The Path of Least Resistance (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. Today’s tip is probably not very frugal. But, it may save […]

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Resources for New Moms

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Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a portion of the sale. When I first became a mom (circa 1997), we had a dial-up internet connection that worked really, really slow. My husband had a pager. I don’t think I even had a cell […]

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Seeking Special Services for Your Child


Do you suspect that your child might have special needs? Life as MOM contributor Jessie Leigh offers some advice for parents who are seeking special services for their children. photo source: JessieLeigh When we have children, we have so many things to wonder about and decide. What color will his eyes be? Will she like […]

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Ebooks I’m Looking Forward to Reading

Ebooks I'm Looking Forward to Reading

The world at your fingertips? Thousands of ideas you can carry around in your pocket? Those are some of the benefits of ebooks. Here are some I’m looking forwarding to reading. Disclosure: This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way […]

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Make a Thanksgiving Tree (Falling for Fun)

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Show your thankfulness with this adorable Thanksgiving Tree craft from guest contributor Nancy from Daffodils at Home. Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Sometimes we have a big crowd and sometimes just our own family. Either way, I always try to have the Thanksgiving tree ready to go! I started the tradition years ago when […]

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The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

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Disclosure: I’m an affiliate and author in the following bundle sale. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a small portion of the sale. This Bundle is now unavailable, but you can check out the latest bundle here. I mentioned last week that ebooks have won me over. I love the portability, […]

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Planning for Thanksgiving

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Now that November is here, it’s time to start thinking and planning for Thanksgiving. Don’t go all nutso on me, just spend 20 minutes thinking it through. 1. Think through your Thanksgiving. If you’ve never served up a Thanksgiving meal before, take some time to consider how you want to plan a big dinner and […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #29

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Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with pasta with red sauce, chili, broccoli & cauliflower soup, chicken enchilada casserole, and chicken with mashed potatoes. This past week our family kinda played “pick-up” when it came time for supper. Since I threw my back out early in the […]

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