Making crayons was neither as easy nor as frugal as I had hoped, but it IS TONS of fun and you end up with a high-quality, non-toxic final product that you can be proud of.
Kids are natural cooks, and despite the mess it may cause, these Apple & Oatmeal Crumble Bars are simple enough that most 8-12 year olds will be able to make them by themselves.
Our list of resources was compiled to engage our children in thoughtful dialogue, to nurture the ability for critical thought, and to encourage joyful living. But our list is only the beginning – what are YOUR favorite resources?
Rhubarb guimauve, aka marshmallows, are a delightful confection – and should be eaten as such. Enjoy this version with earthy, tart rhubarb, plenty of honey, and the sweetness of cane sugar. Perfect for both camping trips and romantic dinners, these treats are sure to bring a smile.
Conquer clutter AND encourage your child’s inner Van Gogh with these simple tips.
Sesame seeds are a surprisingly good source of calcium and even though sesame candies are traditionally served at Easter and other holidays, this candy is a lovely treat at any time of year.
Natural dyes made from common spices, vegetables, and fruits produce beautiful pastel naturally dyed Easter eggs. It’s a sustainable, frugal way to celebrate this Easter tradition!
Try these tuna treats to give your cat a natural, tasty treat.
Baking soda and vinegar volcanoes are one of the quintessential rainy-day or science-fair projects that gets everyone excited. Build one today and let your kids have fun experimenting!
Baking soda has a great many uses around the house and is a frugal way to avoid expensive cleaners.
Enjoy our tips for simple, creative ways to celebrate love, nourish joy, and nurture romance at any time of year!
Here’s a list of ideas for simple, handmade gifts to give on any occasion!
Legend has it that this popular Christmas song was originally created for Christian parents to teach their children the basic tenets of the Christian faith. Read more to find out the purported meaning of each of the 12 symbols!
These gorgeous printables are wonderful as Advent activities for kids, for making gifts, or as part of your simple-yet-beautiful Christmas decor.
Santa Lucia Day is a Swedish celebration of light and kindness. At a dark and cold time of year, this is a festive, joyous, and welcome part of Christmas celebrations.
The Jesse Tree is an Advent tradition I’ve come to cherish with my children, so we’ve put together a guide to use with your family. Download it here!
Each year, I feel like Advent sneaks up on my and leaves me in a flurry of activity. I know I’m not alone in this, so here are six tips for keeping this holiday season joy-filled!
Teaching our faith to our children is one of our most privileged and joyful tasks as parents. But how, exactly, do we go about it? Here are a few tips and ideas.
Homemade play dough is quick, easy, and frugal – not to mention non-toxic and highly customizable. Provide your kids with the perfect play dough!
Staying in other people’s homes as you travel allows you to travel frugally and to connect with like-minded people. When you open your own home, you teach compassion and hospitality to your children.
Fresh, homemade pasta is a definite “comfort food” – hearty and satisfying in every season. Making fresh pasta at home is deliciously simple and can be cooked right away or dried for long-term storage.