This concept is very near the top of my “Why The Effing Hell Did I Not Think Of This First??” list. We all have Pinterest boards that in no way reflect our actual lives, right? If Pinterest had a dime for every not-engaged woman who has a wedding pinboard- oh, wait, it probably does. Anyway, freelance writer Tiffany Beveridge took the imaginary pinboard phenomenon and owned it. She does not have a daughter, toddler or otherwise. What she has is a pinboard dedicated to her nonexistent daughter named Quinoa (that’s pronounced “keen-wa,” for those of you who weren’t raised by crunchy moms).
Beveridge captions all the pins with quips and anecdotes about little Quinoa and her baby hipster friends who have names like Chevron and Hashtag. Whether you think little kids are automatically adorable and precious, or you’re perpetually annoyed by your parent friends’ social media, or both, you’ll likely find some lolz in #MIWDTD. You can follow Quinoa’s adventures in fashion on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the pinboard that started it all. And in Spring 2014, Quinoa is coming to bookstores! As a fellow web creator, I’m
totes not bitter always glad to see something that started as a social media joke seriously why the hell didn’t I think of it gain this kind of success. 😀