Winners from the Grateful Giveaways

Last week I posted a boatload of giveaways from some amazing sponsors: Pirates Booty, Otterbox, Jump Start, Jakks Toys, Contigo, Cutco, Dave Ramsey, Once A Month Mom, Harvard Common Press, CVS, Hallmark, Little Tikes, PetSmart, iHome, Jib-Jab and Payless Shoe Source. We are in the process of emailing all of the winners, so you can watch for […]

Don’t Forget to Enter the Grateful Giveaways!


On Monday and Tuesday I posted fifteen great giveaways. Eleven other bloggers did the same. That means there are 180 prizes just waiting to be won — by you. Be sure to enter before the promotions close on Monday night, 12/10/12. Each of these prizes is bound to make your holidays and your “life as […]

Get A Simpler Season for 5 Bucks! (Expired)

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For the month of December, you can get my book, A Simpler Season for only $5. It’s chock full of ideas, printables, planning pages, and ideas to help you be more intentional with how you spend your time and money this holiday season. Buy the book here.

Get the Kindle Edition of My Cookbook for Only $4.99

I saw this late last night and wondered if my eyes were deceiving me. But, no. The kindle edition of my cookbook, Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook is now reduced to $4.99, down from its list price of $16.95. I have no idea how long this discount will continue, but this is clearly […]

Save $3 on All My Ebooks!

I have had the great privilege to publish a handful of books over the last few years. It takes a fair amount of effort to sit down and write, especially when your deadlines are self-imposed. Finishing each one has been like completing a marathon. What’s even more exciting is to hear the great stories and […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Things I’m thankful for this year, in no particular order: A warm, safe home Cars that run Food for our family — and then some Great neighbors Awesome parents, in-laws, and siblings SIX sweet kids A hubbby who loves me The chance to publish a cookbook Jesus YOU Have a great Thanksgiving! May your next […]

Plan for Simpler Holiday Meals

I’m over at Life Your Way today sharing tips on how to make easier holiday meals. From the post, As a child, I loved the feast days of the winter holidays. My mom cooked up a veritable storm on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. I’d lie in bed listening to the mixer run, knowing that there was a […]

Simplify Your School Daze

I’m over at Simple Homeschool sharing tips on how to simplify schooling at the holidays. From the post, I well remember my public school days near the holidays. They were chock full of rehearsals for the Christmas play, extended art sessions as we finished up crafts that would be gifts for our parents, and a […]