New York City, 2010, during BlogHer. Photo by the fabulous Amy Allen Clark, Mom Advice. Note to self, I probably need to update this photo but I love it!
Welcome! I’m a 52-year-old Nashville mom blogger who loves social media, fashion, travel, rescue dogs (and cats!) and a glass of red wine on my front porch (or margarita on the beach). I launched my blog in 2005. My first tagline was Blogging Between Deadlines and Diapers Changes and my blog has evolved from one of the first Nashville mom blogs to more of a lifestyle blog. Like you, I try to juggle work, motherhood, homework and hormones.
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I have two amazing daughters, Miss C and Miss A. They are 20 and 17 now! When I started this blog, Miss A was a baby and Miss C was just three.
Although I am now a suburban soccer mom, I’m really a country girl at heart. When I was little I had pet chickens, read lots of Nancy Drew and couldn’t wait to get my driver’s license so I could cruise “town” with my friends. I’m a Leo, barely 5 ft. 2, and afraid of heights and opening cans of biscuits.
I blog about everything from parenting to our beloved mutts to whatever else tickles my fancy, such as fashion and travel. I’m definitely not at a perfect mom or Martha Stewart. You’ll find more dog hair than DIY at our house! I also now have a rescue cat named Fred, short for Freddie Mercury. Lord help us…this is honestly a new development for me as I haven’t had a cat since I was a kid but he has stolen my heart and we all love him so, even the dogs! I’ve lost both my parents since 2018 and that’s been rough.
I love fashion and thrifting. While I am definitely a jeans, t-shirt and boots mom and a yoga pants, t-shirt and flip flops mom, I once got my glamour girl on in Beverly Hills with Honda.
I enjoy partnering with brands and I reach an audience of moms who wield major purchasing power! Email me at email@example.com if you are interested in a sponsored post, want to invite me to your beach front home or send me a lifetime supply of pet food.
As a professional Nashville mom blogger I’ve collaborated with several national brands:
That time I got to “model” for Lee jeans and appeared in one of their customer emails!
I love to write about family travel and have reviewed fantastic destinations like beautiful Los Cabos, Sandestin and St. Augustine, Florida. We’ve also enjoyed local Tennessee travel experiences, such as Wilderness at the Smokies and Gatlinburg Falls Resort. A few years ago we traveled to Orange Beach, Alabama and fell in love with the area. Afterwards I returned for a girlfriends’ getaway experience.
Social media? I am a fan girl:
- 5,648 Twitter followers; 2,042 Facebook followers; 4,478 Pinterest followers; 1,993 Instagram followers
- Former featured blogger on the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt My Southern Health blog and monthly contributor to the ADS Security blog
- Past P.S. Aeropostale for Kids VIP blog ambassador; Dryel ambassador; Tuesday Morning blogger
- Featured in The Digital Mom Handbook, 2011
- Bulldog Reporter PR University Panelist, Top Mommy Bloggers Tell PR About Hottest Trends, Pitching Tips, and Editorial Hooks, 2011
- Past Nashville travel mom at TravelingMom.com
I have a journalism degree from Western Kentucky University.
Thanks for stopping by!
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