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Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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Want to know what all this life-changing magic is all about? Here’s my review of the organizing and “tidying” book written by Japanese author, Marie Kondo.

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Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets

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Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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How to be Kinder to Yourself

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Hey Mama, might be time to lighten up! On yourself. Consider these ways to remind yourself of the bigger picture, scale back, review the day, and seek grace.

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Big doings around here. It only took me 42.8 years, but I finally learned that the cause of my messes is too much stuff for the space that I own. I know, brilliant. Believe me when I say that I read every organizing and tidying book […]

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Easter Crafts for Kids

6 Fun & Frugal Easter Crafts | LifeasMOM.com

Celebrate Easter and spring with these inexpensive crafts for kids that use supplies that you can easily find at home.

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Our European Vacation: More Great Things to Do in Paris

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We spent a week in Paris with six kids, visiting some of the best places in France for entertainment and education. There are great things to do in Paris.

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A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families

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Spring break is coming! Download these two weeks’ worth of spring break activities. The planning is done for you for a fun and frugal vacation with your kids.

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Our Simple Household Cleaning Tools

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Cleaning supplies don’t need to be numerous, expensive, or caustic. Here are the simple tools we use that save us money.

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