Memes: URS and Frugal Fridays

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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Finding Yourself

Ever wonder when you’ll have a shower before noon? Ever wonder when you’ll own a wardrobe full of items that are not wrinkled or stained with spit-up? Ever wonder when you’ll get to go to the bathroom – by yourself? The Mommy Years are certainly not without their challenges. Today I have one who won’t […]

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Is It Time to Primp Your Ride?

I don’t know too many moms who really “identify” with their vehicles. I mean, it’s not often that you’ll hear a woman say, “Hey, what do you think of my new red mini-van? Isn’t she sweet?” And it’s probably even rarer to hear her talk about souping-up the engine, raising the suspension or painting racing […]

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Laugh and Learn DVDs – Giveaway Winner

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Laugh and Learn DVD giveaway. It’s apparent from the comments that I’m not the only one around here making mistakes. Good to know. If you didn’t get the opportunity, check out the Laugh and Learn website where you can watch the first class for free. Sheri Bayles is […]

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Read a Good Book

Here’s what’s on my “to read” pile. Some are rereads like The Bible and The Well-Trained Mind, others are new finds that I’m eager to dig into. The Bible – GodFood and Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best – Elizabeth SomerThe Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook – Beth Hensperger and Julie […]

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Speaking of Dinners….

Freebies4Mom has a great collection of cheap eats in this post.

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Dinners, Drive-Throughs, and Dimes

Dinners are on my mind this week as I endeavor to fill our freezer with some premade items. I’m hoping that I can invest some time and energy on the front end in order to have a few nights off in the coming weeks. My end goal is to avoid the drive through and save […]

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MOM Deals This Week

Some hots deals to check out: There are two high value Huggies coupons ($3 and $5 off certain variety Huggies). You can access these in my pumpkin-colored coupon bar on the right. You should be able to print two of each. Read the fine print. I have a feeling that some stores may not let […]

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