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Animal Tales & a Giveaway from Greathall Productions (CLOSED)

Enter to win a copy of Animal Tales by Jim Weiss. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winners: paynere3@, simplyathome99@, sweepluv09@ Admittedly, I’m not an animal person. I’m a “look but don’t touch” kind of person when it comes to animals which explains why we don’t have pets. I’m thankful though that despite my […]

Tips for Taming the Backpack Clutter

If you’ve got kids going back and forth to school this year, chances are you’ve got a fair amount of “stuff” to manage, including the little bits and pieces that come home in the backpack. Troubleshoot your kids’ backpack clutter with these ideas provided by Life as MOM contributor, Jessie Leigh. photo source: Corsi Photo Oh, […]

With Wings Like Eagles

I loved what Deanna had to say in her last post, didn’t you? Though her babes are less than three years old, she’s gained such wisdom in her early years of motherhood. Trial by fire, in some ways, yes, but iron is strengthened in the forge, isn’t it? That is motherhood in a nutshell. It’s not […]

Fall Fun

Fall is in full swing. Are you having fun? Here are some great things to do with your peeps. Look at how little my people were! We took that picture while apple picking SIX years ago when I was pregnant with FishChick5-almost-6. My how time flies. Now that the weather has cooled off here, I […]

Really Homemade Seven Layer Dip (URS: Appetizers)

Thanksgiving is coming! A peek at the grocery fliers tells me it’s true. I love Thanksgiving. It just might be my favorite holiday. Remember, I’m just here for the food. Last year I caused quite a stir with some of you when I suggested omitting the turkey from our Thanksgiving celebration. Well, I’ve been musing […]

Pretend

Back in August, the FishBoys and FishPapa went to see the Spiderman movie. It had almost as big an impact as The Avengers did. I guess I should say moreso, since I have two Spideys in the family. One even sleeps in his super suit! Shortly after seeing the film, FishBoy8 asked if we could […]

Last Minute Costume Idea: Hawkeye from the Avengers

Easy Hawkeye Costume | Life as MOM

Make a last-minute costume that will please the Avenger in everyone. You know already about our family’s deep and abiding love for the Avengers. The boys have told me that it’s their top 3 of all-time favorite movies. I have to agree. We had a blast last month watching it on Blu-ray and have watched […]

Fill a Shoebox for Operation Christmas Child

Christmas is not too far away, less than 60 days by my last reckoning. This next two weeks are a great time to fill a shoebox with love, necessities, and toys to be sent overseas to children in need. Life as MOM reader, Carrie, shares her expertise on how to pull it off. The following […]