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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. Isn’t it just SO FUN to win something? I remember the […]

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Hey Dodger Fans!

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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’

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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

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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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Grocery Geek Presents: I Even Shocked the Box Boy

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Many moons ago I worked as a “courtesy clerk,” or boxgirl at the local grocery store. In addition to bagging groceries, I spent many an hour helping customers out with their purchases, collecting carts, and putting away that box of cereal you changed your mind on and left in the diaper aisle. (It’s okay, I […]

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Time for MOM: 50 Ways to Streamline Your Life

(A few months ago I started examing how to grow as a wife and mother. The conversation begins here in case you missed it.) We’ve been talking about time management. Having a plan is key. But, part and parcel with planning is having systems and routines in place that are quick and efficient. Over the […]

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MOM Deals This Week

Freebies4Mom has a great post listing baby, toddler, and kid deals. Enter for chances to win 8th Continent Complete Soymilk here and here. Hot Coupon World has the scoop on tomorrow’s coupons here. I buy two papers each week and peek in the recycle bin at Starbucks to add to my coupon stash. This really […]

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