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Frugal Ways to Spoil Mothers on Their Special DayMoms do so much for the rest of the family throughout the year. It’s nice to make Mom feel special at least once a year. Listed below are some frugal ways to spoil mothers on their special day.

Even if all of the children aren’t writing yet, a handwritten note or letter will be cherished by every mother. Have the children write a short paragraph explaining how special she is.

If they can’t write, have them dictate what they want to say. Be sure to write it down verbatim so Mom knows exactly how they feel – even if what they say is funny. This gift is one of the most frugal since you probably already have everything you need at home. Continue reading

Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids about the Importance of Earth Day

Earth day is an opportunity to educate. It provides a very unique change to share with children your appreciation for the earth. In fact, with a few simple lessons or experiences you can help your children learn to value the earth too. Use this celebration to make an impact. Continue reading

How to Make Springtime Pop-Up CardsYou’ve just come back from the store looking for the perfect greeting card. Even if you find one you like, you may not be willing to shell out the amount they’re asking for it.

Learn how to make springtime pop-up cards and you’ll be able to give a one-of-a-kind card your intended recipient will love.

To make a springtime flower garden pop-up card, you’ll need the following materials:

  • Card stock or construction paper in various colors
  • Pencils – drawing and colored or crayons
  • Craft glue such as Mod Podge
  • A paintbrush
  • Scrapbooking paper in pastels or springtime motifs
  • A creative mind

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