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Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I’m so excited to partner with AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate to share my Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Mousse Recipe, a free family baking guide plus the opportunity to win some of...

What If I Don’t Want To Anymore?

Amidst the shelter at home quarantine, I received a very interesting question via my Instagram. Even though it’s been months and we’re all in different parts of the country with...

In the Unknown: My Daily Must Do’s

I wrote this article five weeks ago and nothing has changed. If anything, I am needing to be more diligent in giving myself grace but to continue to run to these most important...

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What If I Don’t Want To Anymore?

What If I Don’t Want To Anymore?

Amidst the shelter at home quarantine, I received a very interesting question via my Instagram. Even though it’s been months and we’re all in different parts of the country with varying plans for re-opening, many will ponder different aspects of her vulnerable...

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In the Unknown: My Daily Must Do’s

In the Unknown: My Daily Must Do’s

I wrote this article five weeks ago and nothing has changed. If anything, I am needing to be more diligent in giving myself grace but to continue to run to these most important "R's." They've been a life line when I've needed to reprioritize. I’ve been staring at a...

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Unleash our Dreams in the Face of the Impossible

Unleash our Dreams in the Face of the Impossible

At a women's conference I spoke at this weekend, the organizer told her attendees how the leadership team spends a lot of time getting recommendations for a potential speaker and then researching, praying, questioning and looking at the speaker's theology before they...

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If I Only Had One Week to Live?

If I Only Had One Week to Live?

Stowed away in our attic, I dusted off my high school diary. Paging through memories of old, I am instantly transported to a time in my life when school, friends, boys, and parents triggered to-do lists and declarations, resolutions, and remorse. A time when...

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Easy Marinated Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Easy Marinated Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Nine years ago, I first posted this marinated cheese recipe and it's been a fan favorite ever since. While it presents like a gourmet crowd pleaser, it's easy enough for all of us to make. Since I first posted this, stores have started selling cheese cut up in perfect...

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Is a Simple Christmas Possible?

Is a Simple Christmas Possible?

Have you started singing “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” yet? Admittedly, I’m a humming machine right now. The sights, sounds, and nostalgia of the holiday season have drawn me in, and my senses are celebrating from the simple pleasures. As I snuggle in my...

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As a mom of five blessings and full time family manager, Jen has learned to balance and embrace both the beauty and bedlam of every day life. Her practical, yet tangible, lifestyle ideas encourages others to open their eyes to a “living on less” mentality with hundreds of ideas on living a full life on less money.

She lives it, and invites you along for the journey.

Jen Schmidt

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