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Our Anniversary Dinner & a Potato Salad (Ultimate Recipe Swap: A Romantic Meal)

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. Today FishPapa and I are celebrating our fifteenth wedding anniversary. It’s […]

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Just a Mom

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Me and My Mom, 1973 This past weekend the local paper featured a story about “working” mothers who’ve been forced to leave the workplace and their stay-at-home counterparts who’ve been forced to join the workforce, both due to the economy. One mom commented that she has a hard time now being “just a mom.” The […]

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This Week on URS

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Join us on Thursday for Ultimate Recipe Swap. Since FishPapa and I will be celebrating our 15th Wedding Anniversary, the theme is Romantic Meals and Recipes You know that it’s almost always more frugal to make it yourself. And if you can farm out the kids for the evening, you may have the makings for […]

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Winners of Last Week’s Giveaways

Check the giveaway posts to see if you won. Please email me at lifeasmom@sbcglobal.net with your mailing address as soon as possible. Thanks! — a Peace Love MOM tshirt and notepad — WomenHeart’s All Heart Family Cookbook — Chicken Soup for the Soul books devoted to mothers — Complete Idiot Guide books for new moms: […]

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Tips for Visiting Legoland

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Anyone in your house crazy for Legos? Check out these tips for visiting Legoland California.

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Winners of Last Week’s Giveaways

Check the giveaway post to see if you won. Please email me at lifeasmom@sbcglobal.net with your mailing address as soon as possible. Thanks!

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Some Buzz….

My kids tell me often about the documentary they saw once about how honeybees are becoming endangered. Since they pollinate up to 1/3 of the US food supply, this is of some concern — to all of us. Häagen-Dazs wants to do its part to help the bees. Buzz into any participating Häagen-Dazs Shop tomorrow, […]

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Modifications Permissible

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From The Mommy Manual: Keep in mind that modifying your standards is not always a sign of laziness but sometimes of intelligent decision making. When we lower our standards because circumstances defeat us or we feel weak, we don’t feel good about the result. But when we evaluate the demands on our time, our children’s […]

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