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The Weekly Ramble

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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. The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Talking about essential […]

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Chocolate Cookie Recipes

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Chocolate Cookie Recipes are always a hit on the dessert table. Choose one (or five) of these easy cookie recipes to bake. They taste great and freeze well. Have you entered into Chocolate Christmas mode yet? We are on the verge. I’ve been baking this week, letting folks taste test, and then scurrying to the […]

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Travel Essentials for Family Trips

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Ready to hit the road? Make sure that you have these travel essentials to make your family trip safe, fun, and trouble-free. After 18 years of traveling with kids, I’ve learned a few things. College boys probably won’t love your music choices, yet 7-year olds still get excited about Veggie Tales — even if you […]

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Freezer Meal Gifts How-to

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Freezer meal gifts are some of the best you could give! Not only are you telling someone you love them by feeding them, you’re also buying them free time. Food is my love language. Take me out to eat, buy me some fun groceries, bring me dinner: you’ve got my love and devotion. It should […]

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Missing School for Family Trips

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From time to time, a public school schedule just doesn’t work with family travel. Check out these prep tips for missing school for family trips. This post is written by Life as MOM contributor, JessieLeigh: Whether it’s for a holiday getaway or any other vacation or trip, many families will find themselves pulling their children from […]

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Housekeeping at the Holidays

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Housekeeping at the holidays can be tough. There’s packing and unpacking, traveling and guests. How do you keep the house tidy during the holiday season? Can I just say that keeping your home “company-ready” is a full-time job? I’m not saying you should do so or that it’s even possible. But, keeping a neat and […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Happy Thanksgiving! I hope that you are enjoying a long, restful, relaxing […]

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Ebook Bundle Sale – Almost 50% Off!

Ebook Bundle Sale - Almost 50% Off! Jessica Fisher meal plans and ebooks

Get this fun little bundle for a BIG discount! As you might know, in addition to cookbooks and blog posts, I’ve also written a number of ebooks and designed a fair number of meal plans and planning pages. It’s been a lifelong effort to get my act together. Thankfully, these resources have helped me do […]

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