National Geographic Kids NEW Almanac 2020 – Fun for Summer + Reader Giveaway

I don't know what it is about summer, but it seems like my family is just as busy in the summer months as we are during the school year! (OK, maybe not quite as busy, but pretty close.) Between baseball practices and games, trips to the pool and swim pond, parks and picnic excursions, and the … [Read more...]

How to Train Your Dragon Printable Activity Sheets + The Hidden World Giveaway

  How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World was a movie that our WHOLE family was excited to see! We are BIG fans of the How to Train Your Dragon series of movies, and we were a bit sad that this is the last film in the trilogy. The good news is that the fun doesn't have to end, … [Read more...]

Build-a-Bear Disney Aladdin Bears Just Released

Disney Aladdin friends have now arrived at Build-A-Bear Workshop! They have created both an Aladdin and a Jasmine bear and, of course, a Genie! We're all excited that Disney's live-action Aladdin comes to theaters nationwide on May 24, 2019, but now we can pass that time waiting with our own … [Read more...]

Brooklyn Cloth NEW Kids’ Clothing Line

  You want your kids to express their individual style, but you probably don't want to spend big bucks to allow them to do so. Exciting news: Brooklyn Cloth now has a line of kids' clothing! Brooklyn Cloth is a fashion-forward line in the juniors market that is now offering kids' … [Read more...]

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants (Book #2 of The Questioneers Series) Out Now + Reader Giveaway

We can't get enough good books in our house! Not only do we regularly bring home stacks of books from the library, but we also have our own collection of favorites. My kids love to read books over and over and pass them down to younger siblings. They make a great birthday presents too! My … [Read more...]

Felt Bunny Carrot Car Craft

Bunnies are super cute, and during spring time and Easter we're surrounded by all things bunny! Here's a cute and fun Felt Bunny Carrot Car Craft to make at home with your kiddos, or maybe it could make a fun craft for a party or at school. Zoom zoom! This craft is easy to make for a wide variety … [Read more...]

Printable MISSING LINK Activity Book

We are SO EXCITED about Missing Link, the latest stop-motion animation film created by Laika Studios, hitting theaters THIS WEEK on April 12th! If you checked out our interview with Missing Link stars Zoe Saldana and Zach Galifianakis over on Thrifty Jinxy, you'll know how much creativity, effort … [Read more...]

Keep Kids Occupied This Summer with Quarto’s New Activity Books + Reader Giveaway

We're inching closer and closer to summer (yay!) and as I'm making my plans for my kids' summer break from school, I'm looking to come up with some screen-free activities to keep them occupied. I was recently sent a selection of activity books from Quarto Books that look perfect for busting … [Read more...]

Free National Park Service Annual Pass for All 4th Grade Students

Do you have a child in fourth grade this school year? (I do!) If so, you'll want to know about this program! Every Kid In A Park offers a FREE annual pass to all National Park Service Federal Lands and Waters for 4th graders and their families.  You can explore dozens of places … [Read more...]

Kids Bowl Free All Summer Long!

This summer, your family can get active without spending a ton of money with Kids Bowl Free. Designed by bowling centers to give back to the community, Kids Bowl Free provides a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer. Families can get two free games for up to six children per … [Read more...]