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31 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

31 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen | 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.Wondering how you can save time in the kitchen? Check out the […]

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Movie Review Roundup: Monsters University

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This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Earlier this week Monsters University was released on Blu-Ray and DVD. Our family got the chance to preview it last weekend. It was a super fun flick. Pixar rarely […]

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24-Hour Date on a Dime in San Diego (Frugal Friday)

24-Hour Date Night on a Dime | Life as MOM

A weekend getaway, even if it’s only 24 hours, doesn’t have to be expensive. Here’s how to save money on your next overnighter. A few weeks ago FishPapa and I had a 24-Hour Date. When our kids were really little, the only time we were gone overnight was to go to the hospital and have […]

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Good Cheap Eats in October

Easy Chicken Strips

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. This month on Good Cheap Eats has been a little different than normal. Just like here on Life as MOM, I’ve been participating in The Nester’s 31 Days series. Here I’ve been chatting about Kitchen Time Savers. There I’ve been posting about DIY Convenience. That means that […]

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Buy Things Pre-prepped and Save Time

Buy Prepped Ingredients

You know that I’m a DIY girl at heart. I know that homemade is better and often cheaper. I also know that buying convenience items can help you out if that’s the season you’re in. Let me tell you, with my back in as bad of shape as it’s in, filling the freezer with TV […]

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The Case for Ebooks

the case for ebooks

Ebooks can benefit you in a number of ways, including space and expense. 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. When I first learned about ebooks ten years ago, I was a little skeptical. I already felt […]

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Make Lunches Ahead of Time

Make Lunch in Advance to Save Time

This is Day 30 of the Kitchen Time Savers series. We’ve talked about making dinner in the morning and prepping breakfast the night before; you should not be surprised to hear me recommending make-ahead lunches. By making lunches ahead of time, you avoid that last-minute rush before shooing the kids out the door in the morning […]

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Mom Food: Start the Day out Right

Mom Food Breakfast

As moms, it’s so easy to get caught up in the rush of the mornings and focus on our kids and neglect ourselves. Don’t forget to start the day out right and feed yourself! Here are a few Mom-friendly breakfasts to give you the fuel you need to get your day moving in the right […]

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