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.
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...
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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...
broccoli avocado soup

Creamy Broccoli Avocado Soup; Light & Fresh Summer Soup

I know what you’re thinking.  “Soup in the summer? Jennie, you're crazy!"  I know, I know.  But trust me that this creamy broccoli avocado soup is so light and fresh that it’s actually perfect...

The Door Guardian – Securing Doors for Kids of All Ages

My littlest one likes to play out in the front yard.  I always feel that in order for him to play out front, I need to put on a bra and it’s probably a...
the point of quarentine

Nothing is Something and That’s Everything: the Point of Quarantine

A long time ago, when the pandemic started spreading here in the US and the shutdowns started happening and the quarantines started going into effect, there was a speech from Dr. Emily Landon, the chief...

Five Things My Family is Doing to Make the Best of Time Spent at...

Our family is making the best of time spent at home. We're doing our best to reduce our contact with the outside world and honor the quarantine and social distancing as best as we...
prenatal yoga

Prenatal Yoga: 5 Postures Every Mom-To-Be Should Be Doing

Practicing Prenatal Yoga is an excellent way to prepare the body for labor and delivery.  Asana, the Sanskrit word for the physical postures, can help to ease tension in the body, manage common aches...
airing of grievances

Airing of the Grievances – A Chance to Clear the Air

I try to keep it light and positive with my personal social media posts. Of course, I like sharing the news and adventures of my boys and the wise cracks of my hubby. I...

Shoott – Mom Forgot to Take a Family Picture!

The story of my life is that I always forget to do stuff, like take a family picture.  Then around November when the rest of the world who got their act together in plenty...
scottsdale halloween events roundup

Scottsdale Halloween 2019 Events Round Up

Halloween is upon us and all the little monsters are getting ready for trick-or-treating.  There are lots of fun, safe, family friendly Halloween events & festivals going on around town.  From trunk or treating...
toddler horror show

The Toddler Horror Show

Vampires, ghosts, goblins, werewolves, zombies ...all scary, sure. But if one came knocking on my door with the intention to frighten me, I would be like, "Um, no, not today. You're going to have to try...
IV Nutrition

IV Nutrition: Where One Mom Found Some Magic

Being a mom is the best and my children are the joy and delight of my heart.  But I have to be honest and tell you that I am so tired.  I live off...
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Prepare Furry Family Members In Case Of Emergency

Many of us here at Scottsdale Moms Blog are not only moms to human children, but to some pretty cute fur babies, as well.  June is National Pet Preparedness Month and pet parents across...

Affirming Your Children – Practical Ways To Do It and Why It’s Important

My six-year-old son is a “words of affirmation” kind of guy. When I praise him for a job well done, or point out what I like about his behavior in a particular situation, he...

Zoo, Aquarium & Museum Memberships: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

I’m a mom on the go and I like it like that. I love getting out of the house and having adventures with my boys.  For one, I find that I am more engaged...

Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude: A Written Meditation

November is the calendared home of Thanksgiving and for me, a month to pause and cultivate and attitude of gratitude for the abundant blessings in my life.  One of my personal November traditions is...

Family Friendly Events In & Around Scottsdale {November 2018}

November is upon us and the weather should be cooling down this month. There’s lots of fun to be had for all, so grab a scarf, a hot cup of coffee and get out there! Our...

Homemade PSL Hack: A Tribute to the Man of My Dreams

Do you love your Pumpkin Spice Lattes, but hate the price that it comes with? By price, I mean the monetary cost, the extra calories & sugar, and the suspicious artificial  ingredients that just...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events In & Around Scottsdale {October 2018}

Pumpkin festivals, trick-or-treating, and outdoor concerts, oh my!  Our jam packed monthly guide for October family friendly events in and around Scottsdale is here. (If you are looking for local Pumpkin Patches, find the...

Puppies and Small Children: Not as Precious as it Sounds

A dog might be man’s best friend, but what could make for a better friendship than a child and a puppy? Uh, a lot, actually.  Having puppies and small children is not as romantic...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events In & Around Scottsdale {September 2018}

There's more to do in September than dust off the pumpkins & scarecrows and sip on PSLs. Our monthly guide for September family friendly events in and around Scottsdale is here. Fun Fact: Did you...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for July 2018

July has more than just fireworks to entertain the family. Here's our guide of family friendly events happening in Scottsdale this month. What does being voted Best Kids Indoor Entertainment mean? For our partners at OdySea,...

Beat the Heat with a Yoga Practice at Home

Have you heard that it's 110 degrees here in Phoenix? That's too hot to even go swimming. What can you do inside with kiddos when it's too hot to go outside and they have...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for June 2018

Summer in Scottsdale is here, ready or not! While it seems like everything has shut down, there is still a lot to do and Scottsdale Moms Blog has all the excitement outlined for you...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for April 2018

Springtime in Scottsdale brings a lot of fun family friendly events for April! Scottsdale Moms Blog has all the fun outlined for you here in our monthly guide to family friendly fun!  What are your...

Child’s Imagination Inspires a More Present Mom

"Play is the work of a child." -Maria Montessori  It's the last day of the month and my submission for SMB is due within 24 hours, or else I will not be eligible for an...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for March 2018

March is the magical month, here in Scottsdale. It’s our reward for why we live here during the summer months. The weather perfection (nice & warm in the day but cool at night) making it the...

How Dry Shampoo Saves My Life

Do you gals want to talk about dry shampoo for a minute? Because dry shampoo saves my life for days on end. I know that as busy moms who have so many hats to...