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Homeschooling? Are You Kidding Me?

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This year marks 19 years since I graduated from high school. If you had told me then that I would have six children and be homeschooling them, I would have laughed and told you, “No. I’m going to be a lawyer (or something equally prestigious) and never get married and dress in skirts and high […]

One Day Just Like Another?

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I realized recently that my life resembles a movie. Nothing super exciting like National Treasure, Pirates of the Caribbean or even The Incredibles. No, the art that my life imitates is the illustrious film, Groundhog Day. In this 1993 flick, Bill Murray plays Phil, an arrogant weatherman on location in Punxsutawney , PA , covering […]

Giveaway: 8th Continent Complete

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As 8th Continent is sponsoring six weeks of soymilk giveaways here on LifeasMOM, they sent us several coupons for our family to try their newest product: Complete. This new soymilk in their line packs a bigger punch then the others in that it is containes Omega-3 DHA for increased brain & eye development, fiber for […]

How to Make Your Own TV Dinners Gourmet Meals for the Freezer

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No doubt about it – having a few meals stashed in your freezer is extrememly helpful on busy nights when you’re too tired to cook or your meal plan has flown the coop. How can you swing that? You could stock up on Hungry Man and Stouffer’s or you could do some “bulk cooking” and […]

This Week on URS

A big thank you to those who participated in our Hot and Spicy version of URS last week. I can’t wait to try some of these, especially Tracey’s Cajun Chicken Pasta. Sounds great and easy! This week’s theme is Freezer-Friendly. So, think about a recipe that you know freezes well. Bring your link on Thursday […]

Last Chance for a Good Deal

17 e-books to help you save at the grocery store and elsewhere available for $17 until midnight tonight! Money Saving Mom has joined forces with the ladies of Living On a Dime to present a pot full of savings with their latest e-resource sale. Learn more here.

Complete Giveaway #1: Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of my first of six weeks of giveaways sponsored by 8th Continent Soy Milk. Each of the following winners will receive two coupons each, each good for a half-gallon of 8th Continent Complete. Complete is the first soymilk to include Omega-3 DHA for increased brain & eye development, fiber for better […]

Guest Post: Diet for the Decades – Your Best Diet at 30

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The following guest post is provided by Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D. and author of the book, Age-Proof Your Body: Your Complete Guide to Looking and Feeling Younger. Last week she offered dietary suggestions for all you twentysomethings, such as the importance of iron and folic acid in your diet. In this section, addressed to women […]