Deirdre Mundorf


Name: Deirdre Mundorf

Title: Contributing Writer

Deirdre Mundorf is a former teacher and freelance writer who most enjoys working with topics pertaining to home, family, and pets. She began freelance writing in 2019, after the birth of her first child, and has been contributing to since 2020.

Expertise and Experience

Deirdre spent the first 11 years of her professional career as an elementary school teacher to second- and third-grade students. After giving birth to her first child, Deirdre decided to leave the teaching profession to dedicate more time to raising her daughter. However, it wasn't long before she found that she needed something extra to keep her busy and to help contribute to the family income, so she rekindled her passion for writing and became a freelance writer.

Deirdre started as a ghostwriter, and after building up her profile, she was hired as a freelance writer with in 2020, shortly after the birth of her second child. Her freelance writing for, Discover Magazine, and other publications has covered a wide range of topics. However, Deirdre is most passionate about topics related to the home and family.

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APRIL 19, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Small Rice Cooker for Your Kitchen

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APRIL 13, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Napkin Holder for Your Kitchen or Dining Room

Whether hosting a dinner party, gathering the kids at the dinner table, or simply enjoying a quiet meal by yourself, it never hurts to have a stack of napkins on hand. Enter: the napkin h...

APRIL 12, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Top-Loading Washing Machines of 2023

If you’re in the market for a new washing machine or dryer, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the multitude of different models available. Top-loading washing machines are a popular choic...

APRIL 12, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Wooden Spoons for Cooking, Mixing, and Serving Food

Wooden spoons work well for a variety of cooking tasks in the kitchen. They are ideal for sautéing vegetables, breaking up ground meat as it browns, creaming together butter and sugar whe...

APRIL 11, 2021 | SUNDAY
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A front-load washing machine adds a sleek modern appearance to the laundry room, but these appliances offer more than just good looks. When compared to top-load washers, most front-load m...

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Many tools, children’s toys, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, and other household gadgets rely on 9-volt (9V) batteries for power, which is why it’s so important to have a pack of...

MARCH 29, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Measuring Cups of 2023

Whether you’re baking a cake from scratch or following the directions on a box of pancakes, measuring cups help accurately determine the quantities of necessary ingredients. This is why t...

MARCH 28, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Cookware Sets for Your Cooking Needs

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MARCH 28, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Bottom-Freezer Refrigerators for Your Kitchen

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