Virtual Great American Bake Sale

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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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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What’s Cookin’

I’m getting a little weary of the grocery store. As much as I love the challenge of the hunt for good deals, my grocery trips take a pretty big bite out of my week, about 2-4 hours planning, organizing coupons, and shopping. It’s totally worth it in terms of dollars and sense. But, I think […]

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Win Free Butter from Land O’ Lakes

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to the winners, Better is Little, Amy @ Peace and Quiet, and Mrs. Querido. Gramma John lived all her life in Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes. I visited her many summers during my childhood and have the battle scars from mosquitos to prove it. When she was just […]

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The Ultimate Bailout

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. – John 3:16 For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men—the testimony […]

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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life, Part Two

Go here for the beginning of this series on ways to develop systems and routines that help you be more efficient and effective in your Life as MOM. 8. Spend time regularly to plan menus for your family’s meals. Whether you plan a few days, a week, or a month at a time, menu planning […]

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