8th Continent Complete Giveaway #4

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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Gramma John’s Buttermilk Donuts

As you know, we are Food Network junkies around here. FishPapa’s personal favorite is the show Good Eats, by Alton Brown. It’s very science-based as our good buddy Alton tells you the why and how of cooking. Ever since he cooked up donuts and corn dogs, my husband has been saying that he really wanted […]

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Giveaway Winners

The winners of my latest giveaway are over here.

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Giveaways Galore

Isn’t it just SO FUN to win something? I remember the first thing I ever won…. a lifesize, cardboard robot from the library for reading the most books in the summer reading program when I was in 5th grade. The stuff memories are made of. I’ve been having a great time offering giveaways at LifeasMOM. […]

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Hey Dodger Fans!

In honor of Major League Baseball’s opening day, I thought I would share my little part of MLB history. See that little girl nervously picking her nails? That’s me! Back in 1978 my dad organized a fundraiser between our community and the LA Dodgers when I was in kindergarten. This is a promo photo of […]

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8th Continent Week #3 Winners

Congratulations to Dawn of McDonoughStacy of BloomfieldJamie of Kansas CityBeth H of Columbus Each of these LifeasMOM readers will win 2 coupons good for a half-gallon of 8th Continent Complete soymilk. Come back tomorrow for another chance to win.

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What’s Cookin’

My mom is here this weekend, so we’ve enjoyed lots of laughs and good food. She’s such a fun person to cook for since she likes everything I make. Here’s what is on the menu this week: BreakfastsCinnamon rollsHomemade donuts*Eggs and toastcerealapples and oatmealHot Cross Buns* and fruitPancakes LunchesAsian Chicken and Noodle SaladTuna Pitas*Pasta SaladPB&JLeftovers […]

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Asian Chicken and Noodle Salad

This recipe is inspired by a similar salad from The Pioneer Woman. I’ve frugalized it and tweaked it so that it’s my very favorite salad – ever. 1 pound linguini, cooked according to package directions, rinsed and drained 4 grilled chicken breast halves, chopped 1/2 head green cabbage, shredded 1 head romaine lettuce, torn into […]

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