Jenny grew up in Grand Ledge, attended Western Michigan University and now lives in the Metro Detroit area. She comes from a family of crafters and often helped her mom and grandma at craft shows. After spending several years in the corporate world, Jenny craved the opportunity to be an artist as well as a stay at home mom. Getting back to her artistic roots became an outlet for self expression and self care. Knowing that there are must be other moms in the same boat, Jenny is passionate about encouraging and inspiring others to explore their own creativity. In addition to blogging for Michigan Mama News, Jenny has her own blog called An Artfully Lived Life.