Kristi Hines is a freelance writer, blog marketing expert, and social media enthusiast who enjoys photography, tennis, and the outdoors. This is my personal blog that encompasses pretty much whatever is on my mind.

What Happened During the Time Gap

One of the things you might notice if you peruse the archives is how there is a gap in posts from 2009 to 2011. During this time, I was developing my personal brand to enter the world of self-employment through professional blogging and freelance writing. My personal blogging took a backseat during this phase, but I am now happy to say that I have more free time to focus on the beauty of life itself without always having to be buried in work.

Why a Mommy Blog

Lately it seems, the top thing on my mind is babies! This is because my husband Jason (a brilliant photographer) and I are planning to start a family next year. Sure, I’m not a mommy yet, but I considering I want to write about everything that has to do with the journey towards motherhood, I thought starting a mommy blog would be the right thing!

It’s Not All About Babies

While I will be discussing lots of mommy-to-be related things, this blog isn’t solely dedicated to that side. I also want to add in different parts of my life including:

  • Local living – Reviews of places I go and things I do in my current hometown of Arizona.
  • Personal development – Self-improvement is something I am constantly working on. Hopefully detailing my experiences will help others in their quest for growth.
  • Creativity – Did you know I used to write poetry all of the time? It’s been a few years, but I still dabble in creative writing and artistic pursuits from painting to dancing, all of which I want to share.

Essentially, this is the all-about-me and my life blog. I may add new categories or slack off on others, but it’s more of a my site, my rules kind of thing that I hope others can enjoy.

Where You Can Reach Me

In the header, you will see various ways of connecting with me including Twitter, Facebook, and . You can also email me at leilaniana@gmail.com.