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The Art of Blog Commenting

In Blogging by Jen69 Comments

Successful bloggers know that writing a good post is only half of blogging.  Community building is the second most important half of the blogging equation and where the majority of the work should take place. If you do not understand community building then no matter how good a “message” you put out you will not become a successful blogger. A …

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My First Ask Away Friday!

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I am excited to be participating in my very first #AskAwayFriday and to be swapping Valentines Day themed questions with Tiffany of Mrs Tee Love Life Laughter! #AskAwayFriday is a way to connect with other bloggers with a great Q & A session. It’s fun to learn about the people behind the blogs you love and for others to learn …

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Jen Discusses Being A Junkie And A Blogiversary

In Blogging, Reviews by Jen52 Comments

Guess what this week marks? The one year Blogiversary for JENerally Informed! Don’t worry if you didn’t get me flowers or anything, because this date kind of crept up on me too. Last week I was perusing some of my old posts to refresh them and noticed the date on my very first post ever. It kind of stank, but …

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Hip Hip Hooray! It’s My SITS Day!

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When I first started blogging I quickly found the SITS Girls (aka Secret In The Sauce) and became a part of the SITStahood! I was lucky enough to attend a Bloggy Boot Camp earlier this year with co-founder Tiffany Romero and learned a ton. Every weekday, they feature a blogger from their their over 40,000 member community and today, I’m …

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Wordless Wednesday: Focusing On Gratitude

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Today I am celebrating the fact I was able to get up out of my sick bed, shower and even eat a bowl of chicken noodle soup! Once you have been sick, good health becomes something for which you are incredibly grateful. On Thursday of this week here in the States we will be celebrating Thanksgiving. This is one of …

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A Kind Of Wordy Wenesday: A Giveaway & Link-Up

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Happy Wednesday everyone! This last week was a little crazy for our family. We had a 7th birthday Frozen extravaganza for my middle daughter plus as an extra added bonus we had not one but two broken kitchen appliances, a refrigerator and a dishwasher! The 7th birthday party was a lot of fun. The other two not so much. Here’s …

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Cashing Through The Snow (Giveaway)

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Cashing through the snow in a one horse open sleigh, 11 fabulous bloggers are giving you an opportunity to win some holiday cash today…. The holidays are fast approaching and  a few of my blogging friends have teamed up to add a little extra jingle to your pocket book!   Just think of us as the holiday fairies! Please be sure …

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Wordless Wednesday Link-up

In Blogging by Jen23 Comments

I am excited to again have the opportunity to be participating in a fabulous Wordless Wednesday link-up with some amazing bloggers. Hopefully you had fun last week as well and are ready to get this party started once again! Before we do though, here is a picture I caught last week. It is of my husband holding our youngest daughter …

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Wordless Wendnesday Link-up

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I am super excited to be a part of this great Wordless Wednesday blog link up that will be happening the whole entire month of November! Before we start the link up I would like to share just one moment from this last week, a simple one, but a happy one. Here are my 2 youngest daughters trying on their …

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Become A Mom Media Contributor Extraordinaire

In Blogging by Jen34 Comments

Last week I had the opportunity to go on the radio as a Mom blog contributor.  It was equal parts exciting and completely nerve wracking! Luckily, I did not vomit on the mic or the host and I have been told by quite a few people that I did a great job (not just by my mom and husband.) Anyway, …

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Dear Blogger: You Are Totally Missing The Boat!

In Blogging by Jen41 Comments

I really like blogging, I like the community and most importantly I truly enjoy reading the stories and life experiences my blogger friends share. I wish each of them could be fully compensated for the great work they do. The bloggers I know put out top notch quality posts week after week that inspire, teach, uplift and entertain. These type …

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Man-day Post: Canning your SPAM

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Welcome to another installment of Man-day from Jen’s husband, Jen’s Guy! Generally I am a big fan of SPAM.  I like it fried with with eggs and veggies.  Seriously, how can you not like this? Well, that is unless you are my wife, who inexplicably doesn’t.  She IS, however, a very good cook and mother and looks as hot as …

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Your Next Stop On The Virtual Blog Tour!

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Have you heard about the Virtual Blog Tour? It’s been making it way around the blogosphere for the last several months and I am the next stop on the tour! Woo-hoo! Thanks to the fabulous Susan of The Most Of Every Moment for inviting me on this trip. If you haven’t read her blog, you really should. Susan is a …