How to Have a Great Week in Your Everyday Life

A new week is a fresh start and a chance to enjoy all the good things in your life. Set yourself up for success with these simple tips on how to have a great week!

How to Have a Great Week in Your Everyday Life | Life as Mom

Summer Self-Care Daily Do’s Worksheet

It’s easy to have a great week when you’re on vacation, when you marry a prince, or when that big fat tax return arrives. Life is sweet in those moments. But, what about when the car breaks down, your kids get sick, or things just don’t seem to be on the upswing?

It can sometimes be a little difficult to have even a good week when everyday life throws a few curveballs.

And let’s be honest, everyday life is where most of us live.

The good news is that there are plenty of things that you can do to have a great week, particularly with and for your family, even in your everyday. Continue Reading »

How to Get Your Pretty On in 5 Easy Steps

Ready to get your pretty on? You don’t need a lot of money or a supermodel figure. You just need to put in a little effort and do a little homework.

When I first started writing about this little frump-fighting journey I’m on, I wasn’t sure how you all would respond. Turns out, I struck a chord. Many of you are facing the same struggle as I and want to get your pretty on, too. Yay! There’s safety in numbers!

Today I thought I’d break it down into five easy steps as to how to get your pretty on without exhausting yourself or going crazy with the charge card: Continue Reading »

5 Ways to Simplify Your Life that Could Save You Money

Life can feel so complicated at times. Full, busy, expensive, too. However, taking a few steps to simplify your life could save you money. And give you a little space to breathe more easily. Do you ever find yourself with too many ideas? Do you find that there are just so many good options out […]

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3 Gifts to Give Yourself that Will Make a Difference in Your Life as Mom

With Mother’s Day approaching in just a few days, you might take a minute and think about these gifts to give yourself. Yes, really. You can give yourself three important things that will make a huge difference in how you live and how you love the people around you.  Years ago all my mother wanted […]

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Meal Planning Shortcuts To Try This Week

One of the laws of nature is that ya gotta eat. One of the laws of motherhood is that ya gotta feed your people. Here’s how to make it easy this week! Check out these Meal Planning Shortcuts and see if they don’t save you time and hassle. Do you find that you spend a lot […]

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Creamy Dairy-Free Asparagus Soup (Stovetop and Pressure Cooker Instructions)

Enjoy spring’s asparagus harvest in this deliciously creamy, dairy-free Asparagus Soup. It comes together quickly in the pressure cooker or stovetop and freezes beautifully. So tasty, you’ll be going back for seconds. Spring is here! Really, I promise. OK, that may seem hard to believe for those of you in the frozen tundra of elsewhere. […]

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Easy Tips for Quick Kitchen Clean Up

Can’t stand the mess in the kitchen? Well, before you escape… do your future self a favor and give it a good tidy. Here are some easy tips for quick kitchen clean up. They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. What they really mean is that it’s the messiest, most used place […]

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Understanding Me Time & Taking Care of Myself

New moms (and experienced moms, too) are often encouraged to make room for “me time,” something that can often be misunderstood. It’s not selfish, but its purpose is really important. You need to take care of yourself so you can better take care of others. Yesterday I took my youngest daughter with me to my […]

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