The Weekly Ramble

juicing girl

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. All week long I’ve thought of the different things I would tell you in my weekly ramble. Now while I sit here with fingers to keyboard, all those funny and brilliant things have flown out the window. I look over my instagram of the last week […]

Free Resources Featuring the Disney Movie Frozen

Frozen Girls

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! To say that the Disney movie Frozen was a hit with my girls is an […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less


A few month’s ago, my friend Amy from Mom’s Toolbox and VineSleuth Uncorked emailed asking whether or not I had any easy meal plans here at Life as MOM. I’ve been trying to get her on the freezer cooking band wagon for awhile now. I can’t remember her exact objection, but she said something like […]

The Weekly Ramble

Chopped for Kids

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This was probably one of the best meals of the week: Guinness Beef Stew, made in the slow cooker. Easy and delicious and I felt like a miracle worker that dinner was already taken care of by 9am. Make it on Monday if corned beef isn’t […]

Planning Ideas for a European Vacation

Paris eiffel tower

Our family just got back from a 3-day road trip. While we had a fabulous time out of Dodge, we are tired and happy to be home. Our kids are pretty good travelers, packing their stuff and loading the car in pretty short order. We love the idea of traveling with our big family. As […]

The Weekly Ramble

Sunset at the Beach copy

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. It was a very good week, all things considered. I didn’t get to the gym. School wasn’t as thorough as I would have liked. And I spent some stress on food photos for a project I’m working on. That said, the bathrooms got clean, we were […]

The Weekly Ramble

The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Instagram: jessicagfisher Did you miss me? I suppose my unplanned hiatus this week is proof that I’m a real live person and not some conglomerate posing as a homeschool mom of six. I took my computer into the shop on Sunday because my year’s membership to […]

The Weekly Ramble


The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. It seems like yesterday that I was typing this column out with my parents here. Woosh. The week just went by and I’m not sure where it went. We had a nice visit with my parents. You can check out the gold they brought us from […]