Recycled Artwork

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I’m guest posting for my friends at Melissa & Doug today. Come see how we recycled wooden bead trays to make beautiful and unique works of art! You can create a mini gallery for display in your home. Be sure to add this to your list of things to do with the kids. Added bonus?? […]

Guest Post by Mark – Hand Painted Cards

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Mark here (Val’s husband). The girls wanted to surprise Val with some handmade cards for Mother’s Day, and they were so pleased with how these turned out, that they couldn’t resist giving them to her a bit early. Val loved them so much, that she later sat down to paint more cards together with the […]

Guest Post by Emily — 10 Tips for a Successful Lemonade Stand

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Please give a warm welcome to my 8 year old, Emily for her very first guest post here on Inner Child Fun!! If you haven’t already seen it, be sure to check out her blog (and subscribe to her feed ’cause it would totally make her day) at TreehouseCity.com  Hi! I’m Emily, and I’m 8 […]

I’m Over at Melissa & Doug’s Blog!

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Are you doing anything special to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day?? I’m guest posting over at Melissa & Doug’s Blog today to show how we created a “Speck” Discovery Lab inspired by the book Horton Hears a Who.   It’s fun, educational, and very frugal! Have fun!!

I’m Over at Stonyfield’s Blog!

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Come visit me over at Stonyfield’s blog, where I did a fun guest post on showing how to create an Invention Kit! If you don’t already have an Invention Kit at your house, this is the perfect time of year to put one together for lots of creative fun during long Winter days. It is […]

I’m Over at No Time for Flashcards Today!

I’m SO excited!! I’m guest posting over at No Time for Flashcards today! This is one of my all-time favorite blogs, and has such fun learning activities for the little ones, so I was honored when Allie invited me to post there. Check out my post on gardening with kids, and be sure to enter […]

Frugal Family Craft Fail: This is awful, and you should feel bad for doing it

Mark here. With this project, Valerie and the girls were not repurposing all of my stuff but… Things don’t always go according to plan, even at the Frugal Family Fun house. Sometimes crafts don’t turn out like they were supposed to. You might call them “awful”, if you are being nice. Valerie and Emily were […]

Napkin Doll Tutorial — Guest Post by Mark!

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Back in October, our family made a Princess and the Pea Play Set as a birthday gift for one of Emily’s friends. For the doll, Mark created a miniature version of his napkin dolls, and I have since received numerous requests for a tutorial on how to make the doll. I must have bugged Mark […]

5 Tips to Minimize Food Waste with Kids

Please join me in giving a warm “Frugal Family Fun Blog” welcome to my guest, Debbie Lillard, from SpacetoSpare.com for today’s post! Debbie is the author of Absolutely Organized – A Mom’s Guide to a No-Stress Schedule and a Clutter Free Home, and she has generously offered her best tips to help minimize food waste […]

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Library Book Sales (Guest Post from Chronicle of an Infant Bibliophile)

I hope you will join me in welcoming Lynn to Frugal Family Fun Blog for this gem of a guest post with lots of valuable money-saving tips. Thank you, Lynn! Update: We have a guest post up on Lynn’s blog today. Be sure to visit her! Hi. I’m Lynn, mom to a 2 year old […]