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How to Save Time While Shopping

If you don’t have the time or you feel rushed while shopping, it isn’t much fun and it can cost you, both in time and money. Consider these tips for saving time while shopping.

Our European Vacation: Paris Again and Better

Our European Vacation: Paris Again and Better

Last fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the tenth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. As you might remember, our first experience in Paris […]

Enjoy the 50 Books Reading Guide (for FREE)

Enjoy the 50 Books Reading Guide for FREE (Limited Time)

Read and enjoy with your kids fifty books that will entertain as well as inform. The reading guide, Fifty Books to Enjoy with Kids, will help you provide extension activities to each book on the list. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of these Amazon links, I am […]

Reader Q&A: Military Career? Yay or Nay?

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This week’s Q&A involves questions about careers in the military. What do you think about it? What advice can you give to a young person’s aspirations?

A Homeschool Day in the Life with Kids Aged 17, 14, 12, 10, 8, & 6

A Homeschool Day in the Life with Kids Aged 17, 14, 12, 10, 8, & 6 | Life as MOM

Ever wonder what life is like when you’re me? Ha! Here’s a little peak into a day in my life with kids aged 17, 14, 12, 10, 8, and 6

When Your Heart Breaks for a Friend

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We all know someone who’s hurting. How do we care for them and help them know they’re not alone? Recently, an old family friend shared the sad news of her miscarriage via Facebook. She is a young mom whose mother once comforted me many years ago — fifteen, in fact — when I had my […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I just took this quiz; Brave is probably my favorite Disney movie, so I’m good with that. In other new: FishPapa redid the grout in the kitchen. The tile around the sink was installed improperly and in the wrong color. Long story. The grout for the rest […]

5 Steps to Better Bookkeeping

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Want to get a handle on your finances and keep better books? Try these five simple steps. While I’m the geekier math person in our family, I’m still not an impeccable bookkeeper. I’m getting better at it, though. I think part of that is because I love the lady who prepares our tax returns. I […]