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Resting in Him

photo source Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. — Matthew 11:28 I’ve struggled recently with injustice. Not against me, per se. But, I’ve been reading and hearing about things that just don’t make sense. Children hurt or hungry. Laws that go unenforced. Criminals that go […]

Booking It On Your Own

This week on LifeasMOM is all about Loving Life — finding ways to help each of us enjoy life a little more. And one way to enjoy life more is to READ. Yesterday, we talked about The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. It was the first of the Eleven List, the assigned reading that we’re going through […]

A Valentine’s Day At-Home Date Night (Frugal Friday)

This week on LifeasMOM is all about Loving Life — finding ways to help each of us enjoy life a little more. And one way to enjoy life more is to spend time with your main squeeze. This past week I explained to my four year old daughter what a date was. No, not the dried fruit. […]

Booking It with The Happiness Project

Are ya Booking It this year? If you’re just now joining us, let me explain. Booking It is an online reading program designed to get you reading. This online book club features flexibility for those who want to do their own thing as well as “assigned reading” for those who prefer a little more structure. […]

8 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself

photo source: D Sharon Pruitt This week on LifeasMOM is all about Loving Life — finding ways to help each of us enjoy life a little more. And one way to enjoy life more is to pamper yourself just a little bit. Most of the moms I know give, give, give with very little breaks for […]

Easy Valentine Chocolate Bar Treat

Who doesn’t love chocolate? With some scrapbook paper, a mess of candy bars, and some labels, you can create some pretty sweet Valentines. Check out this tutorial for custom-wrapped candy bars. And while we’re on the subject… What’s your favorite candy bar? Mine is the Heath Bar.

Creative & Fun Valentine to Give – It’s Better than a Box of Chocolates

Money in a Chocolate Box! Easy tutorial for giving a money gift creatively.

Money in a Chocolate Box! Follow this easy tutorial for giving a money gift creatively. For Christmas my aunt sent me one of the best, one of the most clever, one of the most practical gifts I’ve ever received. I shared it with you back in December. Upon reflection, I realized that it would make […]

Why Goals are Important

photo source: Chris Metcalf A month ago, we talked about goal setting and taking a long view of the year and the things that we hope to accomplish. You might not think that goals are important. You might be fine with how you spend your days — and you’re not really in a hurry to […]