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Cold Weather and Company Dinners (FREE Downloadable Freezer Cooking Plan)

meatballs

Cold weather and fancy dinners sum up Valentine’s Day and the month of February. Plan ahead with this seasonal freezer cooking plan. Near the beginning of each month I spend some concentrated time filling the freezer. It might be a few hours to prep breakfasts for the coming weeks, or a full day to really […]

DIY on a Dime: You’re My KIND of Friend Valentine Printable

you're my kind of friend supplies

Create a fun and easy Valentine featuring a tasty KIND snack bar. Looking for a fun Valentine to give to friends and family this year? Try this one on for size. Wrapping colored paper around your favorite candy or snack bar is a great way to make the gift a little more special. Add some […]

DIY on a Dime: Origami Fish Valentine Card with FREE Printable

Dollar Bill origami fish

Origami, an ancient paper craft, is a fun way to add interest to this year’s Valentine’s cards. Fold a school of fish to adhere to these free printable cards. Since the day after New Year’s, the store shelves have been stocked with all kinds of pink and red. Valentine’s Day is on its way. And […]

DIY on a Dime: Printable “Love Does” Banner

Love Does banner printables

Print and string together this easy Valentine garland to remind yourself that Love Does. Last year one of the most inspiring books I read was Love Does by Bob Goff. It’s full of inspiring stories of how God works in people’s lives in general and in the author’s life in the specific. It’s full of […]

A Valentine’s Day for the Whole Family

Printable Love Does Banner

  Valentine’s Day is not just for couples – it’s for the whole family! There are so many fun ways in which you can show your love for your family whether it’s with a special activity or a tasty treat. Here are some other ideas to get you thinking about how you can celebrate Valentine’s […]

DIY on a Dime: FREE Printable Valentine Coupons

Valentine Coupons

Gift coupons are an easy and frugal gift. You can add your own redemption value and vary the range to keep Valentine’s tokens sweet and meaningful. Looking for a quick and easy Valentine for your kids or sweetie? These customizable coupons would be it! So simple, you just need paper and a printer. The “from” […]

DIY on a Dime: Salt Dough Candle Holders

Heart Tealight Holder

Kids love to make gifts for others. Spend an afternoon with your kids creating a special Valentine’s gift for a loved one. Learn how to make these inexpensive candle holders from homemade salt dough in this tutorial from Life as MOM Contributor Janel. Don’t forget to check out our other cheap and easy DIY projects for […]

Transform Your Family Life With Family Fitness

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Making fitness a family affair can improve your health and that of your kids. Check out these tips from guest writer Sarah: You may not want to hear this but I’m going to share it with you anyways . . . It’s late afternoon, maybe 4 or 5 o’clock . . . Dinner prep is breathing […]