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No Use Crying Over…

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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Chillin’ with My HomeGirl

Can you believe my baby is already six weeks old? It seems like yesterday I was in the hospital, stressing about her eye and all the things that could possibly be wrong with it. And here we are. Her eye is perfectly healed. And we are now in another home, another state, and she isn’t […]

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Links of Love: Surf’s Up!

Surf’s up so I’m heading to the beach! Dude, you get to write this post. Just kidding! I’m actually buried under a ton of moving boxes and school papers. But, seriously, I do want to know your opinion. In the last year I have found so many great sites on the web, I figure there […]

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Toolin’ Up Tuesday: Electric Griddle

Many moons ago FishPapa began a family tradition of making Saturday pancakes. He even let our oldest, a toddler at the time, assist in preparing the batter. You can bet that my eyes bugged out when he let our 18-month old crack the eggs. Since then, pancakes have been a regular part of the weekend […]

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Coming Up This Week on LifeasMOM

Toolin’ Up TuesdayRecipe Swap: Pumpkin Time!How to Begin a Stockpile Classic Laundry ManagementFrugal Living in CaliforniaA Christmas Giveaway among other things….

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Cheesy Potatoes

This is an all-time favorite with everyone except one FishBoy. (He does not do cream of chicken soup in anything.) You can make these ahead of time and pop them in the oven a few hours before serving. So good.

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What’s Cookin’

Here’s what’ll be on the dinner table this week: Hamburgers and Fries, Fruit SaladShredded Beef Soft Tacos, Rice and BeansPasta with Red Sauce, Salad, and Garlic BreadHomemade Pizza and SaladPork Roast in the Crockpot, Baked Potatoes, Steamed Cauliflower and CarrotsBean Tostadas, FruitLondon Broil, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Salad We’re a little heavy on the meat dishes […]

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MOM Deals This Week

Well, it looks like I might actually hit both Walgreens and CVS this week. There are some nice little bargains on both fronts. At CVS this week are some nice makings to a spa basket. Might be good to think about for Christmas presents:Skin Vitals facial mask – these are $2.99 each and give back […]

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