Photography Tips – DIY Inexpensive Backdrops

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I know that a lot of us are trying to save money, but don't want to miss out on getting beautiful portraits of our children.  There are so many inexpensive and easy ways to photograph your children at home that you can easily eliminate those trips to expensive photography studios.  You don't need an expensive ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Angry Birds Bean Bags (National Bird Day is Jan 5)

Do you have an Angry Birds fan in the house? Mom on Dealz had fun making these and playing the word game! Each week I bring you a craft to do with your children that is fun, educational, and frugal. January 5th is National Bird Day and January 6th is National Bean Day so I thought ...

Kids Frugal Fun: New Year’s Shakers

Each week Mom on Dealz brings us a craft to do with your child that is fun, educational, and frugal! Wondering what to do with some of the boxes your child's toys came in? Here are a couple of ideas! Craft # 1: New Year's Eve Shakers Materials: Small Box Pencil Construction Paper Glue Desired Decorations including a bell Beans, rice, etc Directions: 1. Fill the ...

Terrarium Craft

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Christmas vacation is upon us and Mama Bargains and I were looking for a fun and easy craft to do with the kids. Terrariums!!! After doing a little research I decided that this would be the perfect kid friendly craft. Not to mention, all the supplies can be found around your house! There are ...

Crayola Glow Book #Giveaway

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With all of the different ways kids can create things these days, it isn't surprising that a lifelong favorite brand of mine has added a little bit of technology to their creative line of products- I'm talking about Crayola, and their Glow Book.  This book is REALLY cool and allows kids to create so many ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Brownie in a Jar

Each week Mom on Dealz brings us a craft you can complete with your child that is fun, educational, and frugal! I am trying to make December crafts to be geared toward gift giving and since December 8th is National Brownie Day, this craft was perfect! Brownie in a Jar Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/4 cup ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Paper Bag Stockings

Each week Mom on Dealz brings us great kid crafts that are also inexpensive (or free!).  It's December and time to think "Christmas". Also, November 30th marked St. Nicholas Day. Christmas stockings originated with St. Nicholas, so this week's craft is centered around these traditional items! Materials Brown Paper Shopping Bag Yarn Hole Punch Desired Decorations Desired Gift Contents Directions: 1. Cut a ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Thanksgiving Place Cards

Do YOUR kids have off a lot this week?  We have half days all week in town, which leaves ample room for crafts and baking (in theory).  These are just SO CUTE and I can't wait to make some for our table!! Thanksgiving is just over a week  a few days away so I wanted to ...

Kermit the Frog Cupcakes! Just in time for Thanksgiving!!

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I LOVE Kermit the Frog.  LOVE him.  He's my very favorite of the Muppets, although I love them all.  In just one week and 2 days there's going to be Muppet mania nationwide...because the new movie opens!! Who else but Disney would find fun uses for Mentos, too!! Thanks to the folks at Disney for sharing!

Kids Frugal Fun- Thankful Turkey Countdown

Every week  MomonDealz brings us a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is 2 weeks away! I know making turkeys may seem "old school" but I really like this one because it can serve as a count down to this holiday! If you've missed past crafts, be sure to check ...