1. Frugal Costume Ideas: Frontiersman, Zookeeper, and More

    Last night was our church's annual fall fair! Our costumes were simpler than the Toy Story Army Guy costumes that we did last year, but we still had a great…

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  2. Pet Show Themed Birthday Party

    Gresham is 5 years old! At our house, we do the first "real" party with invitations and friends at age 5. Gresham loves dogs, and we came up with the…

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  3. Skateboard Birthday Cake

    I am awful at making birthday cakes. Somehow, the art of making a traditional two-layer birthday cake seems to elude me. One year, I forgot to put icing between the…

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  4. Summer Fun: Hunting for Insects

    Because we ended our homeschooling year by studying about insects in our science book, we have been especially aware of the ones that we find around our yard. The boys…

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  5. Make Your Own Sprinkler with PVC Pipes

    This month's issue of Family Fun magazine had a build-your-own sprinkler toy out of PVC pipes, and we decided to make our own. We didn't follow the Family Fun directions…

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  6. Grow Week Day 2: Indoor Herbs and Drawing Spring Trees

    This week is Grow Week at Frugal Fun for Boys! We are spending the week learning about plants, gardening, and how God wants us to grow as Christians! If you…

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  7. Grow Week Day 1: Tiny Farm and Geotropism

    Bible Time Today, we kicked off our "Grow Week" by studying Psalm 1. The Bible often makes comparisons to agriculture because people are familiar with that. In Psalm 1, the…

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  8. GROW Week!

    It's Spring Break! Hooray! I was realizing, however, that every time we take a day off of homeschooling, I end up regretting it. Not because I love doing school. Not…

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  9. Year End Scrapbook Activity

    We had a New Year's Eve party at home with the boys tonight! We fixed some family favorites - little smoked sausages baked in crescent rolls, green beans, cheese and…

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  10. Felt Star Christmas Ornaments

    Today we were supposed to go to a GI appointment for Owen, but he woke up with a fever, so we had to cancel the appointment. After the week we've…

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