Multi-Purpose Marshmallows – Paint, Build, Eat

Do you know what fantastic thing you haven’t done with your marshmallows lately? Maybe you’ve painted with them. Maybe you’ve built your own squishy tower toys with them. But the fun is increased exponentially when you do BOTH. Here is … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Dyed Eggs

Dyeing eggs is a frugal activity that can be practiced the whole year. You should already have all the items you need. This is a craft that is easy to scale to different age groups. Step 1: Hard Boil Your … Continue reading

Dinosaur Felt Play Mat – DIY Tips and Printable Templates

This Christmas I made several gifts for the little ones in my family. One of the things I made was a felt dinosaur play mat. I kept track of the process so I could share some tips with you, and … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from My Family – A Gratitude Tradition for Your Holiday Cards

Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, Cool Yule, Happy New Year… Here is our 2013 Christmas card. Each year our card focuses on what we are thankful for, as well as the different things the kids want as they grow. This year … Continue reading

Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar – RACK Printables, Cover Photos, and Links

This year for our advent calendar I wanted to incorporate random acts of kindness. In the past I have assigned tasks to specific days, but it seems like often that task is not best suited for that day. I have … Continue reading

Thrifty Thanksgiving for Tough Times – Frugal Thanksgiving Pinterest Boards

Visit these Pinterest boards to help you plan your frugal Thanksgiving. This series of articles is designed to help families put a frugal Thanksgiving meal on the table. Start at the beginning: Frugal $50 Thanksgiving Meal Frugal Thanksgiving Pinterest Boards … Continue reading

Halloween Dyed Eggs

I’m sure this isn’t an original idea, but I did think of it all by myself. My four year old absolutely loved dying eggs for Easter. I thought this process would be simple to use for other holidays as well. … Continue reading

4 YouTube Playlists for Preschoolers

Just recently I realized I could add a YouTube channel to the Wii. Suddenly we can watch my wonderful playlists for the littles. Yay! I thought I would share these highly entertaining video collections with you. I can put these … Continue reading

Frugal Road Trip with Kids – Classic Games for Preschoolers

This is a series of articles on how to survive a road trip with four kids, including a toddler and a preschooler, from a frugal mom who has done it on the cheap many times. Chock full of 244 fantabulous tips for your long car trip!

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