Jenny Prevost

Jenny Prevost
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Jenny Prevost is an aspiring author, french fry fanatic + founder of www.betherebox.com, a giftbox company geared for the tough stuff in life. In a very small town way, she fell hard for the boy who grew up one street over + married him. She is now Momma to three lovable kiddos (and one lively lab) + can be found her in her garden or playing outside. She has a passion for creative living + whole heartedly believes Brene Brown when she says, “The magic is in the mess.”

Home Steady :: My Start to a More Self-Sufficient Life

It all started with a popcorn maker. As soon as I learned about this contraption, I knew we needed to own one. Only a few clicks and a couple days later, we did! Though...

Standing Water :: A Lesson in Digging Deeper

I'm going to be honest right out the gate... you know how you keep hearing about the resurgence of victory gardens? That's me: 100% obsessed with growing vegetables in my backyard. This isn't the...

Learning Your Language :: A Letter to My Son

Hey kiddo, I owe you an apology. I wasn't the mom you needed today; it pains me to know that and breaks my heart to say it. I know it because of how many...

Hold the String :: A Call for Creativity

I never considered myself to be a creative child.  I had little-to-no drawing ability, I didn't color inside the lines (what fun is that anyway?) and I was woefully inept at cute block lettering....

Acadiana’s Fresh Kept Secret :: St. Joseph’s Homestead (& friends)

Six months ago, give or take a few, I took you off the beaten path to some of my favorite small-town shops. If you'll allow it, I'd like to do something similar today.  There weren't...

Lifting the Lid :: My Pressure Cooker Analogy

I've said this (to my husband at least) since the start of the shelter-in-place season. It's like we've been living in a giant pressure cooker. All of the time together created tremendous emotional pressure...

Brutal & Beautiful :: This Feels Like Being Pregnant

I wasn't one of those women who enjoyed being pregnant.  I was green with morning... no, scratch that, all-day-sickness. My legs were restless, my sciatic nerve screamed in pain, and ankles disappeared while my...

Let’s Talk About Something Else!

Literally... anything else. No, I'm not referring to current events. It's more important than ever that we stay well informed. Besides, the grownups of the world don't really HAVE anything else to talk about. (It's...

This Must Be How Toothpaste Feels

I am completely aware of how ridiculous that sounds, but let's be honest, life is ridiculous right now. My story doesn't look like yours, or hers, or even that girl over there. All of...

All Hail ‘the Pig!’

In a time where Wal-Mart Pick-up has let us down and Costco is synonymous with chaos, it's time we raise our glasses to (some of) the real heroes of this time ... family run...