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Be Sure to Open This Week’s Newsletter

Are you a subscriber to the Life as Mom newsletter? Then be sure to open this week’s edition! I love to get mail, don’t you? Since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved mail. Email is no exception. Are you a subscriber to the Life as Mom newsletter? There’s a very fun giveaway tucked […]

Which planner is right for you?

Do you have a planner that you love? Have you considered printing your own? Here’s the dish on two great planners that could help your life as Mom. As you know, I am a planner girl. I love my planner. It’s my brain on paper. I’ve tried to live without it, and I just can’t. […]

Let’s Get Down to Business: Goals, Thank You, & a Gift

Let’s get down to business. I’m sharing my goals, my thanks, and a small gift. Usually by this time of the year (one day into it, though it may be), I not only have a huge list of goals prepared, but I also have mini lists under each one. This year, as in today, I didn’t […]

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Tips for a Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner (Eat Well, Spend Less)

As I mentioned yesterday, Thanksgiving Dinner is an all-time favorite at our house. My kids start dancing and breaking out in song when they see anything remotely resembling mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and oh yeah, the turkey. We have a smaller version of that meal throughout the winter and there are rarely leftovers. But, […]

Giveaway Winners Update

I’ve got some winners from last week’s Duncan Hines giveaway. Chosen by random.org, the 5 participants who will each win a free Duncan Hines product coupon are: The Coupon Basics Coby Katy (presprizes@) Liz @ Hoosier Homemade Lana Also, before I left on my trip I announced a whole mess of winners. Unfortunately, I’ve only […]

Meal Planning: Meal Components and Freezer Cooking

A couple weeks ago I spent a couple days pre-prepping a few meal components. Having homemade convenience items like cooked ground beef, shredded chicken, and tomato sauce on hand makes dinnertime preparations a snap. Here’s how it’s playing out in this week’s dinners: Chicken Parmesan – This is our typical Valentine’s dinner since it’s the […]

Another Great Diaper Possibility!

Pampers

Last week I shared a great diaper deal where you got $25 off a $50 order from Diapers.com. Today presents another fun diaper opportunity. Yes, diaper and fun can be in the same sentence, especially if the word free is included. Join the Pampers Village and get a chance to win a year’s worth of […]