In each of the following anthologies, I have published a short story.

The Mother of All Meltdowns

Clash of the Couples

Chicken Soup for the Soul
The Dating Game: 101 Stories About Looking for Love and Finding Fairytale Romance


I am a blogger for Illinois Farm Families on their website, Watch Us Grow, under my real name, Christa Grabske.

Field Mom Ambassador


In 2013, I was honored to be a BlogHer Voice of the Year in the Heart category. I have also had blog posts featured on BlogHer.

BlogHer '13 Voices of the Year Community Keynote Honoree

I’ve been fortunate to have been asked to write guest posts on several other blogs. If you would like me to guest post on your blog, email me at lemondroppie(at)gmail(dot)com. Here are some of the other blogs where I’ve been published.

Could You Live Without TV for a Week?: 5 Minutes for Mom

Writing a Guest Post: BlogHer

The Creative Process: Believe in Yourself

From Tears to Smiles: Laugh With Us Blog

Sweet Peas & Buddies

A Birthday Celebration at Bigger Picture Blogs

I guest hosted a seven-week series of posts titled “My Young Adult Years” at Mommy’s Piggy TALES. (This blog has been removed by the owner, so the links do not work. I will repost these stories soon on my own blog. Stay tuned!)

Preview: My Young Adult Years: Coming Soon!

Week 1: My Dream to Teach

Week 2: Those Wonderful Collegiate Friends

Week 3: Traveling the Student Way

Week 4: A Year of Firsts

Week 5: Learning From My Mistakes

Week 6: An Important Milestone: Graduate School

Here are some other guest posts I’ve written:

“Breast Cancer Myths Debunked” at Three P’s in a Pod

“Life is a Lemon Drop Pie” at Life is a Spectrum

On being a mother and breast cancer survivor, at Four Plus an Angel

Good Job! on Boondock Ramblings

Cabin Camping at The Motherhood Muse

Grab a Slice!