Stock Up on Study Snacks!

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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Cumin-Lime Pork Loin (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Slow Cooking)

Without a doubt the slow cooker can be the busy mom’s best friend in the kitchen. Who else will cook for you while you’re gone all day and have a piping hot meal ready upon your return from soccer practice, a business meeting, or an afternoon matinee? As long as you plan ahead, you can […]

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FishMama Unplugged

Years ago before I started a writing business or a blog, or two, FishPapa and I would occasionally call for a media fast. That meant that we would give up our “computer time” for a few days or even a week. Shocking, isn’t it? We found that taking a break dispelled the “power” that the […]

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Christmas Giveaway Winners

Pop over to my giveaway page to see a list of all the winners of this week’s giveaways. Thanks for playing, everyone!

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Christmas in July Giveaway Winners

Congrats to all the winners of my giveaways! You should receive an email from me tonight*. Please respond by Wednesday, August 5 or you will forfeit your prize. All winners were chosen at random. A special thanks to Andrew Peterson, SeaLife Aquarium, Go Picnic, Spray N Wash, and Mary Hunt for sponsoring their giveaways! And […]

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MOM Deals This Week

Got some swinging deals for you this week! CVS is going on its 4th straight week of free school supplies. Don’t miss out. Check out my primer as well as these creative uses for school stuff. Other than school, that is. There are going to be some great coupons in this Sunday’s paper — up […]

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A CVS Primer: August 2 – 4

CVS is just rocking with these great Back to School sales. My goodness! We’re going on four weeks of free school supplies. Now, don’t turn away at the idea that you don’t go to school or have children who do. These are basic supplies that any home office could use. But, you can also use […]

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Christmas in July: Do a Clothing Check

Now, you may not want to be thinking about bowties and holiday dress while the temperatures soar and the waves are beckoning. But, on December 24th when you pull out a stained dress shirt from the back of the closet and your son is sporting high waters, you’ll wish you had. Spending an hour on […]

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