Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #34 (Features Pantry Staples)

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Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with meals featuring pantry staples — beans & rice, stone soup, pasta with red sauce, versatile rice bowls, and pancakes. Over on Good Cheap Eats I’m leading the Pantry Challenge brigade. Many families are banding together to use up what they […]

New Year’s Eve Meal Plan to Print & Cook

New Year's Eve Meal Plan to Print & Cook | Life as MOM

Looking for something special for your New Year’s Eve Celebration? We’ve gotcha covered with several appetizers, beverages, and desserts. One of our family’s favorite New Year’s traditions is to have a snacky dinner, or mocktail party. For years I’ve prepared a variety of finger foods and made that our dinner. Last year the kids took […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #33: All Slow Cooker Meals!


Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with a week of slow cooker meals. Are the kids on break now? Are you on break now? I suppose it depends on how you look at it. I, for one, am on break. Since we homeschool, my workload decreases during […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #32

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with baked chicken, crockpot enchiladas, slow cooker chili, Italian sausage & spicy tomato sauce over pasta, and lentil minestrone soup. Christmas is just ten days away? How did that happen?! We’ve got one full week of school and then almost two […]

Cute Place Cards for Christmas

cute placecards for christmas

Remember the easy, peasy gingerbread and Christmas tree gift tags I shared with you awhile ago? Afterward I realized how cute they would be to use as place cards for your holiday dinner. How fun! The base is similar to the base that I used for the flower place cards back at Easter time. If […]

3 Free Printable Christmas Menus

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The month is speeding by. Before we know it, Christmas will be here. Yay! While I’m not quite ready, it helps to have you guys around. You’re my accountability in case you didn’t know. When one of you makes a request, I’m pretty happy to fulfill it. And if it means that the request serves […]

Easy Homemade Gift Tags

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Create easy, homemade gift tags to label presents and to add a little personal touch to the gifts you give. In the age of insta-everything, it’s sometimes nice to step back and do a little home crafting. Whether you make gifts and wrappings yourself out of economic necessity or just a love for handiwork, the […]

Fruit of the Spirit Christmas Ornaments

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Create these fun and whimsical homespun Christmas ornaments for the tree. They’re a great reminder of the fruits of the Spirit. Please note: I am not a crafter. I am not a seamstress. I am most definitely not an artist. Rarely do the visions in my head actually turn out the way I, well, envision […]