A Poll, Birthday Cakes, Free Dessert, and More

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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Win a Free Sara Lee Dessert

Thanks to Sara Lee, I’ve been able to experiment with all sorts of dessert recipes this summer. From grilled pound cake to an orca birthday cake, the versatility of Sara Lee poundcake is endless! Be sure to read my review. Sara Lee is offering up free dessert this week to six LifeasMOM readers. Yeah! Six […]

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Nobody Doesn’t Like Sara Lee – A Review

I have very fond memories of my childhood. Usually involving food. Obviously, I’m passing the same kind of memories on to my children. See? He’s doing a happy dance over dessert. Some of those foods from my childhood included Sara Lee products, two items in particular. When I was young, my family often served Sara […]

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Mom Deals This Week

Keep your eyes open, and good deals are sure to come your way. Some highlights from our past week include: – Free Chick-Fil-A – no, we didn’t dress as cows, like last year. Instead, last month our local Chick-Fil-A featured “Come Back Day.” If we saved our receipt from that visit, they would give us […]

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CVS Primer – July 12- 18

It’s been awhile since I’ve darkened the doors of CVS. The sales just haven’t been that great, and we’ve been living off our stockpile. But looking at this week’s ad from my Friday’s mail, I see that they are featuring lots of school supplies — for free! If you’re new to shopping CVS, check out […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: A Blah Week

For some reason, the grocery sales didn’t excite me much this week. Could be I’m burned out. Could be that I have other things (chicken pox and moving, to name a few) on my mind. Regardless, I didn’t rush out and do a happy dance over shopping this week. (Yes, I normally do. That’s why […]

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Recipe for a Fun Friday Night: Individual Ice Cream Cups

Somehow it seems more special if you can eat out of your own carton!

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Frugal Friday: Making the Most of In Season Produce

One of the ways we cut costs at our house is to stock up on grocery items when they are on sale. Regular readers are familiar with my weekly Grocery Geek posts and can testify to the fact that if it’s a good price, I’ll buy a lot of it, like 100 pounds of flour. […]

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