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Favorite Kid-Friendly Side Dishes

Favorite Kid-Friendly Side Dishes | Life as MOM

Teaching your children good eating habits doesn’t need to be difficult — or nuclear colored. These side dishes are delicious and easy to prepare. Plus kids love them!

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The Value of Spring Cleaning

Value of Spring Cleaning

There’s a reason why Spring Cleaning has such an important place in our history. It may just be what kept our foremothers a little sane and get ahead a little.

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Enjoy the Daze

Boy on jungle gym

The days are hard, and yet they pass all too quickly. None of us is the mom she wants to be. And we all have regrets. So what do we do with them?

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The Weekly Ramble

Legoland with the fishkids

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Legoland or Disneyland?

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Saving on Easter Supplies (Frugal Friday)

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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.Looking to celebrate Easter on a budget? Consider some of these ways […]

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Our European Vacation: London and Home Again

parliament london

We had a great two-day stop in London on our return to the US after a month in France. We really enjoyed the city with our kids.

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Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up featured

Want to know what all this life-changing magic is all about? Here’s my review of the organizing and “tidying” book written by Japanese author, Marie Kondo.

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Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets

fish packet asparagus and rice

Take Hobo Dinners to a whole new level! These Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets come together super easy for a quick and delicious supper. In October when we met Monsieur Renaud, we had one of the most remarkable experiences of our trip. To meet a man who had lived through the German occupation of France […]

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