Summer Fun With Ice Chalk Recipe

Summer can get pretty long! Especially those first few weeks when the kids are just out of school and we haven't settled into a summer routine.  I like to keep them busy with new activities that they can learn from and enjoy. We tried this ice chalk recipe and it was super fun, especially on a hot day!  Frozen chalk makes a great art, science,... Read More

Camping with Kids: 16 Games and Activities

Camping with your kids can be lots of fun. They usually do not require much entertainment, but it is good to have a few activities on hand to help create some extra special memories for the family. Here are 16 ideas we have that will make your time more memorable and exciting! 1. Bow and Arrow : We have a bow and arrow set for our kids that... Read More

5 Must Haves When Camping with Young Kids

Even when my kids were young, we did a lot of camping. It was fun! I have learned from experience that there are a few things that make a big difference when camping with young children though. Things you may not think about unless you have actually camped with young kids before. So, I am here to help you learn from my mistakes so you can KNOW without... Read More

15 Pool Noodle Activities For Kids

My kids are always looking for new ways to be entertained, especially in the summer. Lately I have been collecting  ideas for cub scouts and girls camp and I came across so many things to do with POOL NOODLES. Here are some fun and inexpensive activities that they can do with just these little noodles!  These are not only great for entertaining... Read More

How to Recycle Jeans

Jeans can be repaired, handed down, and worn again and again, but there comes a point when it is just time to do something more! I have a big pile of jeans that have holes in the knees and are too small for my kids now. I've just been letting them pile up for a year or two now because I didn't want to throw them in the trash. Seems like a waste... Read More

Super Simple Meal Planning

I have been working really hard the past few months to feed myself and my family healthy foods. As part of my arsenal, I have been using a meal planning tool called eMeals to help me with budgeting, choosing good food, making my grocery list, and finding good recipes. I have loved eMeals because it has made it easy to plan and shop for healthy... Read More

It’s SO Hard to Say Good-Bye

Before I tell you where I am going I think it is important to tell you where I have been. My hope is that in hearing my story you might be able to glean one last lesson in frugality and what it means to me. I have hesitated in the past to share this information about myself because I do not want people to think that I am bragging or something.... Read More

Best Water Bottles: 18 Hours Cold!

If you know me you know that wherever I go I bring a water bottle. I have discovered the difference drinking the right amount of water daily can make in your life.  That is why I am so excited to tell you about my new favorite water bottle. I was at the park with my friend that other day in 100 plus weather and she was showing me how cold her... Read More

Prime Day: NERF Toy Deals!

Hot deals on NERF toys! With the holidays over, my gift pile has been depleted. I like to find things on sale throughout the year to fill my stash back up. Not just for Christmas but for the birthdays throughout the year too! NERF is always popular with the little ones and deep discounts on NERF is always popular with me! Check out some of these deals... Read More

Pineapple Corer/Slicer Under $3 Shipped

Pineapple Corer and Slicer Only $2.43 Shipped!   The pineapple corer and slicer is one of my favorite tools in the kitchen. Watch this video where you can see me showing Cathy how easy it is to use the pineapple corer slicer. I am enjoying this video because we made it over a year ago before I remodeled my kitchen. It is amazing how much... Read More
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