My shout out to working moms, or moms who work, or pretty much every mom I know.

Freelance writing for a stay-at-home mom is a tough gig, let me tell you.  I've tried to keep my pinky-toe in the water for the last several years, and I have been blessed by some really understanding editors who are still eager to receive my work, even when it's sporadic.  Lately I've been pretty busy …

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Heroes, Inspiration and Big Questions

Lately, I feel like people are thinking, "Oh Geez, here come those complaining Kellys again. Never happy." If you follow our Facebook or Twitter accounts, read my husband's or my blogs or keep up with us in any way, you will have seen a lot of up and down commentary from us over the last good …

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“But my love is fairer than any.”

There's nothing like an Irish wedding. Last weekend, one of our dearest friends here, Kieran O'Sullivan, got married. I've had some small indications before of what a "real" Irish wedding was like, but I still found myself in awe of this incredible celebration.  Now obviously, this wedding, as any, was unique to the couple no …

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A crazy year gone

As ever, Christmas has gone by in a flash.  Tomorrow is New Year's Eve and before you know it we'll all be back at work.  For us, we're enjoying the last few evenings spent by the fire with the tree still decorated, finishing off those last buttery cookies and smidge of Alaskan smoked salmon while …

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