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MOM Deals This Week

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. Looking for ways to save on baby products? Baby Cheapskate tracks all […]

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Time for MOM: Just Enjoy Them!

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You know you’ve felt the pull. Since your first child was born, you’ve felt that tension between playing with the baby and getting the laundry done. Between reading a story to your littles and unloading the dishwasher. Between taking a walk in the park and paying the bills. Whether your work is mostly at home […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Such Great Deals!

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My grocery budget is getting very close to its end. I’ve had some great grocery store outings this month(see them here and here). But, it’s easy to lose sight of mid-week purchases. I forgot about the few things that I had FishPapa get at Costco or the diapers that I got on sale at Walgreens […]

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Frugal Friday: Don’t Buy Stuff You Can’t Afford

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Some of the best, the simplest money saving advice is, well, simple. Sometimes, it’s so simple, it may be hard for some to believe. You’ve probably already seen this. But, it’s priceless – in more ways than one. And it’s sure to make you laugh. Enjoy! (Thanks, Lissa, for passing it on to me!) Got […]

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Did Someone Say Party?

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I’ve always been one who loved parties. Any cause for celebration and I’m there. If I could afford to be Martha, we’d have some big shindig every week, complete with engraved somethingorothers and matching whatchamacallits. My husband, on the other hand, prefers things a little more low key. (Lucky for him that we’re not rich, […]

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole (URS: Hot and Spicy)

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Since I grew up in Southern California, Mexican food was always a regular part of our diet. Though my dad was a Minnesota farm boy, he moved to California in his twenties and developed a taste for spicy foods. As a result, they were flavors I grew up with. But Mexican food is not the […]

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Have You Gone Green?

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I’m looking for guest bloggers on green topics: recycling composting growing your own reducing waste anything else under the sun that’s eco-friendly Email me (lifeasmom at sbcglobal dot net) if you’re interested in providing a guest post.

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Family Fun: 6 Classic Flicks

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Since we don’t watch TV, except for football and Food Network, a main form of entertainment at our house is movie-watching. It’s rare that we go to the cinema, but we love videos. We usually check them out for free from the library, pop a few bowls of popcorn, and snuggle up on the couches […]

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