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Cooking Up Some Good Cheap Eats

We’ve had some delicious times over at Good Cheap Eats over the last few weeks. Here’s the round-up. So, in addition to Life as MOM. I also have a food site, called Good Cheap Eats. I started it almost three years ago when I found that I wanted to dish more about food — without […]

2011 in Review – Life as MOM

The Life as MOM community has been such a blessing to me, and hopefully, to you as well. Let’s review the past year. Thank you so much for reading along with me this year! It’s been one of adventure, including homeschooling six kids, making ends meet in southern California, writing a cookbook (due out in […]

Survive December Dinnertimes

Wondering how to survive dinnertimes this month? December. Dinnertime. Disaster or Deliciousness? The month can be full of busy-ness. But, dinnertime doesn’t need to suffer. With a few tricks and some simplified thinking, your family’s evenings can be delicious and delightful. Check out my guest post over at Simple Mom where I share a December […]

Benefit Sale Reminder

Tomorrow is what is traditionally known as Cyber Monday. As Friday was the mad dash for deals and steals in physical stores, Monday is the day to shop in your jammies. And as you know, shopping in my jammies is one of my favorite pastimes. Just a quick reminder that the sale in the FishMama […]

Weekend (Benefit) Sale in the FishMama Shop (SALE over)

The dad in this picture is Andy Ribbens. We had the privilege of living with Andy and his parents and younger brother when he was a teenager. FishPapa rented their pool house/studio apartment the year before we got married, then I moved in as a new bride, and later we had our first baby while […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

photo source You know what I’m doing today! My parents are sharing Thanksgiving Dinner with us. And if not for the red hair, this could be me and FishChick5 in the kitchen. We’ll be cooking up a storm. I just wanted to tell YOU how thankful I am for you, Dear Reader. Little did I […]

Get Your Act Together!

In celebration of the Mom’s New Year (aka Back to School) I’m offering up a coupon this weekend. Get $3 off every purchase of $8 or more when you use the code MOMROCKS in the LifeasMOM estore. The coupon is now expired, but there’s still all kinds of good stuff in the estore. Cooking with […]

Chatting on the Simple Mom Podcast

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Tsh from Simple Mom on her weekly podcast. We had a great time talking about all kinds of things regarding “life as mom”: potty training, girly toys, freezer cooking, and homeschooling. I had so much fun, I sometimes forgot we were being recorded. That’s why I sound […]