Cozy Up with Cost Effective Winter Crafts

Let’s face it, it’s been a pretty bummer year for ‘real snow’ activities in the Midwest but that doesn’t mean you have to ‘snow blow’ a lot of cash traveling to Vail for skiing! You can have plenty of winter fun right here in your own kitchen! Science Fun: Add together science+winter and it =Continue reading “Cozy Up with Cost Effective Winter Crafts”

Cold Weather Cabin Fever Craft Corner

Despite the mild weather lately there’s still at least two more months of winter left! Here’s some sweet, simple, low-cost craft ideas to help you beat that cold weather cabin fever. Rainbow Snow: Nope, it’s not the dreaded ‘yellow snow ‘that your parents told you not to eat. I found these ‘massive mess sticks’ AKAContinue reading “Cold Weather Cabin Fever Craft Corner”

Gobble Up Some Thanksgiving Crafts

There’s one day left till Thanksgiving. You’ve got this all you stay at home, work from home, took time off this week, homeschooling parents! And just in case you don’t got this….here’s some Thanksgiving themed craft project ideas to get you through! TP Tube and Paper Plate Turkey: This is the only project I canContinue reading “Gobble Up Some Thanksgiving Crafts”

Low-Cost Leaf Art

Fall is a great time of year for art projects because free materials are literally dropping out of the sky! Here’s some fun ways to put those festive leaves to work keeping your kids entertained. While I can promise that you’ll definitely decorate with plenty of oranges, reds, and yellows you’ll still be able toContinue reading “Low-Cost Leaf Art”

Drawing Corner: How to Draw a Car

My daughter brought home this nifty bookmark with instructions for how to draw a car. If you are in the mood to do something crafty today then hey, why not draw some cars? For another ‘drawing how to’ join my daughter as she teaches you to draw a ‘pretty lady’: https://the-thrifty-mom.com/2022/07/22/kids-drawing-corner-how-to-draw-a-pretty-lady/ Enjoy! Cheers! Love, Marie

Cash in Hand Camping

Give your family the ‘camp out’ experience and still have savings leftover for S’mores!

Kids Drawing Corner: How to Draw a ‘Pretty Lady’

Is your family feeling artistic today? Then enjoy a drawing tutorial led by my six-year-old daughter.

No Money Owed Ocean

Let’s see what’s out in the sea, shall we?

Savy Summer Craft Corner: Painless Patriotic Projects

Looking for some frugal, fun, family friendly projects for the Fourth of July? Look no further!

Mega Savings for Memorial Day

Are you stuck in a Memorial Day celebration rut? Read on for some fresh ideas that are family friendly, fun and frugal!