I am Maria, from CLOSE TO HOME, and I am thrilled to be the guest blogger on Fun on a Dime. This is a blog close to my own blog’s philosophy that more people are staying closer to home these days. There is a need to be more self sufficient and be creative in our entertaining and daily lives. The … [Read more...]
I grew up with year round hot chocolate drinkers and now I have my own hot chocolate drinking crew! My particular crew has a great love for marshmallows and so I thought it would be fun to try making some of our own. The first time I made them I was not sure if the would really turn out. They did … [Read more...]
Homemade and Kid Friendly Christmas Ornaments
For the last couple for years we have set up a tree for Christmas, but hardly put any ornaments on it. It was easier having a tree without them when dealing with a toddler and preschooler! We even have a small tree that we put up on table for this reason (see below). This year my kids are more … [Read more...]
Christmas Lists – Keep Them Busy!
We are visiting family and my sister-in-law (I have many!) is the best at entertaining groups of children! This very simple and very inexpensive activity kept a group of 3-5 year olds busy for at least 45 minutes. My daughter is just 3 years old and even though she had a harder time cutting by … [Read more...]
You do not have to have snow to make one. We did one with food we had on hand. It was quick and easy and the kids had fun! What You Need: coconut craisins/raisins licorice a little glue Get creative and have fun! … [Read more...]
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