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Plan for A Simpler Season: Get the Book!

After much hard work behind the scenes, my latest ebook is here. I’m so excited to share it with you and I hope that you’ll love it, too. A Simpler Season A Simpler Season is a compilation of years of thoughts and planning ideas to make Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s memorable events to spend […]

It’s Christmas — in July!

Every year since the beginning of Life as MOM (the blog, that is), I’ve spent at least a day every July talking all things Christmas  as well as hosting a round up of goodies and giveaways. Hold onto your hats, folks! Christmas (in July) is here. Throughout the day, I’ll be sharing four great giveaways, […]

How To Encourage Your Kids To Document Their Own Life

Let your kids be the photographers! Check out these great tips from Life as MOM contributor and professional photographer, Alex Maldonado. If you are anything like me when it comes to photographing your kids, you often feel like you can never do enough of it.  Sure we nail the big moments like birthday parties, dance recitals […]

How to Organize & Contain Children’s Toys, Books & Other Stuff

Toys, books, and other kid stuff make a home fun and playful. Yet sometimes, it can become too much stuff. It’s hard to manage it all and still give your children a fun atmosphere to live and play in.  Today, as part of Zone Defense, contributor Prerna shares some tips for Toy Management. Ever wonder how […]

Vacation Food Traditions

We don’t “vacation” all that much. But, when we do, we like to eat well. And over the years we’ve developed some special little traditions that are relegated to vacation time. I’m sharing those as well as other tips for eating well on vacation over on Food Your Way today.

How I Became a Marvel Universe Geek

Understanding the infatuation with comic book heroes. Maybe. It all started with a Groupon…. You thought I was gonna say Iron Man, but no, it started with a Groupon. I warned you that Groupons could be dangerous. Once you buy it, you think, “We’ve got time to spend it.” And then you find yourself on […]

12 Ways to Save on Clothing (Frugal Friday)

Everyone needs clothing. Yet, there’s a range of money that one could spend just on new threads. Check out some ways to save. It seems recently I’ve needed to retire more and more of my eight year old’s clothing. As the fourth boy, he’s been the recipient of quite a few hand-me-downs that have now […]

Make the Most of Summer Produce (Ultimate Recipe Swap)

Make the most of summer produce sales and freshness! Check out this round up of recipes featuring what’s at its peak during the summertime. Sometime last August, our family started subscribing to a weekly produce delivery. To say that it has changed the way we cook and eat is an understatement. Ours is a year-round […]