Wednesday, June 16, 2010

About Me

Back when my husband and I were first starting out, I never would have guessed that this is where we'd be now. Homebirthing, homeschooling, baby-wearing, chicken owning, (sub)urban homesteading parents of four kids. Life is funny.

My husband, Doug and I met online in February of 1996, when I was 15 and he was 17. He was living 1400 miles away, so we didn't meet in person until later that summer, after our birthdays. We've been madly in love ever since.

Now we live in suburban Massachusetts, in the same house where we had our first kiss, where we got married, where two of our children were born. He's an IT manager in Boston and I stay home with the kiddos. My life revolves around my family, so that's a lot of what's in this blog. But I'm also more than 100 pounds overweight and trying to get healthy, so that'll be part of things, too. And because we're learning-as-we-go urban homesteaders, I'll write about those adventures as well.


  1. just ran across your blog when i did a WW search. where in suburban mass do you live? my in-laws live in beverly. glad to 'meet' you. :)

  2. Thanks for the WW info. I've always struggled with my weight and never really had a good tool to measure the amount of food intake I need per day. I've never commented on anyone's blog before now but felt compelled to thank you and keep following along in your weight loss journey as well.