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Summer Lunch Ideas That Are Easy on Parents

Need inspiration for summer lunches? Check out these easy recipes and ideas to make lunchtimes delicious, nutritious, and easy!

Change One Thing For the Better This Summer

If you could change one thing about your life as mom, what would it be? Consider how you can use the summer to make a positive change. I think I’ve mentioned a couple times already that the summer is the perfect time to make some changes. I mean, really, bedtimes, dinnertimes, and all semblance of […]

5 Meal Planning Perks You Need to Know About

Meal planning is not something just for super organized people. There are all kinds of meal planning perks that you need to know about. Meal planning has always been one of my favorite hobbies. When I was a kid I loved to dream up menus for my mom to make. When I broke my jaw in […]

Taking Freezer Meals on Vacation to Save Money on Food

Freezer Meals Kids Love | Life as Mom

Hitting the road? Plan on taking freezer meals on vacation with you to save money on food costs. You’ll eat well without breaking the bank. Cheese Enchiladas The activity, hot weather, and entertainment factor of summertime can wreak havoc on one’s grocery budget. How can summer fun affect your food costs, you say? In summertime […]

Taco Shop Style Salsa – Be the Hit of the Fiesta

Save money and enjoy a delicious Taco Shop Style Salsa with this easy recipe. You’ll be the hit of the fiesta this summer. I grew up thinking it was better to buy commercially made sauces than to make them yourself. I have no idea where I got that notion other than the hours and hours […]

FREE Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #7

Print this easy, kid-friendly menu plan and grocery list to make dinnertimes come together in a snap. As you know I’m a big believer in meal planning. I’ve honestly always looked at it as something fun to do, mainly because I love to eat or think about eating. But, sometimes you just want a break, […]

Be Prepared with a Day Trip Checklist

Be prepared for a fun day out and about when you have a day trip checklist. Don’t recreate the wheel; reuse your own brain power. As you plan out your summer, no doubt you see a few day trips in your future. No biggie, right? No need to pack much, no need to sleep in […]

Your To-Do List: Is it a Blessing or a Burden?

Consider your to-do list. Is it a blessing or a burden? Your answer will determine how easy or hard your tasks will be to complete. Omigosh. I have so much to do. I don’t know how I’m ever going to do it all. How in the world did I get myself into this mess? Sound […]