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fishmama and fishboys

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 is part three of a four-part series about things that I […]

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The Weekly Ramble

bad back bed

It was not the best of weeks in these here parts. We were supposed to have a wonderful three days off, exploring the central coast. Instead, half a day in, my back went out and I was down for the count. I’m not one to stay in bed and let people bring me bacon. Though, […]

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31 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

31 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen | Life as MOM

Wondering how you can save time in the kitchen? Check out the last month of Kitchen Time Savers. This was the month to save time in the kitchen. I love to cook, but I love to be with my people more. And have meals on time. And sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s […]

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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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