Happy Birthday to Us (& the Week in Review)

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It probably seems silly to commemorate a blogging anniversary. I doubt it will be a yearly thing, but hey, any excuse for a party, right?

I just want to take a minute and say thanks. This space has given me so much over the years. While we’ve been fighting our way out of debt, to having a six baby, moving across country, saying goodbye to Gramma Ruthie, homeschooling, writing a cookbook, and all the things in between, y’all have been a source of sweet encouragement to me and my family.

Thank you!

I hope that you are finding honesty and practical help here. I hope that the things that I or my contributors share are accessible and helpful to your “life as MOM.” I’m convinced that we can’t do this job on our own.

We gotta stick together, friends.

Meanwhile, here’s what’s been happening on Life as MOM:

Coming next week:

  • another printable meal plan with grocery list
  • Kitchen Jobs that Kids Can Do
  • What to Make with the Produce Box
  • DIY on a Dime: Summer Fun
  • The Ultimate Guide to Getting Organized on a Budget

Be sure to let me know what stories and articles are helpful to you and what you’d like to see more of in the coming weeks. I want to make your “life as MOM” as fun and as easy as possible.

Have a lovely Mother’s Day!

If I’m quiet this week, it’s because I’ve got a few server issues that we’re working out behind the scenes. Thanks for your patience.

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  1. The best thing about yesterday was spending time with the family garage sale-ing and hitting the farmers market!

  2. The best thing about yesterday was spending the day with my honey and grilling out to celebrate my Mom for mother’s day. 🙂

  3. The best thing about yesterday was simply hanging out at my mom’s with the family.

  4. The best thing about yesterday was spending time with my kids and my Mom just relaxing!

  5. Cheri A says:

    I’m looking forward to reading all of those posts that you mentioned are coming up this week. I get something out of just about every post that I read here and at Good Cheap Eats! 🙂 And this post is a test from your Facebook post too.

    • Jessica Fisher says:

      Thank you! I look forward to getting to write them. LOL

      • Cheri A says:

        Hi, I did not get a reply email back in response to your message to me. Sorry for the delay. I logged on to work. LOL! Now I’m done for the day and heading out the door for a track meet, But I’ll check when I get home.

  6. My favorite thing about yesterday was my husband washing the dishes! And learning about the sale on OLAM 🙂

  7. Hey ” Life as Mom” –

    I just wanted to say thanks for your blog. I stumbled across your blog 5 years ago … blurry eyed from lack of sleep, messy greasy hair wearing spit up clothes with my newborn baby in my arms. Your blog was a source of encouragement. I realized – this mom-thing IS tough. It’s not that I’m weak and unable to do this job. I have enjoyed via this blog some much needed mentoring as a young Mom. Thanks for your wide range of topics. Happy Anniversary to you!!

    p.s. Thanks for teaching me now to fold a fitted sheet! ; )

  8. Kimberly says:

    The best part of yesterday was spending time with my boys and a Sunday dinner I didn’t have to cook!

  9. Kelly Pietrangeli says:

    The best thing about yesterday was a lovely lie-in and not having to cook lunch or dinner!

  10. TallyMichelle says:

    A quiet morning and Daddy cooking dinner!

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