Author Archives: Jenn Nolen

Saying Goodbye to Fall

Fall is one of my favorite times of year, but I have to say goodbye to it early this year. We’re heading out in a few days to head down South to visit with my sweet new niece. I’m so … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake and Citrus Cumin Chicken

I’m loving my new cookbooks and have tried a couple new recipes: This recipe actually called for peaches, and I though I still had a jar downstairs, but I didn’t so I improvised. Turned out great and it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Young Conservation Center

We’ve had some really cold weather here lately. First freeze and all. So when we found out it was going to be 75, I knew I had to get the boys out and about. Young Conservation Center is nearby so … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2017

Oh Halloween. The boys agonize over their costumes every year and it makes me want to pull my hair out and say, “Enough!” Then I start thinking about how it won’t be long and they won’t care about Halloween anymore … Continue reading

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Valley View Glade Conservation Area

We’ve lived in this house for over 6 years now, but we really don’t know the area well. In the past year, we’ve made friends with people who live a bit further out and they’ve opened our eyes to several … Continue reading

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19th Anniversary

We celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary! I’ve been married for over half my life! Weird! I wish we could say we did something big, but we just didn’t put any effort into it. That sounds bad, but we have a … Continue reading

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October Catch-Up

This Fall has been pleasantly busy. We started fostering a cat for some good friends. He’s only a year old, but he’s 16lbs, and so very active. He’s kept us on his toes and is totally hilarious. His name is … Continue reading

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Glassberg Hike

There’s a conservation area in nearby Eureka. We went there once, but did’t spend much time there for some reason. Another volunteer at the thrift store mentioned it to me and encouraged me to go back and spend more time. … Continue reading

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Chelsea’s Baby Shower

We had such a wonderful time celebrating Chelsea and baby Isla! I hosted the shower here at the house and went with a woodland theme. We had a nice turnout. Our family isn’t huge, but just about everyone was able … Continue reading

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Down for the Count

My last post was about how the boys were at camp/day camp. A month ago. So what happened to blogging between then and now? The flu. Luke returned home from camp exhausted and hoarse. Two days later he was achy, … Continue reading

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