SwagBucks – Extras For New Signups

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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Ultimate Recipe Swap: Lunchbox Love

Even though my kids spend the bulk of their days at home, I still pack a lunchbox every day — my husband’s. When we first married, we didn’t bat an eye at eating out almost every day. It was something we looked forward to. Once we bought our first house, however, that habit had to […]

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Homeschool Help: Let Kids Know What To Do

Isn’t he cute? Mr. Dimples, age 5, is my kindergartner this year. He comes to me every morning, “Mama, it’s time to do my school.” Amen, little man. If only your brothers were as eager. Yes, truth be told, there are things my older sons would rather be doing than math assignments and key word […]

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Late Breaking MOM Deals: Good Deals at PeiWei

I usually save my deal reports for Saturdays, but this is time sensitive. And since I love me some PeiWei, I thought I would share the love. When you bring in a package of store bought ramen to exchange, PeiWei is offering 50% off their new Japanese Chile Beef Ramen, tomorrow (Wednesday, 9-9-09) only. Today […]

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This Week on URS

Thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s Ultimate Recipe Swap. It was fun to read your favorite recipes. Go back and browse the collection of over 50 recipes. Though, they were all good, some that stood out to me this week: Phoebe from Cents to Get Debt-Free shared her recipe of cabbage rolls. I […]

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Back to School? The Fun Doesn’t Have to End

The tolling of the school bell marks not just the passage of time but also the opportunity for a great afternoon or evening. After school hours don’t have to be spent just on homework and TV. Make memories instead. Meet the challenges and opportunities of the academic year with gusto by spending some time enjoying […]

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Eat Mor Chik’n

We had a yummy — and free — lunch today. Since FishPapa had the day off, we all donned sports team apparel and headed to the closest Chick-Fil-A. Anyone wearing a sports logo today receives a free original sandwich. I’d never had one before, but it was quite good. And generously sized. Each child received […]

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Review of A Sane Woman’s Guide to Raising a Large Family

So many blogs, so little time. The internet is just filled with all sorts of great stuff! I could spend days reading all there is out there about home and family management and life as MOM and probably never exhaust it all. Not everything you read, though is that great. So, when you find a […]

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