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Easy Valentine’s Day Manicure

Valentine Nail Collage

Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.Pamper yourself with a fun at-home manicure! Life as MOM contributor Rena […]

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Fruit and Nut Energy Bites

Fruit and Nut Bites

Typically, I share most of my recipes these days in a cookbook (grab one here) or over on Good Cheap Eats. But, this week as part of the DIY on a Dime: Valentine’s series, I wanted to make sure all the moms saw the delicious Valentine treats I’ve been concocting. Energy bars are a big […]

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Make Your Own Valentines

Make Your Own Valentines

Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away. For my kids, it’s this Friday. Our homeschool park day hosts a Valentine exchange. This means I have to get my rear in gear. Personally, I don’t love the store bought Valentine cards. They have not really improved in the last 35 years. Just saying. This year […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #38

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #38 | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals to warm you up? We’ve gotcha covered with chicken and wild rice bake, slow cooker chili, vegetable beef soup, bacon and broccoli egg bake, and lawnmower taco. I’m not sure what the weather holds for most of the country. Out here in the west, I’m praying for rain. Drought and […]

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Thank you, Mr. Ninja

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photo source: Lego Last weekend, I ran to In-N-Out Burger to grab some lunch to take home. I was actually in the middle of a freezer cooking session and I really didn’t want to mess with another meal while I was trying to make meals for later. I know. The irony. The logic. It’s there. […]

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The Weekly Ramble

hockey cake

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Or 1994, for that matter! Twenty years ago this week Fish popped the question. It was his birthday and we went out to dinner at The Palace, where he had said we would only go for a special occasion, like getting engaged or something. I tried […]

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Southern California – Andrew Peterson in Concert (FREE)

andrew peterson escondido

Last year our family had the privilege of seeing Andrew Peterson in concert just a short drive from our home. We took all the kids. I have wonderful memories of watching FishChick5, then 4, fall asleep on Papa’s shoulder, listening to the beautiful music. She came into the world to the sound of the Behold […]

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6 Good Cheap Eats (Frugal Friday)

6 good cheap eats

Need some healthy budget recipes to feed your family? These fit the bill and the wallet perfectly. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. […]

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