Month: October 2019

Free Halloween Coloring Sheets

Free Printable Halloween Coloring Sheets

Free Halloween Coloring Printable for your kids to enjoy. #freeprintable #Halloween #kidsart
Free Halloween Coloring Printable

Just a quick post today with a few free printable coloring sheets your little ones will love.

Halloween is upon us and it is that time of year to dress up and have fun!

And making cute arts and crafts you can display around the house is all part of the holiday. However, we don’t all have a bunch of time to put stuff like this together, so why not print out a cute Halloween coloring page and call it a day! Let your little one color while you finish getting their last-minute costume ready.

My kids love to color and I love using coloring as a means to teach them about other things. The first coloring page is for the little ones and can be used to teach shapes. You can teach oval, rectangle and triangle with this cute picture.

You can give them directions if you wish. You can say color the rectangle green, color the oval orange, and color the triangles black. This will help them with shapes and colors. and they will find it super fun!


Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume – Winnie the Pooh

Last Minute DIY Halloween Costume- Winnie the Pooh - Are you searching for an easy DIY Halloween costume idea? Check out this costume tutorial for a DIY Winnie the Pooh costume. #Halloween #DIYcostume #cheapcostumeidea
Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume- Winnie the Pooh

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume – Pooh Bear

Are you stressed out about your Halloween costume? Maybe you waited too long and can’t find anything you like or the right size is “sold out.”  Sometimes with our busy “mom” schedules, Halloween is an after-thought that we know we will eventually get too.

Then BOOM a Halloween event pops up two weeks before Halloween and you realize you never bought or made a costume. This can feel like a “frantic” mom moment, but today I am going to show you how to make a super easy and cute Winnie the Pooh costume to take the stress out of Halloween so you can have fun and enjoy it! The best part is the costume literally cost me $3 to make!

I got the idea for this costume because I volunteered to be my son’s room parent this year. I’m on the PTA and I secretly wanted to be able to attend all of his first-grade parties. So I get the honor of planning the Halloween party for his class and in the spirit of Halloween I will dress up too, to make it more fun for the kids.

I wanted something “non-spooky” and kid-friendly. And let’s face it, what kid doesn’t love Winnie the Pooh? I even asked my son if he wanted me to buy a spider girl costume to match him or dress up like that silly ole’ bear! My seven-year-old chose the latter. (I’m so glad he is still into kid’s stuff.)

Frugal Halloween Costume Idea

You all know I am frugal and I’m going to give ya’ll some price details! This costume cost me a whopping $3 in total. Considering the fact, I already had a mustard yellowish colored sweatshirt from old navy and an old headband.

However, I got my yellow sweatshirt on Old Navy’s deal of the day for $10 – so $13 if you want to count that in the price. Not bad!

So let’s get down to this silly-nilly business of making the costume.


6 Simple Tricks to Help You Stay on Budget

Learn to Stay on Budget

Do you find it hard to stay on budget? Many find budgeting too confining and often slip up and spend too much. If you overspend and find it hard to stick to your budget, you are going to love this guest post by Kate Underwood from Club Thrifty. Check it out here:

6 Simple Tricks to Help You Stay On Budget #budget #budgeting #moneytips
6 Simple Tricks to Help You Stay on Budget

We all know we should be using a budget, right? After all, the benefits of effective budgeting are obvious. A budget can help you get out of debt, ensure you have money for all your needs, and motivate you to save for future goals. Heck, it might even give you the freedom to spend more lavishly on things you care about!

Unfortunately, too many of us struggle with budgeting and end up thinking it’s hopeless. We give up when we hit a few bumps in the road.

One thing to remember is that a budget is a powerful tool, but getting it right can take some time. Commit to it for the long haul, knowing you can fix things that don’t work for you.

If you’re struggling with getting your budget off the ground, we’ve got a few simple tricks you can try right now to help keep your budgeting journey on track.


Frugal Fall Ideas and Activities for the Family

40 frugal fall activities for the family

40 Frugal Fall Activities and Ideas for Your Family #fall #autumn #fallactivities #family
40 Frugal Fall Activities and Ideas for Your Family

Do you love Fall? It is absolutely one of my favorite times of the year! One main reason is my birthday is in the fall – Yay birthday week! Haha!  Also, fall is just cozy and fun.

I enjoy doing things with my kids during every season, but I especially love the fall. Summer here in Michigan can get hot and muggy. And sometimes, it is a pain to take two kids outside in the heat. Yet, fall here in Michigan tends to cool down (although it was 90 a few days ago!) and we can enjoy the outdoors as a family.

Fall is a great time to find fall activities for preschoolers, fall activities for toddlers, and fall activities for school-age children. Basically, these fall activities listed below are intended for the family. These fall ideas will have you wishing it was pumpkin spice season all year long!

So grab your sweatshirt and blanky and cuddle up to read this list. Don’t forget to print the free fall activity planner at the bottom of the post so you can make sure to check everything off your fall bucket list.

Most of all, enjoy your family! Kids grow up way too quickly so we need to take advantage of the time they still want to be seen with us! LOL

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Types of Blogs that Make Money

Do you know the types of blogs that make money?

If you haven’t started a blog, this post will give you some good information on how blogs actually make money. Yet, if you are in the beginning process you will want to check out my “start a blog” tutorial here to get you up and running. If you are ready to learn the types of blogs that make money, keep reading!

What types of blog posts make money? #sidehustle #makemoneyonline #blogging #blog
What types of blog posts make money?

What is a Blog?

A blog is a website that has written articles or blog posts that are helpful to readers. Blogs, as opposed to business websites, are usually written by one or two people adding their unique perspective and expertise to the topic at hand.

What is the difference between a blog and a website?

Websites are usually owned by businesses and do not necessarily have updated posts, although many businesses are using blogging to help promote their companies.

A business website usually provides information about the business such as location, store hours, contact information. email and telephone number, pricing information and other information about the company. Yet, a blog usually has informational posts with a personal twist or list of information. Blogs can include personal stories or provide information in a unique way.

Importance of Blogs

Blogs are important for many different reasons, the main being providing knowledge and expertise to the reader. Sure many get into blogging because they want to turn it into a business and make money blogging, but if you can help people in your money-making journey then it is a win-win for both you and your reader.

You want to provide the best information on your topic and show authority and trust.

Web Log Post

Web Logs, commonly known as blogs, are just that. A log on the web. Yet, many people choose to write about their life as a log, but others choose to create informational blogs that relate to their own expertise or personal experience. Blogs are common ways to share information with a personal flair.

What should I blog about?

There are so many blogging topics. In fact, you can write a blog about anything. Although some topics will be more popular than others.

Do you like chicken coops? Write a blog about it.

Are you an expert traveler? Why not share your knowledge with the rest of us. Although small niche websites can gain a following and make money there are many broader blog topics that can create income as well.

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