James Kicinski-Mccoy of Bluebird is one of my favorite lifestyle and fashion bloggers. She’s originally from Texas but, recently moved with her family to Nashville. She has 4 beautiful kids aged 15 to 1 yrs old. She’s a very busy lady! James never ceases to inspire, and her blog is pure visual joy.

Joanna Goddard has an amazing site devoted to motherhood, travel, fashion, design and female wellness. She has wonderful insight into navigating modern womanhood. Lately, she’s been writing a fascinating series featuring American mothers living abroad, their stories, and what joy and challenges parenting in different cultures bring. As a Western mother, I thought these perspectives …

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If you don’t know these two Classy Ladies you can get acquainted via their YouTube shows Once you’ve been there and liked it (and you will!) go and check out their Podcast Slumber Party with Alie and Georgia And if that wasn’t enough to make you fall head over heels, they now have their own …

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I ran across Esther Walker while trying to find her husbands book. I found her book, Bad Cook, instead. As it was only 2.99 I bought it first. Since, I gulped down all the past entries from her blog Recipe Rifle and became a huge fan. I really appreciate her anecdotes from the front lines …

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A feast for the eyes and belly, Mimi Thorisson writes about her life in Medoc France with her photographer husband, children and dogs. I love going to her site for her wonderful recipes, that remind me of the things my Grandma Naomi used to cook. The photography, done by her husband, is really beautiful.

Recently I’ve been watching Rachel Khoo on Cooking Channel in the U.S. They’ve been replaying her BBC Two show The Little Paris Kitchen. I love her recipes and her teeny tiny Paris kitchen! Last night I made her Chicken Dumpling Soup. Yum! I’ll be delivering the left over to an ailing family member later today. …

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Okay enough of the re-blogging stuff! I did throw in a few new recipes though. I’d like you to meet Carol Gillott! She’s the painter, traveler and Francophile who writes the most superb blog Paris Breakfast Carol bounces around Paris with her trusty camera and long-suffering mascot Bear, snapping pictures of shop windows and street …

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This month I’d like you to meet is Sarah Carey. She’s the editor for Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food Magazine. Sarah makes amazingly simple and easy to fix meals. Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking for new ideas or a novice needing basic knowledge, Sarah is your girl! She’s really improved dinner time around my house! …

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