Celebrating Summer with Giveaways! Win Clorox Bleach

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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Almost Free Family Fun

In the mood for some family fun but a little short on the funds to bring it about? Check out my guest post today over at Coupon Cravings for some good times that are practically free.

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Celebrating Summer with Giveaways! Win a Gift Card to TJ Maxx

TIME’s UP! THANKS FOR PLAYING. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY. Scavenger hunt giveaways continue. Up for grabs today: a chance to win a $25 gift card to TJ Maxx.

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Celebrating Summer with Giveaways: Win a Gift Card to TJ Maxx

TIME’s UP! THANKS FOR PLAYING. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY. Once upon a time I might have thought about dropping a chunk of change on Ray-bans. I might have even done it. But these days 100 dollar shades just aren’t my cup of tea. When I needed new sunglasses this season, I headed down […]

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Interesting Weird Facts About Me

1. I am the oldest of five children, and our names all start with the letter J. Jessica, Jamie, Janel, John, and Jace. My dad is Jack. (My mom is Veronica.) 2. I love to eat dinner leftovers for breakfast. 3. I was a finalist in the LA County Miss T.E.E.N. pageant in 1988. Unlike […]

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This Week on URS

I know where your hearts lie! What a great turnout for last week’s Summer Desserts. Did you see GoodLife{eats} Creamy Vanilla Apricot Sorbet with White Chocolate Almond Bark? Oh my! I’m thinking that since peaches are $0.47/# at my local store, that I’ll try a peach sorbet and use this recipe as the starting point. […]

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Got Bananas?

Looking for a way to use up some bananas quickly passing their prime? Try Maple Banana Oat Muffins with Streusel Topping.

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Celebrating Summer with Giveaways!

TIME’s UP! THANKS FOR PLAYING. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY. There are lots of fun prizes to win this week. Check in everyday for your chance to win: a copy of The Summer Book by Susan Branch one of three copies of Frommer’s 100 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up a […]

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