Category: helpful helping helpers

Fantastic Camping Tips & Foods

We all know how to barbeque, and that’s a darn good thing! It can make a fast dinner and is generally uncomplicated, however, is it always time to barbeque when camping? The short answer is no, because for me and my crew – we…

Eggs Over Crazy! Friday Foodies!

It’s a beautiful thing to eat a good soft boiled egg with toast in the morning, and egg salad sandwiches for lunch–yes, please! And those big family celebrations, how about strata? It’s endless, the recipes and ways of using eggs to enrich the menu! Quiche…

Soups at Friday Foodies* Bonus Dairy-Free Latte

Over here at JennyJennyGenesis we are big fans of pumpkin soup. We have made the curried version as well and truly dig all the pumpkin. Which I guess is weird because I kind of hate pumpkin pie. I was a little tentative to try…

Fandango At Friday Foodies

For many years my family has had “taco night,” which basically means anything Tex-Mex style, but especially Tostadas, loaded down with refried beans, onions, cheese, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and cilantro (for the few who dig it). And of course: TACO MEAT! Which since…

Zucanoes! Friday Foodies!

This is a favorite recipe at our house! The kids love to make it, and I love to eat it. It’s vegetarian, so it’s perfect for meatless Fridays in Lent! This comes from the Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen, my fave! I hope you…

Guerilla Momma Declaration

After the entourage of articles about the zoological malfunction/parental distraction/ unfortunate situation of the poor dear Harambe’s death…I am left feeling contemplative and also furious: here’s why. Most of the publications I read on the topic addressed the horrific parts about blaming parents who were doing…

Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman

I started a reading challenge this summer, and had a nice long list of books I wanted to read. I still have the list. I KEEP ADDING TO IT. But, life happens, and mostly I open a book at the end of the night…

The Traveling Life For Me

A long while ago Abel and I rented a movie from the library that we really enjoyed. It was about a family with nine children who drove around in a 25 ft. camper, all over the place teaching people to surf. The family was…

Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….

It was a lot of fun to write down New Years Resolutions with my kids! I was surprised by their awareness of what they needed to work on the most. I felt inspired to dig a little deeper and write more than: walk and…

Weeding Out the Junk

 Can you laugh at yourself? Can you really peel your mask off and get a good chuckle going…. about your own hang ups? There is a line in a song by one of my favorite bands Lucius, “I’m hard-headed, but I’m completely soft inside!…