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Jenna

I've been married to my wonderful husband Chris for three years. After struggling to get pregnant we are now the proud parents of Brayden, born on January 13, 2009. We have been though a lot during this journey (including Brayden's five week stay in the NICU) and I am excited that you've stopped... Full Bio
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Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting Source: JennaBlogs.com For the Cake: 3 cups all purpose flour (plus extra for pans) 2 Tablespoons cornsta ... Read on »
Sweet Pepper Poppers by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Sweet Pepper Poppers Source: JennaBlogs.com 1lb sweet peppers 1 block cream cheese at room temperature 1 package ranch dressing mix (or buttermilk ranch mix) ... Read on »
Our trip to Magnolia Market, Junque in the Trunk & Harp Design Co. by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health  I mean really, where else did you think our first stop would be? ;-) Magnolia Market is currently located in what I would say isn't the best area of Waco. That was ... Read on »
Last Day of School! by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I am amazed at what he's learned this past year! He can read easy reader books, write full sentences, do addition and subtraction and even play math games on his co ... Read on »
How To Make A Culvert Garden Planter by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health So, here is what they look like. I've got five of them made out of leftover culverts we owned and weren't using. Culverts are big drainage pipes that are used undergro ... Read on »
So I joined Instagram...and an Instasale? by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health So, four plus years ago I created an Instagram account. I don't think I said anything about it at the time - if I am remembering correctly, Instagram was a new thing then an ... Read on »
Simplifying Our Morning Routine by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Life with kids can be crazy hectic. Between school, sports, church, family activities, birthday parties and the like, I feel like we are perpetually running late. ... Read on »
5 of the Best Books I've Read Recently by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health  Number FOUR: One of Rainbow Rowell's lesser known books is Attachments. Here is a book that gripped me from the moment I started reading it and finished out with a F ... Read on »
Keep Good Going & Win A $100 Visa Gift Card! by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Six years ago, I started this blog to chronicle our journey with infertility and loss. Imagine my shock when, right after launching it (quite literally within a day ... Read on »
Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting Source: JennaBlogs.com Use on: Super Soft Sugar Cookies 1 8oz package of cream cheese, at room temp 2 sticks unsalted butte ... Read on »
Quinoa Pasta with Veggies and Chicken Meatballs (21 Day Fix Approved) by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Quinoa Pasta with Veggies & Chicken Meatballs Source: JennaBlogs.com 1 box quinoa pasta (any shape) 1 jar veggie marinara, no sugar added 2 zucchini, chopped ... Read on »
Refreshing Bean Salad by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Refreshing Bean Salad Source: JennaBlogs.com Yield: About 4-5 cups of bean salad 2 cans (14oz) kidney beans, rinsed 2 cans (14oz) garbanzo beans, rinsed 1/2 ... Read on »
Big Miracles Have Little Beginnings by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Chris and I are so excited to take our kids to see this uplifting and family friendly movie, and show them an example of a little boy just like them, who ... Read on »
Happy Easter! by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I will be back soon with that frosting recipe I promised as well as to finish up my posts about our trip to Mexico . I also have a new slew of travel questions for our ... Read on »
Super Soft Sugar Cookies by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Super Soft Sugar Cookies Source: JennaBlogs.com Yield: 12 giant cookies, 24 smaller cookies 3 cups all purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 Tablespoon cornsta ... Read on »
Excursions in Mexico by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health You each get a locker and key so that you can store your belongings safely. It's also considered to be "all inclusive" meaning you'll get all the food and drinks you ... Read on »
Greek Lunch Wraps by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Greek Lunch Wraps Source: JennaBlogs.com 1 block of reduced fat cream cheese 2 Tablespoons minced parsley 1 teaspoon minced basil Lavosh or similar, low fa ... Read on »
Greek Chicken with Veggie Couscous by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Greek Chicken with Veggie Couscous Source: JennaBlogs.com Serves 3-4 For the chicken: 3 boneless, skinless organic chicken breasts 2 Tablespoons Cavenders Gr ... Read on »
Mexico Part 2: Location & Beach Experience by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health When you're traveling to the Mayan Riviera, one of the most discussed topics I saw online was the beach. Some beaches are rocky, others are fine sand. Some are littere ... Read on »
Mexico: Our Resort in the Mayan Riviera by Jenna Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Here is a view of the sitting area, table, coffee counter and soaker tub, as well as the doors that lead to our porch and swim out. A better view of the ... Read on »