I'm a mom of 2 and a Vermont transplant. I grew up in Pennsylvania, went to college in Burlington, and now live in South Burlington with my husband, kids, and a grumpy cat. As an early childhood educator, kids (not just my own) are my life, and I'm passionate about the importance of my field. I try to live life by Rule #6: don't take yourself too seriously!

Whole Grains: A Love Affair

There’s something about the chill in the air that just makes me want to brew a giant pot of coffee, put on leggings, and bake.   Bread, muffins, cakes, brownies, biscuits, scones… you name it,...

Meaningful Gift-Giving: A Strategic Guide

Having children changes how we view the world; we all know this to be true.  During the holidays, that cliche holds even more truth.  My oldest kiddo is 8, so child-centered holidays are my...

My Warm and Fuzzy Workplace

There’s a running joke amongst those closest to me regarding my notorious luck.  Don’t bring me to bingo with you, don’t let me pick any numbers on your lottery tickets, and definitely don’t ask me...

5 Things Harder Than Voting: Mom Life Edition

Voting has always been important to me.   My mom would bring my sister and me to the polls every year at our township building in Pennsylvania. The township used these giant, clanky voting machines...