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My Household Planner Revealed (& a Few Free Downloads)

2010 March 154

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. What do you put inside a household planner to help you manage […]

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Meal Planning: Homemade Convenience Foods

Pizza LifeasMOM

Basic Homemade Pizza All  of a sudden, life seems to have imploded on me. My trip early last month took a week of planning and a week of recovery, and I’ve been racing to catch up ever since. But, time waits for no mom. Life continues: laundry piles up, schoolwork needs to be assigned and […]

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God Bless You!

Sunset

One afternoon last week we headed toward the beach for a little break from the everyday. Despite the fact that we live within a few miles of shore, we don’t have a “view” nor do we visit the ocean each day. But, we try to work it in at least once a week. We had […]

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Finding Time to Read

Nufkin books and castle

Photo Source: Nufkin It’s one thing to say, “I want to read more this year.” It’s an entirely other thing to do it. Unless we are intentional in where we focus our eyes and our attention, time will pass away, and we miss a lot of good things, including good reads. At the same time, […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Making the Deal Work When You Least Expect It To

2010 March 194

Since the freezer is stuffed to the gills, the rest of the month’s grocery shopping will involve dairy, produce, and stockpile items. There’s really not a lot that we “need.” It’s a good place to be. FishPapa made a run for fresh fruits and veggies this week. A 5# box of Cuties was on sale […]

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Southern California Chick-Fil-A: Come Back for Free

Chick Fil A

If you live in Southern California, make a plan to eat at Chick-Fil-A on Fridays in March and save your receipt! Bring that receipt back anytime during the month of March and you can get the same order for FREE! It’s like getting your food for 1/2 price each time. I recommend the Chicken Strips […]

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Frugal Friday: Bake It Yourself

Freezer Inventory 018

It used to be that I spent up to $600 a month to feed just my husband and me. Yeah, I’m embarrassed to say so, but ’tis true. I suppose I could justify the expense that we were a “double-income, no kids” household and that food was one of our hobbies. But, still. Knowing that […]

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Something That Made Us Smile

Maybe I’m weird, but I thought this was a cute video.

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