Join Me for a Pantry Challenge

Join Me for a Pantry Challenge - Challenge starts January 4, 2015.

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. In case you missed the announcement over on my food blog, […]

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Pamper Your Body {Day 6 to a Renewed You}

Pamper Your Body {Day 6 to a Renewed You} - Take some time to pamper yourself with a pedicure, new

Take some time to pamper yourself with a pedicure, new ‘do, or a bubble bath. It will do your body — and you — good. Today’s assignment is to pamper your body a little bit. The point of this 12-day series is to help you feel refreshed and renewed in body, mind, and spirit. So, […]

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Read More Good Books {Day 5 to a Renewed You}

books to read

Refresh yourself with a good book. Here’s what I’m planning to read in the new year. Today’s assignment is to choose a good book and start reading. Every year near the end I start thinking about the books I want to read in the next year. I’ve been doing this for at least ten years […]

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Plan to Eat Well {Day 4 to a Renewed You}

crudite and dip

Renew your physical body by making plans to eat well. You will feel so much better if you do!

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Create a Capsule Wardrobe {Day 3 to a Renewed You}

new you capsule wardrobe

Create a capsule wardrobe from well-loved clothing items. You’ll feel like you went shopping for free.

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Box It Up, Move It Out {Day 2 to a Renewed You}

Box It Up, Move It Out {Day 2 to a Renewed You} - a 12-part series to renew yourself on Life as MOM

Today’s assignment is to get rid of things you don’t need. I love the days between Christmas and New Years. Not only are the kids totally enraptured by new playthings, but I’m highly motivated to get our house in better order. FishPapa typically gets the fever for decluttering at this time of year as well. […]

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Unplug {Day 1 to a Renewed You}

David Santaolalla flower

photo source: David Santaolalla Today’s assignment is simple: unplug. Enjoy the world around you. Move slowly. Breathe deeply. Unplug. One thing that typically helps me do that is to unplug from technology. My phone, iPad, and computer offer a world of opportunity and information, but also a load of distractions. Distractions that take me away from […]

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Merry Christmas from Me to You


Have a very Merry Christmas! May Joy be yours this week and in the weeks to come.

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