post, the last

by Jen on December 31, 2012

I have started this post in my head multiple times in the last six weeks and nothing seems right.

I mean, how do you write your last post on a blog you have loved, cared for, put a lot of time into and had so much fun with?

You may have noticed it’s been a bit quiet around here. Life has taken some exciting turns for me this past year. I’ve told you that I moved. What I didn’t tell you is that while we were buying a new place and renting the old, I was also going through an interview process. And guess what? I got the job. I’m so honored and excited to be the new Executive Director for the ALS Association Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter. I started at the end of November and it’s been an exciting, terrifying and awesome experience so far. There is a lot of work to be done in this role and I am so ready for the challenge. I get to work with amazing people who are dedicated to helping people LIVE with ALS and raise money to end it. I am pretty dang lucky.

Due to this change and the priorities I’ve made in my life, something had to give. So, this is the last post for Jen and Company. It feels like in some ways, Anne and I were writing the very first post for She Said. She Said. We wondered if anyone would ever read it. And you did!

Thank you for reading my (and all the contributors) stories on food, fitness, health and life. The past 3 1/2 years have been so much fun. I have made so many new friends all as a result of this blog and for that I am very grateful.

We will be keeping the site live so you can access recipes,etc. I’ve even re-organized the page so that it’s easier to find things. And let’s be honest, I need to be able to find these recipes! This site has been my own personal journal.

Finally, thank you to my friends who have been featured contributors. I so appreciated your time and effort to provide interesting content.

I wish you all good eats and a fabulous 2013!




Thoughts on moving

by Jen November 18, 2012

We have been in our new home for 16 days and we LOVE it. Although we are far from settled and we haven’t figured out our new routines, it is home. I thought I’d share some of my random thoughts (since I don’t know how to be anything but random) about moving, renting our former […]

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With This Tortilla Soup, It’s All About the Fixins

by scottolson November 12, 2012

So I’m sort of new to this group, but luckily they still added me to the invite when Jen put together a gathering for the ladies, and me. The theme, as Jen is wont to do, was soup. Being the lone male, and knowing these ladies are in favor of gourmet food, I knew I […]

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Giving food

by Willa November 7, 2012

Our gorgeous son was born on Sunday, October 7. Since then, we have been busy adoring our little pickle and learning the ways of our new normal. I feel incredibly lucky because my hubby has been at home, bonding and helping with everything. We have been having a great time with tons of laughs over […]

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On the move!

by Jen November 6, 2012

A few days ago: Present day: Have you guessed what we are up to? After quite a long process, Brette and I have moved to downtown Minneapolis into a loft/condo that we are completely in love with. When our wifi is hooked up and I can make my way out of boxes, I’ll be sharing […]

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