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Wordless Wendnesday Link-up

In Blogging by Jen16 Comments

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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Mommy Reality #22: What’s For Breakfast Mom?

In Mommy Reality by Jen33 Comments

Hopefully you didn’t miss out on all of the fun of our very spooky Mommy Reality challenge post this last Friday wherein Celeste has challenged us Moms to share what we really eat for breakfast. Celeste shared she eats noodles for breakfast. I think it probably looks more like this, doesn’t it Celeste? Anyway, let me show you what breakfast …

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Mommy Reality #22: What Mom Eats For Breakfast

In Mommy Reality by Jen8 Comments

Waa-ha-ha-haa! Welllcome, our pet, to a very SPOOK–TACULAR edition of the Mummy Reeality Challenge! 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 weekly challenges that showcase all the fun, crazy, and sometimes overwhelming moments that are in every mom’s life! …

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How You Choose To Fight Is Important

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen31 Comments

Social media has been buzzing this week because of a recently released video of “Potty Mouth Princesses”. If you haven’t seen the video it features little girls dressed as princesses saying the “F “word for feminism. At least that is what the title and description of the video says. I am not linking to the video and I am not …

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Head, Heart, Hands and Health

In Parenting by Jen20 Comments

This weekend the JENerally Informed family spent our Saturday at a 4H Fur and Feathers show. My daughter Samantha is part of the rabbit project and has a bunny named Lance-A-Lop. Lancey as we call him for short, is quite frankly equal parts diva and equal parts gangster. If he could talk our family is fairly sure that our ears …

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Mom Tested Delicious Apple Crisp Recipe

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen26 Comments

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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Hispanic Entertainment Greatness! Valens, Menudo, and Julio

In Parenting by Jen26 Comments

For Hispanic Heritage Month, my thirteen year old daughter Samantha brought home a project from her Junior High Spanish class. She had been assigned to research and make a poster on Rosie Perez in order to promote and teach about Hispanic community members who have affected American entertainment and pop culture. Now don’t get me wrong, I like Rosie Perez …

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Mommy Reality #21: Scare Us

In Mommy Reality by Jen19 Comments

Welcome to week 21 of the Mommy Reality Challenge! Last week was EPIC! We had a Mommy Reality giveaway and a flat out plethora of entries for the “Something I Can’t Get Rid of Challenge”! Speech Time! Thanks to all of you rockin’ Moms for making these challenges fun and successful and thank you even more for all of your …

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Spooky Meal Ideas: Mummy Dogs!

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen30 Comments

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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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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Man-day Post: Charlie

In Man-day, Parenting by Jensguy12 Comments

This is Charlie. She is our grand niece. She was born with Down Syndrome. Her parents were aware of this before Charlie was born and chose to continue on. They are young and have their whole lives ahead of them, but against the grain of most who face this particular decision they brought her into the world and loved her. …

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Be Scarf-a-liscious

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen20 Comments

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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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 …