Jenny Bender

WATCH: Mister Rogers' Reaction To His Crew's Prank Is So Wholesome

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

View Full Post   I'm not ashamed to admit that to this day, one of my all-time favorite t.v. shows is Mister Rogers Neighborhood. I loved the show as a child, but as an adult, I have a whole new appreciation for the lessons & values that he taught. Mister Rogers has always been such a calming, soothing presence, and this clip of his reaction to his crew's prank shows just how kind and wholesome he was...

A LOT Can Happen In Ten Years

Monday, April 12, 2021

View Full Post   I celebrated a milestone yesterday, and it's an incredible testament to how far God can take us when we yield to His plan...

GALLERY: Happy Birthday, Truly Scrumptious!

Thursday, April 08, 2021

View Full Post   This past weekend was full of celebrations for our family! Not only did we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus; we also celebrated our youngest puppy's birthday! (Actually, it's her "gotcha" day - the anniversary of the day that we adopted her, but since she was a rescue and we're not exactly sure when her birthday is, we lump Gotcha Day & birthday into one.) This sweet girl is an answer to our prayer, and she lives up to her name every day!

LISTEN: MercyMe's Nathan Cochran Interview

Monday, April 05, 2021

View Full Post   Nathan Cochran of MercyMe calls to talk about their new upcoming album (including how a country superstar ended up on one of the tracks!), how the band dealt with their tour plans being brought to a screeching halt, and how excited they are to get back on the road for live worship!

My Mom Just Discovered Memojis And Life As We Know It Will Never Be The Same

Monday, April 05, 2021

View Full Post   Over the weekend, my parents got new phones. A lot has changed from the iPhone 6 (which is what they had) to the iPhone 11 (which they upgraded to.) One of the many new features includes memojis. Memojis are expressive icons, kind of like emojis, but they're customized to look like you. While getting used to her new phone, I introduced my Mom to the memoji world and life will never be the same for any of us...

LISTEN: 'A Week Away' Soundtrack Highlights

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

View Full Post   I had a chance last night to watch the new Netflix movie, 'A Week Away.' As a lifelong fan of High School Musical and Camp Rock, it had a lot to live up to, as far as cool dance flash mobs and catchy music. It not only lived up to all the hype, but EXCEEDED all of my expectations! Here are some of my favorite highlights from the film's soundtrack.

Stray Dog Given Stuffed Animal After Trying To Steal It From Dollar General Multiple Times

Monday, March 29, 2021

View Full Post   This stray dog kept trying to steal a stuffed animal from the Dollar General, and one of the responding police officers just couldn't take it anymore...

Employee Gets Surprise Blessing From His New Boss

Thursday, March 25, 2021

View Full Post   I LOVE hearing stories about how people have experienced random acts of kindness! I so wish that I knew who submitted this one, because it's one of the best things I've read in awhile. This anonymous person shared a story of how his new boss blessed him in a special way...

Neighborhood Surprises UPS Driver With Thank You Party

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

View Full Post   The past year has given me a new appreciation for people and jobs that I hadn't thought much about in my day-to-day, pre-pandemic life. One group of people that I've really come to be mindfully grateful for is mail carriers and UPS delivery people.

Someone Is Putting Googly Eyes On Random Things At Costco And I CANNOT. STOP. LAUGHING!

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

View Full Post   I'm a big fan of harmless pranks that are hilarious but don't cause damage to people or property, and this is one that I REALLY wanna try!