and I run a business that can keep me busy 60-70 hours a week. In my spare time I focus on my Faith (love Bible Studies such as Beth Moore!)and I love spending time with family and friends:
(my Bestie, Mama M, is the cute blonde on the left)
and hobbies like painting (a future post) and, of course, COOKING! Actually, what I really love is entertaining--but if you couldn't tell by my blog name, my house is very rarely "company ready". In fact, I'll sometimes invite people over just to motivate myself to get the house in order! It's not that I'm not capable of cleaning up--it's just that there are usually 1000 other interesting things I'd rather be doing and it just isn't a top priority for me--until company is coming :)
Then a few weeks ago Bestie Mama M invites me to be her guest to a Christmas party for blog readers at none other than MckMama's--I had no idea what I was getting myself into! I met a group of amazing women who had at least 4 things in common: 1) They're all Mama's who love their kids :) 2) They all have read MckMama's blog and prayed for Stellan 3) They're all sweet, caring people who I wanted to stay connect to; and 4) they almost all had blogs and stayed connected through them.
So on the way home Mama M encouraged me to start a blog and then Laura chimed in via Twitter. And I decided that a blog might just add a little balance in my life (see, everything seems to be about work in my world) AND would provide a GREAT excuse to cook more often (so I'd have things to blog about).
And that's the story of how The Unkept Cook blog came to be. I promise to have a few cooking posts on here very soon to legitimize the title . . . but I'll likely also post on here often about life and motherhood and other random Tara thoughts!
Hope you enjoy!