5 Ways to Save School Memories

Often the first day of school is harder for parents than it is for kids. One of the ways to ease the pain of separation is to focus your energy into preserving school memories. Here are five ways you can document that first day and save school memories that will be made throughout the year. First Day Questionnaire Source: Wine And Glue Create a questionnaire for your child to complete Read more ...

7 Healthy Junk Food Alternatives

Are you seriously crave-city when it comes to sugar and things? Do you start healthy diets only to get derailed? We’ve all been there so there’s no need to ride the guilt train! Rather than sneaking snacks, you can consciously add a little indulgence that are just as good as the traditional high sugar treats. We’ve rounded up seven delicious recipes for classic candies gone healthy, and Read more ...

Show Your Disney Side with a Themed Party

Show your Disney side and bring the magic of Disney to your home this summer with a themed party. If your summer plans don’t include a trip to the Magic Kingdom, no worries. We have budget friendly ideas for food, games and decor to throw an at-home Disney themed party for kids of all ages. Decorate Like Disney Decorate your table using a red, black and white color theme to mimic Mickey Read more ...

8 Easy and Affordable Kid-Friendly Backyard Ideas

Kid-friendly backyard ideas encourage outdoor play, which contribute to overall physical and mental health. Frequent outdoor play helps to increase fitness, as well as raise vitamin D levels. Creating a kid-friendly backyard will help ensure your child is enjoying the outdoors during the summer. Here are eight ways to do just that! 1. Life-Size Angry Birds Game This game can be dismantled Read more ...

8 Affordable Ideas for 4th of July Celebrations

Summer entertaining is meant to be simple and nothing epitomizes a summer party more than a 4th of July celebration. These nine tips are meant to make your day easy and inexpensive yet full of unique touches that will have your guests going how do they do it? So fire up the grill, raise the flag, and get ready to celebrate in fun, affordable style. Hot Dog Potluck No Fourth of July celebration Read more ...

Fun & Festive 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Keep kids entertained and in a patriotic mood with these budget friendly 4th of July crafts. We have patriotic themed projects your kids can easily make that can be shared at your upcoming Independence Day gathering. Let their imagination go as they make these projects their own. Start by gathering any red, white and blue craft supplies you have at the house. Recycle paper towel and toilet Read more ...

6 Sizzling Outdoor Summer Party Ideas

Now that it's summer, it's time to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate with a summer soiree or two. Here are six sizzling outdoor summer party ideas for kids, teens and adults that are sure to create lasting memories. Kids Summer Party Ideas 1. Glow in the Dark Party - these parties are all the rage with kids this summer. A trip to the Dollar General will set you up with all the glow in Read more ...

17 Creative Uses for Mason Jars

Mason jars make everything look cuter.  Stick a cute straw in them and the lemonade tastes a little sweeter. They are taking over shelves in our craft stores. Here are 20 creative ways to use mason jars throughout your home. 1. Organize Your Kitchen Gather various sizes of mason jars. Fill with sugar, flour, dried pasta and grains. Label them. Chalkboard labels make it easy to update. 2. Read more ...