New Year’s Roundup: Crafts, Food and Party Ideas

New Year's Roundup

    Hard to believe another year is almost over and the holidays are fast approaching. Once Christmas has come and gone there’s still New Year’s Eve to look forward to and, for entertainers, who love to host parties or help throw parties it can be the perfect chance to show off, or showcase your […]

Limeapple Active Girls Clothing for Teens and Tweens Who Play Hard.


Active girls clothing makes a huge difference to sporty girls on the go. Ainsley is wearing one of the Limeapple active T-Shirts under her karate uniform. The material is soft and wicks away moisture (important for sporty tweens.) Have you met my sporty girls? Well, this one is a tween crime fighter. In her head […]

Free Printable Christmas Tree Coloring Page

Christmas tree coloring page

  As Christmas Day inches every closer you might be hunting for things to keep the kids occupied. I have always found coloring to be a simple and calm activity to get kids of all ages engaged in. When I ran a home daycare for a brief period when my kids were small, I often […]

25 Most Popular Dolls Gift Roundup

25 most popular dolls

I am the Mom of girls. I am more than familiar with dolls and brands of dolls and all their glorious accessories. From pretty much the moment my girls could speak, they were asking for dolls. Dolls for Christmas presents and dolls for birthdays too. This year there may be a couple of dolls on […]

Give the Gift of Fire Safety This Christmas

House fires may happen all year round but did you know that Christmas can often be the most dangerous time of year?

Shutterstock photo by Olga Kovalenko Fire Safety It’s the busiest time of the year. As soon as the snow falls the kids start building their Christmas wish lists and everyone rushes around trying to make the season magical. It’s a given, a tradition, and a blessing too to be able to share time with family, […]

The Cadillac of Connectivity – Netgear Router #Giveaway

Netgear router

Excellence in connectivity. I may have mentioned once or twice that we moved this year. Why do I mention it so much? Well because moving your entire family is a big life change and it comes with numerous other small and sometimes tedious changes that can linger, prolonging the experience for months. Don’t get me […]

Investing in RESPs: Saving for my daughter’s education

Well, she might not have said that, but it makes sense at Christmas time to boost the RESP contributions.

  How investing in RESPs helped me save for my daughter’s education I am the daughter of a teacher. In our home, education was valued above all as the ticket to a future, the means to become whatever you wanted. Growing up, we didn’t have much money because my Mom was a single parent, but […]

Elf Coloring Sheet Printable

Elf Coloring Sheet

  More coloring sheets for the kids. Thanks for reading my blog throughout the year. I am happy to share this free Elf Coloring Sheet with you as a thank you! I hope you have a wonderful holiday season! Are your lists ready for Santa? Have you mailed them yet? If not, then don’t forget to […]

Happy Hanukkah Free Printable Dreidel coloring pages

Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! This year I am offering free printable coloring pages for kids on Thrifty Momma’s Tips. Free Printable Dreidel coloring pages are just one way I am giving back to my readers this year. I hope you all have an amazing holiday whatever customs, beliefs and traditions you share with your families. I hope […]