Snow Day Activities

We love a surprise snow day! There’s nothing better than waking up to a world of white and finding out school and work are cancelled. If you’re home with the kids on your next snow day and are looking for some entertainment inspiration, look no further! These snow day activities will keep the fun coming.Continue reading “Snow Day Activities”

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season is upon us and if you live in an area prone to these potentially disastrous weather phenomena, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for any storm that may come your way. We’ve rounded up some essentials to have on hand so when the next hurricane hits, you can feel a little saferContinue reading “Hurricane Preparation”

Girls’ Night Out(doors)

There is nothing better than getting together with your best gals for an evening of strong cocktails, yummy snacks, and entertaining games. We’re putting a summer spin on GNO with a night of fun on your front porch, back deck, or balcony with a view. Plan a memorable girls’ night out(doors) with our suggestions below!Continue reading “Girls’ Night Out(doors)”

Camping Trip Essentials

Summer camping means sing-alongs, ghost stories, and roasting marshmallows over the fire in the great outdoors. It also means dealing with the elements and being prepared for anything that may happen. While camping gives us the opportunity to get out in nature and find some tranquility, it is important to plan your camping trip accordinglyContinue reading “Camping Trip Essentials”

National Safe Sun Week

Today marks the start of National Safe Sun Week! As we get ready for Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial start of summer, it’s important to remember good sun safety practices. While in moderation the sun offers lots of health benefits, overexposure to harmful UVA and UVB rays can have long-lasting negative effects. Not toContinue reading “National Safe Sun Week”

Garden Essentials from Amazon

Spring has sprung and now that those cold nights and still-chilly mornings are no longer, you can get out there and get that garden ready for the bounty of beautiful days ahead! Cleaning up your garden may seem like a tough project to tackle, but with a few handy essentials and a good dose ofContinue reading “Garden Essentials from Amazon”

Backyard Play

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting nicer and you’ll spend hours trying to convince your kids to put down the iPads and get outside for some much needed fresh air! If you’re struggling to find fun outdoor activities for your littles, we’ve rounded up some enticing options that will provide endlessContinue reading “Backyard Play”

Patio Makeovers from Target

We’re dreaming of all things spring here at Frugal and Thriving and that includes conjuring up our ideal outdoor spaces where we can find refuge all spring and summer long. These patio makeovers from Target are bringing full relaxation vibes and we’re ready to update and refresh our backyards to make the most of theContinue reading “Patio Makeovers from Target”

Snow Day Fun

Snow days are the best days! Waking up to a world covered in wonderous white and getting to stay home and watch the beautiful, crisp snow fall down and blanket the earth with its bright, powdery magic is one of the most peaceful feelings. When that peace and quiet is interrupted by the kids homeContinue reading “Snow Day Fun”