Friday, December 18, 2009

Featured Blogger Friday(12/18)-Jolly Mom

I know that I said I was taking a break, and I will, just after I bring you another wonderful featured blogger this Friday!

I totally forgot that I promised I would have a blogger for you this Friday and I can't break a promise-Today, I bring you a newly discovered (by me at least) blogger that I enjoy reading very much.

Welcome all the way from her part of the Blogosphere, Piera of Jolly Mom!

Q. What’s your name and blog? What other information would you like to share?

Hi everyone! My name is Piera--blogger at I am a first time mom of a 2 year old little boy named Lucas. I am a wife, blogger, and wannabe crafter, chef, and interior designer. I am so happy and honored to be featured here!

Q. Why did you choose that name for your blog?

Well, it's not very original. My full {married} name is Piera Jolly soooooo from that came "Jolly Mom". Told you. Not very original. LOL

Q. Why did you start blogging?

I started blogging solely to have a place for family to come see pictures of my son, Lucas. Literally within days, I was hooked.

Q. What kind of stuff do you cover with your blog? Is there a specific genre you write about or is the sky the limit?

I feature product recommendations, giveaways, parenting information, and more. My real love is crafts, home decor, cooking, and just about anything that has to do with creating so I love to bring that to my readers as well.

Q. Name one thing you love about your blogging job.

The friendships.

Q. Name one thing you’re not quite fond of about your blogging job.

The time it takes. I work many, many hours on my blog. It is truly a full time job! Most of all, I don't like the drama that seems to permeate the online world. I stay far away.

Q. What’s one random fact about you?

hmmm...I love chocolate ice cream with corn flakes. I could eat it anytime and would skip any meal just to have a bowl of ice cream.

Q. Inspiration comes in many forms for different people. What inspires you?

Lots of things inspire me. First and foremost, Lucas, my 2 year old son and my husband inspire me. The love I have for them is indescribable and that inspires me to be a better person. For my boys.

Also, I love finding beauty in the simple, every day items that surround us. I love history and objects with history or a story. Antiques, old beat up furniture, a hand knit shawl, quilts, a recipe passed down generations---those things make my heart skip a beat!

Q. Where else can we find you(Personal Website, Etsy Shop, Twitter, Facebook, Etc.)?

You can find me at and @jollymom {Twitter}. I wish I had an Etsy shop, but alas...I do not. Maybe one day!

Jolly Mom


Anonymous said...

Yeah! Thanks for featuring Jolly Mom. I love visiting her site and she hosted a great Twitter party last night - my first.

Unknown said...

Thank you so much for having me Kayla! I am honored.

Midday Escapades--thank you so much for the kind words! : )

Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom said...

Good choice - I love Piera! She also hosted a heck of a Twitter party last night. I remember Jolly Mom is one of the very first blogs I read when I started blogging myself (she and Go Graham Go of course!).

Felicia said...

Excellent choice! Piera is not only a professional blogger but such an amazing and kind person to everyone. I am glad I can count her as one of my friends!