This blog has gone through quick a few changes over the last few years. It started as a travel blog while I backpacked in New Zealand. Then I came home and didn’t have anything exciting going on because I became a bit of a workaholic (not by choice).
We went to China, where I was busy wedding planning and trying to find food that my stomach could handle. Plus the archaic state of the Internet behind the Great Firewall of China made doing anything online frustrating.
Coming home from China we moved to Colorado and went into full wedding mode (Oh yeah, our wedding was in South Carolina!). Six months to sort everything out, hope my dress came in on time, and make lots of decisions, some of which were extremely last minute. I didn’t want to share too much before the big day, so I wrote about the things I could when I could. Me + altitude = sick Jen. I had horrible allergy problems plus several minor illnesses, combined with lots of stress meant not so much writing.
Just after we got married I started writing for TheCelebrityCafe.com, and that kept me pretty busy. Outside of work and skiing, I was writing for them almost daily, taking up any extra time or energy I’d have to blog. So I let myself off the hook aside from a few big things. I only wish I had written more about my journey learning to ski.
Fast forward another six months and we’d moved again, this time to Philadelphia. We’re hoping to put down some roots and hang out here for a while. Summer came and until we got Daphne I didn’t have my motivation. Then, she gave me something to start writing about, and I got back in full swing. And in the mean time, I’ve gone through several jobs and we bought our first house.
So now we have Jen Darling, the blog of a writer. A twenty-something living in a 5-year home renovation, using fashion and travel to escape the chaos and try to create a style for my whole life, not just the way I dress. I’d love to hear from you about how you are living your life pretty!