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Planning Indoor Activities for Your Kids – On a Budget

Guest post The weather isn’t always good enough for your kids to go out and play, so it is pretty important to find some suitable indoor activities too. However there are certain things that can cost a lot of money; this includes games consoles and pay-per-view movies through the cable box. It can be quite […]

Fowler Halloween 2012

Trick-or-treating, with costumes pulled straight from our closets. What were you for Halloween this year?

Ikea Lillabo Train Set

Back on our vacation in August, we stopped by a great little toy store in Florence. There was lots of cool stuff (Ugly Dolls! Giant Microbes!) but Sebastian spent nearly the entire time playing on this train table (above), a combination of Melissa & Doug and Thomas the Tank Engine pieces. Unfortunately, the Melissa & […]

On “handouts” and give and take with money

While I talk a lot about finding deals and things to do on a budget, I rarely blog about finances in general. If you read my about page or follow me on social media, you probably know that we struggle with money from time to time. I try not to complain, because I realize that […]

Three cheap & easy ways to entertain your toddler

A few people have asked me about easy ways to entertain toddlers without spending a lot of money. Hopefully I can make this an ongoing series – Please feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments! (I’ll be doing another post later about our favorite Pinterest DIY projects.) Tin foil My husband picked […]

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