Summer Safety Tips and Giveaway ($100 Home Depot Gift Card)

It’s time for another FUN giveaway — this time from our newest sponsor, State Farm Insurance! Did you know that State Farm includes lots of great safety tips on their learning center website??  Seriously, there are LOADS of articles there! They have helpful tips on everything from how to properly install child safety gates to […]

Giveaway — Melissa & Doug Sand Toys Prize Pack!!

I wish you could have seen the joy on the girls’ faces when they opened a large box from our friends at Melissa & Doug FILLED with sand toys for us to review & giveaway — pure happiness!!!! I mean, what child wouldn’t absolutely LOVE to get a box filled with these lovely sand toys […]

Sneak Peek — Clara’s Birthday Party

Our giveaway for the Stonyfield Party Prize Pack has now closed, and I am about to pick a winner! In the meantime, I wanted to share a little peek into how we used our Party Prize Pack from Stonyfield ($100 gift card for Michael’s craft store and $100 worth of organic yogurt and organic frozen […]

Giveaway — Stonyfield Party Prize Pack

I am SO excited to be hosting this super-fun giveaway from my friends at Stonyfield!!! Did you know that they have NEW organic frozen yogurt novelty bars?? They are dipped in dark chocolate, are cheaper than going out for ice cream, and they’re organic! So, no high fructose corn syrup, no synthetic growth hormones, and […]

Crafting with Kids Book – Review and Giveaway

When the lovely and talented Jennifer Casa contacted me to see if I would like to do a review of her fabulous new book, she had me at “hello”! Also??  Would I like to host a giveaway for one lucky reader to win an autographed copy?? Umm.. yes, please!! Crafting with Kids is part of […]

Let’s Build a Word!

A very warm welcome to our newest sponsor, WordWorld!! You may recognize WordWorld from the hit PBS Kids television show, but did you know that they also have several free printables and free eBooks available on their website that are designed to promote early literacy skills? They even have a WordWorld iPhone app available for […]

Giveaway – Mabel’s Labels!

I am so happy to have been given a set of these Colorful Sticky Labels and Colorful Bag Tags from Mabel’s Labels to review and giveaway because they are amazing! The sticky labels are perfect for dishes, sippy cups, or bottles because they are designed to be dishwasher safe. They really stay put! Added bonus […]

Giveaway: CUTE Apron from Shabby Apple

Yesterday I visited 69 News at Sunrise to share some tips for traveling with kids and some fun (and frugal) Spring crafts! Eve and I had so much fun getting crafty for Spring!! In case you missed the segment, you can view the clip here… Note how I was sporting a fun new apron from […]

Giveaway — Melissa & Doug Kids Travel Games

Recently our family returned from a very extensive road trip — all the way to Florida!! It was a fun and memorable adventure! To help keep the kiddos happy during the long car ride, Melissa & Doug sent us some kids travel games to review, and they generously offered to sponsor a giveaway here on […]

Giveaway — Kids Gardening Prize Pack

A big thank you to for sponsoring this fun giveaway! If you’re not already familiar with CSNStores, they are made up of more than 200 online stores and sell everything from kitchen appliances to swing sets for kids. They have an amazing selection, and are well-known for their good customer service! Lately our days […]

Giveaway: Best Toy EVER!!

Update: Giveaway is now closed.. See below for winner announcement! I am SO excited to be hosting this giveaway, for what I consider to be the BEST toy EVER!!! When I first came across makedo, an Australian toy company, I contacted them to see if they would be interested in sponsoring a giveaway. Not only did […]

Giveaway — iPad plus Assorted Children’s Books from Target

Wow!!! There were SO many entries for this amazing giveaway! The giveaway is now closed — see below for the winner announcement! Have you heard of Target’s Read with Me program? This brilliant initiative is designed to help youngsters become proficient at reading by the end of third grade — an important milestone when kids […]

Giveaway — Stonyfield Prize Pack

WE BAKED!! (…sort of.) Baking is not my thing. At all. Sewing? Yes. Cooking? You bet! Basket-weaving? Why not?? But baking?? That’s where I draw the line. Whenever I bake anything, it’s more of a threat than a blessing. Just ask Mark about Pumpkin Pie Failure 2004. It. Was. Awful. When Stonyfield asked me to […]

Blogiversary Celebration Giveaway — Pizza Party Prize Pack from

Are you sick of turkey yet? In celebration of our 2 year blogiversary, we have yet another FUN giveaway for a pizza party prize pack!! (No turkey here!) This generous giveaway is courtesy of, a site made up of over 200 online stores, where you can find anything from kids backpacks to upholstered headboards. […]

Blogiversary Celebration Giveaway — French Toast School Uniforms

We are continuing with the FUN giveaways this week in celebration of our 2 year blogiversary!! This one is courtesy of French Toast for some great additions to your child’s school wardrobe — Fun!! While Emily does not attend a school that requires a uniform, I do love the classic look of their clothes. The prices […]

Blogiversary Celebration Giveaway — Poloppo Sip-Me Mugs

Our little bloggy blog turned two years old — right before our very eyes!!! In the last two years, almost a half million people from around the world have visited our site, and it’s been a crazy adventure! We would like to send you a BIG thank you for all your wonderful support — sharing […]

Sunday Snapshot — Mailing Packages

Emily helped me put together some packages today to mail to our goody bag giveaway winners! Congratulations to Natalie, Jessica, and Shelly!! Thank you to everyone who entered — virtual play dates are so much fun! We have LOTS of GREAT giveaways coming up — it’s Frugal Family Fun Blog’s 2 year Blogiversary Celebration, and […]

Goody Bags Giveaway!

Thanks to this post when Clara and I made up some goody bags to give to some of our friends who come over for play dates, we had many inquiries asking what exactly went into them…. Here’s a little peek! Clockwise from top-left: 1. A small piece of unpopped bubble wrap rolled up and tied […]