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!

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 […]

Holiday Baking Plan – FREE Download for Freezer Cooking

Holiday Baking (Free Printable Freezer Cooking Plan & Grocery List) | Life as MOM

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

Our family’s main Thanksgiving traditions involve food. Our menu is more or less the same each year, including foods that we eat only at the holidays, like these Turkey Treats and Pretzel Berry. My kids love the big feast day. There’s all kinds of humming* going on at the table. It’s hilarious. Other traditions might […]

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 […]

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 […]

Enjoy Fresh Flowers

For years I dreamt of a having a large cutting garden in the backyard. You know, like in Pride and Prejudice? I’d go out with my basket on my arm and a pair of shears, I’d chat with my sisters while I picked roses and daisies and all kinds of lovelies to put into beautiful […]

Make A Nature Frame for Your Fall Photos

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Collect specimens on your nature walks this fall to turn into a fun frame for autumn photos. Life as MOM contributor, Janel, shows you how. Now that Fall is here, the weather is cooling off, and it’s a perfect time for taking walks and enjoying the changes in nature. I can’t wait to head out […]