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Simple and frugal homemade play dough

  My kids love play dough. In fact we have entire tote of toys devoted to play dough. They can play with it for hours. The stuff dries out and we forget to buy more, so when they want it we never have it.  I am sure you have seen the dried up play dough…… Continue reading Simple and frugal homemade play dough

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Random frugal tips

 I keep scraps of paper for writing shopping lists, chore lists, or little notes for my children’s lunches.  Envelopes that come in the mail and my kids school work after its been returned are two examples of where I get my scrap paper.   I have a friend and she gives me a pile of…… Continue reading Random frugal tips

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Nine Quick and Easy Frugal Snacks for Children

Hard boiled eggs. Make them on Sunday and eat them all week long. Possible combinations using a tortilla shell. Pepperoni, sliced turkey, and cheese. Peanut butter or soy butter with a bit of jam or sliced bananas. Hummus and cucumbers. Refried beans, chopped green pepper, and cheese.  Think outside the box, there are many possibly…… Continue reading Nine Quick and Easy Frugal Snacks for Children