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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #16: Easy Peasy Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #16 | Life as MOM

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.Take the week off meal planning! This super easy, kid-friendly, menu plan […]

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To Have a Soul Happy in the Lord

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I saw more clearly than ever that the first great and primary business to which I ought to attend every day was, to have my soul happy in the Lord. — George Mueller I sometimes wonder if we’ve lost joy in God. We’re so worried about pleasing each other or doing the “right” things — […]

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The Week in Review

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Fun week here! Janel and her two girls came to stay for a few days. All eight of our family’s cousins were in one household. It was fun to see how they mingled. This is me and my youngest sister Janel. Yes, the only picture of us — bed head and all. I can post […]

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A Giveaway from Motor Oil Matters (CLOSED)

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This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: papallonanova@ Yesterday, we talked about ways to save money on a road trip. Road trips can be a ton of fun for the family and a great way to make memories together. One of the most important things to do before a long trip is to […]

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Summer Fun: 30 Ways to Get Outside!

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Need some fresh inspiration for getting outside with your peeps this weekend? Try one of these cheap and easy ways to enjoy the great outdoors: 1. Take a Walk 2. Build Something 3. Fly a Kite 4. Go For a Bike Ride 5. Play in the Water 6. Draw with Sidewalk Chalk 7. Go Bird Watching

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How to Save Money on Road Trips (Frugal Friday)

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Simply taking a road trip is a great way to save money on travel costs. There are additional ways to save money while you’re on the road. Summer is the time for road trips. Sure, some folks may be heading to the airport to take a flight on vacation, but a lot of us simply […]

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What’s in the Produce Box This Week?

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Get a weekly produce box? Wondering what to do with all those fruits and veg? Here are some ideas to help you eat in-season and local. For a good portion of the month, my family and I are doing a Pantry Challenge. That means that I’m cutting our normal budget back a little and working […]

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Fill the Freezer with Easy Recipes for Summer

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Take a few hours out of your week to fill the freezer with a few pre-made items. It will make summer suppers that much easier. The nature of bulk cooking is that you spend a few hours in the kitchen, prepping multiple meals to stash in the freezer for a future date. This is a […]

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