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Turkey-Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyère (Falling for Fun)

Turkey Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyere | Life as MOM

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.Looking for a delicious, fall-inspired meal? Check out this recipe from Kathy […]

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Cranberry-Sunflower Oatmeal and an Oatmeal Bar

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The following content is sponsored by National Milk Mustache “got milk?” Campaign: I welcomed my Saturday morning risers with an oatmeal bar. An oatmeal bar?! Are you kidding me? No, no, I’m not. It is surprising, though, especially when you consider that I never had oatmeal as a child. My parents didn’t like it, so […]

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Thanksgiving Fun for Kids

Thanksgiving Fun for Kids

Make some precious memories with your kids this Thanksgiving with these fun crafts and activities. My memories are filled with fun Thanksgiving Day adventure. When I was growing up, we often celebrated with some neighbors who didn’t have family nearby. Their son Mark was one of my best friends when I was little. So getting […]

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Fall Theme Night Dinners (Meal Planning)

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This post was originally published on Sept 18, 2011. The habits described here run deep in my soul. Many of my meal plans for this week follow these themes.  Last year I posted some fall theme night ideas that served us well twelve months ago. As our days start to fill up and fall into […]

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Love Your Life: Remember you are not alone.

Remember You Are Not Alone | Life as MOM

This is part four of a four-part series about things that I think can help you love your life as MOM a little bit more. For Part 1, go here. Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Hebrews 4 says, “For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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Oh, what a week. Am I getting redundant? Do I say that every week? Maybe I’m getting old? Anyway, I think it was the back pain. That was hard. I can’t remember a time, aside from the postpartum season, when I was in such discomfort for so long, no matter my position. It kinda wears […]

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Grab the Ultimate Healthier Living Bundle

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The Path of Least Resistance (Frugal Friday)

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Today’s tip is probably not very frugal. But, it may save you thousands of dollars in medical bills. Yesterday was rough. As I explained to the folks on Facebook, it was not without excitement: back pain, Urgent Care with my daughter, husband injured, two hockey practices. The hours between 3 pm — when I realized […]

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