Sunday Snapshot — Pick Your Battles

Sometimes when I tell Clara we need to run some errands to the post office, grocery store, bank, and playground, she asks to be dressed like a ladybug princess. This is when I try to envision what life will be like when she is a teenager. Because it puts silly little things like this into […]

Sunday Snapshot — Growing Garden

Much of the weekend was spent taking care of our lovely garden. This makes me SO HAPPY!!! There is plenty of fresh lettuce to share with friends & neighbors! Yummm!! Also?? I’m starting to get excited about the potatoes — BIG plans for those! Wishing you and your family a lovely weekend!!

Sunday Snapshot — Rock Star Gardening!

Know what makes working in the garden seem like a lot more fun?? Cranking up the radio and gardening rock-star style!! Also?? I play a mean air guitar with a shovel! 😉 Wishing all the mommies a very Happy Mother’s Day!!

Sweepin’ the Clouds Away

We were invited to Sesame Place for Opening Day! Here are some pictures that make me smile…. The look on Clara’s face when she watched the new Street Party Parade from Mark’s shoulders. Dancers in colorful tutus along side Zoe!! A NEW face to Sesame Place…. Murray! Super Grover!!!! Parents turned into kids again….. And […]

Sunday Snapshot — In the Garden

We have been hard at work on our rented garden plot, and getting ready for Spring! Lettuce, broccoli (Emily’s favorite veggie), and onion seeds are all in the ground… up next, peas!!! Five Reasons to Start a Garden 1. Organic gardening is good for the planet. 2. Cancel that gym membership — gardening is great […]

Sunday Snapshot — DO NOT Try This at Home Edition

My brother treated the girls to a bit of science fun to find out what happens when you combine a 2 liter bottle of Diet Coke with a package of Mentos. DO NOT try this at home!!!! With both of the girls a safe distance away, he quickly added the Mentos, and….. they instantly react […]

Sunday Snapshot — Snowy Story Time

Emily’s new favorite reading spot… Nothing like some outdoor snow furniture! Wishing you and your family a fun weekend — stay warm!!

Outtakes and Bloopers

A special collection of never-before-seen outtakes and bloopers from behind the scenes of Frugal Family Fun Blog…. Enjoy!! Look, Ma, I’m painting! Na-na-na- boo-boo!!!! Who knew potato prints could be so…… shocking?? Do I have to give Daddy a kiss??? Seriously, guys?? You call this “art”??? Amateurs! All of you!! Mark snapped this photo when […]

Sunday Snapshot — Sledding!

Nothing beats sledding with Grandma and Papock!! Wishing you and your family a FUN-filled weekend!

Top 10 Posts of 2010 — #5

We’re continuing with our countdown of the top 10 posts of 2010! This next post had people from all over the world making FUN (and very inexpensive) bubble wands. Sadly, the blog that inspired this activity has since been taken down, but the photos here should give you an idea of how these are made. […]

Sunday Snapshot — Holiday Prep

Wishing you and your family a wonderful weekend!!

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 […]

Reason #3,542 Why Mark is Awesome

It’s fun to send Mark to the store for groceries…. ….He comes home with all the “essentials”! Wishing you and your family a fun and chocolate-filled weekend!!

Sunday Snapshot — Too much love??

Wishing you and your family a fun-filled weekend with lots of hugs and kisses!!

Sunday Snapshot – Cool Day at the Park

It was cool today, but that didn’t stop us from going to the park!  The nice part about the cool weather is that you have the whole park to yourselves! The baby bunny can go down the slide with you… You can find GIGANTIC leaves… And, if you stop by the garden on the way […]

Sunday Snapshot- First Day of School

Emily and her proud little sister, Clara, on the first day of school!! Very exciting!! Emily could not wait to get to school! Clara was apprehensive once Emily’s bus arrived… “I don’t know about this……” “What happened to my big sister??? Where did she go? WHY did she leave me???” Melo-dramatic much??? “This is terrible!! […]

Super Easy Monster Hand Puppet

Clara made her own monster hand puppet, just in time for Halloween — and she did it all by herself!! (With the help of a few self-adhesive googly eyes, that is….)  Have I mentioned that she has a tendency to get into the craft supplies if I’m not careful…?? I don’t know about you, but […]

Sunday Snapshot — At the Zoo (with Daddy)

We are still getting lots of use from our annual passes to the zoo, plus we were blessed with gorgeous weather!! We made lots of new friends this morning….. The girls had so much FUN romping around the zoo with Daddy! Mark met a new (feathered) friend………. …..and so did Clara! Emily made friends with […]