Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter

Empty Tomb Resurrection Cake

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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A Pirate Fairy Tea Party

A Pirate Fairy Tea Party - Plan a tea party with your little girl. We used The Pirate Fairy as our inspiration.

Plan a tea party with your little girl. We used The Pirate Fairy as our inspiration. Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post, but I did receive a free copy of the movie. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way […]

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Zone Defense Check-in: The Laundry and Linen Cupboard

Zone Defense Check-in: The Laundry and Linen Cupboard - On Zone Defense in March, we organized the linen cupboard and laundry areas.

On Zone Defense in March, we organized the linen cupboard and laundry areas. So, here we are at our monthly Zone Defense check-in. If you’re just tuning in, you know that we’re facing off against clutter and disorganization. Time to get this place ship-shape, folks. A few weeks ago I explained my goals for getting […]

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March Booking It: French Women Don’t Get Facelifts, The Monuments Men, & My Berlin Kitchen

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Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. Carrie and Anne are my fellow bookworms and help round out the selections. This post does include affiliate links. If you make […]

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What Did You Think of the New Meal Plan?

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Did you download the new meal plan, This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less? Not only was this 7-meal plan complete with side dishes and shop-able (new technical term that I just invented) for $70 or less, it was also completely shop-able at Trader Joe’s, so you could make use of one-stop shopping. (I imagine […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! The week did not behave. I’ll […]

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Giving Kids a Sense of the Resurrection

Giving Kids a Sense of the Resurrection - A great ebook to help kids understand the truth and beauty of Easter.

Disclosure: I am an affiliate for this ebook. If you make a purchase, I receive a small portion of the sale. Your price will not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! Easter is in about three weeks. If you haven’t been doing some Lenten observations or devotionals, it’s not too […]

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Little Ways to Save Money (Frugal Friday)

Little Ways to Save Money (Frugal Friday) - Little ways can save you big money eventually.

Little ways can save you big money eventually. I was chatting with a friend yesterday (also a mom of four boys) about grocery prices and what it takes to feed four TEENAGE BOYS. I’m almost there, and I’m feeling it. (I don’t know that boys always eat more than girls, but I think they are much […]

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