Isn’t it just SO FUN to win something? I remember the first thing I ever won…. a lifesize, cardboard robot from the library for reading the most books in the summer reading program when I was in 5th grade. The stuff memories are made of. I’ve been having a great time offering giveaways at LifeasMOM. […]
In honor of Major League Baseball’s opening day, I thought I would share my little part of MLB history. See that little girl nervously picking her nails? That’s me! Back in 1978 my dad organized a fundraiser between our community and the LA Dodgers when I was in kindergarten. This is a promo photo of […]
Congratulations to Dawn of McDonoughStacy of BloomfieldJamie of Kansas CityBeth H of Columbus Each of these LifeasMOM readers will win 2 coupons good for a half-gallon of 8th Continent Complete soymilk. Come back tomorrow for another chance to win.
My mom is here this weekend, so we’ve enjoyed lots of laughs and good food. She’s such a fun person to cook for since she likes everything I make. Here’s what is on the menu this week: BreakfastsCinnamon rollsHomemade donuts*Eggs and toastcerealapples and oatmealHot Cross Buns* and fruitPancakes LunchesAsian Chicken and Noodle SaladTuna Pitas*Pasta SaladPB&JLeftovers […]
This recipe is inspired by a similar salad from The Pioneer Woman. I’ve frugalized it and tweaked it so that it’s my very favorite salad – ever. 1 pound linguini, cooked according to package directions, rinsed and drained 4 grilled chicken breast halves, chopped 1/2 head green cabbage, shredded 1 head romaine lettuce, torn into […]
Many moons ago I worked as a “courtesy clerk,” or boxgirl at the local grocery store. In addition to bagging groceries, I spent many an hour helping customers out with their purchases, collecting carts, and putting away that box of cereal you changed your mind on and left in the diaper aisle. (It’s okay, I […]
Freebies4Mom has a great post listing baby, toddler, and kid deals. Enter for chances to win 8th Continent Complete Soymilk here and here. Hot Coupon World has the scoop on tomorrow’s coupons here. I buy two papers each week and peek in the recycle bin at Starbucks to add to my coupon stash. This really […]
I mentioned yesterday how special my mom made special occasions. We were always on a budget, but things always looked nice and tasted great. I don’t really know how she pulled it off. I never heard her complain that she couldn’t set a pretty table or a fancy spread due to lack of money. Mom? […]