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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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A Few Favorite Steals for the Season

A Few Favorite Steals for the Season

If you've followed me for any length of time, you know I'm passionate about encouraging meaningful connection, purposeful experiences and an understanding that it's the "little things that are the big things." With that being said, I also understand it's that time of...

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(Overnight) Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

(Overnight) Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

This Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake has been a favorite for years and it's still going strong even though I first shared this back in 2013. It's great to be able to make this ahead of time and have something piping hot out of the oven in the morning. Plus, I'm chuckling...

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Raise a Hallelujah

Raise a Hallelujah

I’ve been pounding on my piano keys a lot lately. Yes, pounding them hard, wrestling with sadness and questions and frustration. Creating beautiful music isn’t my goal. His glory is the goal and praising Him in the middle of pain is my desire. I’m compelled to turn my...

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Should Summer Be Uncomfortable?

Should Summer Be Uncomfortable?

Summer is in full swing, and I'm stuck finding the balance of being a fun, spontaneous, and carefree mom and struggling with the daily challenge to purposefully engage our children's hearts and minds amidst their expectation of total relaxation and lots of screen...

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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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