Hay! That’s Fun!

Hay-thats-fun-rebrand-biggerWell I’ve had to take a break from the ‘Living on $13,000 or Less’ series for a bit. My struggles with editing have resurfaced and since those posts are so technical I’m holding off on therm for a little while. Add to that my memory card decided to become unreadable, causing me to lose all the pictures on my phone *sniff sniff. Including some I intended to use on the second half of the series.

It’s been a really hard day over here.

So to help bounce back, here’s an idea that is not only fun and cheap, but it has the first pictures I captured on my new memory card. 🙂

Go to a pumpkin patch.

I know this isn’t always a frugal option. Now that we’re in Utah, most people talk about going to Cornbelly’s, which costs 7 bucks a pop! Not cheap! But with a little Google mojo I was able to find a pumpkin patch called Jaker’s. It’s in a small town and quite a drive for us but aside from the pumpkins for sale everything is free!

So this last Saturday we (more…)

My $1 Fruit Bowl

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I’m so excited about this frugal find…and I didn’t even find it! I’ve been looking for a fruit bowl for several months now, not only is it a great decor item in the kitchen but it would encourage better eating habits (or at least that’s the hope). (more…)

Marshmallow Mayhem

Want a game that engages kids of all ages, creates memories (not to mention giggles), cleans your house, gets the energy out of the kiddos, and costs only a few bucks? Then look into Marshmallow Mayhem, the game that cleans the room!

 

Want a game that engages kids of all ages, creates memories (not to mention giggles), cleans your house, gets the energy out of the kiddos, and costs only a few bucks?

It just so happens that I grew up playing just such a game. My dad invented what we call, Marshmallow Mayhem. I loved it as a child and even more as a parent. My dad was a genius when he came up with this. (more…)