5 Steps to Better Bookkeeping

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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.Want to get a handle on your finances and keep better books? […]

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Our European Vacation: The Road to Paris

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the ninth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. It was with mixed emotions that we left Collioure. […]

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Can You Make Money Blogging?


Wondering if you might make some cash or even a living blogging? Stephanie O’Dea’s got the answers in her new book.

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Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics | Life as MOM

I didn’t set out to have six kids, but it’s been one of the best things to ever happen to me. That said, our life is a little different than that of smaller families.

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How to Get Things in Order When Chaos Reigns

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Is your home and the disorder of your life about to pull you under? No fear. There’s a way to climb out. Get things in order though chaos reigns.

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This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Easy Meal Plan

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This week’s easy meal plan is super tasty, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70.

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I confess, I’ve been a little less prolific in the writing department lately, but I did get my office clean. It was filled with stacks of tax papers and receipts, recycling, and all kinds of garbage. there was nowhere to walk. Sorry, no before picture, but […]

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Our European Vacation: Collioure

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We took our family to Collioure, France for ten days. It was a wonderfully restful vacation in this little corner of Languedoc-Rousilion.

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