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Mommy Reality #8- Guilty Pleasures

In Mommy Reality by Jen10 Comments

Meet the Mommy Reality Team: Carolyn of A Lavender Life *Jen of JENerally Informed * Celeste of Leapfrog and Lipgloss In honor of the Fourth of July holiday here in the States last week, we were extremely laid-back with our challenge topic and offered up some summertime free reign with our Essence of Summer Challenge. We called upon you to …

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Guest Post: My Mommy Reality by Leilani

In Mommy Reality by Jen9 Comments

I am so very happy to have Leilani from Just a Touch Of Crazy Guest Posting over here at JENerally Informed today. Leilani is immensely talented, a fabulous photographer and has quickly become one of my best blogging buddies. Read her post and you will want to be her friend too! One of my favorite hobbies is documenting the life …

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That Day I Met The Grumpy Cat

In Blogging by Jen14 Comments

Several months ago I was invited to be a guest at a special Disney Social Media Moms On The Road Tour slated for Phoenix this summer. To say I was excited about being included in this event is totally understating it. I was over the moon thrilled. Growing up I had only been to Disneyland once, but since becoming an …

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Man-day Post: The Death of Blogging- Part 1

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy22 Comments

Have you heard the news?  Blogging is dead.  Every year people march out articles telling us that the era of blogging is finished and the “new thing” is ready to take over.  Generally, they are selling something or just crying for attention.  I especially love it when they make the pronouncement on a blog (very post-modern.) But the claim is …

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Mommy Reality Summer Edition

In Mommy Reality by Jen19 Comments

Here is my Mommy Summer Reality in pictures: Little Princesses fully dressed swimming in kiddie pools. Trips to new and exciting places! Watermelon! Swimming Fun                   Fishing       And moments I wish could last forever……. Happy Summer! Stay Real! Stay Happy! Stay Informed! Love, Jen In case you’ve missed this …

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Mommy Reality Challenge #7 and Link-Up

In Mommy Reality by Jen13 Comments

The Mommy Reality Team Carolyn of A Lavender Life *Jen of JENerally Informed * Celeste of Leapfrog and Lipgloss (To learn more about the #mommyreality team, click here) Well, I think I caught everyone off-guard last week by switching the theme challenge topic to “Mommy Loungewear“!  I know the rest of the Mommy Reality team was crossing their fingers and …

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Man Day Post (Thursday Edition): Ask a Tech. SEO and You

In Man-day by Jensguy13 Comments

You asked, and I will do my best to answer.  Welcome to a delayed version of Man Day: “Ask a Tech” Edition: Leilani from Just a Touch of Crazy asked about SEO:  “Have you done a post about how to write your content for good SEO? You should, if you haven’t. Because I try reading other posts and article about …

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Win 3 Summer Inspired Bows From Livi’s Loops

In Reviews by Jen10 Comments

Last week we wrapped up JENerally Informed’s First ever giveaway. I was excited to see all of the entries from new and old friends. Thanks for supporting me here and for all of the encouragement you pass my way! Our winner, winner chicken dinner was lucky entry #13, R.F. Dietz. Look for your prize pack soon! Now it’s time for …

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Guest Post: Travel Countdown Display

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen9 Comments

To say that I am excited to have the amazingly talented Sarah from Ruffles & Rainboots guest post here at JENerally Informed today is an understatement. Sarah is the real deal.  She is both creative as well as an entertaining and witty writer. If you haven’t checked out her blog you need to. I begged her to come guest post …

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Mommy Reality Challenge #6: Comfy Clothes

In Mommy Reality by Jen22 Comments

This week you have openly given access to your laundry closets, basements, patios and rooms. We have seen clothes piled high and the detritus that surrounds a life well lived. Bravo fellow Moms for your willingness to show that we will not be “hampered” by the laundry in our life! The Mommy Reality Challenge is all about moms being honest …

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A Boy’s Guide To Surviving Sisters

In Parenting by Jen25 Comments

Today my son Caleb is celebrating his first double digit birthday. Caleb is one of those special humans who is such a joy to be around. His mellow, fun loving and charming personality has made him the favorite of all of his sisters and many others girls county wide. It also doesn’t hurt that he has his Daddy’s brilliant baby …

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Does Your Toddler Need An Exorcist?

In Parenting by Jen34 Comments

Each time I give birth to a sweet, tiny little baby I hold my bundle of joy in my arms completely repressing the knowledge that there will come a point where that same child, for at least a while, will be completely possessed by demons.  The world refers to this unspeakable horror as “The Toddler Years.” Those of you who …

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Man-Day Post: Alexa Toolbar, Yea or Nay?

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy16 Comments

I hate toolbars. As a tech professional who gets called in to fix ailing computers the first thing I often notice is that the offender has so many toolbars on their browser that they can barely see any content. And, nobody, not anyone anywhere, has purposely set as their default homepage. Not even the guys who work there. Just …