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Want to be a Happier Mom?

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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. A miserable heart means a miserable life; a cheerful heart fills […]

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The Week in Review

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For this week’s wrap-up, I thought I’d go old school. Mary posted a meme earlier this week that she found over here; it reminded me of the old days when blogging was so very personal and chatty. Remember those days? So here are the questions and my answers. Two recent meals: I made a seasoned chicken dish […]

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Liberty’s Kids Giveaway (CLOSED)

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Enter to win a copy of the award-winning Liberty’s Kids. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Rick.judy@ Our family is a big group of history buffs. From babe to adult, we’re all fascinated by the past, stories of those who’ve gone before us, and why the world is the way it is. The […]

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Eat What You Have (Frugal Friday)

Wondering how you can save money on food costs? Eat what you have. We’re blessed to have an abundance of food. That’s not the case in many parts of the world. Your mama’s stories about children starving in Africa, well, she was right. I live a very affluent life. I know this. It might not […]

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Grab A Simpler Season for FREE (EXPIRED)

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Don’t forget to grab your FREE kindle copy of A Simpler Season. The kindle version is available for FREE on Amazon through tomorrow. On Saturday, the price goes back up to $6. If you like the ideas represented in the book, you can buy the printable worksheets, recipe cards, name tags, and other printable pages […]

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Make A Large Pair Of Pants Into Skinny Jeans

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Watch how Life as MOM contributor Rena transforms a pair of too large pants into some sweet skinny jeans. This is not a DIY post. It is more of a documentary about how I took a pair of pants that were too large for me and made them into a pair of chic skinny jeans. […]

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Christmas in July: Book Sale and Stocking Giveaway (CLOSED)

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Planning now for Christmas can help you enjoy the season without extraordinary stress or overspending. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winners: ariana8407@ and samnkids@ For the last five years we’ve spent time at Life as MOM talking about Christmas. In July. Yes, really. Planning now for what happens five months from now better prepares […]

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About the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, and Santa Claus

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photo source: Rise of the Guardians While I think that I had a pretty good childhood, for one reason or another, I’ve chosen to do some things differently than my parents did. Oh, some things are the same: Sauerkraut and Pork, Ice Cubes and Christmas Trees, and Nanna’s Apple Pie. Daughter of not one, but […]

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