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These 3 Lip Sync Battle Videos Explain Why It’s the Best Party of the Year

Imagine 15 mini surprise parties of hearty laughter and unadultered hollering. An evening of, willfully and gleefully, having no idea what to expect next… that’s Lip Sync. On an open air rooftop of Santo Domingo this past Friday night, the wind was howling and the sky was cloudy. If we were pirates on the high seas, I’d be worried. But the performers of our 4th Lip Sync Battle Party were on fire… if fire was doused with gasoline and then an explosive was thrown in....

raising confident kids

13 Kickass Songs with Power Messages for Raising Confident Kids

I’ve been brainwashing our children. For some time now, I’ve been playing them a CD I purposefully crafted with – love your life, be strong & kick ass – type messages, a playlist for raising confident kids, essentially. And it’s working. Rafaella wails “Roar” by Katy Perry with such devotion,  it brings this proud mama to tears. I mean, she straight up nails it. The other day, on our drive up to Las Terrenas, I overheard Santiago in the back seat trying to...

at the Romeo Santos Concert in Punta Cana

At the Romeo Santos Concert in Punta Cana: My Proudest Dominican Moment

Alllllllllll the feels. Standing on the lawn of the vast space that is the Hard Rock Punta Cana Resort’s concert venue, drinking a Presidente, and swaying to DR’s *King of Bachata, Romeo, gave me all the feels. It was not lost on me that I was at the Romeo Santos concert in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. There was a feeling among the audience that would be impossible to create anywhere else in the world. A certain sense of ownership floated about for this...

Lip Sync Battle Party

6 Reasons Why a Lip Sync Battle Party is the Most Fun You’ll Ever Have

This year’s Lip Sync Battle Party was the best yet. It seems that every year, the performances get better. It always steps up a level, the competition is always changing but one things remains the same: a Lip Sync Battle Party is the most fun you’ll ever have. Whether you are a performer or in the audience, you are guaranteed to laugh so hard that you might pee your pants. I did… about 6 times. Why is a Lip Sync Battle...

And They Danced: How Jenuary Jenanigans Came to a Close

With Jenuary 2015 in the books, my birthday Jenanigans (yes, I like inserting my name into regular words) have officially come to a close until 2016 but not without one last laugh, and a good one at that. So if you are indeed in need of a solid, belly chuckle, hit PLAY and share in the silly magic of Jenuary. And if you do laugh – even a little – share with your friends… cause why should we have all the...

6 "Get Out" Songs for Teachers to Mentally Sing When Kicking a Student Out

For many of my dear friends, it is that time of year. Yes, teachers, I am talking to you. And yes… school is starting – or worse – has started. I feel your pain. As a teacher myself (though I haven’t been in the classroom for a few years now), I know that teaching is for those with big heart… and patience… and grace… and humor… and courage… and high barometers of all things gross… and – sorry, I’ll move...

Lip Sync Drive By: Hurt So Good

Click here to get the full story on Lip Sync Drive By This week’s inspiration hit us on the way home from a July 4th themed BBQ. It seemed like the perfect fit for a celebration of the Good ol’ US of A. From the man that brought you Jack and Diane… Hurt So Good. Lip Sync Drive By – Hurt So Good by John Mellencamp (performed by Us) from Jennifer Legra on Vimeo. Disclaimer: No driving laws were broken...

Lip Sync Drive By: Burn

Can’t think of a better way to wish you a Happy Friday!!!   This started out as an extended joke. About a month ago, all of our DR-buddies got together for a Lip Sync Battle Party at the infamous (amongst us) Kury Rooftop and since our friends are AWESOME(!) we had a great turn out with over 20 performances. That night, decided on by equal parts judge votes and audience votes, our friend Mike, in his black miniskirt and gray...

My Total Truth #7 – Words are Powerful

Each one of us has inside of us our own truth. My Total Truths is a series based on MY truths; a list of things that I know to be true. What are your total truths?   # 7 – Words are Powerful   Words matter. The writer in me knows this as an essential truth. They don’t always have to be neat or pretty or elegantly spoken; they can be simple and rough around the edges but no matter what words you choose to...