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It’s Here! Get On the Road to Joyful Motherhood!

On the Road to Joyful Motherhood is a compilation of 31 devotions to help you enjoy this ride. They are ideas I

If you receive the seasonal newsletter, you already know this. If not, here we are: A fun, little devotional to help you enjoy this life as MOM. (Be sure to open the newsletter for a fun little coupon.)   Buy the book here. It’s not all rainbows and pixie dust at my house, and I […]

Celebrate National Train Day

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This post is sponsored by Amtrak: Ever since we sent in our Go-gurts box tops for a free Thomas the Tank Engine fifteen years ago, our family has been smitten with train travel. That one free wooden engine led all the grandparents to purchase the full set of wooden train tracks and accessories. These are […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Oy! I’ll be honest, it’s been a rough week. We were on the mend Sunday: the girls and I planted some flowers; we played; the weather was beautiful. Isn’t it hilarious that she’s giving herself bunny ears? FishPapa went back to work Monday morning and all […]

Dinners for $70 or Less: What Would You Like to See?

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Last month I introduced a new resource here on Life as MOM: This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less. It’s a weeklong meal plan that not only watches its dollars and cents, but also makes sure you can prep ahead or on the spot easily and quickly throughout the week.

Each meal plan feeds four people for $70 a week for seven meals. The plans can be shopped at Trader Joe’s as well as any regular grocery store, including Walmarts and Targets that have groceries.

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This morning the girls and I attended a Mother-Daughter Tea at a local restaurant. I told them about it last night so that they would have the fun of planning and anticipation without the impatience that comes when you have to wait too long for something. […]

The Weekly Ramble

weekly ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. It’s been a crazy week. I started out strong, tracking time and trying to be efficient. But, I kinda petered out midweek. Thus, the paucity of posts on the tail end. Here’s the recap of my week, accented by my instagram updates, in all it’s momlike […]

Thank You

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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 change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! In a way, tomorrow is a red letter day. Besides taxes, of course. My second […]

9 Ways to Lean Godward This Week

9 ways to lean Godward

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 change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! We are entering Holy Week, a special time set aside to think of Jesus’ long […]