Grammas and Good Eats

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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Baking With Children: Kid-Sized Tools

Children love to help in the kitchen. Whether it’s licking the beaters, measuring and dumping flour, or loading and unloading the dishwasher, young children often like to be part of the action. Though it may be troublesome at times, teaching your little ones to help in cooking (and cleaning) has a number of benefits: 1. […]

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Giveaway Winners

Check out the newest winners to my 8th Continent giveaway and enter for your chance to win here. Plus check out this week’s giveaways for free Land O’ Lakes butter and a child’s apron from ViViMiMo.

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Guest Post: Diet for the Decades – Your Best Diet at 40

This is the third in a series of guest posts by Elizabeth Somer, Registered Dietitian and author of Age-Proof Your Body. Previous posts addressed your best diet at 20 and at 30. While I can still claim a 3 in my age, it’s only a few short years until I hit the big 4-0 myself. […]

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Virtual Great American Bake Sale

Chances are you’ve seen a similar logo on different baking products lately. Share Our Strength has been promoting their Great American Bake Sale via the grocery stores. In case you haven’t read up on it, Share Our Strength is working to fight childhood hunger. The Great American Bake is a national campaign that mobilizes Americans […]

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It’s Baking Week!

I don’t know about your family, but mine is hungry 24/7. Not 30 minutes pass after dinner before someone asks, “What can I have to eat, Mama?” The good thing is that they are active, healthy children and they have the appetites to prove it. Since my oldest four are all boys, I anticipate that […]

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8th Continent Complete: Winners and Another Chance to Win!

Thanks to 8th Continent, lots of families are getting to try their new product, Complete Soy Milk, for free! Our family had a chance to taste it. It was so good, it was hard to believe that it was good for us. Its flavor is reminiscent of a vanilla shake. And it’s full of fiber, […]

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Giveaway: Child’s Apron from ViVi MiMo

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congrats to #1, Amy@ Finer Things. I’m a big believer in including your children into your baking adventures. It’s fun and it equips them for life. So, I was particularly pleased when ViViMiMo offered up this adorable child’s apron for a LifeasMOM giveaway. And, once you check out their shop, […]

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