Category Archives: Budgeting for Holidays

Simplicity & Accepting Setbacks

We’ve spent much of the weekend making crafts and reading Christmas stories. It’s an easy thing to do when Mama is siiiick and is counting the hours until the Dr opens (always a sure sign as I generally avoid the … Continue reading

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Our Frugal Christmas – Gifts and Cards From The Children

Arts and crafts are a great tool in our family to relieve stress and help the children meet some of their occupational therapy goals. Three years ago when they arrived wee girl could barely hold a pencil and wee boy … Continue reading

Posted in 100 Ways To Save Money, Budget, Budgeting for Holidays, Eco Living, extreme frugality, Family Life, Family Volunteering, Farming Skills, From The Garden, Frugal Entertaining, Frugal Family Summer, Frugal Food, Frugal Friday, Frugal Fridays, Frugal Holidays and Celebrations, Frugal Living, Frugal Parenting | 11 Comments