Meet Our Members: Lollie from Fortuitous Housewife

Let’s meet Lollie from

What do you write about?
Parenthood – the highs & lows, raves & rants.
Cooking – breaking out of the Mac & Cheese and Chicken Nugget box.
Craftiness – a craft-challenged Mom & two Star Wars obsessed boys.
Momming style – striving to conceal the jiggly bits, balance of function, comfort and budget all while desperately trying to stay semi-fashionable.

Where do you live?
Needham, Massachusetts

How long have you been blogging?
Since January 2011

Do you have a favorite blog post of your own?

What are two or three of your favorite blogs to read?
Scary Mommy, Take the Side Street, Lost in Suburbia

What inspired you to start a blog?
No one was paying me to write (journalism & features), I was buried in a sea of little boys, and friends encouraged me to share my riffs & rants on parenthood – so off I ventured into the blogosphere.

How many children do you have?
2, age 6.5 & 4.5

Why did you join Boston Parent Bloggers?
I love that there’s a community of blogging parents right here in my adopted home town!

What are some of your favorite blogging platforms, plugins and/or tools?
Started on Blogger, preparing to migrate to self-hosted WordPress in the next month or so.

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