Walgreens Save $5 Off $25 Purchase

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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Stocking Up

Since I love to cook and eat, I’ve always dreamed of an unlimited grocery budget and a fully stocked pantry. Back in the days, when we were married without children, I spent an average of $250 per week to feed FishPapa and I. Talk about your unlimited grocery budget! What was I thinking?! Obviously, I […]

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Behold the Lamb of God: A Must See! (And a Giveaway, too!)

It’s hard to believe that the Christmas season is fast approaching. Back in July when we started talking about the Holidays, it seemed forever and a day away. But, in just a few short weeks, the Halloween candy will be gone, and Santas and reindeer will abound. And one question that I ask myself about […]

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Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie – Recipe Swap: (Never) Too Many Pumpkins!

Years ago I found this great book at the library called Too Many Pumpkins. It tells the story of Rebecca Estelle, an elderly woman who, as a result of living in the Depression, hated pumpkins. It turned out that the only food her family had had for a season was pumpkins. Consequently, she avoids pumpkins […]

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No Use Crying Over…

See this? See ALL this? This is all the great frozen food I stocked up on last week. I was so proud of myself for scoring some great deals — and easy school day lunches. This was actually a bragging photo I forgot to add to my Grocery Geek post. Today I headed to grab […]

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Chillin’ with My HomeGirl

Can you believe my baby is already six weeks old? It seems like yesterday I was in the hospital, stressing about her eye and all the things that could possibly be wrong with it. And here we are. Her eye is perfectly healed. And we are now in another home, another state, and she isn’t […]

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Links of Love: Surf’s Up!

Surf’s up so I’m heading to the beach! Dude, you get to write this post. Just kidding! I’m actually buried under a ton of moving boxes and school papers. But, seriously, I do want to know your opinion. In the last year I have found so many great sites on the web, I figure there […]

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Toolin’ Up Tuesday: Electric Griddle

Many moons ago FishPapa began a family tradition of making Saturday pancakes. He even let our oldest, a toddler at the time, assist in preparing the batter. You can bet that my eyes bugged out when he let our 18-month old crack the eggs. Since then, pancakes have been a regular part of the weekend […]

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