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Falling for Fun: Using the Whole Pumpkin

More than Just a Jack-O-Lantern | 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. All photos: Katie Kimball of Kitchen Stewardship I see food on […]

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Make It a Sandwich Night

Make it a sandwich night and save time

Sandwich Night is a quick dinner that will help you save time in the kitchen. Sandwich Night is one of my favorite meal plans. It often happens when I’m too exhausted to do much else. But, it’s also a great thing to plan for. Typically, we serve a Sandwich Bar which means that I lay […]

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5 Make-Ahead Breakfasts

5 make ahead breakfasts

A homemade breakfast can be a tricky meal to pull off, especially when the weather is cool and all you want to do is stay cozy in bed. However, if you make your breakfasts ahead of time, you can get a jump on the day, while you snuggle a little longer under the covers. Check […]

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Prep Vegetables for the Week

prep veggies for the week

This is Day 20 of the Kitchen Time Savers series. Save time in the kitchen with these quick and simple tips. If you’ve planned your meals for the week and hit the grocery store, like we’ve discussed before, then you already have a jump on the week. Take it one step farther: Prep your veggies. Do […]

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Choose a FREE Meal Plan & Have an Easier Week

weekly meal plan

Having a meal plan can save you money, time, and frustration all week long. It’s one step toward making your week better. I kinda like making menu plans. Call me weird. But, it’s true. I think that it’s pretty fun to come up with different meal combinations. If you don’t like making meal plans, well, […]

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Love Your Life: Take care of your physical body.

take care of your physical body

Recently, I had the chance to speak with a small group of moms just starting out in their mom career. It was very humbling, especially since I’m still figuring this whole mom thing out, sixteen years into it. I narrowed my advice down to four things that I think can help you love your life […]

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The Weekly Ramble

dancing princess

This girl? She’s pretty amazing. She’s as old as my blogging career. She’s five. She’s precocious. She has an uncanny ability to count down the day until a special event. She’s just as precious as can be. She’s also my little snuggle bug. While there have been many seasons of her sleeping through the night, […]

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Use Sharp Knives to Save Time in the Kitchen

use sharp knives to save time in the kitchen

This is Day 19 of the Kitchen Time Savers series. Find easy ways to save time in the kitchen. During college and graduate school, I worked in a few different commercial kitchens. It was a great learning experience for me. I learned some basic kitchen techniques, including knife skills, and was paid to learn. What […]

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