Handy DIY Wipes for Pennies! #UnleashTheCleanSquad @VivaTowels @Clorox @Walmart

Clorox is a household name, everyone knows it.  Viva however is new to the block, or at least new to my radar.  I picked them up originally because I was couponing and found a great deal.  Now that I’ve tried them, I’m hooked.  It’s funny, I love them so much I’m running around telling people […]

Feeling Lucky? @LugzNYC & an Herbal Foot Soak!

Shoes are absolutely awesome and most days I really like wearing them and then there are other days. Unfortunately, nobody lets me go barefoot and frankly I’ve seen the bottom of my feet after running through a parking lot and I really do not love that.  However, since society and filth dictate the necessity for […]

Reducing Emissions: Recycling Benefits in Perspective

Make Your Own Pirate Kit #NationalTalkLikeAPirateDay

  I have been blessed with some awesome people in my life.  One of which is my very first niece.  I still remember the very first time I saw her and held her!  That beautiful baby stole my heart!  I will admit, I’ve told that story and/or thought about that moment so many times I […]

Dad Pack: Tips, Themes & Ideas

Often Dad’s can feel left out when little ones (or even older ones) depend so much on Mom.  Then there are times when Dad just needs to be reminded he is special.  We decided to gather up a few things to make the Dad in our life feel special.  We’ve got our Dad Pack ‘ingredients […]

Big Brother/Big Sister Kits

New babies are an amazing blessing!  Everyone oohing and aahing over the beautiful new baby!  Sometimes though, big brother or big sister can feel a little left out.  New babies come with all kinds of new presents, big brother or sister need something new too! This is perfect to help a new big brother or […]

Dollar Tree Patriotic Wreath

Check out the hodge podge of patriotic decor they had at Dollar Tree. I was checking them out and thought about all of the fabulous dollar store crafts I see on Pinterest and other blogs and thought I would try one out. I’m gonna start by saying that I had the styrofoam wreath so I […]

6 Camping Necessities You Didn’t Know You Needed

One of my oldest and bestest friends and I decided to pack up and take our babies camping this week.  We got back yesterday, and boy am I sunburned!  I know, I know, USE SUNBLOCK!!!  Which, I did on day one and day three, but on day two I managed to forget it.  However, we […]

How to Save Brown Sugar & 3 R’s Video

DIY Knitting Nancy Guest Post

Hello there! Dawn here from With a Side of Thriftiness. I am so glad to have the opportunity to blog here at Crafty Zoo with Monkeys, thank you Kaycee! I would like to take this opportunity to discuss knitting. Yes, I am 30+ and just learning to knit. My husband had bought me a “learning […]

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