Memorial Day: The Reason We CAN Barbecue In Peace

Memorial Day is not National Barbecue Day.  Shocking, I know.  Memorial Day was first proclaimed a holiday in 1868 as a day to place flowers on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers in Arlington Cemetery.  By 1890, all the northern states recognized the holiday.  After World War I, all the states began recognizing the […]

Book Recommendation: Better Than A Box – How to Transform Processed Food Recipes into Whole Foods Favorites

So, I’ve mentioned once or twice that I’m refining our dietary habits, partly out of health consciousness and partly out of necessity due to food allergies.  As a result, I am becoming a alternative cookbook hoarder.  But it’s all digital, so no fear of my kids getting buried in a landslide of heavy books.  Digital […]

Book Review: Living with Less by Joshua Becker

I am so excited to have been chosen to review a new book by Joshua Becker.  I’ve never met him in real life.  I stumbled across his blog, Becoming Minimalist, this past spring and liked it.  So, I subscribed to his feed. When he announced the launch of his new book, Living With Less: An […]

Book Recommendation: Margin by Richard A. Swenson, MD

As I mentioned earlier this year, I am using our time in a small space with fewer distractions to evaluate my family’s life plan in general, and my life, in particular.  We are making some shakey steps toward a more simple lifestyle…owning less, doing less, enjoying life more.  My reading choices are reflecting this move […]

Book Recommendation: Tell Your Time by Amy Lynn Andrews

I love to get recommendations for good books from friends.  I mean, why waste time reading something that isn’t any good?  So, from time to time, I like to recommend stuff I’ve read to save you the hassle of looking for a good book. My favorite genres are historical fiction and mysteries.  But since I’ve […]

Who and What is MomToManyGirls?

I, Georganne, am the writer of MomToManyGirls, and should you meet me in an elevator and ask me who I am and what my blog is about, I’d have to tell you this. I am a wife to one great guy. A mom to five beautiful daughters. A regular person who has thoughts, experiences, and […]

Welcome to MomToManyGirls!

This is the first offical post for this new site.  I’m in the process of moving my blog here from my old site, blog.coffeedogz.net.  If you’re looking for previous posts, they will be over there for a little while.  So, click over there to check it out, but don’t forget to come back!!