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The Best Teacher Appreciation Gifts – Cute, Cheap and Easy!

  Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner! Lucky for you I’ve scoured Pinterest and found some of the best, cheapest, and easiest last minute Teacher Appreciation ideas for you! (P.S…find them all and more HERE). Here are some of my Teacher Appreciation Ideas: Food Gifts:  Food is one of my favorite gifts to

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Natural Allergy Remedies! (Let’s Beat Those Fall Allergies!)

Hey Freebs! Mary from the FCF Team here with some of my best tips for beating allergies, and specifically this time of year, FALL allergies! My kids and I all suffer from seasonal allergies and Fall is one of the hardest times for us. Over the years we’ve picked some tricks for preventing flare ups

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DIY Frozen Costume: No-Sew Halloween Costumes for the whole family!

If you’ve been a Freeb for a while, you know that every year we do family-themed halloween costumes. I just realized that I failed to blog about our costumes from the last few years! Better late than never, eh? First up, our DIY Frozen Costumes. These were SO EASY because they were no-sew, and took

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DIY Eggo Waffles! Breakfast Hack Straight From HEAVEN. [Foodie Tuesday]

Has anyone noticed that Foodie Tuesdays are back?! That’s right, every Tuesday you can expect a favorite recipe or food tip of mine! I’m no cook and certainly don’t take the best pictures, but food is such an important part of our day I figure it’s time to bring back an old tradition! Today is

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That time I threw a Valentine’s Day party in like, 5 minutes

You know “when it rains, it pours?” Well, I’m in a bit of a monsoon season it seems, ha! I swear I’ll have weeks with nothing going on, then a time where everything lands on the same week and is no-showering-what-day-is-it-have-i-eaten-today-have-to-be-in-3-places-at-once B-U-S-Y. That was this week (if you don’t remember my breakdown and tears on Instagram…). Once

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How to Cut Boys Hair at Home! (in under 15 minutes!!)

Recently on Instagram I mentioned how I cut my boys hair at home which saves a ton of money. I asked if you wanted a tutorial and you answered with a resounding HOLY-COW-YES! Have no fear, my “How to Cut Boys Hair” tutorial is officially here!! (Aren’t you proud I actually followed through when I said

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Easy DIY Snack Stadium Tutorial for the BIG GAME! #GameDayGlory

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias I was challenged to make a DIY Snack Stadium Tutorial using SNICKERS®, Skittles®, Pepsi™, and TOSTITOS®. Though I am NOT crafty and can’t even attempt complicated projects, I promise this Snack Stadium is an easy, fun, and obviously delicious way to display

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TONS of Fun, Cheap, and Free Halloween Party Ideas!

Get out your violins, freebs, a sad story is coming. Since our house is still for sale, we are having to skip our annual Halloween party this year…and pretty much any form of fun Halloween decorating. Sigh. I feel like I’m cheating on Halloween with beige. The only perks in this dreary situation is 1) my

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Simple Back-to-School Traditions That Won’t Break the Bank or Give You a Headache. You’re Welcome.

Can you believe summer is about OVER? (or is officially over in some places!) I jumped on the back-to-school bandwagon pretty late last year (being pregnant and playing single mom and all). This year I’m working to stay more on top of this whole back-to-school thing. I’m thinking through my little traditions and thought I’d share

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How to Dry Basil (and Other Herbs)

Did you know you can dry basil in the microwave? Yes ma’am you can! In fact, there are several ways to dry basil (and other herbs) which I will share with you today! I know, I’m sharing two food tip posts in a row. But when I showed a picture of my basil drying on

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DIY Peplum Dress From Thrift Store Mumu

Happy Tuesday, Freebs! If you saw on Instagram, we hopped in the car and headed to Arizona this week for a last-minute trip to visit family. Since I’m spending so much time soaking up sun at the pool, I asked my friend Sarah Tyao to show us an INCREDIBLE, simple DIY transformation. She’s sharing a

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How to make your shoes last longer!

Hey Freebs! I’m currently writing this while sitting in a class at SNAP over the weekend, the blog conference here in Utah that I looooove. Check out my Instagram for all sorts of craziness. Spoiler alert: you may see an epic pranking video on there sometime soon. I may or may not be wearing a

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