Author Archives: Jen

About Jen

Wife, cat-mom, and new Brooklynite. Collector of cookbooks, typewriters, yarn, and all things shiny. Pro-baker & food lover readjusting to office life at JBF.

My Path to the Mat

Sometimes I think my path to the mat was guided by forces beyond my control. Whether I found yoga or yoga found me is something I will never quite know. I’m pretty convinced it’s a little of both. My initial … Continue reading

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Kensingtonites

We still don’t have a beach house to call home … but we’re getting closer. Coney Island is literally 5 miles from our new doorstep on Ocean Parkway. We are officially Brooklyn residents. Brooklynites. Kensingtonites to be more specific. It’s … Continue reading

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Crazy To Be Brooklyn Bound

My parents think that Jay & I are crazy. Maybe we are. However, as they have been suburban dwellers in Connecticut for the majority of their adult lives, I appreciate that it’s hard to for them to understand circumstances that … Continue reading

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Searching for the Unicorn

I have a confession. I am a real estate junky. If it’s possible to inherit such a thing, I think it definitely skipped a generation, because my paternal grandmother was also a wee bit obsessed with real estate. Of course, … Continue reading

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Doors

I have never been good at closing doors. When I do actually remember to close them, nine times out of ten I’ll probably leave the key right there in the keyhole, which makes mornings that much more fun for not-morning … Continue reading

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My Top 25 Lessons as a (Former) Entrepreneur

Five years ago, I decided to quit corporate America, and live my dream of opening up my own custom cake studio and becoming my own boss. It didn’t take me long to figure out that being an entrepreneur wasn’t so … Continue reading

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