Jen Inchiostro

the daily life of a nerdy mom

  • FIREWORKS 2024

    FIREWORKS 2024

    Last year, we started attending our church as “curious” *possible* new members in February 2023… after a 6 week inquirers course, the kids and I were baptized in late May. The June fireworks party was the first event that we agreed to Host- and even though we knew NO ONE- we had the best time…

  • FATHER’S DAY 2024

    FATHER’S DAY 2024

    Jared is one of themes agreeable and “go with the flow” person when it comes to making plans- it took couple HOURS to get him to admit what he wanted to do. We had already been to church and stayed after to feed the homeless. It was a long morning and he was tempted to…

  • PRIDE 2024

    PRIDE 2024

    The first 2 weekends of June were busy! Fishfly Season started…we volunteered doing landscaping at church… My parents visited from FLORIDA- which only happens once a year. Then, the most incredible thing happened- after not being able to understand sewing machines MY WHOLE LIFE- I learned spontaneously in under 5minutes flat. I then measured, cut,…

  • Books: Summer Sweetness

    Books: Summer Sweetness

    These two were both in my random library pick ups of the week- I found them straight off the shelf, hooked first by their covers and second by their well worn condition. I always think that beat up book, is a well loved book- and in both cases- I think I am right. If I…

  • Ali Hazelwood Review Round Up

    Ali Hazelwood Review Round Up

    In May and part of June, I read through the rest of Ali Hazelwoods books in anticipation of her new release. I feel like all of the Steminist books follow a pretty tight trope of “super spunky and quirky but BRILLIANT scientist female meets VERY LARGE and EXTREMELY handsome but grumpy male. None of the…

  • Book Reviews: Kate Clayborn

    Book Reviews: Kate Clayborn

    Love Lettering Meg Mackworth’s hand-lettering skill has made her famous as the Planner of Park Slope, designing beautiful custom journals for New York City’s elite. She has another skill too: reading signs that other people miss. Like the time she sat across from Reid Sutherland and his gorgeous fiancée, and knew their upcoming marriage was…