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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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Man Day Post: Jen’s Guy vs. Cosmo

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Welcome to another edition of Man- Day from Jen’s husband, Jensguy! So, do you know who is having a bad decade? Magazines. I’m not sure there has been an industry more destroyed by the internet than the traditional magazine. Very similar to this, but on a much larger scale: Tech magazines, dead.  Hobby magazines, mostly dead.  Sports magazines, dying.  The …

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Mommy Reality: Jen NAILS ‘Dat Look?

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Last week my Mommy Reality BFF Celeste of Leapfrog and Lipgloss challenged all of us Moms to share ‘Dat look we give our children when we mean business. When I first saw the challenge I was like “WHAT ?!” And then I remembered all of the challenges I have made Celeste and others do. Like the time I made us …

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Mommy Reality #30: ‘Dat Look!

In Mommy Reality by Jen29 Comments

WOOWOO!!!! It’s our birthday! It’s our birthday! Okay, so it’s not technically our birthday, but Mommy Reality turned “30 Challenges” today and we’re REALLY excited about this milestone! YEAHHHH!!!! Okay, so really we just found this Bad-motha Unicorn gif and we were dying for an excuse to use it. So anyway, HI!!! Welcome! If this is your first time hearing …

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To Ban Or Not To Ban Yoga Pants?

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen69 Comments

It has been well established that I am a big fan of stretchy yoga pants. There have been many a day where I have both began and ended my day wearing them with no change up in between. I’m going to be straight with everyone. I don’t do yoga. I’m not against yoga, as a rule, it’s just that I …

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A Newborn Journey of Firsts with Pampers

In Parenting, Reviews by Jen22 Comments

Let’s start at the beginning of the story, well at least the beginning of the story for me. I remember being a young 20 something who had just delivered her first baby. I loved this teeny tiny little person whom I had just met. At the hospital I was given the blanket-like Pampers Swaddlers to wrap my precious baby in. …

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My First Ask Away Friday!

In Blogging by Jen38 Comments

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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THE Ultimate Play Group Survival Guide

In Parenting by Jen43 Comments

Yesterday I took my 1 year old daughter Anneliese to a play group that is hosted by a local community organization. I have been attending play groups such as this and ones in people’s homes for 13 years now. I have become a seasoned pro at navigating these events, yet every once in a while something will happen at a …

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Mommy Reality #29: Share The Love

In Mommy Reality by Jen34 Comments

 Hello and Welcome to Mommy Reality Challenge #29! If this is your first time hearing about the Mommy Reality Challenge we are so glad you are joining this great community of Moms who participate in our bi-weekly challenges that showcase all the fun, crazy, and sometimes overwhelming moments that are in every Mom’s life! Please don’t just read. This is …

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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 …