Jen

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Jen is an Arizona native, born in Flagstaff but a Phoenician since childhood. She has been married to a man who encourages her to take risks. Jen and her husband own Phoenix Photo Booths, an idea which stemmed from the desire to have a photo booth at their own wedding. She has 2 children, Amelia and Henry, who keep her busy every day. She enjoys local festivals, workshops, brunch and a good coffee date. Traveling Route 66 is a dream that she hopes to accomplish along with finishing the Arizona Trail with her husband. Camping and road trips are a few of her families’ favorite pastimes.

Taking Time to Embrace Change in My Life

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The other day I went to a workshop titled “Change” by The Zen Bird. I went because I don’t like change and wanted to see if there were any directional tools I could use...

A Complete Guide to Kids Eat Free in Phoenix

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This incredible Guide to Kids Eat Free in Phoenix is sponsored by our friends at Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers.  We are so thrilled to feature this amazing resource and hope it saves you and your family...

Things to Do in Phoenix this Month

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With temperatures rising we all know that summer is upon us.  Whether you're waiting for a camp to start, need a date night, or are just looking for ideas to fill your days with...

When #RedforEd Brings the Community Together

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As a parent in Arizona, we are facing some interesting times right now. Schools shutting down, teachers walking out, families faced with tough decisions in their daily life. I’m very thankful this doesn’t affect...

9 of the Best Phoenix Brunch Spots for Kids

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I don’t know about you but brunch may be my most favorite meal. I just love breakfast foods! And if I can get a second breakfast and no lunch (lunch is my least favorite...

Why I Really Want To Homeschool

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Bring up the word homeschool and you’ll get two completely different responses: one gets it and other doesn’t. One says encouraging words and other might recommend you not do it. I’ve been wanting to homeschool my...

Did I Just Get Dumped by a Friend?

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I was recently dumped by a friend of five years. It was heartbreaking, and I honestly am still grieving a little. As my mind was processing this I also realized that I sounded and...

It’s Okay NOT to be a Mompreneur

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All over the internet today I see so many posts about how to be a “mompreneur.” So many of my own friends have started a business with an MLM. I have nothing against MLMs...

Creative, Simple and Fun DIY Gifts for the Holidays

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Christmas is coming and so is the yearly ritual of moms stressing out trying to figure out gifts for everyone. It's hard to know what to get everyone and making sure to stay on...

14 Helpful Apps That Every Mom Should Have

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Apps are pretty much a phone staple anymore, they help us busy moms organize everything from grocery lists, to meals to our entire family calendar. I love apps, but I am not big on...

When a Loved One Isn’t There

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Introducing my kids to my father didn't go as I had always thought it would. I always planned my dad to be with me and meet my babies in the flesh. But that’s not...

A List of the Best Coffee Shops in Phoenix

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As parents we know one thing in life is for sure - coffee is essential to living. Now, I’m not a coffee snob, but I do love to go out and grab a cup...

Dating Your Spouse in Fun, New Ways

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Once kids come into the picture it can be tough to prioritize dating your spouse. We all know we should, but sometimes life just gets busy and we forget the obvious. I'm definitely at...

I Am Not Ready for It to Be Time to Go “Back to School”

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It’s that time again, where school bells ring and parents sing. Or at least that is what I feel I’m supposed to be doing when I hand my kid off for her first year...

How to Make a DIY Letterboard

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You see them everywhere with their catchy sayings, witty humor, and baby announcements, but have you ever thought about making a letterboard of your own? Well, I did and here I will tell you...

5 Easy on the Pocket Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

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Teacher appreciation week is May 1st-5th. Shopping for teachers can be tough, maybe you're not quite sure what they like or what their style is, or maybe you aren't in the position to spend...

The 2017 Guide to Easter Activities in Phoenix

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April is here and Easter is on it's way. With it being a little later than usual this year it's going to be a tad warm out there for those egg hunts. The following...

The Best Spring Events + Things to Do in and Around Phoenix

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There’s nothing better than springtime in the Valley of the Sun!  Spring events in Phoenix and the perfect weather come together for a beautiful season... before the onset of the long and hot summer days.  Living here,...

Rest … Is There Such a Thing for Moms?

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Every time someone would ask me if I would go back to work when my youngest went to school I would emphatically say “no.” I would explain that I want to rest and have...

Top 10 Reasons to love Phoenix in the Winter

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Being a native of this state it's hard to imagine winter any other way. Growing up in Flagstaff for a short while I did get to experience shoveling snow, trick or treating in the snow,...

5 Reasons We Don’t Believe In Santa

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I know, I know. Most of you may be shaking your heads wondering what is wrong with us that we “ruin” Christmas for our kids by not indulging in the “magic” of Christmas. Trust...

Fall Crafts for Kids That Are Quick and Easy

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This post was co-written by Jen and Courtney; fall craft collaboration at its finest! There are endless ways to celebrate the holidays with fall crafts...  the ability to make construction paper and other everyday items...

Less is More – I Purged and Now I Love My Home

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Lately I haven’t been enjoying my home, despite remodeling it to create an open concept (which I do LOVE).  I have been feeling high strung and like there is always something to do: clean,...

Want to see Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! for FREE?

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! is coming to Phoenix! Yes, I said that with almost as much excitement as my kids. The funny thing is I never thought I’d like one of their shows as...

HYPOXI :: The Smarter Way To Get The Body You Want

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This post was sponsored by Hypoxi, however all observations and opinions are my own. I recently had the opportunity to try out HYPOXI, a low impact exercise method to help burn stubborn fat. This was my first...
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