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Irish Stew & Other St Patrick’s Day Recipes

Irish Stew recipe from Life as Mom

A classic Irish Stew is simple and flavorful. It comes together easily with meaty chunks of beef, potatoes, and carrots. And it brings ultimate comfort. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. […]

Aunt Peg’s Scotcharoo Bars

Scotcharoo Bars Life as Mom

Scotcharoo Bars are crunchy and sweet and chocolatey, perfect for dessert or afterschool snacks. Or sneaking out of the pan when your aunt is looking the other way. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks […]

Denver Scramble Makes for a Great Breakfast

Denver Scramble

The Denver Scramble is an easy, filling breakfast. Ham, onions, and peppers are tucked into pillows of scrambled eggs for a dish that’s just as good as the namesake omelet, but a lot quicker. Yum! When I was growing up, my parents made omelets often on the weekends, especially in the summer. Mom would chop […]

Tea Time Snacks for Kids of All Ages

Maple heart scones

Want to add a touch of whimsy to snacks? Looking to enjoy a little tea party with your peeps? Try a few of these tea time snacks for kids of all ages. Tea Time Snacks for Kids One of my few regrets from our trip to London is that we didn’t enjoy afternoon tea like we’ve read […]

Healthier Meal Planning

Healthier Meal Planning for Families  Life as Mom

Healthier meal planning doesn’t need to be complicated or have to involve weirdly spelled grains and strange vegetables. Check out these five steps to planning better meals for your family. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

Freezer Meals You Can Give as Gifts

Freezer Meals You Can Give as Gifts Muffin Mix

Having a repertoire of freezer meals you can give as gifts in your arsenal, or better yet, in your freezer, is a great way to bless others with time as well as food. This week I spent some time doing some freezer cooking. I try to put away some freezer meals at least once a month […]

Cranberry Christmas Cookies

Cranberry Christmas (3)

Cranberry Christmas Cookies, featured in the children’s book, Cranberry Christmas, are amazingly, surprisingly good. Tart and sweet, they’re packed with flavor.  This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for supporting this site! I may just […]

Chocolate Cookie Recipes

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Cookie Recipes are always a hit on the dessert table. Choose one (or five) of these easy cookie recipes to bake. They taste great and freeze well. Have you entered into Chocolate Christmas mode yet? We are on the verge. I’ve been baking this week, letting folks taste test, and then scurrying to the […]