Ingrid was born in Willingboro, NJ, moved to Texas when she was 2. Most of her formative years were spent in Houston and then spent her teens and early 20s in Austin. She later moved to California where she started a family, Jude, her eldest and daughter Sadie. Due to the Wildfires in California, she chose to move to Virginia to be closer to family.
She attended Santa Rosa Junior College and Butte College. She earned her degree in Early Childhood Education. Ingrid has worked as a lead teacher at Our Savior Lutheran in Paradise, CA. and Castles Preschool in Chico, CA. She also was a Nanny for 8 years.
In her spare time, Ingrid likes to go hiking, camping, cooking, sewing, and reading. She also enjoys jewelry making and crafting with her children.