The Author

Maggie was born and raised on the Jersey Shore. She is married to a Norwegian and they have lived as expats
in Houston and the Netherlands. She has raised five children and had a hand in raising one stepchild. She loves to read, scrapbook and walk her dogs. After attending a series of โ€œWrite your life storiesโ€ workshops in the Netherlands, she has written a memoir about the ups and downs in life and the back and forth travels of a multicultural family. She is now living with her husband in Norway.

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  1. Hey Maggie! You remember how excited you were about your first Award nomination? Well I hope your second one is just as sweet because I’ve got you down for the ABC award – Awesome Blog Content! ENJOY! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Hi Maggie! I havenโ€™t done my awards ceremony yet, but I too was nominated by Ms. Katykins for the ABC Award and wanted to see what company I keep. As I fellow writer, I love that the award pointed me in your direction. Good luck with your launch! How exciting!

    • Thank you!
      My life has been crazy busy in the last couple of weeks, but I look forward in sitting down and accepting my award (thanks again Kate) soon. Thanks for stopping by and I’ll be sure to visit you too.

  3. Glad we found each other!

  4. You’re too kind… Thank you!

  5. Gotcha! Iโ€™ve nominated you for the Lovely Blogger Award, drop in to my page for details โ€“ congrats!!!

  6. Wow, thats great!
    I can’t wait to add it to my collection ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Hey Maggie – guess what? The Spineless Wonders have nominated you for the Daisy Award! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Yay… I knew there was a reason I love those boys!

  9. Nice meeting you here on Maggie. I plan to read a lot more of the blogs you post.

  10. Nice blog and interesting posts! Good wishes and cheers.

  11. I’m struggling to email you at jerseygirl, can I just check the email address again?

  12. which shore town in new jersey? i spent many summers working in seaside and renting/living in various towns through college.

  13. I’ve been nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award and I am now sharing the loveโ€ฆ I think your blog is inspiring, well written and thoroughly worth reading, so I have nominated you for the award too: consider yourself a Very Inspiring Blogger! If you would like to accept the award, click on the following link to read the rules and the post in which you are listed: Congratulations!

  14. Hi, Maggie. I wanted to thank you for sharing my post. I have your book on my “to read” list over the holidays and am looking forward to it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Hi Maggie! Awards ceremony at my place today. You have been awarded the Super Sweet Blogging Award. ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Love your blog, glad I came unto it, keep it up!

  17. Greetings from Australia Maggie,
    I admire your strength of character in managing to raise a family between continents. It must be very hard to be uprooted and start all over again, however I suppose this inevitably builds strength of character that you obviously possess in abundance.
    God bless you and your family.

  18. Maggie, how are you?

    Good news, we are giving you the “BEST MOMENT AWARD“. Congratulations and enjoy the rest of the day!

  19. My day just got a lot better. Thank you!

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