MomAdvice Articles on crafts, recipes, frugality, and living a richer life Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:56:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Parenting a Child With ADD: The Diagnosis (Part 1) Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:11:40 +0000 13-1I am sure if you have been a reader here, you know how fiercely I guard the privacy of my children. Over the years I have struggled a lot as a mom and one of my biggest struggles was my son’s diagnosis with ADD. Through his diagnosis and treatment, we have had the opportunity to help so […]]]> 0 How to Make DIY Dishwasher Detergent Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:00:00 +0000 diy-dish-detergent-for-hard-water-header“Would you like something to drink?” I ask my guest … and then cringe. Any hostess plagued with hard water knows the difficulties of keeping glassware tidy and dishes spot-free. It is a battle that has plagued me in every home that we have been in and twelve years after gutting and renovating our home, […]]]> 0 5 Quick Fix Dinner Ideas with Jessica Fisher Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 5 Quick Fix Dinner Ideas from Jessica Fisher on MomAdvice.comJessica Fisher is the force behind both Life As Mom and Good Cheap Eats, where she shares budget-friendly, family-centered recipes and ideas. She has been a friend of mine for many years and I so admire all the work she does to create family meals on a budget! I’m so excited to have her contribute […]]]> 0 Sundays With Writers: A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 A-Window-OpensI am so excited to be interviewing Elisabeth Egan today about her debut novel, A Window Opens, today! This book is just so relatable and so honest about the struggles of a working mom that I found myself laughing and crying (even simultaneously) at the adventures Elisabeth has created for Alice in the working world. This […]]]> 0 It’s the 3 Little Things: Blenders, Grinders, & Doorstep Deliveries Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 3-little-things-1I hope you guys had a wonderful week this week! We are looking forward to a quiet weekend finally. My daughter and I just started this television series and we can’t wait to curl up in our little shed and have a girl’s day together watching it. Did you know that there was a pilot […]]]> 0 7 Easy Upcycle Projects for Fall Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Upcycle-Projects-For-Fall.jpgDo you love decorating for Fall as much as I do? Of all the seasons, this one is my favorite and I love that you don’t have to spend a lot to make a beautiful impact on your home during this season. Nature brings so many free and fun elements to your home decorating. Pairing […]]]> 0 Amy’s Notebook 08.26.15 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:00:46 +0000 Lunch Box Labels via Lia GriffithSource: Lia Griffith   Adorable lunch labels. A complete checklist for KonMari method. So much home inspiration here! 10 little upgrades for your whipped cream. How to talk to little girls. I can’t wait to see this book turned into a film! 15 inspiring career books. How beautiful is this? It sure made my bookworm […]]]> 0 Slow Cooker Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Slow Cooker Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and DinnerI believe that the slow cooker can be every mother’s best friend. What could be easier than throwing in a few ingredients, plugging it in, and then going about your day, without the worries of needing to figure out what everyone is going to eat for dinner? A few years ago I discovered the beauty […]]]> 0 Sundays With Writers: Where All Light Tends to go by David Joy Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:00:10 +0000 Where-All-Light-Tends-To-Go-2Where All Light Tends to Go kept popping up in my list of recommendations on Amazon, like those Suggested Friends on Facebook. After seeing it there so many times, I knew I needed to give in and read it. Within just a couple of short days, I had shut the pages and knew that I […]]]> 0 It’s the 3 Little Things: Frittatas, Boot Cuffs, & a Big Dream Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:27:14 +0000 3-Little-ThingsHappy Friday, friends! I hope you are having a great week! It’s been a great first week back at school and it seems as the years go by that the transition goes a little better each year. I hope it is that way for you too! If you want to check out my cuties on […]]]> 0