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Building a Super Thrifty Backyard Play Zone
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Building a Super Thrifty Backyard Play Zone

“Outside Momma? Outside?”. ¬†My toddler asks this everyday. ¬†As the weather warms up I look forward to being able to take him outside more, but I’ve always felt like our backyard was kind of boring. ¬†This is our first child so we haven’t had to have a kid-friendly backyard set up. ¬†There are piles of…

How To Make Tooth Brushing The Best 2 Minutes of Your Kid’s Day

How To Make Tooth Brushing The Best 2 Minutes of Your Kid’s Day

This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. I don’t know about your house, but at mine simple things become huge battles when it comes to kids. ¬†Things like eating green vegetables, taking naps and saying “no” can cause…

How To Find Free & Thrifty DIY, Art & Craft Classes

How To Find Free & Thrifty DIY, Art & Craft Classes

Have you ever thought about taking an art class or specific craft class? ¬†Maybe even cake decorating? Is there something crafty you have always wanted to learn? ¬†Maybe you saw something on a home fix-it TV show that you really wanted to try at your house. Most people think they have to take ¬†private lessons…

Turn Left Over Gift Wrap Into a Learning Activity
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Turn Left Over Gift Wrap Into a Learning Activity

Guest blogger Rhonda writes: It’s time to start putting your Christmas decorations away.¬†While I love to store and reuse gift bags, tissue and ribbon (you know I’m thrifty right), I have a few ‘stick on’ bows left over from my teenagers’ Christmas party (btw they used them as decorations on the counter tops and table-so…