Can I Just Tell You….


that if you make this fondue and there’s any leftover. (There might not be.) But, if there is, it is really good cold the next day, eaten with a spoon. Oh yeah. Makes me want to do a happy dance. Just go hide in the pantry so you don’t have to share it. {Wink.}

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On a Meal Planning Mission


Monday is the start of the All You Grocery Challenge. I’m playing, are you? One of the keys to staying under the budget for this game ($25/person/week) is to have a meal plan and stick to it. In fact, I think I need a meal plan and then some. Just in case Plan A backfires […]

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A Poll, Birthday Cakes, Free Dessert, and More


Share your birthday cake ideas this Thursday for the third, semi-annual Birthday Cake Round-Up here at LifeasMOM. Please spread the word so moms, dads, and grandparents everywhere can be inspired to make a! There is also a cake-related giveaway this week, for more details, visit my giveaway page. And don’t forget to vote in […]

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Win a Free Sara Lee Dessert

Thanks to Sara Lee, I’ve been able to experiment with all sorts of dessert recipes this summer. From grilled pound cake to an orca birthday cake, the versatility of Sara Lee poundcake is endless! Be sure to read my review. Sara Lee is offering up free dessert this week to six LifeasMOM readers. Yeah! Six […]

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Nobody Doesn’t Like Sara Lee – A Review


I have very fond memories of my childhood. Usually involving food. Obviously, I’m passing the same kind of memories on to my children. See? He’s doing a happy dance over dessert. Some of those foods from my childhood included Sara Lee products, two items in particular. When I was young, my family often served Sara […]

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Mom Deals This Week

Keep your eyes open, and good deals are sure to come your way. Some highlights from our past week include: — Free Chick-Fil-A – no, we didn’t dress as cows, like last year. Instead, last month our local Chick-Fil-A featured “Come Back Day.” If we saved our receipt from that visit, they would give us […]

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CVS Primer – July 12- 18


It’s been awhile since I’ve darkened the doors of CVS. The sales just haven’t been that great, and we’ve been living off our stockpile. But looking at this week’s ad from my Friday’s mail, I see that they are featuring lots of school supplies — for free! If you’re new to shopping CVS, check out […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: A Blah Week


For some reason, the grocery sales didn’t excite me much this week. Could be I’m burned out. Could be that I have other things (chicken pox and moving, to name a few) on my mind. Regardless, I didn’t rush out and do a happy dance over shopping this week. (Yes, I normally do. That’s why […]

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