Will You Be a Frump Fighter? (and All About Meal Plans for Clothes)

It doesn’t take much to be a frump fighter. You just gotta want it bad enough. And buy a cute scarf. And maybe some “meal plans for clothes”.

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Will You Be a Frump Fighter? (and All About Meal Plans for Clothes)

I confess. I’ve spent far too much time in my closet lately. And I may have made one (or three) trips to Ross in the last few days. And I did invest in some new fancy-schmancy velvet hangers, too.

The Spring Style Challenge approaches, and I’ve been shopping my closet and getting ready.

I started doing “style challenges” last September when I decided I was tired of looking like a tired mom of six. I might be a tired mom of six, but I’d rather that not be the first thing people think when they meet me.

It’s not that I want to fake it, per se. But, I know that sometimes feelings do follow actions. If I look put together and confident, then hopefully I will feel put together and confident. Continue Reading »

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Empty Tomb Cake – An Easter Tradition

Baking and decorating an empty tomb cake has become a yearly Easter tradition for our family. It’s fun to make, delicious to eat, and a great reminder that He is risen, indeed!

Empty Tomb Cake | Life as Mom

It was March of 2010 when I first shared this Empty Tomb Cake. Since then it’s been a yearly tradition as part of our Easter celebrations.

Thanks to the novelty and creativity of historically themed Playmobil, my kids and I have been able to create diorama-style cakes for a number of occasions. Playmobil action figures are great decorations for birthday cakes!

After several years of placing only the Roman guards on the cake, a few years ago we took a new turn. FishChickthen6 asked where the women were.

You see, we’d been reading through the gospels and watching the Bible TV program, but I wasn’t sure she was listening. When I told her we were going to make the cake, she said we needed the women.

Yes, yes, we did.  Continue Reading »

FREE Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #2

Want to feed your family healthy, home-cooked meals but find yourself at a loss for a meal plan? Tired of making shopping lists? I gotcha covered with this free weekly meal plan! The “life as MOM” can be filled with joys, challenges, and everything in between. One of our greatest blessings and responsibilities as mothers […]

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Queso Fundido Makes for Great Tacos

Queso Fundido Recipe | Life as Mom

Queso Fundido is a delicious dish of spicy sausage and melted cheese. It makes for a great, freezer-friendly taco filling that your whole crowd will love.  I feel like I can say I’ve now achieved “mature woman” status. I’ve got recipes that I’ve been making for over 20 years. How is that possible? If memory […]

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To Tell the Truth and Nothing But the Truth?

Are you willing to tell the truth? The whole truth and nothing but? Or will you tell it with a little bit of something extra? I’ve been thinking about truth a lot lately. You see, sometime last year, or maybe it was over the last five years, I got to the point where honesty mattered […]

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March Meal Planning Madness – LIMITED TIME SALE

Don’t eat another bowl of cold cereal for dinner. Get with the plan. A meal plan, that is. Do you find yourself staring at the open refrigerator at 5 o’clock, wondering what in the world you’re going to have for dinner? Do you ever fill the grocery cart with good healthy ingredients only to throw […]

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Plan a Staycation & Save Money

Plan a staycation to save the money. Adventure is still to be had as you play the tourist in your own town. Enjoy sleeping in your own bed, too! My motto, as you must know by now, is “Go big or go home”. It applies to my family size, my to-do list, my car, and […]

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Getting Ready for the Week Ahead

Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not […]

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