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Now’s the season for getting out and about. The weather is warming up. Spring fever has hit. And the outdoors beckons you to load up the family and head out for adventure.

But, do you ever find yourself…

at the beach or other fun locale, and the weather turns cold, and tshirts and shorts just won’t cut it?
on a family field trip at a location where budget-friendly meals are a foreign concept?
at the park for an impromptu outing and find that you have no balls or toys in the car?
on a road trip without sufficient activities for the kids to amuse themselves with?
on your way to a faraway special event only to find out that someone made it into the car without any shoes?

Time to Reset Your Household Notebook!

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The new school year is a fresh start for our kids and for us. Time to get organized! Fall signifies a new beginning, a fresh start, and in many ways, a new year. At least for us moms. For 36 years now I’ve been going back to school each fall. First it was as a […]

Meal Planning: Weekly Meal Prep (& a FREE Planning Page)

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You know that I love my freezer. Soooo much so that I wrote a cookbook chock full of freezer-friendly recipes. Make ahead makes me happy. But “make ahead” does not have to be limited to the freezer. In fact, there’s a wealth of things that can be prepped in advance and stored in the pantry […]

How to Make a Personal Planner that Rocks

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Want to put a little order in your life? Consider making a personal planner to suit your life and needs. Here she is, in all her glory, my new planner. She may not look like much. But, trust me when I say she is a powerhouse just waiting to be unleashed. She holds all my […]

What Do You Want in an Organizational Tool?

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Photo source This is your brain. This is your brain on paper. How do you make sense of everything swirling in your head? As the new school year approaches and with it, a busier schedule, I’ve spent some time over the last few weeks putting together a new household notebook and personal planner. Recently I […]

Plan Some Outdoor Adventures (FREE Planning Page)

The weather has just been amazing lately here in San Diego. Of course, it’s been pouring rain one moment, and sunny and warm the next. But, it’s been amazing amidst the amazing! And now I don’t feel bad that we’ve been cooped up inside — we’re starting to get out more. Do you have favorite […]

Free Vacation Planning Page!

Hubs has been working six, sometimes seven, days a week at his job. They are understaffed and overbooked. Overtime can be a good thing. But, since he never got his vacation at Christmas and is working long hours. He’s ready for a break. Since I’ve been keeping the home fires burning, I think I’m gearing […]

Birthday Cake Round- Up (& a Free Birthday Party Planning Page)

Ready for some fun birthday celebrations in the months to come? Later this month, on the 27th, I’ll be hosting a Birthday Cake Round-Up where you can share your latest birthday cake creations. We’ve done this here at LifeasMOM twice a year for quite some time. Check out the past round-ups for some fun inspiration. […]