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Is It Selfish to Take Care of YOU?

Is it selfish to take care of you? Or is it selfish NOT to? Let’s discuss this super important topic in the life of a mom. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. In some ways […]

Can you REALLY fight the frump?

It’s fine for someone else to have a style transformation, but can YOU really fight the frump? Yes, yes, you can! This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support! Bomber jacket/Ross I was pretty much a dork in […]

Five Favorite Things: Loving Me and My People

Love is a good thing. Loving me as well as the special people in my life can be a good thing. Here’s how I’m doing that these days. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support! Along with our […]

I like big bundles and I cannot lie.

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle for 2017 has arrived! Are you groaning or grinning? This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support! It’s that time of year when The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is released. Yay or nay? What […]

6 Simple Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do Today

This post has been sponsored by 2000 Flushes® Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner. Spring is here; don’t spend it inside! Consider these six simple spring cleaning tasks you can do today to make a big impact on your home. Spring is in full swing at our house. Neighbor kids have been knocking on the door, asking […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #4

Want to grab a quick and easy meal plan? This free printable meal plan features delicious recipes, a complete grocery list and a mostly make-ahead menu.  You may recognize these enchiladas. They are featured on the cover of my Good Cheap Eats cookbook. This is, by far, one of my very favorite meals in the […]

Creamy Noodles with Ham and Tomatoes

Dinner will come together in a jiffy with just a handful of ingredients. This recipe for Creamy Noodles with Ham and Tomatoes is amazingly easy and delicious! About twice a year, I do what’s called a Pantry Challenge. What that means is that I try to make good use of the things that we already have in the […]

Travel Essentials for Family Trips

Ready to hit the road? Make sure that you have these travel essentials to make your family trip safe, fun, and trouble-free. After almost 20 years of traveling with kids, I’ve learned a few things. College boys probably won’t love your music choices, yet 7-year olds still get excited about Veggie Tales — even if […]