Tax Free Weekend for Back to School

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School

Do you get all excited about saving money during Missouri’s back to school Tax Free Weekend? You do? Well, mark your calendars because it’s coming up August 1st-3rd. I’ve got a secret, can you keep it? I’m not that excited. Oh, I used to be. But Missouri’s big Tax Free Weekend always seem to fallContinue Reading

Merry Minecraft in July

Merry Minecraft in July

I noticed that other crafty people have been gearing up for “Christmas in July,” a notion that always sounded like fun, but I’ve never actually gotten around to doing. It makes a lot of sense to craft a few ornaments in the summer when the kids are bored…rather than in the winter when you’re frantically rushingContinue Reading

It’s Snack Time (plus a free movie)

It’s Snack Time (plus a free movie)

Movies and snacks go hand in hand…but even better are free movies and simple snacks! Would you like to know how to snag a free digital movie download? I’ve got a link to a collection of free movies from General Mills and Fox Movies. Thank you to General Mills for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring some familyContinue Reading

World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park is a non-profit organization that promotes the conservation of wild birds of prey. Ok, that sounds a bit dull. Tell your kids you’re taking them to the Bird Zoo. Much better. The sanctuary is tucked next to Lone Elk Park, another cool spot for the kids. Even if you haven’tContinue Reading