Simple DIY Painted Handprint Mason Jar Tutorial!

  I’m really into homemade gifts and crafts for each holiday.  However, with two young kids, the crafts need to be quick and easy so I can actually complete them in between crises like “Mama, Emma’s eating the garbage!” and “Mama, I peed in the laundry basket!” Last year my Mother’s Day craft was the […]

Win A $50 Gift Card To Dear Olympia Furniture Revivals!

Thrifty Family Finds is 1 year old!  Yay!  I know that when I started TFF a year ago, I really had no idea if anyone would even read it and to see where it’s at now, I’m amazed!  I’m so grateful to all you who read my posts and interact with me through TFF.  This […]

Candy-Free Valentine’s Gift Ideas For Kids!

Growing up, my mom was very purposeful in making holidays special for us kids.  Of course Christmas and birthdays were special, but my mom made a point of giving us small gifts for Valentine’s Day and Easter as well.  So now that I’ve got my own kids, I find it fun to pass along the […]

Pinterest Project: No-Sew Hair Clip Organizer! An Easy DIY Gift!

My daughter C is just starting to care about “hair pretties,” as she calls them.  Rather than keeping them in a box, I thought I’d create a simple hair clip organizer to hang on her wall.  It only took me about 30 minutes and I used things I already had around the house, so it […]

Pinterest Project: Easy & Healthy Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream Or Fudgesicles!

I’m a big fan of summer.  I’m not a big fan of being pregnant in the summer, though.  I feel like I have an extra heater inside me and don’t like always feeling hot when it would normally be a comfortable temperature outside if I was pregnant! I’m also a big fan of ice cream.  […]

Pinterest Project: Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub!

 Today is Mother’s Day!  Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!  I was thinking all week about what I could do for the moms and grandmas in our family for Mother’s Day.  I always love making gifts if I can, and I specifically wanted to do something that my 21 month old daughter, […]

Pinterest Project: Painter’s Tape Canvas Art

With a 20-month-old daughter, we’ve finally entered the realm of making gifts for others!  I’m so excited! When I was a child, this was a big part of my life.  I was homeschooled for most of elementary school and my mom made arts/crafts/home economics a big part of our curriculum.  Each December, we would take […]

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