Make Family Travel Fun, Easy, & Affordable

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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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Getting Ready for the Week Ahead

Getting Ready for the Week Ahead - Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life.

Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life. 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 […]

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The Weekly Ramble

FishKids June 2014

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I love this picture. Wow. How did we get here? For the last few years, FishBoy17 has towered over the others so they were no longer the “stair step” kids they had once been. But, FishBoys 13 and 12 have had growth spurts, so it looks […]

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Zone Defense: Cleaning & Organizing Bathrooms

Zone Defense: Cleaning & Organizing Bathrooms

This month the Zone Defense assignment is pretty straightforward: Clean and organize the bathrooms. We’ve covered this territory before. Check out these past posts: Cleaning and Decluttering the Bathrooms Kids Can Clean the Bathroom (FREE printable for Clean Bathroom Bingo) 5 Tips for Keeping the Bathroom Clean I suppose this depends on the home, huh? […]

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Join the Pantry Challenge!

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It’s that time again. I’m hosting a Pantry Challenge over on Good Cheap Eats starting next week. For two weeks, we’ll make a concentrated effort to use up groceries we have on hand in order to save money, waste less, and learn from ill-gotten grocery purchases. I’ll be hosting a Facebook party on Sunday night […]

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Freedom Isn’t Free

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Over here today we’ll be eating hot dogs and apple pie and enjoying having my husband home for the day. At the same time, we acknowledge those who have fought for the freedoms that we have in this country, freedoms that spread across the world after 1776. While we know the War for Independence changed […]

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Marketing Ideas for the Mompreneur

Content Cookbook - Got a business that you want to market on the web? This new resource could help you.

Got a business that you want to market on the web? This new resource could help you. 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 keep this show […]

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Which Blogs Do You Love?

Which Blogs Do You Love?

photo credit: Kristina B As you know I am a huge fan of blogging. I first started a personal blog back in 2004 when we lived in Kansas City. We were far from family, had just added a baby to the family, and were looking to keep in touch with folks far away. Eventually that […]

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