Friends, Romans, and Countrymen –


Updated: Today’s the day! Go here to see all sorts of cool cakes! Send me your cakes! Time for a birthday cake roundup! On January 29th, I’ll be featuring birthday cakes of all kinds, a special cake-ish giveaway and other such cake-ish fun. So, get ready and mark your calendars! The more people who participate, […]

Milk – It Does a Body Good.

Girl Enjoying Chocolate Milk --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Yeah, you knew I had to say that eventually. Milk is a great source of calcium for growing children and maturing moms. We drink it by the gallons around here – literally. About three to four gallons a week. Not all the FishKids love it, though. Usually they compensate by eating yogurt or cheese. But, […]

Happy New Year Show and Tell


This giveaway is closed. Winner to be announced later on Wednesday the 7th. I hope you all had a great couple holidays over the past week! It went by fast for us. Today FishPapa is back to work and I’m focused on re-establishing some kind of routine around here. December was a wild month for […]

Milking It


Congratulations to the latest milk winner!Jennifer G of Hillsboro will be receiving two coupons for a half gallon each of Stremicks Heritage Foods Organic Milk. There are still three more opportunities to win. Enter my milk giveaways this week and the next two weeks. Here’s the dish: Stremicks Heritage Foods, with more than 35 years […]

Milk, Beautiful Milk!

Thanks to all those who participated in the first Heritage Foods Organic Milk Giveaway. The winner from Round 1 is Heidi S from Carlsbad. Stremicks Heritage Foods will be sending you your milk coupons soon. Congratulations! But, if you didn’t win, never fear, there are four more weeks to win free organic milk. Last week […]

Got Milk? A Very So Cal Giveaway


Update: Anyone can win! Check the store locator to see if you have a local store where you could redeem your coupons if you won. As a mom of four strapping young men, I buy a lot of milk. A lot. And while going completely organic is not yet within my budget’s reach, one area […]

And the Winner Is….


Innocent Observer! Please contact me at lifeasmom at sbcglobal dot net with your address so that I can send you your stocking. Thanks for playing everyone! PS – Ain’t my girlie cute?!

Great Stuff — for Free!


A few months ago when I started following a bunch of frugal blogs, I landed on Freebies4Mom. There Heather introduced me to the wealth of free samples that are to be had out there. Wow! Pictured is what I received in my mailbox in one day! Samples are a great way to try a product […]