Longs Shoppers, You Have Arrived: A CVS Primer for Newbies

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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What’s Cookin’

After a month of doctor’s appointments, house guests, and family celebrations, this week is a quiet one. Praise the Lord! I’m hoping that since we have nowhere to go this week, we will be able to reestablish some routines. And since my cupboards are full, I don’t think I need to buy anything other than […]

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Giveaway Winner

Congrats to Chrissy for winning this giveaway. I’ve emailed you, so you should know if you’re “the Chrissy.” New giveaway coming up this week! Stay tuned!

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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life, Part Six

Life as MOM can be a veritable labyrinth of twists and turns. You never know what lies around that bend in the track. Could be a smooth ride or there may be a few bumps in the road. How can we streamline our lives in order to absorb the shock of those bumps? The following […]

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MOM Deals: CVS Has Come Back to Me!

This past week was an expensive one: braces for one child, a retainer for another, both vehicle registrations, and a broken washing machine. All told, I think $4,000 left my checkbook. Ouch! I’m in the mood for some deals, how ’bout you? *** Those of you in California will understand the CVS withdrawals I’ve undergone […]

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Sharing the Luvs

Luvs

Here’s another source of manufacturer’s coupons. Sign up for the Luvs newsletter and receive special offers, diaper coupons, or samples via regular mail. We’ve got two in diapers and there’s no way I could keep them dry without coupons.

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Grocery Geek Presents: I Can’t Eat Bread and Neither Can He

‘Member last week when I said I’d been going overboard? Well, I decided that “enough was as good as a feast” and I didn’t need to do any more grocery shopping until the next birthdays rolled around during the second week of June. It helped that the sales were zippo, so I didn’t feel like […]

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You Know You’re a Grocery Geek When….

1. You are ecstatic that the mail brought next week’s grocery store ads two days early because of the holiday.2. Your kids know how to leverage for something they want: they bring you a coupon.3. The checkers at the store recognize you and reassure the supervisor when they call her over to override your excess […]

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