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Make Thanksgiving Special with Activities for Kids

Make Thanksgiving Special with Activities for Kids - Make your kids and young guests feel special with some Thanksgiving fun geared towards them.

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Booking It: November Update – Best Books of 2014

Booking It November Update: Best Books Read in 2014 | Life as MOM

This month we’re reviewing the best books we read in 2014. Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. Carrie and Anne are my fellow bookworms and help round out […]

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5 Ways to Help You Be More Content This Holiday Season

How to Be More Content This Holiday Season

Check out these five ways to be more content this holiday season — no matter your income.

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. On Monday I woke up to a pristine white counter. See above. FishPapa removed the grout on one section of the kitchen counter and replaced it with bright white. Oh my! It’s like my soul has been cleansed! Keeping white grout clean has never been one […]

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Redeeming Tyndale Rewards and an Advent Giveaway (CLOSED)

Redeeming Tyndale Rewards Points and an Advent Giveaway: Tyndale Rewards is a great way to earn free books and Bibles to give as gifts this Christmas

The following post is sponsored by Tyndale Rewards. Tyndale Rewards is a great way to earn free books and Bibles to give as gifts this Christmas. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Julie_d_schafer@ November and December are interesting months. The voices of frugality, consumerism, fantasy, indulgence, faith, and goodwill to men all clamor to be […]

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How to Make Good on Black Friday Sales

How to Make Good on Black Friday Sales - Black Friday can be a blessing or a curse. A lot of it depends on your attitude and your plan.

Black Friday can be a blessing or a curse. A lot of it depends on your attitude and your plan. I look around my house at all the stuff we have and I think, we really need nothing. Nothing. My kids do not need new toys and games. There are already five million books in […]

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The Magic of Stories

The Magic of Stories

The following post is sponsored by Put Me in the Story personalized books: I’ve always been a bookworm. My parents, both teachers, taught me to read when I was about three or four. I wasn’t brilliant or anything, but it did open up a new world for me. Books became my everything. My mom would take […]

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Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes | LifeasMOM.com

Looking for some new Thanksgiving recipes to try this year? Here are some of the FishFamily’s favorites! Next week signals my kids’ favorite meal of the entire year. We are heading to Grampa Lee and Gramma Marilyn’s house, one of our happy places. Gramma and I have been scheming about the meal. It turns out […]

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