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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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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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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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Baked Goods to Make Ahead and Freeze

Baked Goods to Make Ahead and Freeze - Spend a few minutes this week planning out your holiday baking needs. Find the right flours, get baking, and fill the freezer with baked goods to last you all season long.

Spend a few minutes this week planning out your holiday baking needs. Find the right flours, get baking, and fill the freezer with baked goods to last you all season long. This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill: As the busy holiday season approaches, I start thinking about all the yummy foods that our […]

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A Thanksgiving Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids

A Thanksgiving Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids | Free printable scavenger hunts for both indoor and outdoor games.

Thanksgiving can be a wonderful occasion for getting together with family and friends. I have fond memories of us kids riding rough and wild all over the house while the adults talked. It seemed like the ultimate holiday. We would play while the turkey cooked. We would play at the kids table. We would play […]

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