Grocery Geek Presents: A Universal Money Saving Method

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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TGIF: Read Alouds for Preschoolers

One of the beauties of having SIX KIDS is that I have always had little ones. Yes, it’s full of challenges, but the preschool years are such a precious time in a child’s life. Currently, I have two preschoolers: a rough and tumble, four year old boy and a nurturing, knows-how-to-change-GI-Joe’s-diaper, two year old girl. […]

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Budget Living: What to Do with Leftovers?

Waste not, want not. That’s what our grandmothers used to say. It’s the basic premise that if you use up what you have, you won’t find yourself in need. While I am not sure that one exactly follows the other, it is true that avoiding waste is good stewardship and will save you money. There […]

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Recipe Swap: In the Kitchen with Kids

When I put together my ebook, FishMama’s Guide to Cooking with Children, my husband protested that it sounded like “Cooking with Fish,” as if the children were the ingredients. Well, they are the ingredients in so far as they are an important component to your life as MOM – in the kitchen. It’s just inevitable.If […]

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Spunky Sprout Giveaway Winner and Coupon Code

Thanks to everyone who participated in the SpunkySprout baby blanket giveaway. Your comments generated quite a lot of great baby gift ideas! I’ve filed it away under “Baby Stuff” as well as “Gift Ideas.” Keep that in mind next time you’re stumped for a brilliant present idea. Now, don’t forget that you can get 10% […]

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Better Bookkeeping – It Works For Me!

I love to pay my bills online. Not only does it save me up to five bucks a month in stamps (that’s at least one and a half mochas a month!) but it is also a quick and easy way to get the job done. No worries about ordering checks, getting payments in the mail, […]

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Food Network Will Be Calling My Name

Anyday now, I’m sure.

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Happy New You!

Updated 1/18/09: This giveaway is closed. Come back later today to see who won and for a special surprise for those who didn’t win. One of the wonderful things about the new year is the opportunity to do new things: change old habits, try out new practices, get a life makeover. Out with the old […]

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