Shop at One Store to Save Time

shopping at one store saves time

It’s true that you can save money by buying only the best priced items at each store. It’s called cherry picking, and it’s one means that I’ve used over the years to stretch a buck. I have a list of go-to items for Costco, Walmart, Ralphs, Trader Joe’s, and Sprouts, my five main stops. However, […]

Save Time with a Clean Fridge

Save Time with a Clean Fridge | Life as MOM

Keep your fridge clean to save time. Sometimes we have to spend time to save time. Sounds a little contradictory, but if you invest in something now, you can reap a time savings later. Freezer cooking is like that. So is making your own custom spice blends. Those activities take some time, but you get […]

9 Ways to Make Your Week Better

9 ways to make your week better

Sunday is a big deal. Because, as you know, Monday follows it. And then the rest of the week. The tone you set on Sunday night and Monday morning can carry over through the rest of the week, helping you feel on the ball or behind the 8-ball, as the case may be. What you do to […]

3 Handy Tools to Help You Save Time in the Kitchen

Tools to Help You Save Time in the Kitchen

I love to work in the kitchen. But, I love to eat more than I love the working part of things. Sometimes a time crunch requires that I take some short cuts so speed things up and get a meal on the table sooner rather than later. As we’ve seen already this week, planning meals, […]

Have a Trash Bowl at the Ready to Save Time in the Kitchen

Countertop trash saves time in the kitchen

We have a fairly big kitchen these days, at least compared to the 4 by 6 foot kitchen that made up our newlywed home. My kitchen now is pretty big. And while big is great — totally not complaining — traipsing back and forth throughout the kitchen during meal prep time can slow you down. […]

Are You at the Right Pace for Your Life’s Season?

Are you at the right pace for your life? | Life as MOM

Are you trying to do too much, move too fast, or otherwise work at too feverish a pace for this season of life? Life as MOM contributor Prerna helps us think it through. Pace. Our lives are determined by the pace with which we move through our days. Our moods are affected by how fast or slow […]

Time Management Tips for Moms

Time Management for Moms

Kids going back to school, new baby coming into the family, changes in the work place — they can all put a stress on our time management skills. Here are some tips to help you manage your time and enjoy this life as MOM. Oh. my. word. The day starts, and before I blink it […]

Get Organized Now, Not Later

Tips to Organize Your Pantry

While I’m not quite ready to go back to the daily drill of homeschool, I am ready for the order and routine that the new school year brings with it. “Back to School” time is a fresh start and a great time to get organized. Whether your kids go back to school this week or […]