What’s Your Meal Plan?

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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Ten Dollar Dinners – What Fun!

Did you catch the season premiere of Ten Dollar Dinners with Melissa D’Arabian? I reviewed it over at Good (& Cheap) Eats. I think we’re in for a treat in the coming months — frugal food from a mom who knows how to cook!

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Time for MOM: Life Beyond the Laptop

Hey there! Didja miss me? In case you didn’t even notice I was gone, I took a few days off this week. I shut down the computer around 10 pm on Saturday and didn’t touch it again until Thursday morning. I wasn’t sure that I could hold myself back from the beauties of the world […]

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Win a Car Kit!

Get the details over here.

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More Free Stuff at CVS – August 9-11

CVS is just killing me with these three day sales. Oh my! No more free school supplies, but there is a load more of freebies this week. If you haven’t jumped on the CVS bandwagon, this is a great week to start. Here’s a primer to help you get started with the CVS 3 Day […]

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Win a Subway Car Kit!

CONGRATS TO BETH WHEAT! Ding dong. Delivery man came bearing treasure last weekend — a Subway Car Kit! It includes games, coloring book and crayons, a very spiffy insulated tote bag as well as a gift card to where else? Subway. Subway has a place in many a memory…. high school lunch hour with my […]

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Homeschool Curriculum at the FishHouse

As some of you know, the FishFam “does school” at home. It may seem odd to some, especially as three out of four grandparents were public school teachers and I, myself, earned my CA teaching credential years ago and spent two years teaching high school English, French, and Yearbook. The reasons for this divergence from […]

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Grocery Geek Reports: I Didn’t Take Pictures

If someone had told me a few short years ago that I’d be lamenting the fact that I didn’t take pictures of my groceries this week, I think I would have had them committed. Yeah, it’s a crazy world we live in. I mentioned last week the great deal that Albertsons had. From reader response, […]

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