Baby Gifts that Will Go the Distance

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Panasonic. All opinions are 100% mine. Spring seems to bring baby season with it. As you plan for baby showers and precious new arrivals, consider these baby gifts that will go the distance, gifts that can grow with the family and be used for […]

5 Healthier Habits You Can Totally Handle

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Are you wanting to make some changes in how you live your life? Consider these healthier habits that are doable for moms.   At the start of this new year, my push goal was to work on my health. I had envisioned researching nutrition, exercising, and losing ten pounds. What I didn’t anticipate was that […]

Ready to Revive Yourself in the New Year?

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Do you — or your organizational systems — need to be revived? The new year offers a fresh start and time to regroup your thoughts and dreams — and revive yourself. We’re a couple weeks into the new year and some of its shine has perhaps worn off. The drudgery of winter and old habits […]

Fun Gifts to Make Yourself

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As the holiday season approaches, now is a great time to start thinking about making homemade gifts. Check out this collection of fun gifts to make yourself. While you may not want to be thinking about Christmas just yet, it really is only a couple months away. Now is a great time to start budgeting, […]

Summer Reading for Moms and Kids

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Make summer reading a priority this year for you as well as for your kids. Here are some ideas on how to make it happen and where to find great books. My childhood summers were dominated by books. I read 2000 miles cross country and back when my dad hauled us to Minnesota each summer. […]

20 FREE Meal Plans

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Did you know that there are now 20 printable meal plans in the Life as MOM archives? That’s 20 weeks where you can print off the recipes and grocery list for a bunch of healthy meals, hit the store (or send your spouse), and come home with a plan in mind for suppers all week […]

Tips for a Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner (Eat Well, Spend Less)

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As I mentioned yesterday, Thanksgiving Dinner is an all-time favorite at our house. My kids start dancing and breaking out in song when they see anything remotely resembling mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and oh yeah, the turkey. We have a smaller version of that meal throughout the winter and there are rarely leftovers. But, […]

Giveaway Winners Update

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I’ve got some winners from last week’s Duncan Hines giveaway. Chosen by random.org, the 5 participants who will each win a free Duncan Hines product coupon are: The Coupon Basics Coby Katy (presprizes@) Liz @ Hoosier Homemade Lana Also, before I left on my trip I announced a whole mess of winners. Unfortunately, I’ve only […]