Author Archive | Jama Oliver

Beauty Tips From Our Grandmothers

Beauty Tips from Our Grandmothers

Social media can really bring out the worst in people. A friend posted an article about direct sales, which led to some discussion about whether or not direct sales organizations are worthwhile, which led to someone getting snarky and insulting women who dress for comfort rather than professional style. I rolled my eyes so hard […]

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Feeding a Big Family On A Budget

Feeding a Big Family on a Budget

When I say I have four boys, I almost always get one of two responses: “Wow. You’ve got your hands full!” or “How in the world do you feed them?” I’m not here to argue that boys eat more than girls or make any kind of assumptions about the sexes. My part-time, non-homeschool-mama job is […]

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Doesn't she look just perfect? How DOES she do it?!?

How to Stop Hating on THAT Mom

We all know THAT mom. Thanks to Facebook we don’t even have to actually cross paths with her on the regular to see her ah-mazing posts about her ah-mazing life. She has perfectly coiffed hair and perfectly dressed kids and the perfect house that’s just a teensy bit messy for those “oh, just doing some […]

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Me, Myself, and Wine

Me, Myself, and Wine

I’m as guilty as any. I love wine. A nice, large glass of cabernet or malbec at the end of a long, hard day of mommin’ is sometimes the only thing that gets me through. I love the rich flavors, the feeling of finally being able to relax, and doing something adult in the midst […]

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