A Batman bed and room for a little boy…

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What do you do when you have a girlie-green dollhouse bunkbed that a 4 year old boy is about to inherit?  When you are one of the Bargains family, you think, think, and think some more, get a little crazy, and come up with the idea to make the dollhouse bunkbed into the Batcave.   Our ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Columbus Day Ship

Each week Mom on Dealz brings us a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Next week is Columbus Day so she  decided to make a ship with things they found around the house.   Columbus Day Ship Materials: 1 Sponge 1 Straw Construction Paper Marker/Scissors Directions: 1. Cut the sponge into the shape your child chooses. 2. Cut 2 small holes into the sponge where ...

Cranium Brain Breaks: Great for #FamilyGameNight (Giveaway)

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Another great game from the folks at Cranium is here- and you're going to want to grab it fast!!  Full of over 200 different games that are all able to be played in under 1 minute, CRANIUM BRAIN BREAKS offers family friendly fun for all ages, and the small packaging means its totally portable- teachers, ...

Newmark Learning: Around The Clock Fiction Parent Involement Kit Giveaway

Now that school is back in session, it is time to help your little ones learn even more! Learning is not just for school, but can be incorporated into your everyday life! Driving through town to run errands you can easily find colors, numbers and animals or places that you can have your child identify. ...

Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Shape Butterflies (Giveaway)

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My little one is always wanting to play with her older brother and sister's building toys and manipulatives.  The problem is that her hands are too little and her fine motor skills are not ready for her to successfully use their toys and games as they do- and she gets frustrated.  I looked  to find an ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Lacing Leaves

Each week MomonDealz brings us a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! Lacing activities are excellent ways to improve fine motor skills and kids love them! Fall Lacing Fun Materials: Cardstock, Poster board, or Paper Single Hole Punch Ribbon Scissors Pencil, Crayons, Other Decorating Items Directions: 1. Draw and cut out desired fall shape (football, leaf, apple, pumpkin, leaf, ear of corn, acorn, ...

Lunch Box Idea: Applesauce Squares

This time of year always seems to be my kiddos favorite time of year to snack on apples! So for this weeks LunchBox Idea, I found is Just Trying to Save Money is sharing with us: Apple Sauce Squares! Cooking Time: 25 min Ingredients *1/4 cup margarine, softened *2/3 cup brown sugar *1 egg *1 cup applesauce *1 cup Granny Smith apples ...

TruKid Natural Skincare (Giveaway)

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TruKid is a company that makes safe, natural, non toxic skincare products for kids. They also work well.  As a mom, I like knowing that when I put this brand on my kids, or let them use it on themselves, it's a worry free deal for me.   It may not be the least expensive product ...

Emergen-C Kidz® to the (preventive) rescue! (Giveaway)

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This year, with 2 kids in elementary school, I'm being more sure than ever to take preventive measures to keep my family healthy over the next several cold weather months.  My kids get sick, and more often than not a simple cold turns into an ear infection.  One of the things we do as a ...

Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important (Giveaway)

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Fun songs, engaging characters, silly names, themes of friendship and a whole lot of silly make for a GREAT package in Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important Book and CD combo!  This was an instant hit with all three kids- and passed the reading aloud test with Mr. Bargains.  The stars were aligned when this book ...