Nancy is mom to 3 girls (2016, 2018 and 2022) and lives in Trumbull with her husband Tom, daughters and black lab Norman. Originally from Farmington, CT, Nancy met her husband while living in Baltimore after college. In 2014 Nancy moved back to her home state of Connecticut, living in West Hartford, Norwalk and finally settling in Trumbull. Nancy is a full time high school teacher who loves to make the most of her time outside the classroom. Cape Cod, family dinners and a fresh manicure are some of Nancy’s favorite things.

Explore Fairfield County :: Bridgeport

“Explore Fairfield County” is an informational series that provides a glimpse into the wonderful towns and cities in Fairfield County. Fairfield County is diverse, including big cities, small suburbs, beaches, farms, and busy highways....
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More and Less

The start of a new year has always felt like a big pressure to make grandiose changes in my life. I've spent years making resolutions that quickly fizzled by mid-February. Last year, I established...
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Forever Friends

My oldest friend recently got married. She is by no means old, but we have been the best of friends for almost 40 years. Spending time with her and her family made me realize...
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Cozy Crockpot Meals

I love to cook! I do the majority of the meal planning and cooking in our house. I try before heading to the grocery store every weekend to plan what we will have for...
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The Power of Salt Air

The smell of salt air is something that instantly brings me joy. Low tide is another story, but still, that briny sea air is something that I have loved forever. I am so lucky...
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My Year of Books

There are many reasons why I love summer break. A break from the classroom and hustle of the school year gives me more time with my kids, beach days, and Cape Cod summer visits....
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Children Are Like Kites

My middle daughter just graduated from PreK. It was an experience I had already been through with my oldest, but for some reason, this ceremony and what it meant melted me into an instant...
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Our Summer Bucket List

I love lists; to-do lists, grocery lists, and packing lists. I get an overt sense of accomplishment and joy when I cross something I have done off a list. As my school year fades away...
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I Don’t Post My Kids on Social Media

I don’t post my kids on social media. No, I don’t think I’m some high-profile celeb saving their identities from hungry paparazzi. But six and a half years ago, my husband and I chose...
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I Am Becoming My Mother

“You look exactly like your mother!”  I have heard this sentiment for as long as I can remember. And until recently, this comment was met with denial and a grimace. I love my mom, but...