For anyone on the outside looking in, it sure appears that interior designer Katarina Bancari has achieved the American Dream. She married her high school sweetheart, has three gorgeous kids, a glamorous job, and a wardrobe full of fabulous designer clothes. Too bad Kat's life behind the closed doors of her suburban house is anything but perfect.
After a few years as a stay-at-home mom and wife, Kat decided there had to be more to life than screaming babies and endless loads of laundry. So she took a chance and started her own business. Not only is it a success, it's also fulfilling and profitable. But it has left her less time for her husband and children, and that's simply not good enough.
Kat desperately wants to achieve some kind of balance with her career and her family, but isn't sure how. Then, out of the blue, she lands a dream design project in New York City, exactly the job she's always wanted. Now the scales aren't balancing at all, and Kat begins to realize the price tag attached to living her dream is an enormous one. Something's got to give ...
With snappy dialogue and a witty, refreshing, and altogether real heroine, Diary of a Simple Girl shares the chaotic and often hilarious life of the working mom.