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Red, White, & Blue Hair Barrettes

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen

Oh my goodness guys, sorry I have been a little MIA recently. My oldest daughter returned home from her 16-month Spanish-speaking mission and since then we have been hit with strep throat, colds, more colds, and even more colds! It has been a little crazy. We have the COVID tests at the ready that stay negative so far and have …

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DIY Orange Essential Oil Sugar Scrub

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen

Living in Southern Arizona with 100 plus degrees of scorching heat has left me feeling all kinds of parched and dried out! Has this summer left you too feeling as dry and scaly as me? One of the ways I counteract dryness is with homemade sugar scrubs. I love making them for myself because that way I know exactly what …

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Ditch Spending The BIG Bucks On New Retainers

In Beauty & Fashion, Parenting, Reviews by Jen

*I received a complimentary retainer kit from JustRetainers in order to facilitate this post. No other compensation was received. Five years ago my oldest daughter Samantha had her braces taken off. She was beyond excited to get those metal bars of torture off of her teeth. The braces had done their job, and her smile was beautiful. Here she is …

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Back To School Shopping Made Easy With Fashom

In Beauty & Fashion, Reviews by Jen

I was provided with purchase credits by Fashom towards clothing to facilitate this post. No other compensation was received. Hi everybody! It’s me Sam, Jen’s daughter. Back to school shopping can be a big bummer. Driving from store to store and finding nothing you like is not my favorite thing. This year I tried something new though, and it made …

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Facet Jewelry Box Giveaway!

In Beauty & Fashion, Reviews by Jen

 I was provided a Facet Jewelry Box to review and giveaway. No other compensation was received. I have to admit that when it comes to crafting I need things to be easy. Not because I am craft challenged, but because I have pretty much the sum-total of a negative zero in the extra time department to use to concoct elaborate …

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Summer 2019 Fashion Trends For Real Women

In Beauty & Fashion, Reviews by Jen

This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. By clicking and purchasing from these links you are supporting JENerally Informed. One of the exciting things about the KETO diet I just completed is with all of the weight loss, I now get to buy new clothes! I have had loads of fun trying on items that I hadn’t felt comfortable wearing for …

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Back to School Skincare Routine

In Beauty & Fashion, Reviews by Jen

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BTSBeautyBuys #CollectiveBias I can’t even believe how fast the summer has gone, but our family is hip deep into back to school season! We’ve registered for school, bought clothes, school supplies, and are finishing up our last few errands so we can …

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Jen’s Guy vs. The Swimsuit “Issue”

In Beauty & Fashion, Man-day by Jen

Another fabulous post from my husband Jen’s Guy. I think you are going to have something to say after reading it, so make sure to leave your comments below. He will get back to you. I’m not going to STRONGLY recommend the article below because it is a little rougher than my usual reading, but I think it is a …

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2018 Summer Fashion Trends Moms Would Actually Wear

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen

This post contains affiliate links. By clicking and purchasing from any of these links you are supporting JENerally Informed. Thank you! I admit to being a pretty big fan of the whole yoga pants movement, and this personal love for comfort reaches over into my decisions for the rest of my non- athletic looking wardrobe. Are you the same way? …

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Natural Remedies To Help Combat Acne

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen

This post uses affiliate links. Clicking and purchasing from any of these links helps to support this blog. Let me start this post off by stating I am not a medical professional, but I know a lot about acne. I had it as a teen and now as the mom of teens I am brutally remembering how big of a …

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Creamy Peppermint Sugar Scrub

In Beauty & Fashion, Cooking & Crafting by Jen

Over time I have gradually become a fairly skilled beauty DIY’er. Mostly, because I want quality products, but I am kind of cheap. That’s some confession to make, isn’t it?! So ultimately this means, more often than not, if I see something beauty related that is too expensive for my comfort level I will try and figure out a way …

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Halloween Washer Necklaces

In Beauty & Fashion, Cooking & Crafting by Jen

We’re just a few days away from Halloween and I have one last quick project to share with you. Let me take a minute to introduce you to Halloween washer necklaces! They are the cutest and take only a few minutes to make. Here’s how to make #Halloween necklaces out of washers and nail polish! Click To Tweet First, gather …

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Hair and Skin Products Every Woman Should Know About

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen

I don’t think of myself as a beauty guru, but I do believe you need to take care of your skin and hair, because there really aren’t very many do-overs in that area. This message is something I am passing onto my girls, and over the past several decades I have amassed a list of my absolute favorite hair and …