Articles by Jen Conlon

About Jen Conlon

I am a Connecticut-living, 41-year-old stay-at-home mom to two boys, F (’09) and M (’10). They are the cutest, funniest, smartest kids I know. Good thing too since they have also propelled me into the most difficult thing I know, parenting...read more More Posts

This “recipe” was making the rounds over on Pinterest a while back. (I say “recipe” since it’s so simple and so adaptable, it’s hardly a recipe but more like a few guidelines.) Well, some of the 30 Best Friends have made this easy one pan …

When my first baby was born I had a fear of the pacifier. I thought that if I gave it to him he would continue to want it until he finally succumbed to peer pressure on his first night in a college dormitory. I restricted …

Making your own tomato sauce for macaroni or pizza is SO EASY. Really, the hardest part is cutting up an onion. Oh, and using a can opener. I make this simple sauce about once a week and use it for at least two meals (spaghetti …

OK, “gifts” is a strong word here…let’s say “tokens” instead. Just a little thing to let someone know you remembered them on Valentine’s Day when you really didn’t until the day before. 1. Watercolor heart art from Peanut Blossom This is something super simple and …

Guys, here’s a list of what the mother’s of your children REALLY want for Valentine’s Day. Flowers and chocolate is nice, jewelry is even nicer, but what we really want is… Gena: I want a day just for me where I can relax. Sara: I …

(This post contains affiliate links. We only link to products that we truly believe to be best.) With 30 women and 88 (and counting) babies between us, we have a lot of opinions about what a newborn really needs and really DOESN’T need. So we’re …

Rachel: Grasping for Objectivity…in my subjective life  because nothing she says can be construed as serious! FUNNY with some serious topics too. Very easy to relate too and covers everything kids, mom jeans, photography and much more. Cassie: My favorite blog used to be Kelle …

(This post contains affiliate links) It’s BIRTHDAY MONTH around here with all our January 2009 babies are turning FIVE! Here’s what we got them… UNDER $15 1. Costumes, $14 and up Playing dress up is a timeless game and there’s now so many favorite characters …

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