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Mother’s Day Gift Idea: We Love Mom Cupcakes

Mother's Day Cupcakes (1)

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day with the moms in your life? Create these easy “We Love Mom” cupcakes! I was late to join the cupcake trend. And late to leave it. Ha! I still love cupcakes, six years now since it was at its peak and I first shared these cupcakes. […]

Living Debt Free

cross at beach

Living debt free isn’t just about money. It’s something more important. For years, our family lived on the edge of financial ruin. We lived month-to-month, paycheck-to-paycheck. We were always frugal, but we lived beyond our means nonetheless. Since my husband was self-employed, all it took was an injury or a slough of bad weather to […]

Empty Tomb Cake – An Easter Tradition

Empty Tomb with Soldiers

Baking and decorating an empty tomb cake has become a yearly Easter tradition for our family. It’s fun to make, delicious to eat, and a great reminder that He is risen, indeed! It was March of 2010 when I first shared this Empty Tomb Cake. Since then it’s been a yearly tradition as part of our […]

A Different Kind of Easter Egg Hunt

A Different Kind of Easter Egg Hunt featured

Last year we switched up our style of Easter Egg Hunt. Instead of filling the eggs with candy, I filled them with tokens that the kids could redeem for prizes.

Freezer Cooking for Company

Freezer Cooking for Company

Company coming? Don’t spend all your time in the kitchen! This free printable plan is your key to freezer cooking for company. Whether you’ve got folks coming in for Easter or friends coming to spend spring break, having a few freezer meals on hand can make your time with them so much more fun! Last fall […]

Irish Soda Bread & Dubliner Cheese for St. Patrick’s Day

St Patricks Day

Irish Soda Bread is an easy quick bread to fill the bread basket with. It mixes up effortlessly and bakes up beautifully. We are creatures of habit in these here parts. Once I find a theme meal that works for us, we tend to stick to it. Buche de Noel on Christmas, finger foods for […]

FREE Printable Spring Break Plans

Spring Break Plans

Got spring break plans for the kids? Stumped for ideas? No problem. This free printable provides two weeks of activities and the checklists to go with! When’s spring break? It must be coming up, right? Do you have a plan for the kids? Do you have plans to enjoy the time off together? If not, […]

Irish Stew & Other St Patrick’s Day Recipes

Irish Stew recipe from Life as Mom

A classic Irish Stew is simple and flavorful. It comes together easily with meaty chunks of beef, potatoes, and carrots. And it brings ultimate comfort. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. […]