Emily Banks

A native San Diegan, I now live in Essex with my husband John, son Xander (July 2010), daughter Luna (February 2013) and dog Tonks. I'm a stay at home mom, but I also teach the occasional composition course for different online universities. In all of my free time, I enjoy reading, hiking, baking, and watching cheesy 90's dramas on Netflix (Team Pacy all the way). You can read more about me at http://emilyshollow.com.

Summer Bucket List

There may be several inches of snow lingering in our  yard, yes, and the forecast is not due to break 40 any time soon (sob), but that's not stopping me from daydreaming about all...

Glad to Meet You

When I was younger, in third grade or so, I wanted to be Amy Grant. In fact, that year at our school's career day, I dressed up as Amy Grant ("I'm not a SINGER!...