In 2012, Sandra won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host in her work on Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee.
She has served on the Board of Trustees of Children's Hospital.
She participates annually as a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School's Dynamic Women in Business Conference.
She has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Project Angel Food.
She has a do-it-yourself/how-to video series.
She has one dog, Aspen, an American Eskimo.
She is often called the next Martha Stewart.
She has been featured in the following magazines:
Woman's World in December 2004, Better Homes and Gardens in December 28, 2004, DAILY NEWS in June 15, 2004, LOS ANGELES CONFIDENTIAL in the Summer of 2004, Smart Money in September 2004, W MAGAZINE in December 2002, PARADE MAGAZINE on December 2, 2002, LADIES' HOME JOURNAL in October 2003, NEWSWEEK in December 2, 2002, TIME: STYLE & DESIGN in the Spring of 2004, GOURMET in September 2003, PEOPLE: Special Double Issue on May 10, 2004, BRANDWEEK on November 10, 2003, Family Circle on January 18, 2005, Better Homes and Gardens in November 2004, Woman's World in December 2005, TV GUIDE in July 18-24, 2004, Gotham in December 2005 – January 2006, Ladies' Home Journal in February 2006, OK Magazine in July 10, 2006, USA Today on May 24, 2006, and Redbook in November 2006.
She is right handed.
She designed her kitchen herself. It is based off a Target ad.
Sandra publishes a Lifestyle magazine on her website.
Sandra was going to be the co-host of NBC's Celebrity Cooking Showdown, but she never appeared on the program.
She was married to Bruce Karatz, who was the chairman and CEO of KB Homes.
She has two sisters, Kimber and Cindy, two brothers, Johnny and Ritchie, three nieces, Stephanie, Danielle, and Katie, and five nephews, Austen, Brandon, Bryce, Scotty, and Blake.
She did design work for Target and Wal-Mart.
She publishes a lifestyle magazine on her website.
She attended the University of Wisconsin.
She has written the following cookbooks: Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Cooking in 2002, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Desserts in 2003, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Cooking II in 2005, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Grilling in 2006, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade 20-Minute Meals, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Recipes, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Cook Kids Cooking, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Gatheringsin 2006, and Sandra lee Semi-Homemade Cooking Made Light in 2007.
Sandra is the founder of The Sharing Tree. It is a charitable organization that helps feed and clothe families in need.
Sandra was raised in a small town in Washington state.
The show Semi Homemade is filmed in New York.
She has two nieces and three nephews.
Sandra: My grandmother's kitchen was a very fun place to be. She was always baking and icing cakes.