Frugal Kid: Making a Cow Costume

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Cow Appreciation Day is 7/13 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! Materials: White or light colored shirt and shorts Yarn Peel and Stick Foam (black) Scissors Construction Paper (white and brown) ...

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Crafting with Kids: Post Vacation Craziness

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here! We just returned from vacation this past weekend and it’s still been crazy! We haven’t been home long enough to even think about ...

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Domestic Diva: All Natural Face Mask

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Okay simply put. I love beauty products. I have a little girl and she is so interested in lip gloss and creams and she is only 3. I decided that what I use on my face should be more natural. I also thought how fun would it be to make our own masks and then use them. The good news is if my daughter or sons who have joined in wanting to use the mask happen to taste it that is perfectly fine since it is all natural. This is a very inexpensive mask that uses what you have in your home ...

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Memories: how to keep them

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I love my kids and I love to record them. The problem is I am so challenged with technology. I have tons of  videos and old movies. I had no idea how to make them into to DVDs. I searched on the internet and I found the Sony VRDMC6 DVDirect Compact Size DVD Burner with AVCHD Recording. The reason why this device is so important to me is having ...

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Crafting with Kids: Vacation

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Summer vacation can be a stressful time not only for you but for your little ones too! Yes, everyone has a great time but if you are stressed your little one can tell! A great way ...

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Memories

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. My son is really "into" rockets right now and my husband has really embraced this hobby. They have put together several rockets and seeing them work together, bonding over this shared interest is extremely touching. Rocket building and launching is magical time for my 3 year old and provides memories that I know he will keep forever. My ...

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Memories: Charity

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I am really working on teaching my children to be charitable. I have started scanning the papers for events in my area to attend and support. The power of social media and with the internet is very easy to find events that speak to your interests. It is also a great way to get you to try new things or to challenge yourself to do things you ...

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Frugal Kid: Father’s Day Apron

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June 17th is Father's Day and there are so many crafts and card ideas out there. My husband really enjoys grilling during the spring and summer but always makes a mess on his shirts~hopefully this apron will help with the problem and provide a gift he will treasure! Father's Day Grilling Apron Materials: Apron Felt (various colors) Hot Glue Gun Fabric Paint *To save money, we used this coupon from AC Moore* Directions: 1. Decide on a theme for your apron~there are many funny ...

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Memories: Taking a car trip

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz.   Do you ever play memory games with your children? We play them in the car all the time. It is a great way to amuse them and increase their auditory memory. We play the alphabet game where you name items in ABC order. We make it harder by applying rules like you have to name animals. We also love to play the exhaust the alphabet game ...

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Crafting with Kids: Summertime Fun!

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here!   As I have mentioned the time has come to be OUTSIDE! Finally! Unfortunately, along with summer comes the summer heat! We ...

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