogging and content creation has been a dedication to simplicity and practicality. 

I weave my experiences and expertise into a tapestry of helpful advice, DIY tips, and a celebration of the joy found in life's everyday moments. Join me as I share my recipes and tips while fostering a community centered around the ethos of "Just One" – simplifying and enhancing life, one thoughtful post and video at a time.

Just One Donna

I'm a wife, mother of two sons, grandmother to three granddaughters under six years old, a s well as a sister, and a friend. As a homebody and home cook, taught by my mother and grandmother,  I have learned to nurture my family with good food and warm surroundings, even while juggling a demanding career. I want to share these learnings with you.

What Is Just One Donna About?

Simple, easy, and family-friendly are three words that guide my approach.  You don't have to be a great chef, a gifted interior designer, or an experienced handyman to create a comfortable and nurturing home.

You'll find delicious, family-friendly recipes you can make after a busy day and how-tos for entertaining family and friends.  I'll also share practical tips for creating a home you'll love, tips for do-it-yourself decorating, and home improvement projects.

Gardening Inspiration. I enjoy growing both indoor and outdoor plants and look forward to my vegetable garden each year.  I'll be happy to share my gardening successes and failures with you as well.

Expertise

Years of practice and experience as a homeowner, wife, mother, and home cook have resulted in the recipes, tips, and home-keeping advice you'll find at Just One Donna. You can also find more on the Just One Donna YouTube channel.

The advice, tips, and recipes from Just One Donna are often shared by other online resources and experts like eHow or mashed.com.

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Just One Donna is written and published by me, Donna Urso.  You may contact me by email at [email protected].

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Last Updated April 3, 2023

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