About Jennifer Bryant

Jennifer Bryant is the wife of a good man and mother of two precious kids. Her favorite things include, reading, organizing, blogging, singing with her kids, laughing out loud with her husband, and making food for people. She lives in Honolulu, Hawaii and dreams of taking her family on marvelous adventures across the globe. In the meantime, she blogs about life and family, and encourages others to build practical skills for healthy communication, simple living, and discover their awesomeness. Read more of her posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.

6 Things We Learned About Party Planning with Family

By | June 13th, 2017|Featured Guests, Fun, Lifestyle|

My sister and I survived two family parties in two weeks! After deciding not to kill each other, we sat down and came up with six things we learned from party [...]

Cultivating Creativity: How the Captain Underpants Series Encouraged my Son to Read

By | June 13th, 2017|Learning at Home, Parenting|

Title Photo Credit: SuperKimagery.com If you have spent any length of time around young children, I don't have to tell you that there is nothing more entertaining than potty humor. You know... [...]

The Men Who Gave their Lives for Mine

By | May 29th, 2017|Foundations, Seasonal|

Last year on Memorial Day, we gathered with friends to potluck. At one point, the host asked us to share in the group what significance this holiday held for us. I [...]

Mom’s Advice for Finding a Wise Woman

By | May 12th, 2017|Foundations, Parenting, Seasonal|

When I first began this post for Mother's Day, my thought was to explain this famous passage in a way that a modern, liberated woman could understand it, living in a [...]

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

By | May 9th, 2017|Food|

When I visit a Mexican restaurant for the first time, I always try to taste their beans, rice, tacos, and enchiladas. Tacos for the meat inside and enchiladas for their sauce. [...]

Beef Stew & Mashed Potatoes

By | May 5th, 2017|Food|

I am a meat and potatoes girl. All the way. If I had to choose a last meal, this would be it. Beef stew, even a local Hawaii favorite. Mashed potatoes, [...]

Cornbread Cake

By | May 1st, 2017|Food|

Be warned, that this cornbread is laden with sugar. But it is oh so tasty when paired with Portuguese Bean Soup or another kind of stew that is more salty or savory. It's [...]

Vegetable Curry

By | April 28th, 2017|Food|

Since moving to Hawaii, I've had to learn to venture out and try new things, like sushi, dim sum, and curry. Sure, those dishes were available in my homeland of Southern [...]

Practically Creative Living: The Bean Family

By | April 27th, 2017|Community, Featured Guests, Foundations, Home Care, Lifestyle|

This month, we had the opportunity to get away from city life and visit our dear friends on the island of Kauai. We had been talking with them for months [...]

Retelling the Classics: The Little Mermaid & The Happy Prince

By | April 21st, 2017|Foundations|

The Little Mermaid (1975) Hans Christian Anderson's tale, narrated by Richard Chaimberlain. The Happy Prince Original Story by Oscar Wilde Narrated by Christopher Plummer, including Gylnnis Johns [...]