Giveaway: Child’s Apron from ViVi MiMo


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congrats to #1, Amy@ Finer Things. I’m a big believer in including your children into your baking adventures. It’s fun and it equips them for life. So, I was particularly pleased when ViViMiMo offered up this adorable child’s apron for a LifeasMOM giveaway. And, once you check out their shop, […]

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What’s Cookin’


I’m getting a little weary of the grocery store. As much as I love the challenge of the hunt for good deals, my grocery trips take a pretty big bite out of my week, about 2-4 hours planning, organizing coupons, and shopping. It’s totally worth it in terms of dollars and sense. But, I think […]

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Win Free Butter from Land O’ Lakes


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to the winners, Better is Little, Amy @ Peace and Quiet, and Mrs. Querido. Gramma John lived all her life in Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes. I visited her many summers during my childhood and have the battle scars from mosquitos to prove it. When she was just […]

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The Ultimate Bailout


For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. — John 3:16 For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men—the testimony […]

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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life, Part Two

50 Ways Streamline

Want to make things easier on yourself? Check out these tricks for streamlining your life. Life can be crazy as a mom or home manager. There are so many things to do in a day, it really can be a full time job. I’ve got 50 easy things that you can do to make your […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: 2 Weeks of Diapers = 4 Bucks


‘Tis true. ‘Tis true. Gotta love that CVS. As I reported in my Mom Deals of the Week, there was a great diaper deal going at CVS this week. Buy $25 worth of select Huggies and other baby products, get $10 back in ECBs. Since I had several $5 and $3 Huggies coupons left from […]

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CVS for Beginners, April 12 – 18

If you’re new to the whole get-great-deals-at-CVS-thing, it can be a little confusing. ECBs? What are those? And what in the world do you do with them? Here’s a step by step plan for the deals that are going this week, April 12 -18th at CVS. 1. Go to CVS. 2. Sign up for an […]

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Frugal Friday: DIY Backyard Toys


I’ve been the mom of toddlers for about ten years or so. In my earlier years I wanted my child to have the very best of everything. What mom doesn’t? But, back then, I thought “best of everything” meant brand new and expensive. I didn’t know that, richer or poorer, kids really don’t need much […]

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