99 Days Until Christmas?

The countdown has begun. But, don’t be alarmed. A little planning now will make for a simpler season. Who knew that Christmas was only 99 days away?! With the hundred degree temps we’ve been having, it’s hard to imagine ever wearing a coat or hunting down a Christmas tree. But the day will be here […]

I’m on Tour — a Blog Tour, That Is.

Look at that, would ya? Crazy, if I do say so myself. Two years in the making and my first cookbook is just mere weeks from its release. Yikes! Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook is available for preorder on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. It’s available in paperback, as well as Kindle and […]

Summer Vegetable Saute with Mushrooms

As you might know, I post a lot of my food writing over on Good Cheap Eats. But, I also get the opportunity to share recipes with one of my very favorite ingredients – mushrooms – over on the Mushroom Channel. This month, I’m sharing one of my dad’s favorite ways to use up the […]

Weekend Sale!

Weekend Sale! This weekend I’m offering a sale on everything $8 or more in the LAM estore. This means you can get A Simpler Season, the Summer Survival Guide, Fifty Books to Enjoy with Kids, or any version of Organizing Life as MOM for a significant discount. Just use the coupon code REST3 to get $3 off your purchase of […]

My Baby is FOUR!

It’s hard to believe that my last baby turns four today. Some of you might remember when she was born. I was very pregnant when Life as MOM (the blog) began. That’s us in 2008. Here we are today, well, last night. Forgive the fuzzy, too-dark phone pic: In honor of my last baby, I’ve […]

One Lump or Two? (A Coffee Meet-up)

So, I’ve been meaning to invite you for coffee for awhile now. And time just keeps racing away from me. Before summer has completely flown off the map, I thought I’d finally up and do it. My friend Nicole from Simple Homemade is going to join me and we hope that you will, too. We […]

Get 30% Off Visual Latin

I don’t post too many “deals” these days. But, if you are at all interested in teaching your child another language, particularly Latin, then I highly recommend this product. This is too good a deal to miss. Yes, I’m part of their affiliate program, but seriously, I would tell you about Visual Latin anyway. My […]

Plan for A Simpler Season: Get the Book!

After much hard work behind the scenes, my latest ebook is here. I’m so excited to share it with you and I hope that you’ll love it, too. A Simpler Season A Simpler Season is a compilation of years of thoughts and planning ideas to make Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s memorable events to spend […]