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)

Fishbaby and FishMama

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 […]

Weekend Giveaway from Thirty-One Gifts (CLOSED)

weekend giveaway from 31 gifts

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: kgraesser@! This bag is one of my favorite items of summer. It’s a large utility tote from Thirty-One Gifts that I received to review years ago. It is our go-to beach and pool bag that I’ve learned to keep stocked with everything we need: towels, sunscreen, goggles, […]

Weekend Giveaway from Subway (CLOSED)


This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Mlmaptsearch@ While I am a big supporter of cooking and eating at home, there are times when I love to let someone else do the cooking. About once a week, I call on the aid of some kind of convenience to feed the fam in addition to […]

Weekend Giveaway: Fresh Dish (CLOSED)

fresh dish shrimp fajitas

This giveaway from Fresh Dish is now closed. Congrats to the winners: kmercier@, lisa.f.eddy@, chcsmommy@ Ever have one of those days when you are bone tired, mentally exhausted, and yet you know that you need to cook dinner for the masses? I had a day like that last week. A couple days, actually. And was I thrilled to my […]

Win a 1-Year Subscription to Geek Squad Online Tech Support (CLOSED)


This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: warren0698@ I told you the other day how thrilled I was to have the Geek Squad give my computer the once over. The cleaned up the viruses that were slowing it down and returned it to me as good as new. Hallelujah! That saved me about […]

Geek Squad to My Rescue

office desk

Got computer issues? Consider calling the Geek Squad. This is where I write, usually. We’re blessed to have an extra bedroom that serves as my office. Sometimes it’s clean. Usually it’s not. I have a laptop that allows me to work wherever I want, but sometimes you need to be able to lock the door […]

Enjoy a Great Meal at Daphne’s California Greek (Giveaway Closed)

daphnes starters

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: laurenayumi@ and hfcheer@ Late last summer my husband decided to take better control of his health. He had been slowly gaining weight, feeling aches and pains in his knee and foot, and having a hard time recovering from injuries. I joined him because healthy living doesn’t […]