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Andrea Cassell was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Andrea is a former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader 1972-1973, and a former Mrs. Kansas 1986. She
graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in Special Education, and also took graduate classes in Child Psychology at Wichita
State University. Andrea has taught special education for over 30 years and is very passionate about special needs children!
Andrea’s proudest achievement has been raising her four children, who are now grown adults. Her grandchildren are her heart and soul.
Andrea's talents include:
Singing, as she is an accomplished vocalist and has performed all her life. She performed at the Miss USA pageant, sung jingles, voice overs, radio and TV commercials.
She had her very own TV segment called "Cassell's Corner” which aired once a week within the Brett & Sierra show on KSCW Ch 5/33 and KWCH TV CH 12 (ABC affiliate). The show touched on cooking tips, recipes, DIY projects, health & beauty and much more.
Andrea is the author of "Nahima's Hands Unique Mediterranean Cuisine Cookbook," a children's hardback picture book, "Kibby the Space Dog?" and is excited to be releasing a new one in November 2017 called, "Kibby Gets a Little Sister!"
She is an accomplished cook and loves entertaining. She has taught cooking classes for several years at local stores. Her sons have two restaurants in Wichita, The Wine Dive and The Hill, as well as the newly opened Wine Dive + Kitchen in Manhattan, Kansas. She designed & painted the wine bottles at her sons restaurant, The Wine Dive. Food, family and friends are all a part of her life!
She is married, lives in Wichita, KS and has a precious, miniature labradoodle dog, named Kibby, that inspired her to write her two children's books.
In her spare time, Andrea paints with acrylics & oils. Her home, husband's office, parents & children's houses are adorned with her paintings. She enjoys gardening and doing DIY projects.
Andrea is a fervent believer in staying busy. She equates that with staying young! She is definitely a renaissance women re-charged at 61 yrs old. She likes challenges and her motto is "Never stop Creating You".