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Preparing the House Before Vacation

Vacation season is about to begin. While packing up to hit the road is obviously top priority, there are some great things you can do to make coming home even better. Here are some great tips on preparing the house before vacation from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Getting ready to head out of […]

FREE Spring Break Plans PDF

Got spring break plans for the kids? Stumped for ideas? No problem. This free PDF provides two weeks of indoor and outdoor family activities as well as the checklists to go with! Are you ready for spring break? It will be here before you know it! While some folks may be hitting the road or taking to […]

Ceramic Ornaments that Kids Can Decorate

Celebrate holiday memories with these fun ceramic ornaments that kids can decorate. Overtime, you’ll have such a fun collection! This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support […]

Favorite Spiced Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Full of rich spices and the hearty sweetness of pumpkin, this Spiced Pumpkin Bread is one of my favorites to make during the fall and winter.  I suppose everyone has a favorite pumpkin bread recipe, right? If you don’t, you need to try this one. Lately my feed has been exploding with Pumpkin Chocolate. While […]

9 Fun Fall Activities for Families

Christmas will be here before you know it. Enjoy some fun fall activities with your kids before autumn slips into winter! Fall is probably my favorite season of the year. Well, it used to be, back when the weather knew how to obey. This week the temps are still in the 80’s, BUT this morning […]

Establishing a Cleaning Schedule for Your Home

A cleaning schedule may sound like drudgery, but it can be a fantastic strategy to help you keep up on the housework and enjoy a clean house. 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 […]

Back to School Traditions to Celebrate

Back to School Traditions | Life as Mom

It’s important to have ways to mark the passing of the seasons. Practicing back to school traditions can be a great way to celebrate a new school year and transition to a new routine. It’s hard to say goodbye to the lazy days of summer. I, for one, prefer not to have obligations and schoolwork to […]

Printable Beach Packing List

A trip to the beach is a wonderful way to spend a summer day. Be prepared for the adventure with this free printable beach packing list for families. One of the perks to living where we live is that the beach is just a ten-minute drive from our house, depending on which beach we want […]