5 Ways to Help You Be More Content This Holiday Season

Check out these five ways to be more content this holiday season — no matter your income.

How to Make Good on Black Friday Sales

Black Friday can be a blessing or a curse. A lot of it depends on your attitude and your plan. I look around my house at all the stuff we have and I think, we really need nothing. Nothing. My kids do not need new toys and games. There are already five million books in […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Looking for some new Thanksgiving recipes to try this year? Here are some of the FishFamily’s favorites! Next week signals my kids’ favorite meal of the entire year. We are heading to Grampa Lee and Gramma Marilyn’s house, one of our happy places. Gramma and I have been scheming about the meal. It turns out […]

A Thanksgiving Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Thanksgiving can be a wonderful occasion for getting together with family and friends. I have fond memories of us kids riding rough and wild all over the house while the adults talked. It seemed like the ultimate holiday. We would play while the turkey cooked. We would play at the kids table. We would play […]

In Search of the Perfect Picture

Are you searching for perfection in your holiday family photos? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares her recent quest to create the perfect Christmas card photo that will convince you that it is possible. I operate by lists. I thrive on building expectations. I love a good plan. Knowing that, you might find it hilarious that I […]

5 Holiday Travel Tips for Families

As the holiday season approaches, consider how you can make family travel more fun and less stressful. I love November and December. They are probably two of my favorite months on the calendar, namely because of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. The holidays can be such fun! Now that my sister Janel has moved back […]

Make A Tear-Out Coupon Book

Want to make a coupon book for your loved ones for Valentine’s Day or other special occasion? Life as MOM contributor Janel will show you how. Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to gift your kids or spouse with coupons for different outings or acts of service. We’ve made it easy for you by creating […]

New Year’s Eve Meal Plan to Print & Cook

Looking for something special for your New Year’s Eve Celebration? We’ve gotcha covered with several appetizers, beverages, and desserts. One of our family’s favorite New Year’s traditions is to have a snacky dinner, or mocktail party. For years I’ve prepared a variety of finger foods and made that our dinner. Last year the kids took […]