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Flash Sale: Homemaking Bundle

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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 this deal while it’s hot! For only 24 hours, Bundle […]

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Prepare for an Emergency (Zone Defense)

Emergency Preparedness

While we can’t be fully prepared for everything that could happen, there are plenty of things that we can do to make life a little more comfortable in the case of an emergency. Over the weekend, our power went out in the middle of the night. It was a beastly hot night, and since we […]

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5 Packable Lunches & a Printable Grocery List

Back to School Meal Planning | Life as MOM

This post is sponsored by Snack Pack pudding: I was a child of the 70s and 80s. I went to Rosedell Elementary School. Mrs. Marcy was my favorite teacher of all time, second grade. I packed my lunch most days. One of my favorites was Tuna Salad in a pita bread with alfalfa sprouts. Yes, […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #21

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #21 | 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. Cilantro-Chipotle Cheeseburgers We’ve been having uncharacteristic weather here in San Diego […]

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A Reminder for Moms as School Begins

D Sharon Pruitt

This post was originally published on August 22, 2010. Photo Source: D Sharon Pruitt There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 As a new school year begins, we moms would do well to remember that there is a time and a place for everything. There may […]

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The Week in Review

How to Save Money on Food Costs When Life is Crazy

The week was pretty uneventful — until this morning. Grampa Lee had a heart attack. Thankfully, he recognized the signs that something was amiss and got medical care right away. He’s recovering in the hospital for the next couple days. This pic is of him and one of his favorite little cowgirls from a few […]

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August’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. Years ago when I started writing in this space, I realized that I wanted to talk more about food, but I knew that there were plenty of Life as MOM readers who weren’t all that into cooking. I’m cool with that. It gave me an excuse to […]

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Saving Money on Homeschool Supplies (Frugal Friday)

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This September marks our 12th year of homeschooling. Wow. I love this life we’ve chosen. It hasn’t been without its challenges, that’s for sure. But, it’s been good. Back in the day, 2002, to be exact, we had three kids five and under and very little money. The idea of private school was preposterous, but […]

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