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How You Can Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

Preparing for Cold and Flu Season - Cold and flu season is coming! Consider these best practices  to help you and yours to keep healthy during this fall and winter.

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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6 Easy Soups Your Family Will Love

6 Easy Soups Your Family Will Love - A weekly soup night is a good thing - great for using up leftovers, eating a bit more economically, and taking a bit of guesswork out of your meal plan.

A weekly soup night is a good thing – great for using up leftovers, eating a bit more economically, and taking a bit of guesswork out of your meal plan. Next to salads and sandwiches, soups are probably my favorite menu items. They are warm, filling, and comforting. They take hardly any work. They use […]

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Remember

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  Thank you to all those who have served to preserve liberty and freedom. We remember. I hope we won’t forget.

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Motivated Moms can Help You Clean Your House

Grab the Motivated Moms App or Ebook to help keep your home neat and tidy.

Do you wish that every morning you could come down to a neat and tidy kitchen? That your purse would be organized and not the Dumping Ground of Dead Things? That you could find whatever you needed when you needed it? Does cleaning house drag you down? One tool that has really helped me is […]

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Our European Vacation: Paris with Kids

Our European Vacation: Paris with Kids

We just got back from a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the second installment of our European adventure. Go to the beginning here. One of the beautiful things about traveling for a […]

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This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Comfort Foods

This Week

This  week’s meal plan is full of comfort foods, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. What’s not to love? Hey everybody! This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less is back! I’m so excited that these budget-friendly, kid-friendly, sanity-friendly meal plans are so popular. I made […]

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Making God’s Agenda Mine

Making God

My to-do list has a heart divided. What if its sole purpose was to follow God? As a writer, blogger, and highly competitive person, I care a lot, probably too much, about what people think about me. I don’t know that I sit and stew about it or say something other than what I mean, […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. What a week! I’m typing this on Friday night (French Friday, to be exact) after enjoying an amazing meal. Like I said in this post, one of my take-aways from our European vacation was to tweak the way we eat. This afternoon I baked a couple of […]

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