Clips (Published Articles)

Jen is a versatile lifestyle journalist with staff writer, staff editor, contributing writer, contributing editor, and freelance experience. She specializes in food/dining, beverage, travel, parenting and family, education, literature and the arts, culture, design, home and garden, and other subjects related to lifestyle. Articles below from,,, Guernica,,,, and more are a sampling and also represent those that have been published in defunct and/or print outlets such as Continental InFlight, Florida Travel & Life, Southern Living,  and Women’s Health & Fitness. Please also see her online portfolio, located at

Arts, Literature and Culture

“The Art of Navigating Art Basel,”

“The Footsteps of Dance Poetry,” Guernica

“The Space Between Poems,” Submittable

“Thank You, Judge Judy,” Cleaver Magazine

“Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts,”

Careers and Work Culture

“Everything I Learned from Surviving My Co-worker’s Public Scandal,”

“How Working Outside the Home Helped My Kids,”

Chefs and Restaurants

“Tropical Subtropical,” Fort Lauderdale Magazine

“7 Non-Traditional Ways to Enjoy Maine Lobster,”

“Latin Flavour,” Destination MO

“The Heat Is On,” FSR Magazine

“Garden of Eating: The Best Restaurants Growing Their Own Food,”

 Cooking and Recipes

“Great 28: Cheese + Rice,” Culture Cheese Magazine

“Great 28: Cheese + Jicama,” Culture Cheese Magazine

“The 28 Great Pairings: Cheese + Jackfruit,” Culture Cheese Magazine

“Miami Embraces the Greatness of Goat,” New Worlder

“Curry: The Spice of Island Life,” Fun Ashore Magazine,

“Exotic Foods: Cooking Wild at Home,”

“Spring into Taste,” Inhabit

Design and Architecture

“Miami’s Architectural Guide,”

“Eau Palm Beach: Jonathan Adler’s Ultimate Resort Take-Away,” Inhabit

“Edible Aesthetics,” FSR Magazine


“Behind the Scenes of Teenage Writing Competitions,” The

“Virtual Education: Genuine Benefits Or Real-Time Demerits?” The

“Studying Wine with the CIA,” FSR Magazine

Guides and Listicles

Fort Myers Travel Guide, (12 articles)

Health, Wellness, Science, and Medicine

“4 Healthy Reasons to Sleep on Your Side,”

“Beyond Taste: Texture really determines how we eat,” A Beautiful Perspective

“Good Taste Is All in Your Genes,”

“Couples Spa Treatments: The Path to United Bliss,”

Home and Garden

“The End of Mango House,” A Beautiful Perspective

“Mangoes a Tasty Currency But They Won’t Buy Much,” Miami Herald

“Go Home with: Sara McCann,” Inhabit

Humor and Satire

“Dog Vs. Cat,” Fort Lauderdale Magazine

“Drone Dads: Killing It on the Youth Soccer Field,” Prairie Schooner

“The Effective Digestive,”

Miami and Florida

“12 Places to Eat and Drink in Miami, Florida,” WestJet Magazine

“Family-Friendly Miami,”

“A Neighborhood Guide to Miami’s Little Havana,” ruby: A blog by Virgin Atlantic

“First Time in Miami? South Beach Is All That and More,” USA Today’s 

“The Culture of the Forgotten Coast,”

Nature and Wildlife

“River of Grass: A Guide to the Everglades National Park,”  ruby: A blog by Virgin Atlantic

“Frozen Objects Falling from the Skies,” Biscayne Times

Parenting and Family

“Fort Lauderdale for Families,”  ruby: A blog by Virgin Atlantic

“Why I’m Okay When My Teens Tell Me They’re Drinking,” (also


“Bars That Give Back,”

Profiles and Interviews

“Michy Displays her Might,” FSR Magazine

“How Perseverance Helped Scott Wise Build a Restaurant Empire,” FSR Magazine

“Staycation in Palm Beach with Sienna Charles,” Inhabit

“Meet the Agent: Candace Friis,” Inhabit

Reviews: Restaurants and Hotels

“Hotel Victor South Beach,”

“Victorious Approach,” MIAMI Magazine

“Sustainable Sizzle,” MIAMI Magazine

“Tiny Hotels in Nashville, Los Angeles and Miami,” WestJet

Shopping and Fashion

“How I Scored Nordstrom Rack’s Elusive One-Cent Deal,”

“Florida Shopping: Exploring Sawgrass Mills,” ruby: A blog by Virgin Atlantic

“Bargain Hunter’s Shopping Guide,”

Sports and Adventure

“Fly Fishing for Tarpon in Boca Grande,” ruby: A blog by Virgin Atlantic

“Florida Wreck Dives: U.S.N.S. General Hoyt S. Vandenberg,” ruby: A blog by Virgin Atlantic

“Get Fit with Kiteboarding,”


“New Panamanian Cuisine: It’s Not Just Plantains Any Longer,”

“Travel Ireland and Take a Hawk Walk,”

“The Cuba Factor,” FSR Magazine

“I Do Vodoo,” Citizen Culture

Wine and Spirits

Can The Prisoner’s Dave Phinney Recapture Lightning in a Bottle?,

“Mangrias with Malbec, Rum, Mangoes and Key Limes,” Relish

“5 Things to Know Before You Launch a Boutique Booze Start-Up,”

“Flavorful Cocktail Trend: Cocktail recipes Using Bitters,”

“5 Naturally Green Drinks for St. Patrick’s Day,”