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Win a Copy of The Friends We Keep by Sarah Zacharias Davis

CONGRATS TO #8, STEPH! PLEASE SEND ME YOUR ADDRESS TO LIFEASMOM@SBCGLOBAL.NET! Recently I had the opportunity to review a book about women and friendship. It’s called The Friends We Keep: A Woman’s Quest for the Soul of Friendship. From the Publisher:During a particularly painful time in her life, Sarah Zacharias Davis learned how delightful –- […]

Win a Subway Car Kit!

CONGRATS TO BETH WHEAT! Ding dong. Delivery man came bearing treasure last weekend — a Subway Car Kit! It includes games, coloring book and crayons, a very spiffy insulated tote bag as well as a gift card to where else? Subway. Subway has a place in many a memory…. high school lunch hour with my […]

Christmas in July Giveaway Winners

Congrats to all the winners of my giveaways! You should receive an email from me tonight*. Please respond by Wednesday, August 5 or you will forfeit your prize. All winners were chosen at random. A special thanks to Andrew Peterson, SeaLife Aquarium, Go Picnic, Spray N Wash, and Mary Hunt for sponsoring their giveaways! And […]

Christmas Giveaway: Spray ‘n Wash Bright & White

Got kids? Then you got laundry. Loads of it. And while I’m pretty laissez-faire about bibs and napkins, I am not entirely pleased with what results when we go without them. The baby’s clothes get splattered. And my boys use their sleeves, or better yet, their shoulders to wipe their faces. Oh my. To be […]

Christmas Giveaway: Go Picnic Boxed Lunches

Recently the UPS man left us a nice hefty package at the front door. My five year old was with me when I opened it. You know how exciting a package is! It could be filled with boring old textbooks, but the anticipation that it might be something better is almost palpable. Thankfully, this was […]

This Week on URS

Come on Thursday ready to share your family’s “Must Have This at Christmas” recipe. Can’t wait to see what you make at your house!

Christmas in July: Thinking Ahead

Starting Saturday I’ll be sharing all sorts of thoughts, creative ideas and giveaways all specifically geared toward Christmas. I hope you’ll join me for a holly, jolly end of July. Why Christmas in July? Why Christmas Anyhow? Christmas Atmosphere Christmas Gifts Christmas Traditions URS: It Wouldn’t Be Christmas If We Didn’t Eat THIS Stocking Stuffer […]

Weekend Giveaway – Tickets to the Magic Flute

One of my favorite books to read to the kids is Pet of the Met by Don Freeman. In it an opera-loving mouse and a music-hating cat become friends, thanks to the melodic strains of The Magic Flute. Pop over to the giveaway page and enter to win tickets to the opera! Fathom Events is […]