Gifts and Party Ideas

A Priceless Gift

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

There is always a lot of talk about how we can save money over the holidays. And how can we get the kids involved more? This particular gift idea is […]

20 Fun Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

When the kids get home from school, make some of these fun and inexpensive crafts! Not ready to spend a fortune on supplies? We’ve come up with some fun projects […]

Birthday Party Ideas

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jonni McCoy

Q: Do you have any great ideas for gifts that my kids can take to their friends’ birthday parties? I’m looking for things that are cheap but don’t look cheap. […]

The Back-To-Basics Birthday Party

February 12th, 2013 posted by Barbara Thomas

      I’ve hosted and attended some wonderful, fun-filled parties on a small and simple scale. Cake and ice cream and a few games make a fine afternoon for […]

Denim Diary for Girls

February 12th, 2013 posted by Twila Lenoir

Does your daughter need privacy? Then it’s time to make her very own private diary. All you need are some old jeans, a few supplies, and a lot of imagination! […]

A Friendly, Frugal Thing To Do

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cyndi Roberts

How many times do we all say to ourselves “This year I will send birthday cards to all my nieces and nephews and anniversary cards to all my brothers and […]

Holiday Gift Guide – Frugal, But Not Cheap!

February 12th, 2013 posted by Suzanne Michelle

This holiday season, try to create most of your gifts by yourself. Not only does making your own gifts save you money, but when you receive a homemade gift from […]

Holiday Gifts to Make Now & Give Later

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cory Van Horn

The holiday gift giving season is just around the corner. This is the year to get personal and offer delicious gifts from your kitchen. Instead of turning to the typical […]

Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

February 12th, 2013 posted by Rachel Paxton

Holidays, birthdays, graduation… these are all occasions when we might struggle to come up with an inexpensive gift idea for the teenage girl in our life. Following are some gift […]

Saying ‘I Love You’ for Less

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gary Foreman

Gary Foreman This is for the frugal romantic. Last Valentine’s Day I had $8. I went to the local grocery store and bought gladiolas (the cheapest flowers I could find […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]