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 […]

Nutty Berry Parfait with Dark Chocolate

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. Dole provided me with compensation for my time. As always, all opinions are mine. Eating more fresh fruit and vegetables is an ideal way to improve your diet. This Nutty Berry Parfait is a great way to get on the bandwagon. Once upon […]

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: We Love Mom Cupcakes

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day with the moms in your life? Create these easy “We Love Mom” cupcakes! I was late to join the cupcake trend. And late to leave it. Ha! I still love cupcakes, six years now since it was at its peak and I first shared these cupcakes. […]

Celebrate Your Life as MOM This Mother’s Day

Consider one of these great ways to celebrate “life as MOM”.  This blog was born on Mother’s Day weekend six years ago. I always get a little nostalgic this time of year. Life as MOM (the blog) is like my 7th baby. Here are some of my favorite Mother’s Day posts from years past. If […]

My Mother’s Day Plans

I’m making plans for my mother’s day. I’ve got pretty simple hopes for the upcoming Mother’s Day weekend. I want to sleep in, eat all my favorite foods, and lose myself in a good book. A bubble bath wouldn’t be too bad, either. And maybe a slice of chocolate cheesecake. Watching a chick flick would […]

10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Whether you’re celebrating your own mother or other women who’ve encouraged you over the years — or just need to leave this post open on the computer and walk away, Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to say thanks. Here are some easy ideas for celebrating the day in a budget-friendly way. 1. Create a […]

Easiest Mother’s Day Gift

Looking for a simple treat to give the mothers in your life? Here’s something easy, quick, and chocolate-filled to pull together. Mother’s Day is approaching. You may be making big plans for the day — or not. Over the years I’ve learned that it’s better not to focus on myself or expect to be feted. […]

5 Bargain Mother’s Day Gifts that Will Score You Major Points

As a child and teen, I would ask my mother every year what she wanted for Mother’s Day, and she inevitably said the same thing: A clean house I did not like that answer. That answer took elbow grease. That answer was not as easy — or fun — as going to the store and […]