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EnjoyOC Contributors

Enjoy OC Contributors

Here at EnjoyOC, we like to share all the details about the community, events, places to go, hidden gems, and travel in and around Orange County. We wouldn’t be able to do that without the contributions of our amazing writers! Get to know them here.

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Heidi Deal

Hi! I’m Heidi, the managing editor of EnjoyOC. When I’m not writing or managing websites you can find me solo hiking and going on new adventures with my kids and our pup. We love music, dancing, books, nature, fossils, and animals over here.

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Cindy de Assis

Cindy is an OC native fond of PCH road trips to places like Rosa Santa or Carmel. She’s a mother of three spending her free time baking apple pies, cooking green enchiladas, and listening to 80s music. She’s a beach girl at heart and Cancun is her go to paradise.

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Joe Wallace

Joe Wallace has been covering real estate, mortgage and financial topics since 1995. His work has appeared on ABC, The Pentagon Channel, plus a variety of print and online publications. He is a 13-year veteran of the United States Air Force and a former reporter for Air Force Television News.

Contributor Kaitlin

Kaitlin Musser

Kaitlin is a former ballerina who now travels around the country in an 18-foot converted school bus. Her and her tall-one husband have welcomed 34 sweet children into their home the past eleven years. Although they wouldn’t be a forever home for all of them they were able to adopt their daughter buckets and are legal guardians of their son monkey. Follow their crazy adventures on Instagram @runawaymusbus.

Contributor Kelly

Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith is a freelance writer living in Southern California with one dog, two cats, two guinea pigs… and the rest of her family. She writes about Orange County, faith, family, special needs and tea, and world-builds science fiction universes on the side. Find her at

Monique McArthur

Monique McArthur

Monique McArthur is a mother of two, writer, and creator of delicious recipes. In her spare time she enjoys exploring all that Orange County has to offer, traveling, shopping, running with her dogs and spending time with family.

Contributor Rebecca

Rebecca Radtke

Rebecca has an undeniable love of writing and recently graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a degree in journalism. She enjoys watching hockey, scuba diving, swimming, and working out.