Author Archives: jenstjohn

Homemade Chocolate Cake with Sweet Cherry Sauce

Usually, I reserve the baking of cakes for special occasions only.  But for some reason, I got it in my head that I wanted to make a chocolate cake today and top it with the cherries I had in the … Continue reading

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Quick Pumpkin Bean Soup

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When Mommy Needs a Sick Day

Sometimes I think (and wonder if it’s been proven?) that heightened immunity is bundled up, standard, with the package of maternal instincts.  In the 5+ years I’ve been a mom, I can count one one hand the number of times … Continue reading

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Baked Oatmeal

This morning I am testing out the WordPress app. I want to see what it’s like to take a picture and post from my phone, so here is a lovely shot of my baked oatmeal for breakfast. Every time I … Continue reading

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What is a Pummelo…and what do I do with it?

Grocery Cashier: “Uhm…what is this??” Me: It’s a pummelo. Cashier (poking it): “Is it gross?” Me: No, it’s a citrus fruit!  It’s really delicious.  Like a grapefruit, but sweeter. Bagger (16-year-old boy): “WHOA!  I’ve got to take one of those … Continue reading

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Welcome to Crazy Nest!!

Nice to meet you!  I’m Jen, and this is the blog I’ve wanted to write for a long time but for some reason or another, excused myself out of it.  I hope you will enjoy this collection of stories about … Continue reading

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