Guide To Summer: Free Kids Activities

It’s almost summer! Can you believe an entire school year has almost gone by already?

I can’t believe my kids will soon be second and third graders! And I don’t want them to be vegetables all summer, letting their growing little brains turn to mush. So I try to pack the summer with fun activities. Some for fun and some they can learn from.

In this post you’ll find lots of free options! (more…)

Guide To Summer: 6 Summer Must-Haves

School is almost out and that means a drastic change of pace for many people. Whether you’re planning a trip or two, sampling summer camps or looking to keep your kids’ brain drain at a minimum.. check out the next few weeks of my Frugal Mom’s Guide To Summer series. Topics include:

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7 Teacher Gifts With FREE Printables

Teachers are the unsung heroes of life. They put up with our kids all day, love and nurture them and teach them to become smart, responsible and kind humans. That’s exhausting with just my two kids, I can’t imagine multiplying that by ten.

So Teacher Appreciation Week or the end of the school year is a chance to tell them how much it all means to us. Here’s a few super affordable gifts that you can give teachers to say thanks. (more…)

Blogger Recognition Award

I really don’t love writing about myself. I don’t mind it so much when I’m writing about crafting or cooking or fitness. But just me? Who cares about that?

But when I was recently recognized by two of my fellow awesome mom bloggers with the Blogger Recognition Award, it pushed me out of my shell a bit. So here goes.. (more…)

There’s More To Florida Than Disney

One of the many, many perks of living in Florida is that you’re close to all sorts of entertainment options. And no other place in Florida packs it all in like the Orlando area. But it’s not all about Disney. There are lots of theme park options that are a little more affordable. (more…)

10 Things To Do With After-Easter Clearance Items

You probably know I LOVE after-holiday shopping. You can see it in my previous posts after Halloween and Christmas. It’s pretty much the only time I buy holiday items, when they’re 50% or more off in the days following the holiday.

While grocery shopping at Walmart yesterday I wasn’t even thinking of after-Easter shopping until I saw the tons of Easter items they still had. So I grabbed a few things and took pics of a few others to give you some ideas on how to take advantage of these great deals. (more…)

Mother’s Day Gifts For Every Budget

There’s something in here for everyone.. no matter your budget, age, gender, relationship status.. if there’s a mom in your life.. or you are the mom who deserves to treat yourself.. check out some of these ideas for pampering and honoring your loved one for Mother’s Day. (more…)