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Poblano Chile Enchiladas

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Poblano Chile Enchiladas – rich and spicy enchiladas filled with roasted poblano […]

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Load Up Your Kindle for Travel

Hitting the road? Don’t forget to load up your Kindle for travel. Janel shares how she stocks her digital library for her family, saving money as well as space. 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. Your price does […]

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Summer Lunch Ideas That Are Easy on Parents

Need inspiration for summer lunches? Check out these easy recipes and ideas to make lunchtimes delicious, nutritious, and easy!

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Change One Thing For the Better This Summer

If you could change one thing about your life as mom, what would it be? Consider how you can use the summer to make a positive change. I think I’ve mentioned a couple times already that the summer is the perfect time to make some changes. I mean, really, bedtimes, dinnertimes, and all semblance of […]

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5 Meal Planning Perks You Need to Know About

Meal planning is not something just for super organized people. There are all kinds of meal planning perks that you need to know about. Meal planning has always been one of my favorite hobbies. When I was a kid I loved to dream up menus for my mom to make. When I broke my jaw in […]

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Taking Freezer Meals on Vacation to Save Money on Food

Freezer Meals Kids Love | Life as Mom

Hitting the road? Plan on taking freezer meals on vacation with you to save money on food costs. You’ll eat well without breaking the bank. Cheese Enchiladas The activity, hot weather, and entertainment factor of summertime can wreak havoc on one’s grocery budget. How can summer fun affect your food costs, you say? In summertime […]

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Taco Shop Style Salsa – Be the Hit of the Fiesta

Save money and enjoy a delicious Taco Shop Style Salsa with this easy recipe. You’ll be the hit of the fiesta this summer. I grew up thinking it was better to buy commercially made sauces than to make them yourself. I have no idea where I got that notion other than the hours and hours […]

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FREE Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #7

Print this easy, kid-friendly menu plan and grocery list to make dinnertimes come together in a snap. As you know I’m a big believer in meal planning. I’ve honestly always looked at it as something fun to do, mainly because I love to eat or think about eating. But, sometimes you just want a break, […]

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