Dear All’s Fare Food Blog loyal readers,
I know that it’s been more than two years since my last post and almost three since I’ve posted regularly. I thank you for your continued support.
This past year has been a difficult one for me and my family. We lost our first son, Emmett John Michael, in late April. I’ve just recently started to write again in an effort to share our story and help get more awareness around miscarriage and baby loss.
Recent research suggests that nearly 1 out of every 4 pregnancies end in loss, miscarriage, or stillbirth. So, how come we don’t hear about it more? My hope is that by sharing our family’s story, other families won’t feel so alone or isolated.
If you’d like, you can read more about Emmett’s story here and see our most recent blog posts here. If you know someone who’s gone through miscarriage or baby loss, please share our story with them.
Perhaps one day I may return to this blog and continue my foodie adventures around the world. However, for now, I feel my calling is to help other mothers who are living without children cope, grieve and remember their babies.
It’s been way too long since my last post. Nearly 16 months. I’ve been struggling with what to do with this blog while trying horribly to lose weight, not to mention crazy work and family life happenings.
I have tossed around the idea of possibly switching to more of a “lifestyle” format that examines more than just food, providing a better way for me to comment on other aspects of my life. As much as I adore food, it does not make up all of me.
But while I still figure things out…here’s this glorious pic of some fabulous donuts from The world famous Kane’s Donuts in Saugus, MA.
If you have suggestions of what you’d like to see or if you’d follow me to another blog, please let me know in the comments below.
Pictured below: (from top right, clockwise) — Reese’s peanut butter cup, apple cider, chocolate coconut, Maine blueberry, turtle and chocolate glazed.
Find more about Kane’s at: http://www.kanesdonuts.com.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for my blog. Enjoy the geektastic stats!
Here’s an excerpt:
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 55,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 13 Film Festivals
Click here to see the complete report.
Hi Mommy’s Bloggy Followers,
It’s almost Christmas! I’m soooo happy! My stocking is full of stuff for my first Christmas holiday with my new family. I hope my Mommy and Daddy got me some fun and yummy stuff!
So far this Christmas, I helped my Mommy make some cookies and pies. It smells so good in the house when she bakes!
But, I gave Mommy a little scare on the day after Thanksgiving. Lemme tell you why…
A large group of bloggers throughout the U.S. will be observing a day of silence for those in Connecticut on Monday, Dec. 17. We will post this image on our sites, rather than any planned blog posts to show solidarity with the families and victims.