Get Reading with the Imagination Station (Giveaway CLOSED)

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This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Congrats to the winner: dawn_S_R@ As a bookworm, it has been so thrilling for me to watch my kids learn to read and become engrossed in books. FishBoy9 caught on […]

Saladbration Time! (URS: Cool Food & a Giveaway) CLOSED

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This month’s Ultimate Recipe Swap is cool food. I can’t think of a better, cooler food than a great salad with plenty of tasty toppings. This giveaway is closed. Congrats to the winners:  missz@,  larawinn@,  liliyen@ I’m a salad girl. I always have been. We’ve discussed this before, haven’t we? I’m happiest with a great salad in front […]

MyGarage & a Giveaway from Napa Filters (CLOSED)


The following content is sponsored by Napa Filters. Congrats to the winners: my4boysand1@, melissabieniek@, happyhomelivin@, robjonsonofwichita@ Last week I was out running errands when the van didn’t fire up quite like normal. I didn’t think much about it until the next day when it stalled. In traffic. Three times. In two miles. I made it to my dentist appointment […]

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: The Quest for the Crystal Mickey Giveaway (CLOSED)

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There’s a new explorer in town and he’s on the quest for the Crystal Mickey. Congrats to the winner: llaw406@ Indiana Jones Birthday Cake This week Mickey Mouse Clubhouse released their latest DVD: Quest for the Crystal Mickey. While my boys are mostly too old for the target age, I jumped at the chance to review […]

Studying American History & a Giveaway (CLOSED)

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The following content is brought to you by Compass Cinema: Congrats to the winner: Rhoades04@ We have three weeks left of school. We are all looking forward to winding down and taking a break from trying to pack it all in everyday. The kids will still be doing math and reading over the summer, but for […]

A Giveaway from Me (CLOSED)

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Congrats to the winners: mikeclarke333@, jonquill101@, lilstew@, burian718@, Petersfransen@, ember.lunt@, Zealmag@, lillyotvalley609@, gbknaub@, homeschoolin9801@ I always dreamed of being a writer. Starting in elementary school I would pen stories, hoping they’d be interesting enough to read. by someone. I wrote, through high school, college, teaching, and into motherhood. Usually I had a pretty small audience: me, and maybe my mom. About seven years ago […]

A Giveaway from CVS (CLOSED)


I’ve partnered with CVS to bring you a very fun giveaway to celebrate your life as mom. Congrats to the winners: gina.lang@, jackierwood83@, mwadeteacher@ Five years ago, when I first started writing in this space, we were deep in consumer debt. We paid it ($18K) off after 18 months of really hard work. One of the means that we […]

From Pea to Pumpkin – Baby Gift Pack Giveaway (CLOSED)

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Enter to win a copy of From Pea to Pumpkin as well as some cute swaddling cloths for your new baby. Congrats to the winners: crihfield11@, kytravelrn@, coltonandkatie@ When Life as MOM (the blog) started, I was four months pregnant with FishChick4 (pictured). The parallels are not lost on me. Without my six kids, I would be writing a […]