Frugal

  • DIY Valentine’s Day Children’s Sensory Bin

    The Valentine’s Day season is the perfect time to give children some fun hands on experiences. Such experiences can help them develop their imaginative play as well as encourage the growth of fine motor skills. A sensory bin is the perfect activity for ... Read More
  • 10 Uses for Orange Peels

    Oranges are in season right now and you may have noticed that they are a great price at the grocery store! Right now is the time to stock up on this vitamin C packing fruit. We recently planted an orange tree and I can’t wait until it is producing so I can ... Read More
  • How to Save Money in 2016

    Happy New Year!! I am so excited for 2016 – there will be some very big changes with my family this year. My daughter will start kindergarten (remember when I announced my pregnancy?) – I can’t believe how fast time flies! My oldest son will also ... Read More
  • Four Tips to Host Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

    Holidays are for enjoying, eating and having fun with your family and friends. So is the Thanksgiving Day, but this particular holiday involves a bit more effort in order to be perfectly organized and to prepare a good dinner. Decorations Best way to show off your ... Read More
  • 12 Tips For Shopping Black Friday

    The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is the Biggest shopping day of the year! It is an exciting day because deals will be HOT, prices will be low, crowds will be swarming, and the holiday spirit will abound. BUT it can also be a frustrating ... Read More
  • Money Management: Tips for Teaching Kids Good Financial Skills

    Money management is a skill that, if mastered, can give your child a great head start in life. As parents, you are in a unique place to set their financial future on the right path. Here are a few things to help teach them as you figure out good financial skills ... Read More
  • 7 Ways to Repurpose Pumpkins

    Ways to Repurpose Pumpkins When Halloween is over and it is time put the pumpkins away, you might find yourself feeling a tad sad at the thought of throwing them out. After all, you paid good money for them. And perhaps they are even still in good shape. Well ... Read More
  • Tips for Protecting Your Identity

    Each year, more than 9 million people have their identity stolen, resulting in debt, lost job opportunities, and even a criminal record. Avoid becoming a part of this statistic by taking a few precautionary steps to keep your personal information safe. Keep Your ... Read More
  • Planning a Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget

    Hello, hello! Melissa here from CloudMom with a few birthday tips today! With five kids, it seems like it’s always someone’s birthday at our house! Birthday parties can get super expensive. Here are some simple ways you too can save your wallet at your ... Read More