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Christmas For Those Who Grieve or Struggle

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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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Frito Lay Party Pack Giveaway – NOW CLOSED

Congrats to the winner, whistlersmother10@ While I try to give my kids a balanced diet of fresh produce, lean meats, and whole grains, I will confess that we like chips and snacks with the best of them. Especially on game days. In fact, I recently developed my own version of French Onion Dip — from […]

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Save Grocery Dollars with VocalPoint

A year or so ago I signed up with VocalPoint, a great source of P&G coupons and free samples. It’s been so fun to try out new products and save money. Recently I received some high value coupons for Pantene as well as yummy Del Monte fruit. Matched with sale, they will help me greatly […]

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10 Books that Are Necessary to Life

Photo source: takomabibelot / CC BY 2.0 This time of year has me thinking about resetting the clock, getting a fresh start. With the new year beginning in just a few weeks, my mind moves toward new ideas, new habbits, and new resolutions for my mind. Part of that process for me is reading or […]

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Review and Giveaway: Family Feasts for $75 a Week – NOW CLOSED

Congrats to Abby! Every once in a while you come across a book that just “covers it all” on the topic at hand. It’s a book that prompts you to think, This is all I need to know. Now, I realize that is perhaps a slight exaggeration. We can’t know everything about everything. But, I […]

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MOM Deal: Get an Entertainment Book for $19.99 Shipped!

As you may know, we’re So Cal kids who moved to the Mid-West for 5 years. One of the nicest Christmas gifts that we received that first winter in Kansas City was an Entertainment Book. I confess I was super skeptical about it. But, it proved to be such a wonderful way not only to […]

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FishBoys’ Gift Guide for Boys Ages 5-12

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Wondering what to buy the young boys in your life this Christmas? Stumped by the difference between a Lego and a Playmobil? Can’t understand all the hooplah over a video game? You are not alone. I am one of those rare beings to be a prissy girl only to become the mother of four boys […]

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I’d Like to Thank the Academy….

This is probably as close as I’ll ever get to an acceptance speech of a prestigious award. I wanted to thank all of you who voted for me in the Homeschool Blog Awards. LifeasMOM was chosen “Best Live-What-You-Believe” Homeschool Blog. I am not sure about the “best” part, I was up against some very fine […]

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