Why I’m taking a blogging break

On a blogging break -- which is like taking a sabbatical

  Happy New Year! How have you been enjoying 2016? Are you working hard on your resolutions or have you already given up on working out, eating healthfully and organizing your home? You can tell me; I won't judge! One of my New Year resolutions is to take better care of myself. That includes … READ MORE!

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Easy DIY holiday manicure

Easy DIY holiday manicure from A Girl Named PJ

You've decked the halls, baked dozens of cookies, and wrapped all of your Christmas presents. Before the festivities officially begin, it's time for a little TLC! I'm over on The Holiday Collective today sharing a last-minute DIY holiday manicure that's so easy you can do while drinking eggnog and watching your favorite Christmas flick … READ MORE!

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$250 BRIKA giveaway with The Holiday Collective

A $250 BRIKA giveaway from A Girl Named PJ and The Holiday Collective

I hope you've had the opportunity this past month to check out the festive craft and DIY projects over at The Holiday Collective. The quality of original content over at the holiday pop-up blog has been amazing so far, and I'll be contributing my version of a holiday DIY in just a few weeks. Any guesses what I'll be making? But first, I'm excited to participate in The Holiday Collective … READ MORE!

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Things to do in DC: Visiting Mount Vernon with kids

Visiting Mount Vernon with kids on A Girl Named PJ

When I was little, my family would drive down to Washington, DC, from New Jersey every year or so to visit friends and sightsee. We'd "ooh" and "ahh" over the pandas at the zoo, wander through Smithsonian museums, and pose for pictures in front of the monuments on the National Mall. Once we even saw President Reagan speak at a ceremony at Arlington National Ceremony. After college I lived near … READ MORE!

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