Newbie…but not.


I’m not new to blogging. I jumped on board YEARS ago with a personal blog to keep in touch with family on the other side of the country. It was a great way to share photos and little snippits of our lives. But then along came Facebook and the blog fell by the wayside.

Once I became published and realized I needed an online presence, I relied on guest blogging. It was great and I have enjoyed every single one of the blogs that I have written for or been interviewed on. But it’s been almost two years now and I need to stop being lazy about blogging and just DO IT already.

So here’s me: I write small town contemporary romance that my Greater Seattle chaptermates would call sweet. I think we need to sit down and have a discussion about the meaning of sweet. Because I disagree. Ahem, moving on. I’m a mom to two. You’ll hear me reference them by their online names. The oldest is Big Sis. She’s 10 years old, a budding artist (yeah, I’ll probably bug you with photos of her artwork), a bit of a drama queen and the most compassionate little soul I know. Then there is Little Guy. He’s six years old and the cause of most of my gray hairs and also most of my laugh lines. He fancies himself a scientist, and has a “secret” lab in his bedroom closet. (Shh! Don’t tell him I told you.) I’ll probably bug you with quotes from him on a fairly regular basis. The kid frustrates me to no end, but he also keeps me in stitches.lunakids

I also have an adult child, or what some people would call my husband. And three fur children, the biggest attention-seeker of those being our Border Collie mix, Luna. luna a

So, welcome to my crazy, disorganized world. I’ll post a little from writing, a little from living in this madcap household and a little glue that holds it all together. I’d love to get some ideas for creative blog posts, or something that can be my weekly “thing”. Got a great idea? Leave it in the comments. Want to introduce yourself? I LOVE meeting new people. Introduce yourself in the comments.

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About Jennifer DeCuir

I write small town contemporary romance for Crimson Romance. Busy mom of two, I live for (or is it on?) coffee and chocolate.
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12 Responses to Newbie…but not.

  1. Jennifer DeCuir says:

    Hi! This is Big Sis. Mommy- I loved your first blog post! XD
    (feel free to delete this.)

  2. Hey, congratulations on striking out to blog regularly–I enjoyed the post. And Trapped in a Tourist Town, your will-be-new release on Monday. I’m wishing you much luck on your journey, and enjoy hearing about family and pets as much as anything else!

  3. Congratulations, Jennifer. I enjoyed your first blog. Looking forward to reading more about your hectic life.

  4. Welcome back to blogging! 🙂

  5. Rachel Donnelly says:

    Love your new blog, Jennifer. You did a great job with the design.
    Happy New Year!

  6. Excellent, can’t wait for the 2015 adventures ahead.

  7. Great post! And I love the look of this blog site. Congratulations, Jenn!

  8. What fun! I loved getting to know your family, Jennifer. Your blog title says it all – you are one busy lady. Congratulations!

  9. Thanks for all the love, ladies. I’m excited to start this new way of getting in touch with readers and new friends. Let the journey begin! 😉

  10. Hildegard says:

    When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four e-mails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Bless you!

    • I wish this is something that I had control over, but I believe it’s a setting that you’re going to have to go into WordPress and change yourself. I apologize for the quadruple posts and hope you figure out how to resolve it. 🙁 Our time is precious and having to weed through unwanted emails is way too much of a hassle.

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