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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.Grab an ebook from the Life as MOM store for only $5. […]

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Look Back and Rejoice {Day 7 to a Renewed You}


It’s that time to look back on the past year and count your blessings. What good happened that you can rejoice in?

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Join Me for a Pantry Challenge

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

In case you missed the announcement over on my food blog, Good Cheap Eats, I wanted to let you know I’ll be leading a Pantry Challenge starting on Sunday, January 4th, 2015. Get the details here. I think this is my fifth (or sixth) January doing this. It’s a great way to save some money, […]

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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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