12 Mod Podge Project Tutorials!

12 mod podge project tutorials

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Mod Poge is a type of craft glue, sealer, and finish. It’s easy to use, just paint on with a brush. I’ve enjoyed using Mod Podge to make decorative jars and labels for homemade gifts and a […]

Teaching Kids to Cook on Their Own (& Easy Nut Butter Cookies)

easiest nut butter cookies

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** When I left home at 18 years of age, I could bake shortbread cookies and make scrambled eggs (in the microwave!). And nothing else. It was a sad state to be in. Thankfully, I’ve learned a few […]

Making Chores Fun: The Laundry Game

the laundry game

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Sometimes chores are just plain dreary and overwhelming. If you are willing to be a little silly, you can get through them quickly and have fun doing it. Here is an example: Once upon a time there […]

Do your Kid’s want Email? Here’s a safe way to let them

kids email

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** My kids have begged me for email over the past few months. My oldest is only 11 , so I didn’t feel she should have an unmonitored account. But my greatest concern was all the spam and […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Zingy Spice Mix

Kids in the Kitchen: Zingy Spice Mix

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** My kids love to cook. I think that’s a fairly common thing. Sometimes letting kids cook gets very messy. And sometimes it’s a little dangerous with all the hot pans and sharp knives. One thing I’ve found […]

Hamburgers Kids Can Make

hamburgers kids can make

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** The past year I have been blessed with a daughter who has taken off in the kitchen. It is such a help and quite honestly, I’m still amazed at the things she can do! Last night she […]

Frugal Family Fun: Intentional Attention

frugal family fun in the sand

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Today was a good day. We didn’t do anything outstanding, just spent some good time together having fun. Not all days are like this. If I’m being completely honest, even today had it’s moments. Everyone was crying […]

Family Fun: Make Seed and Bean Art

bean and seed art

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Yesterday my son and I wanted to do something arty. We settled on creating some bean and seed art. (It’s not as fancy as it sounds.) We set up a still life on the dining table and […]

Family Fun: Have a Family Workout Night!

Family Fun: Have a Family Workout Night

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** I’m not sure how fun having a family workout actually sounds, but it really can be a blast. I promise. It’s also quite hilarious. We are having one tonight! So, just imagine us leaping around the living […]

Frugal Family Fun: Make Bookmarks from Old Jeans

make bookmarks from old jeans

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This morning my kids and I enjoyed a simple craft: making bookmarks from old jeans. All that’s required are some old jeans, pinking shears, felt, scissors, and craft/tacky glue. I’m sure this could be replicated with scrapbook […]