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
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
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
In this game your preschooler uses their fine motor skills to help a clothespin bird catch pipe cleaner worms. I found this idea on Babblin Brooke. I created this game for our Binder of Fun for a road trip. My … Continue reading
This is an original idea, I’ve never heard of it before. It is based on the book Guess How Much I Love You. It started when we were eating dinner and the 3 year old said, “Mom, I love you … Continue reading
Here are some suggestions for movies you might want to watch with your family in the Irish spirit.Continue reading
Here are some neat crafts and links for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate Raspberry Vanilla Bean Marshmallows These sound so good. Anyone who has made marshmallows from scratch knows how good they are. They aren’t as hard as you might think! “Do … Continue reading
I am a mom living in upstate New York with a family of five, and five cats.
This blog is intended to help the frugal family. I am a thrifty housewife and spend a large amount of my time in an effort to spend less money while still enjoying the things we love the most. Here I will share any wisdom I come across.