If your WordPress blog uses Genesis Child Theme there will be Filed Under and Tagged With entry meta in home page and every posts. This can be removed with adding a source code or using a plugin. You can easily remove the Filed Under and Tagged With in Genesis child theme without code. For this
In Genesis Sample Child WordPress Theme, the excerpts wont be enabled by default. In homepage the full content of the post will be displayed. If you want to display only the post excerpts and not the whole content this post will guide you to show them in simple way. Go to Worpress Theme Settings.