Time for MOM: Your Turn to Chime In!


It’s now been two months since I started talking about making a road map for the year in my Life as MOM. Where has the time gone? I know that some of my readers have been thinking, praying, and planning about how they want to grow in the coming months. I wanted to give YOU […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Working a Deal To Lower the Price of Something Else


WARNING: This post involves some math. How’s that for a lengthy title? Could I be anymore vague? Hopefully, this will clarify. I mentioned earlier that I was chopping my food budget for the week. I stocked up on fresh produce and a few miscellaneous items on Sunday night, and we’ve been using up what’s on […]

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Budget Living: Home Baked Snacks (With Kids!)


Lately, it’s been pretty hard to keep food on the table. Not because we’re strapped for cash. But, because my kids have been eating such enormous quantities of food! A loaf of bread gets us through one meal these days. And, while I love to stockpile, I just haven’t been able to keep up with […]

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URS: Breakfast


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You know this. You’ve known since you were in third grade and they played those animated commercials of kids eating peanut butter toast with a slice of cheese and a glass of milk. Remember those? A healthy breakfast can give you and your kids a good […]

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URS: This Week


This week’s theme is Breakfast. Hope you’ll join me tomorrow and share your favorite breakfast or brunch recipe. Next week’s theme is Pasta Dishes.

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Happy Birthday, SwagBucks!


If you haven’t signed up for SwagBucks, you should. I just received my first book from Amazon, purchased with gift cards earned by doing something you do everyday, searching the internet. My book was totally free! You don’t shop Amazon? That’s okay. There are plenty of other prizes, like Starbucks gift cards. Even if you […]

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Adventures in Couponing


It’s been exactly one year since I first started this couponing/frugal shopping adventure. I have learned a lot about saving money and reading the fine print. I have also found some fun blogs and made some great friends in the process. Saving money does not have to be drudgery! Prior to last February I thought […]

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8 Great Ways to Get 8 A Day


Last week I had lunch with Elizabeth Somer, registered dietician and author of Food and Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best . It was great to have a chance to meet her and have many of my food myths dispelled. One of the things we discussed was the importance of […]

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