Easy, Homemade Holiday Food Gifts

Good Housekeeping is featuring a great article on homemade holiday food gifts that anyone can make. Get the kids involved and make it a family activity. They are fast, frugal, and festive!

Get Ready to Read Skill-Building Activity Cards

Get your FREE set of skill-building activity cards here.  These are filled with great ideas to bring literacy skills into your home and daily routine.  They are free and easy to print out, and all 36 activity cards are available in Spanish or English.

Free Family Activities

Finding free family activities for this time of year can be challenging.  Here are some ideas to keep your family busy, and avoid hearing the dreaded “I’m bored” whine.  Keep these ideas on hand and you won’t be tempted to spend money on activities.   Free Movies —  Your local library may have DVDs to […]

Frugal Ways to Introduce Your Child to a Foreign Language

One of the most effective ways to enhance your child’s brain development is by introducing a foreign language.  The younger your child is, the easier it will be to learn a foreign language.  Even if your child cannot speak in a foreign language just yet, simply exposing him or her to the sounds of a […]

My Favorite Finds — Top 5

Don’t have the time to find the best online frugal resources?  No problem, here are a few of my favorite frugal internet finds filled with tips to save you money and time.   No Time for Flashcards:  If you have a preschooler at home, this is one of the best resources for keeping your child […]

Frugal Family Activities — Winter

Are your kids starting to suffer from cabin fever?  Are you looking for some inexpensive ways to keep the kids occupied this winter?  Here are some great ideas you and the kids are sure to love! Snow Painting — Go outside and let the kids build snow sculptures.  Then paint them with spray bottles filled […]