15 Alternatives to Candy for Goodie Bags

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Putting together a child’s birthday party is a lot of work. Even if you’re not being super extra with the decorations, you still have an exhaustive list of stuff to plan. One of the things I dread most is goodie bags, and maybe not for the reason you’d think.

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Host a Freakishly Frugal Halloween Party

Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian.

My son’s birthday falls near Halloween, so we’ve gotten very good at the groove of spooktacular parties, and while throwing Halloween parties (or any parties, for that matter) can be as elaborate as you want it to be, we’ve mastered the cheap-but-awesome Halloween bash.

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Stop Scrolling and Learn How To Start Crocheting Instead

Developing fun digital detox habits is crucial for breaking free from the lure of screens. While classic crafts have been increasing in popularity since the start of the pandemic, crochet has become a popular choice among people looking to replace their daily doomscroll with practical creativity. Learning to crochet is a satisfying and rewarding hands-on … Read more

Quit Stalling With These 17 New Year Hobbies for Better Health

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Research supports that regular leisure activities can reduce blood pressure, cortisol, or stress levels and even decrease your BMI. Leisure activities can include different hobbies that challenge you, excite you, and may even make you sweat a little. In addition, hobbies can help you make money, increase your home value, allow you to serve others, … Read more

Recipe Card Kitchen Towels

Recipe Card Kitchen Towel

Back in the day, recipe cards were pretty much a thing. Now with the internet and Pinterest, you can find and share recipes quickly. No one really hand-wrote recipes for someone anymore. If you are organized like me, you might have put your recipe books somewhere. On my computer, I have a list of recipes … Read more

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

Outdoor Chalkboard

You probably have seen DIY chalkboards on Pinterest. Everyone loves to draw on chalkboards, especially kids. When you have kids, you want them to have a blast without spending a lot of money, which is why you need to try this DIY outdoor chalkboard with your kids. Making your own outdoor chalkboard for your kids … Read more