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Putting Together a Homeschool Binder

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.Get organized for this year’s homeschool and stay that way with a […]

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Kids Can Clean the Bathrooms (with FREE printable checklists)

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Once upon a time, I did the bulk of the housekeeping on my own. Today, my kids help share the load. I’m both humbled and amazed at where we are today. (Hang in there, mamas of little ones, your time will come!) Now with children aged 16, 12, 11, 9, 6, and 4, I have […]

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Grab A Simpler Season for FREE on Kindle – 2 Days Only

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For a very limited time, the kindle version of my ebook, A Simpler Season will be available for FREE download. Grab your copy here before midnight on Tuesday night. If you like what you read and want the printable pages referenced in the book, you can grab those here for $3.

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #20

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #20 | Life as MOM

Having a meal plan at the start of the week can help you manage your time better as well as get healthy, homecooked meals on the table. We’ve done the work with this free printable meal plan and grocery list, so you don’t have to. Carnitas Tostadas Growing up, a trip to Olvera Street was […]

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Help for Moms Working at Home

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Working from home has many perks, but it also has its own challenges. At the very least, organization is key to a more peaceful home and work environment. A household planner is a great way to organize your different spheres of life. If you’re going to start working from home or if you already work […]

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The Week in Review

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We finally upgraded from our 7-year old point and shoot camera and got the real thing. I’ve been saving and shopping — and bugging my photog friends for opinions for years. Finally took the plunge and it came this week. I know nothing about taking good pics, but I hope to learn, eventually. I was […]

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How We Said NO to Debt and Credit

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I’m unabashedly pro-cash. I’ve partnered with sponsor My Job Chart to tell my story about credit cards and debt: It’s been six years since we stopped using credit cards. I don’t miss it at all. I really don’t miss paying a big bill at the end of the month. I really, really don’t miss worrying […]

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13 Recipes for Using Sweet Peppers and Hot Chiles

Now is the season for sweet peppers and hot chiles. Put them to good use in the following recipes: Peppers are my friends. While I love red bell peppers, I enjoy green ones, and spicy ones, too. Summer is the season for peppers. My dad planted something like twenty plants in his backyard this summer. […]

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