Sarah is a long time resident of Chester County, mother of two and a self proclaimed "blog-a-holic". After a long career in sales & finance management, Sarah "retired" from the business world to stay at home with her children and started blogging in 2007 after the birth of her second child as a way to stay connected to family and friends spread out throughout the United States. Merging her new life of "Mommyhood" with her sales expertise, in the summer of 2008, Sarah launched Chester County Moms (chestercountymoms.com), a regional "Mommy Blog" for women living in Chester County where moms can find information on local events, activities, products and fun places to go with their kiddos. In October 2008, Sarah and the Chesco Mommy Bloggers participated in the GM Ride & Drive to the Blog Her Reach Out Tour in Boston. In May of 2009, Sarah appeared alongside her friend and fellow Chesco Mommy Blogger, Shannon, on a local ABC segment on the influence of Mommy Bloggers. In June 2009, Sarah and Shannon, launched Montco Moms (montcomoms.com), a regional blog for moms in Montgomery County. Sarah is a Social Media Consultant, Cookie Magazine "Queen Bee" blogger, Regular contributor to The Savvy Grouse, member of The Philly Mommy Bloggers and the Organizer of The Chester County Mommy Bloggers. When not blogging, Sarah enjoys crafting, traveling, shopping, surfing the ‘net and spending time with her husband, children and their dog Duke. Sarah is an assistant organizer of The Chester County Playgroup, The Chester County Moms Night Out Group and The Greater Philadelphia Boston Terrier Club.
Shannon, is a Chester County mom of 2 beautiful girls. She came to the area as an undergrad at West Chester County University. The blogging bug bit Shannon in early 2008 and she has been posting away ever since. Shannon is a member of both The Chester County Mommy Bloggers and The Philly Mommy Bloggers. When not blogging Shannon loves to spend time with her husband and daughters camping, hiking and enjoying the fresh air. Shannon is deeply passionate about going green, organic eating and the environment. She feels going green is something that can be done by everyone in small steps through education and dedication. She hopes to share tips on very easy ways to make more environmentally friendly choices in your own life without breaking the bank. Click here to be directed to Shannon's personal blog.
Nicole, is a Chester County Mom of two children – one girl and one boy. She met her husband while attending college in Wisconsin and is now a former preschool teacher turned stay at home mom. After growing up and living in Wisconsin for many years, her husband’s job moved them out to the Philadelphia area in late 2007. She started blogging in early 2008 as a means to share her life with family and friends all over the country, but that soon grew into an obsession for all things HTML! Nicole is a member of The Philly Mommy Bloggers, The Chester County Mommy Bloggers, as well as a contributing writer for the Busy Mom blog. If she’s not at her computer, you can find her in the kitchen cooking up some delicious dishes with her kids! She loves all things crafty and is desperately begging for a craft room to lock herself into! Nicole is excited about the opportunity of being the “resident foodie” on the Chester County Moms blog and is anxious to bring other Chester County Moms info about delicious family friendly meals, local food and community activities and great household and kitchen tips for busy moms!
Kelly is a Chester County mother of 2. She grew up in West Chester, but left to attend college in the Happy Valley (Go Penn State!) and returned with a teaching degree and married her high school sweetheart. Kelly started blogging as a way for her family and friends to stay up to date with her young family. She is both a member of The Philly Mommy Bloggers and Chester County Mommy Bloggers. Kelly is an avid reader and loves a fun night out with her book club and hopes to introduce fellow Chester County Moms to some great reads not only for themselves but for their children too.
Jenn is a Chester County mom of two that grew up in Southern Chester County and attended Drexel University. Jenn started blogging in 2008 and is a member of both The Philly Mommy Bloggers and The Chester County Mommy Bloggers. When not learning to master HTML and posting the best local reviews and events, Jenn can be found playing in her beautiful backyard with her husband, children and two dogs. Jenn is an assistant organizer for the Chester County Moms Night Out Group.
Devon posts regularly on her blog, http://www.mamacheaps.com/. When she is not blogging or designing personalized candy wrappers for her store, Winterwood Press, she is spending time with her husband and her 9 month old daughter.
Caitlyn, is an on-location natural light photographer. She specializes in "capturing the art of daily living". She will be contributing a Photography 101 post weekly. In addition to being an amazing photographer, Caitlin is a new mom to adorable daughter, Ava and a special eduaction teacher in Bucks County. Learn more about Caitlin and view her work at http://www.caitlindomanico.com/.
K.C. is a "household coordinator", designer and breast cancer survivor. Originally from St. Louis, she moved to the Philadelphia area in 2000 after graduating from the University of Kansas School of Fine Arts with a BFA in Design. When her daughter was born in 2006, she started a small indie-craft business called The Diaper Bag Wrangler- which is a line of handmade accessories for practical mommies. When she's not sewing, crafting, or managing her family- she enjoys traveling and being with her friends. At just 30 years old, she was diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer and with the love and support of her husband, daughter, friends and family has kept an extremely positive attitude throughout her treatment. She will be contributing craft projects to the Chester County Moms Blog on a bi-weekly basis.
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Chester County Moms.com In the News
- August 2008 - Featured in Daily Local News article “Moms in Cyberspace”
- October 2008 - Participated in the GM Ride & Drive to the Blog Her Reach Out Tour in Boston.
- May 2009 - Featured on 6ABC segment about influence and popularity of "Mommy Bloggers"
- June 2009 - Welcome Sister-site Montco Moms to the Blogosphere.
- June 2, 2009 - Sarah posts to The Savvy Grouse.
- June 11, 2009 - Shannon posts to The Savvy Grouse.
- June 11, 2009 - Sarah & Shannon are interviewed by Michelle Paiva, host of "Pulse" on WCHE Talk Radio 1520.