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| Jun 2020
Health-ish

Tips for Conquering the Kitchen

When Penn and I started working from home a few years ago, we both gained what we called the “Work From Home 15.”  There was a well-worn path between our desks and the pantry. Writer’s Block paired well with cheese and crackers. An impossible deadline was eased with some chips. A fight about how the […]
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| Jun 2020
Podcast

Listening and Learning with Jen Hatmaker

First I want to say how liberating it’s been to watch our podcast transform before our eyes. Penn and I have loved using this podcast as a place to grow and learn, especially inside our marriage. But with this week and last week’s episode, it felt so important to keep discussing social issues. Every day […]
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| Jun 2020
Health-ish

The Weirdest Stuff on Amazon

We buy a lot of props for our videos. So every once in a while, I get a suggested item on Amazon that I find puzzling, weird, and mostly funny. All of those wig purchases put us in a strange algorithm of potty humor. (Which let’s be real, is pretty on brand for us.) Poop […]
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| Jun 2020
Health-ish

Working on Being A Better Ally

Let me start by saying that our mission on the podcast has always been to better ourselves. The events of the last week in the wake of George Floyd have really caused us to hit the pause button. Publishing silly videos or life hack blog posts felt disingenuous. So we are taking a different direction […]
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| May 2020
Health-ish

Chocolate Pretzel Chip Cookies | Quarantine Kitchen

My teenager loves to bake, but hates to follow recipes. Cue the constant argument: “Baking is like chemistry! You need to be exact!” During quarantine, I’ve left her alone in the kitchen to experiment, make a mess, and make her own recipes. The other night she presented us with one of her most delicious creations: Chocolate Pretzel […]
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| May 2020
Marriage

We Tried Messenger Kids, Here Is What We Found

This post is sponsored by Messenger Kids, all opinions are my own. My kids are craving more digital freedom. They want to be able to message their friends, video chat, and share silly photos and video clips. Mix in social distancing and distance learning, and this craving goes up 1,000%. We’ve been no strangers to […]
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| May 2020
Marriage

40 Classic Movies to Show Your Teen

Update: This blog post and movie list was updated on June 15, 2020 to include more leads of color. Lola and I have been watching a lot of Gilmore Girls in our backyard theater and I’m absolutely loving all the extra mother-daughter time. One thing I have noticed though is that this cast isn’t that […]
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| May 2020
Marriage

How to Make A Backyard Theater

Last year, our backyard looked like a dumpster fire had a baby with a pile of rocks. It was a mass of weeds with a trampoline thrown on top. My dear friend, Monica Mangin worked with Lowe’s to give us a big ol’ backyard glow up complete with a backyard theater. We could not be […]
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.