Fun with Disney Paints — Part 2


This creative room re-do project is brought to you by Glidden via MomTrends. You may remember a few weeks ago when I posted about the girls’ bedroom painting project. I’m happy to report the process is going very well! To start, I used masking tape to hold stencils in place to paint the girls’ names […]

Fun with Disney Paint — Part I


My two girls love sharing a bedroom, but have been asking for a bit a re-do just to spice things up a bit. When our friends from MomTrends asked if we would like to review a new specialty paint from Disney, we just had to give it a try! We thought the Ready, Set, Glow! paint […]

10 Recommended Resources for Simplifying


With the New Year comes the opportunity for a fresh start! Here are some of our favorite resources to help you simplify and organize your household with tips to clean the clutter, organize your time, and foster relationships. I love tools that help me spend more quality time with my family. Wishing you all the […]

10 Things for Kids to Do While Waiting for Turkey


With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, are you looking for a few ways to keep the kids entertained while they wait for that delicious turkey?? Here are a few low-mess and easy to set up ideas to keep up your sleeve just in case: 1. Hand Stamped Memory Game — A simple game […]

Hershey’s Boo Blvd. — Quick Party Craft


Are you hosting a Halloween celebration with the kids? Need a quick craft activity to keep them busy? These cute little ghosts were a big hit around here, they were super quick and easy to make. Plus, they double as treat containers for the kids to take home too! To make your own spooky ghost […]

Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place


        We had a great time visiting the Count’s Halloween Spooktacular event at Sesame Place! It’s going on every weekend until Halloween. A big thank you to Sesame Place for inviting us! Wishing you and your family a lovely (Spooktacular) weekend!

Sunday Snapshot — At the Pumpkin Patch!


      Wishing you and your family a lovely weekend!!

Quick Craft: Bread Tag Monsters


Looking for something fun to do with the kids this Halloween? Need a quick little craft project to keep the kids busy? Do you collect bread tags for no good reason?? Then this silly monster craft is for you!! To make your own bread tag monsters, you will need: a collection of bread tags and […]

DIY School Supplies: Modern Notebooks


It’s almost time for back-to-school, and the kids have been hard at work making many of their own school supplies for the upcoming year! This was one of Emily’s favorite projects because (just like her mother) she seems to have inherited a love of decorative tape. Oh, how I LOVE beautiful tape!!  Did you know […]

How to Make a Doll Clipboard and Pencil Set


It’s official — Emily has inherited my love for office supplies! Know what’s cuter than office supplies?? MINI office supplies!! What I love about this project is that Emily (now 8 yrs old) could make the little clipboard and pencil set for her dolls with very little help from me, and she was inspired to […]

5 Festive Easter Crafts for Kids


1. Tiny Easter Baskets — Easter baskets are cute. Tiny Easter Baskets are ADORABLE!!!   2. Super Easy Last-Minute Carrot Card — Made with finger prints.   3. Easter Egg Thumbprint Card — with free printable!   4. Spring Chick Card — You won’t believe what we used to paint these Spring chicks.   5. […]

10 Awesome Ways to Make Cleaning FUN for Kids


It’s time for some Spring cleaning, so why not make it fun?? I asked some of the most creative moms in the blogosphere to share their best tips for keeping the kiddos motivated to help out around the house. These mamas make cleaning time seem like a blast! Pretend Play — 1. “Dress up like […]

Meet Melissa Twitter Party


Pst! Hey.. did you hear the news?? Our lovely friends from Melissa & Doug are hosting a Twitter Party to chat about play time fun, give away prizes, AND…. guess who will be there…. tweeting with the tweeps…… on Twitter?? Melissa!!!!! Yes, yes…… THE Melissa!!!  ***squeal*** I know, right?! Totally awesome. Did you know that Melissa […]

10 Creative Ways to Make Time for Your Kids


For many busy parents, finding quality time to be with their kids can be a big challenge. I asked some of the busiest moms in the blogosphere to share their BEST tips for squeezing in quality time with their kids. You’ll notice how many of these busy moms don’t just “find” time to spend with […]

Sunday Snapshot — Look Who’s Blogging


The internet will never be the same again. A cute blog by a 7 year old. She may or may not be my daughter. *Hint: She totally is.

Giveaway — Phone Call from Santa!


Want to give your child the special memory of Santa, without the long lines and crowded shopping malls? Did you know that Santa makes phone calls?? is an online store that lets you schedule live, interactive, personal phone calls from Santa without leaving your home! We were provided with a free live call for […]

Giveaway: Makedo Prize Pack!


We’re continuing with our series of reader appreciation giveaways in celebration of our upcoming 1,000th post here on Frugal Family Fun Blog, and this time I am so excited to host a super-fun giveaway sponsored by my friends at Makedo!! If you and/or your kids love building creative spaces with cardboard ((umm…hello, who doesn’t?!?)), you […]

Teaching Kids the Art of Graciousness


With the holidays being so close, now is a great time to remind kids about the proper way to give and receive gifts. One of the most effective ways to do this, is through pretend play! 1. Without the kids seeing, wrap up a few small items from around the house. Bags and tissue paper […]