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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life

50 Ways to Streamline Your Life | Life as Mom

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Do you have systems in place to help your life as Mom? […]

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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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Frugal Friday: Do a Holiday Dinner on a Dime

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I mentioned yesterday how special my mom made special occasions. We were always on a budget, but things always looked nice and tasted great. I don’t really know how she pulled it off. I never heard her complain that she couldn’t set a pretty table or a fancy spread due to lack of money. Mom? […]

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Win 8th Continent Complete Soymilk

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Stremicks Heritage Foods is awarding four lucky winners with two cartons of 8th Continent Complete Soy Milk this week. This soy beverage is rather tasty; all the FishKids like it, as does Your Truly. And it’s good for you! Fill in the form below for your chance to win. Entries will be accepted until Saturday […]

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Peppery Brisket (URS: Easter Dinner)

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Holiday dinners are such a fun tradition in the life of our family. My own mother made a big to-do out of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. While we didn’t have much extended family who lived nearby, the second cousins once removed and all their kin that did were always included in the festivities. Sometimes Mom […]

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You’re the Next Contestant on "The Price is Right!"

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Recently readers asked, I do use coupons and read all of these sites but still spend 150-200 a week at the grocery store? Any suggestions? — Jessi I am terrible about coupons. I’m much better at frugal shopping. What are the best ways to save as a frugal shopper, without coupons? — Jenna Both of […]

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What Did I Say?

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Recently I was in a situation where I was introduced to several new people, fellow moms, in fact. Our kids were around; it was a public setting. I was “the new girl,” in the sense that everyone else knew one another. In the first conversation, Mom A inquired how many children we had. Upon hearing […]

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School Daze: FishMama Style

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Years ago, about twelve to be exact, my husband and I entered uncharted territory: we decided to teach our children at home. While both of us had attended public schools and three of four grandparents were teachers, we decided that we wanted to do this very much “outside the box” kind of thing. We realize […]

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