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Jen’s Kitchen: It’s Time To Pucker Up For Peaches!

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen

It’s time to pucker up for peaches! Guess what time it is right now? It’s peach season! One of my most favorite things to do in the summer is to make jam out of all of the delicious fruits that are so readily available during this time of year. Because during the winter months these fruits become much more scarce …

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You Need This Today- Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream!

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen

Summer in the desert is an interesting experience. Today our high will be around 100 degrees Fahrenheit and that is actually rather mild, because in general around this time of year we are reaching nice toasty highs of 110 plus by 11 in the morning. Due to an intense storm south of the border, we are expecting rain tomorrow. For …

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How To Share Funshine This Summer

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareFunshine #CollectiveBias As I write this post, my children have only 4 days of school left!! These last few weeks of school have felt like a sprint to the finish and because my kids have been working so hard I wanted to show …

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Trying To NAIL Dinosaur Rice Krispie Treats

In Cooking & Crafting, Pinterest by Jen

Dinosaur Rice Krispie Treats Three years ago while blogging for my book the Practically Perfect Princess I pinned a recipe that I thought would be fun to try for my children. It was what appeared to be an easy Rice Krispie treat in the shape of dinosaurs. My pin from this site to date has been repinned hundreds of times. …

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Man-Day Post: The Man Cooks Aebleskivers

In Cooking & Crafting, Man-day by Jensguy

This post contains affiliate links, by clicking and purchasing from them you are supporting JENerally Informed. Thank you! It’s time for another Man-Day post brought to you by Jensguy! I just polished off the last of the holiday Tamales.  I have to say, one of the best things about my wife is that she brought a wonderful Mexican food tradition …

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Make Your Own Christmas Glitter Dough

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen

During the summer I came across a recipe for Fairy Mud that intrigued me. I had planned on trying this out with my children, but never got around to it. In November our family spent a lot of time indoors as we recuperated from various illnesses, so I thought we would try making the mud. Putting my own spin on …

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Hosting A Frozen Palooza For Under $40

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen

This last week we celebrated my daughter Rebekah’s 7th birthday! Like many, many little girls her age she is in love with all things Frozen and begged that I put on a Frozen Palooza for her this year. Finances have been a little tricky for our family this year and so I needed to make sure Rebekah’s party was fun …

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Mom Tested Delicious Apple Crisp Recipe

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen

There is ALWAYS an opportunity cost involved when I cook. I know that by even stepping foot into the kitchen that is exactly the moment when chaos will erupt in my house, screaming will begin, fighting will ensue and tears will fall (only occasionally mine). Here’s what happened today when I ventured into the kitchen….. Not going to see images …

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Spooky Meal Ideas: Mummy Dogs!

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen

I am super excited to be bringing you this fun post today! Mom It Forward has invited me to share a recipe of my choosing featuring a product from Hillshire Brands that I purchased at a Safeway grocery store.  These are both brands that I have enjoyed and supported for years so I was happy to be a part of …

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Be Scarf-a-liscious

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen

Every year in October fleece goes on sale and when it does I grab up oodles in preparation for the Holiday season. Today I want to show you one of the very simple and easy gifts my children make as Holiday presents for their teachers and friends. It is actually something they look forward to doing each year and as …

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The GREAT Pumpkin Palooza

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen

I have been a very good girl and waited patiently for the opportunity to start, pinning, sharing and blogging about all things Fall. I love this time of year and I really, really love pumpkin! The JENerally Informed family will be baking, crafting and whipping up pumpkin themed items like crazy and just wait until you see the masterful pumpkin …

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The Best Zucchini Bread Recipe EVER

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen

The Best Zucchini Bread Recipe EVER I am a sucker for fresh farm stand produce. Last week my children and I stopped at a farm stand on a local Indian reservation and picked up the most beautiful squashes and zucchini. My children were excited to pick up this produce, because they are avid zucchini bread fans and together over the …