A Weekend Away

Yev and I spent time alone this weekend for the first time since we had children. To be honest, I didn’t expect it to happen this soon, but boy was I grateful. It was really wonderful to pack a bag for myself without a single diaper or wipe in sight. I grabbed a bunch ofContinue reading “A Weekend Away”

I Am Enough

Yesterday was a day of gratitude. Not only did we launch ASK JACQUE to extremely positive feedback, but I’ve also begun working on additional writing projects. And I just had a moment where I couldn’t believe this had all come about after simply four months of blogging. I am deeply appreciative of the opportunities comingContinue reading “I Am Enough”

Paperback is Back for Good

When’s the last time you picked up a book? Not a digital rendering, but a real book with coarse pages and a musty smell. I’ve recently begun reading tangible books again, and I feel like I found something I didn’t know was lost. I didn’t know I missed the sound of the pages rubbing togetherContinue reading “Paperback is Back for Good”

Growing my Creativity

What are some of your insecurities as a mom? One of the biggest ones for me is that I’m not playful enough. This may seem ridiculous, but I really struggle with engaging in unstructured activities. I’m great at being on time, serving healthy food, setting boundaries, communicating with my children, creating structure but maintaining flexibility.Continue reading “Growing my Creativity”

Girl’s Day, Woot! Woot!

You might be asking yourself, what chocolatey goodness resides within that ramekin? The answer is L’ultime fondant chocolat, or in English, it’s basically a gluten-free chocolate souffl√©. These were amazing. I ate all of mine and half of my mom’s, while she wasn’t looking.¬†Being gluten-free can sometimes be really difficult, but these delicious cups ofContinue reading “Girl’s Day, Woot! Woot!”

Becoming a Writer

I’ve had a few people ask me how I got into blogging, and the short answer is Dublin circa 2007. I spent my Junior Year abroad in Ireland, and it became the most influential year of my life. It reformed my character and created my adult identity. The Jacque who dyed her hard dark toContinue reading “Becoming a Writer”