Living Well Planner to set and crush goals for busy moms!

Let’s Crush some Goals

Are you running through life without any destination in mind? Or are you well organized and your dream board is attached to the fridge? Setting goals looks different for everyone and that’s ok! In today’s post I’m going to share awesome resources to help you get started on your goal setting journey and give you […]

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Salmon Patties: A Great Kids Meal

I love a good salmon fillet, but my kids don’t really appreciate the taste of fish done right. Plus my budget can’t really afford to feed 6+ kids grilled salmon! Salmon patties to the rescue! I keep this recipe pretty simple and even my 10 year old can whip up a batch of these patties […]

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Building STEM Awareness in the Next Generation

  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is huge today in our computer driven society. Giving our kids a chance to explore the world of STEM is opening the gates of possibility. So we were excited to try our hands at the second monthly electronics kit by EEME. Check out the first kit review on […]

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Green Spaghetti, a fun recipe for a quick and nutritious dinner.

Green Spaghetti

{This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Thank you for supporting my blog!} Sound gross. I know. But the kids love it. Many years ago when I was still building up my mental cookbook, I came […]

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When is it too much? How do you decide which extra curriculars to participate in?

Choosing Extra-Curricular Activities

We live in a society where being busy is considered normal. If you aren’t running to piano practice, baseball games, school awards ceremonies and every other possible extra-curricular activity every week, you aren’t doing enough for your kids. Every mom feels the invisible pressure to preform and possible out-preform their neighbor. Now take that with […]

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Best Spaghetti Sauce Ever!

The Best Spaghetti Sauce Ever

I’m bragging. I know. But my kids seriously won’t eat spaghetti sauce from a restaurant. It just doesn’t compare to mama’s at home. It tastes so good that we can’t bring ourselves to eat sauce from a jar either. I made this recipe up many years ago to help stretch the budget. Then I started […]

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Quiet time with God when you have kids. Photo by nappy from Pexels

Finding Quiet Time with God Amidst the Noise

  When you have so many people under one roof, finding that peaceful quiet time to focus on God can be fleeting. But I can also say that having just two little ones at home can make this equally challenging. More people does equal more distractions, but that doesn’t mean that two energetic toddlers can’t […]

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A simple homemade granola recipe to fill your morning.

Homemade Granola for Breakfast

{This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Thank you for supporting my blog!} What’s for Breakfast? I’m not a fan of cooking breakfast. The last thing I want to do first thing in the morning is […]

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Large family vehicle solution.

My Large Family Vehicle, The Mom-Mobile

The mom-mobile, the family vehicle, the homeschool bus. I never wanted to be a minivan mom. I am a country girl and was comfortable in a truck. But now having eight children to taxi around, a truck isn’t going to do the job. But then, I do kind of drive a truck. I get asked […]

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El Paso Pilaf. A frugal and filling meal.

El Paso Pilaf

This week’s menu plan brings you a family favorite I found many years ago. Our realtor we used to sell our first home used to mail these recipe cards. El Paso Pilaf came across my mail box and I was excited to try a meatless Tex-Mex meal. But years passed and I lost the card. […]

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