Jennie Love

Jennie Love
Jennie Love is a native Phoenician turned Scottsdale-ite. Jennie and her wonderful husband Scott have two adorable little boys, Robert, the sweet & spunky "threenager," and baby Weston, who is full of cuddles and smiles. As a family, they enjoy the Phx Zoo, riding the rails at the train park, and exploring hiking trails. Jennie is a yoga instructor at Modern Milk in Scottsdale and routinely subs at Moksha Yoga Phx. While indulging in all things beauty related, Jennie also loves cooking, wine, chocolate, and spending quality time with her family & friends. But her favorite pastime is to browse through Target all by herself.
frozen food

Frozen Food Month: Smart & Final Solutions to a Busy Day

We are on the go today! It’s one of those days when everything is coming at us full speed ahead. Isn’t it just the worst when you get so busy with life’s obligations that...
office ladies

A Fan Girl’s Ode to The Office Ladies

Excuse me while I have my fan girl moment.  If you have talked to me in real life in the last several months, you know all about my love for The Office Ladies Podcast. ...
homeschooling mom

Clueless: Confessions of a Homeschooling Mom

The Clueless Homeschooler could be the title of my new book. Not that I have an old book, or plan to write any book. But if I were to write a book about this...

Simplified Organization for 5 Chaotic Areas

Organization isn't my natural gift and I also tend to over-complicate things.  Yet here I am, writing about simplified organization.  I've read many books and blogs about how to organize. I interview my most...
best toys ever

Best Toys My Children Ever Had

Shopping for toys is hard, isn’t it?  When you shop with your kids, they want the biggest, flashiest, nosiest thing they can find in the toy isle.  I’ve made the mistake so many times...
creamed corn

Ritzy Vegan Friendly Creamed Corn

My dear sister-in-law has made this creamed corn for years.  It is the most delectable thing and it's hard to not just shovel it into my mouth by the spoonful.  The recipe is all...
tangled christmas lights

Christmas Gives Me All the Feels

What if I were to tell you that I have a love/dislike relationship with Christmas?  I don’t normally tell people this because instead of trying to understand further, I’m usually shut down with hearing...

Liberty Wildlife: Nurturing the Nature of Arizona

Have you ever found an injured bird or other wildlife and didn’t know what to do with it?  Did you know that there’s an amazing organization nearby who will take in injured and/or orphaned...
trader joe's dinner

5 Trader Joe’s Dinners Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

I love Trader Joe’s.  I love the unique food items and I get super jazzed for all my favorite seasonal treats.  I always find cute gifts to give a hostess or to surprise and delight...

Balance Bike to Two Wheels: A Bicycle Riding Success Story 

My four-year-old little boy confidently hopped on a two-wheel bicycle for the first time this past weekend and rode off into the sunset like he’s known how his whole life.  He can thank the time spent cruising...
DIY Spooky Slime

Spooky Slime – Easy Halloween DIY

It's really quite hilarious that I'm over here, like, "I know! I'll do a Halloween craft for this month's SMB post!" Because, you guys, I don't craft. I'm just not good at it. I want to...
october events

Family Friendly Events In and Around Scottsdale {October 2020}

Welcome to October, Scottsdale Moms!  Have you had a chance to sip on your PSL yet?  Did you check out our Guide to the Best Pumpkin Patches in AZ?  Will we finally start to...
giving me life

10 Things Giving Me Life Right Now

In a time when it feels like the world is trying to suck the life out of me, there are a number of things that are actually giving me life.  Some of my “life...
name change

Child’s Name Change… at Two Years Old

I changed my child’s legal name when he was two years old.  It was a whole entire process, but my husband and I are so glad we did it.  If you’ve ever considered changing...

Rest and Refresh Yourself on National Relaxation Day

National Relaxation Day is August 15   Taking a moment to relax sounds almost frivolous, doesn’t it?  Well, let me reassure you, Mama, that it most certainly is not.   Taking the time to rest and relax is beyond...

Fireworks, Food and Fun! 4th of July in Scottsdale and Surrounding Areas

Let's Celebrate Independence Day! The 4th of July has always been one of my favorite holidays! I love that it is a time to gather with family and friends, but in a more laid back...