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5 Great Movies to Give as Gifts

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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.This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase […]

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Make a Christmas Budget (Frugal Friday)

Create a Christmas Budget

If you haven’t been to Walmart or Target yet, you might not know that the Christmas shopping season has arrived. If you haven’t been on Pinterest, you might not know that they’ve traded pumpkins for elves on the shelves. Yep, even before the turkey’s cooked, we’re scrambling to plan out Christmas. But, before you go […]

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The Afternoon High Five

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Routines are important for kids and for adults. When we have set tasks for certain times of the day, we add a rhythm to life. It helps kids mark the passing of the day and grounds them. I think routines add comfort and familiarity to an ever-changing world. For a number of years our family […]

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A Giveaway from Annie’s Rising Crust Pizza

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The following content is sponsored by Annie’s: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Ktree15@ There comes a time in a mom’s life, when no matter how much she likes to cook, she needs to have some go-to convenience items. While I like to cook a lot of things from scratch, I am not […]

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How to Get Out of a Fashion Rut

How to Get out of a Fashion Rut | Life as MOM

Are you in a bit of a fashion rut? Get some new inspiration for your wardrobe from Life as MOM contributor Rena. I love fashion because it is always changing. There are countless possibilities and you are always able to do your own thing to let your personality shine through.  But sometimes we stare into our […]

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What to Do When You Can’t Get Anything Done

Salad with Garlic Cheese Croutons

Jennifer wrote me awhile ago with these words: I have two kids, 4 and 2, and feel like I can’t get anything done! We eat from scratch but lately I can barely get it together at meal times. The laundry is overwhelming and cleaning my house even to bare minimum standards is impossible. I work […]

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Persimmon Muffins with Lemon and Cardamom (Falling for Fun)

Persimmons

Know what these are? These flat, orange globes have been plaguing my produce box for the last three years. Usually, I just pawn them off on my friend Sharon. But, this year she left town — for three weeks — during persimmon season. So, I’m stuck with a lot of persimmons. I found a taker […]

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Have a Better Road Trip

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The holiday season is getting in gear. Chances are you and your family might be hitting the road to visit with friends and family in the coming weeks. Vacations and road trips can run the gamut from fun adventures, to  experiences to be tolerated, to disasters of epic proportions. While you can’t control everything, you […]

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