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Everything Is Awesome- Lego Stuff

In Parenting, Reviewsby Jen13 Comments

My 9 year old son Caleb doesn’t just like LEGO he LOVES LEGO. He is especially fond of anything to do with LEGO Star Wars. About 6 months ago I signed up to receive free copies of the LEGO magazine. Caleb loves it and devours each and every new edition of the magazine. Here is the link so you can …

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Man-day Post: Don’t Be THAT Guy

In Man-dayby Jensguy4 Comments

It’s time for this weeks Man-day post by Jensguy. So, I’m going to go ahead and admit that I use Facebook, and although I am not constantly updating my status or looking to befriend everybody I ever met, I do find it interesting, especially as a study in social behavior. One of the things that gives me a chuckle is how, every couple …

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Making The Perfect Sugar Cookie

In Cooking & Craftingby JenLeave a Comment

When I got married my mother in law gave me an amazing gift that has benefited my family for years. What may you ask can be a gift that keeps on giving for that long? She gave me a cookbook and not just any cookbook, but a tried and true listing of recipes from women she knew personally who have …

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The Economics of Milk

In Parentingby Jen10 Comments

The price of milk is going up!!!!!!!   My family goes  through milk like it’s on tap. We have an extra refrigerator in the garage primarily to hold our weekly supply of milk.  My grocery shopping destination is mostly determined by where milk is on sale.   This terrible news comes via CBSNews marketwatch. The report states that March will …

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Are Your Kids Crazy About Frozen?

In Parentingby Jen11 Comments

Mine are!  Here’s my kindergartener Rebekah posing with her Elsa doll, Olaf and her new Frozen microphone she got for her birthday. We have a few days off for a holiday no one else celebrates, but people in Southern Arizona called Rodeo so I hit Pinterest for some cute crafts and fun ideas all focused on Frozen. Here’s a few …

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Books Your 12 Year Old Daughter Will Want To Read

In Parentingby Jen18 Comments

Enter stage left my beautiful, and seriously amazing, daughter Samantha. She is smart, kind, and beautiful inside and out. She is also a serious reader and is always on the search for fun books which she devours relentlessly. Since I have various stages of readers in my family and I know how I am ALWAYS searching for appropriate aged books …

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Now Here’s A Science Fair Project Winner

In Parentingby Jen2 Comments

After just helping to finish off my 2 older children’s Science Fair projects I saw this on the Winging It Facebook page and thought it was the best project I have ever seen.  I know for our family the 32 page syllabus with over 100 required bullet points, no joke,  pretty much killed the love of the Science Fair in …

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Winter in Arizona!

In Parentingby Jen6 Comments

Snow is just COVERING the trees in Southern Arizona where I live. Oh wait, those are pear blossoms. My mistake. Enjoy the rest of winter, America. I will come visit you in the summer when hot doesn’t even begin to describe it here.For now though, this weather can’t be beat!

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The Love Boat

In Parentingby Jen3 Comments

Toot-Toot! The love boat is about to set sail.  This weekend is all about bringing out the love and many of you have spent weeks agonizing over the perfect gift to give to the special people in your life. Now some of us, um namely me, will pick up a pizza, put on some jammies and plan a night inside …

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I Am Not One Dimensional- Jenerally informed

In Parentingby Jen2 Comments

For a very long time I have wanted to start up a blog, but with 4 children running amok in my house finding time to even go to the bathroom is difficult. So needless to say starting a blog got dumped further to the bottom of the bucket list. But that is all changing today. HERE I AM WORLD AND …