Author Archives: marijean

About marijean

I'm a public relations professional, social media consultant and work-at-home-mom living and working in Charlottesville, Va. I'm Marijean Jaggers and this is my blog.

Our Christmas Tree

I spent part of Saturday getting the house, at least, in the Christmas spirit. I thought, as I was putting ornaments on the tree, that I would like to share some of them with you and if I’m lucky, you’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Charlottesville | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Triple Layer Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

The girl requested I make one of the most complex pies in my repertoire for Thanksgiving. The Triple Layer Chocolate Pumpkin pie is not terribly hard to make, it just takes a lot of time and patience, because the layers … Continue reading

Posted in Charlottesville, Life of Pie | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Triple Layer Chocolate Pumpkin Pie


On the eve of my 40th birthday, a friend observed that my son was unfortunate lucky enough to both have a mother and a girlfriend who are bloggers. “Poor guy has no privacy whatsoever, does he?” my friend reflected. Nope. … Continue reading

Posted in Family, The Boy | 2 Comments

Celebrating the Year of 40

I turned 40 yesterday. I know! Hard to believe, right? (Don’t answer that.) I am continuing to celebrate for the remainder of the year. Here are a few reasons why I am celebrating my year of 40: I am in … Continue reading

Posted in Year of 40 | 7 Comments

Decisions, Decisions

I made some gooey butter cake and didn’t even eat any. I had to make a choice between this: and this: I wonder if you can guess which chair I chose? One decision was easy to make this week. I … Continue reading

Posted in Charlottesville | 3 Comments