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Preparing for Easter

Jesus Cookies for Easter

Easter is just a few weeks away. Consider how you might prepare. Easter is a mere three weeks away. My! How time flies. This year I actually did one of those things that I’ve always been meaning to do: the kids and I are going through a Lenten Bible reading plan. I found it on […]

5 Ways to Make Spring Special

Spring Flower Boy

Daylight Savings starts on Sunday. That means spring is just around the corner. Life as MOM contributor Jessie Leigh offers some great suggestions for making spring, and spring break, extra special. Looking at the snow blanketing my yard, it’s a tad hard to believe that spring will ever arrive. Nonetheless, the calendar tells me that […]

Great Party Food for a Super Bowl or Other Fun Shindig

Brats with Sauteed Peppers and Onions If you’re a football fan, or a foodball fan as the case may be, you may be gearing up for a party next week when the Ravens and 49s go head to head. The FishHouse is rooting for the California team. But, we, sadly, don’t own a jersey to […]

Get Out!

girls ocean horizon sunset

One of my new goals for the year was to spend more time outside. I started reading Last Child in the Woods and it’s got me thinking about the nature deficit in my own life. Thankfully, my kids get outside almost every day, weather permitting. Their mother on the other hand, has always been somewhat […]

Cozy Winter Breakfasts for Freezer Cooking (FREE Downloadable Cooking Plan)

Cozy Winter Breakfasts | Life as Mom

Looking for freezer cooking plans? After you download this plan, check out these other free printable plans. Yesterday I spent about four hours bustling about the kitchen. My mission? To get our breakfasts for the month prepped and in the freezer. Breakfasts for freezer cooking? Yes, indeedy. Breakfast foods like baked oatmeal, energy bars, granola, […]

Holiday Baking Plan – FREE Download for Freezer Cooking

Holiday Baking for the Freezer

Download a FREE holiday baking plan, complete with grocery lists and step-by-step instructions. This past month I reaped the benefits of having done that big cooking session in November. Not only did we have meals for November, but my freezer stash is also stretching us almost entirely through December as well. I love it when […]

Share Your Turkey Tradition

Healthy Turkey rolls 2

Our family’s main Thanksgiving turkey tradition involves food. You might think it would be the actual turkey, but it’s not. Our menu is more or less the same each year, including foods that we eat only at the holidays, like Pretzel Berry, my favorite Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie Recipe and these Turkey Treats. My kids love […]

Fall Fun

chocolate chip pumpkin pie

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 […]