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Kids Frugal Fun: Weekend Edition!

Kids Frugal Fun:  Weekend Edition!

Welcome to our new weekly feature:  Kids Frugal Fun Weekend Edition!  Find out all the fun and frugal things to do around town this weekend! Saturday 10am-3pm American Girl Program: “Meet Addy Walker” (reservations required) at Riddick’s Folly House Museum, 510 North Main Street, Suffolk, VA 10am-6pm 1st Annual Chesapeake Peach Festival at Mount Pleasant Farms, 2201 Mount Pleasant Road, Chesapeake, VA 10:30am Pony Pedicures at Bluebird Gap Farm, Pine Chapel Road, Hampton, VA 2-4pm Ice Cream Matinee at Park Place Library 620 W. 29th St., Norfolk, VA 3-4pm Free Performance of “Around … Read entire article »

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Kids Frugal Fun: How To Create A Cow Costume (For Chick-fil-a Cow Appreciation Day)

Kids Frugal Fun:  How To Create A Cow Costume (For Chick-fil-a Cow Appreciation Day)

Cow Appreciation Day is coming up (7/11) so I thought it would be fun to show you a super easy way to get some free food at Chick-fil-a.  If you don’t have a Chick-fil-a nearby, you can always use this idea for Halloween! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure to Pin them on Pinterest! Materials: White or light colored shirt and shorts Yarn Peel … Read entire article »

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Kids Frugal Fun: 4th of July Craft~Toilet Paper Fireworks

Kids Frugal Fun:  4th of July Craft~Toilet Paper Fireworks

  Each week I bring you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Happy 4th of July everyone! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure to Pin them on Pinterest! Materials: Paper Paint Toilet Paper Roll Scissors Directions: 1.  Clean the toilet paper roll, ensuring all the paper is gone. 2.  Cut slits in on end of the roll (all the way around). 3.  Fold up the slits so … Read entire article »

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Father’s Day Crafts Ideas!

Father’s Day Crafts Ideas!

I love doing crafts with my kids and Father’s Day gives a great reason to try some new ones! Right now you can sign up and receive Free Father’s Day Crafts eBook! There are some really cute ones included in the book! If you like those Father’s Day Craft Ideas, you’ll love these: DIY BBQ Apron How To Make A Candy Bouquet   … Read entire article »

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Fun Activities For Kids

Fun Activities For Kids

I asked on my Facebook page a couple of nights ago if you would like to see more recipes or crafts and the overwhelming response was crafts-so here is a roundup of fun easy crafts for kids-don’t worry, new ideas are coming soon! Fun Activities For Kids DIY Photo Cube Sun Baked S’mores How To Make Pen Flowers Rainbow Rice Toilet Paper Monsters Edible Pirate Shiip 4th of July Party Decoration     Be sure to check out these Art and Craft Supplies to help you complete … Read entire article »

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Mother’s Day Personalized Gifts-How To Make A Jewelry Holder

Mother’s Day Personalized Gifts-How To Make A Jewelry Holder

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun and frugal. Mother’s Day is right around the corner so in the next month, I will be creating Mother’s Day personalized gifts for this very important holiday! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Just a side note, I laminateas much as I can when doing crafts…it really helps to preserve them. Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure … Read entire article »

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Simple Kids Craft Ideas

Simple Kids Craft Ideas

It’s promising to be a rainy week here in Virginia so I am on the lookout for simple kids craft ideas!   Crafting is a great way to help the day go by faster and keep my boys from getting bored from being stuck inside the house! Here are some of my favorite Simple Kids Craft Ideas that also have perfect timing for Cinco De Mayo and Mother’s Day! Sombrero Craft How To Make Rainbow Rice How To Make … Read entire article »

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Mother’s Day Personalized Gifts-Photo Cube (Kids Frugal Fun)

Mother’s Day Personalized Gifts-Photo Cube (Kids Frugal Fun)

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun and frugal. Mother’s Day is right around the corner so in the next month, I will be creating Mother’s Day personalized gifts for this very important holiday! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Just a side note, I laminateas much as I can when doing crafts…it really helps to preserve them. Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure … Read entire article »

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Easter Crafts For Preschool

Easter Crafts For Preschool

Are you looking for some fun and easy Easter Crafts for Preschool?  I’ve rounded up some of my favorite crafts and included them below for you.  The Thomas Easter Basket was one of my son’s favorite! Easter Door Decorations Easter Cupcake Decorations Easter Flower Gifts Milk Jug Easter Baskets Uses For Egg Cartons How To Make A Homemade Easter Basket (Thomas Easter Basket Craft) Making Bubbles Edible Bird Nests This round up of Art and Craft Supplies may help you complete some of these … Read entire article »

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Easter Door Decorations

Easter Door Decorations

I love decorating the boys’ bedroom doors for holiday so why wouldn’t I come up with some Easter Door decorations?!  This simple door decor took me minutes and since I had all of the materials around the house, it was FREE!  This Thankful Easter Bunny door decoration can easily be personalized by allowing your child to decorate the eggs, choose various colors of eggs, and even different colored bunnies! Easter Door Decorations: Materials: Construction paper (various colors) Scissors Scotch Tape Marker Directions: 1. … Read entire article »

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Kids Frugal Fun: Easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft-Hand Print Leprechaun

Kids Frugal Fun: Easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft-Hand Print Leprechaun

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun and frugal. With St. Patrick’s Day sneaking up quick, I will be focusing on easy St Patricks Day crafts and recipes for the next month! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Just a side note, I laminateas much as I can when doing crafts…it really helps to preserve them. Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure to Pin … Read entire article »

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Dr Seuss Activities For Kids

Dr Seuss Activities For Kids

Did you know that it’s DR. SEUSS’s Birthday on March 2nd, and that it’s READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY on March 1st?  Here are some Dr Seuss Activities for kids that you can do to celebrate!   Edible Bird Nests  Read the Book The Best Nest and create Rice Krispie Treats shaped like a bird’s nest.  Fill with jelly beans for the “eggs. One Fish, Two Fish Hand Print Fish and you can find many other Dr. Seuss activities here. Don’t forget about the awesome deal on … Read entire article »

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Art and Craft Supplies

Art and Craft Supplies

  This time of the year when it’s hard to get outside, I am on the prowl for inside ideas.  Most of these need art and craft supplies!  In my mind, you can really never have enough! Here is a list of some of my “wish list” items and some products I always have on hand to complete crafts with my kids: Art and Craft Supplies:  Wooden Treat Sticks, 100 Pcs $5.28 Two craft ideas for these sticks are the … Read entire article »

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New Year’s Memory Jar/Canister

New Year’s Memory Jar/Canister

I’ve seen the New Year’s jar all over Pinterest and loved the idea behind it.  However, jars and my boys don’t mix…all I can see is broken glass everywhere!  So here is my tweak on this popular and awesome craft! New Year’s Memory Jar/Canister: Materials: Christmas Candy canister (or jar) Construction Paper Glue and Scissors Directions: 1.  Cut a piece of construction paper that is sized to go around your canister or jar and glue it on. 2.  Label it “New Year’s Eve … Read entire article »

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New Year’s Eve Activities & Crafts For Kids

New Year’s Eve Activities & Crafts For Kids

I love creating crafts with my sons and love making more traditions as well! Here is a great round up of  New Year’s Ever crafts and activities that can be done in under an hour (some just minutes) and are all frugal to help you bring in 2013!   New Year’s Eve Shakers New Year’s Eve Rocket Boosters-Blast into the new year! New Year’s Eve Bubbles New Year’s Hand Print Comparison-Simply have your children leave their hand prints on paper labeled … Read entire article »

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