Part of a series of occasional posts about cooking from scratch even though I don’t like to cook.
My house smells really good right now because I made granola this morning. This time of year, Greek yogurt with fresh fruit and a sprinkling of granola is one of my favorite breakfasts. It’s filling, it’s delish, and it’s healthy.
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As most of you know, we here in Jenworld are travel fanatics. Any chance we can pack our bags and go somewhere, we’ll take it, whether it’s an overnight jaunt to the beach three hours away or two weeks in a country many time zones away. No matter what, I always have our travel supplies organized and ready to go.
In an odd twist, I’ve had two different readers ask me to share how I organize and pack my family for travel — one is traveling with a significant other, while the other one is traveling with a spouse and children. Regardless of how far you’re traveling, how long, or with however many people, I think the same principles apply for how to prepare for a trip and it all boils down to being organized. Continue reading
When we built new mod Jenworld almost five years ago, we included a space for a toy room. We knew that it would eventually be turned into a teen hang out space — a place for our girls and their friends to flop all over the furniture, but one that’s not in the living room.
So now that it’s summer, life takes on a different pace here in Jenworld. Things are slower, mellower, more relaxed. It’s nice to have some down time, which we are already enjoying.
The girls have this week off from school, then starting next week, they’re both taking health and P.E. in summer school so that they can fit more classes into their schedules during the coming academic year.