Dec 212010
Science For Girls - The Spa Lab from SmartLab Review and Giveaway
Smart Lab All Natural Spa LabScience is not just for boys, and SmartLab is a toy company, which understands that girls need fun science projects just for them. The Spa Lab from SmartLab is a fun, educational kit that has everything a curious girl needs to treat herself and her friends with great homemade spa products. The best part is that the Spa Lab makes science for girls so much fun that they do not even realize they are doing science.… Read more
Dec 162010
The Squishy Human Body from SmartLab Review & Giveaway
In my experience the easiest way to teach children, is by providing them with fun hands-on experiences, that make the newly acquired knowledge stick. SmartLab is a toy company that understands this, and the Squishy Human Body from SmartLab is a great educational hands-on experience for any child.
My three boys are extremely curious, and I believe in encouraging their curiosity through new experiences, books and educational toys.The Squishy Human Body from SmartLab is a great tool in teaching my children about the human body, and I love that it is geared towards children ages 8 and up.… Read more
Nov 302010
Stars and Planets from SmartLab Review & Giveaway


With three boys in the house the solar system is often the topic of conversation, the books we read and the television we watch, and our visit to the Kennedy Space Center is something my oldest son often talk about. I do everything I can to encourage my children to learn more about the topics that interest them, and as a result motherhood has taught me more about the solar system than school ever did.

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Nov 192010
The Indoor/Outdoor Microscope from SmartLab Review & Giveaway

Smart Lab Indoor/Outdoor MicroscopeMy oldest son loves everything about science and biology, and he is always investigating something. When he discovered the Indoor/Outdoor Microscope from SmartLab, he immediately added it to his Christmas wish list.

The Indoor Outdoor/Microscope from SmartLab is a great tool for any budding scientist or biologist, and the coolest part is that it can transform from an indoor labaratory microscope to an outdoor explorer scope.… Read more
Nov 162010
Family Holiday Wish List: Head Chefs Cooking Tools For Kids Review & Giveaway
head chefs cooking tools for kids
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As a mother of three boys I consider it my duty as a woman to teach them how to cook and bake. This means that they always help me out, whenever we are making something special in the kitchen, and they love it. Lately my kids have been even more eager to help me cook, because they have been using their cool new cooking tools for kids from Head Chefs.… Read more
Nov 102010
Family Holiday Wish List: 3 Nordic Ware Cake Pans Review & Giveaway


For my husband’s recent birthday the boys and I went all out. Instead of bringing home a store-bought cake, we baked them ourselves with our new Nordic Ware pro cast cake pans. These cake pans are fabulous, and the Nordic Ware cake pans will make great gifts for the holidays.
Our three fabulous cake pans from Nordic Ware gave cause to great joy at my house, as my three boys uncovered one fantastic Nordic Ware cake pan after another.… Read more
Nov 102010
The Family Holiday Wish List: The Family Music Starter Kit Review & Giveaway (Bill Harley, Oran Etkins, Jeremy Zmuda and Jim Cosgrove)


My children love music, but my fifteen-month-old son is especially facsinated with all kinds of music. He will get up on our coffee table and start dancing, and whenever he hears a great beat he automatically start rocking it out. My family listens to a lot of different music, and our collection spans all different musical genres. We recently got a bunch of new children’s cds at our house including The Best Candy in The Whole World by Bill Harley, Use Your Words by Jeremy Zmuda, Swimming in Noodles by Jim Cosgrove and Wake Up Clarinet by Oran Etkin.… Read more
Nov 042010
Weleda Wild Rose Intensive Eye Cream Review and Giveaway
After searching for the best eye product, I finally decided to give the Weleda Wild Rose Intensive Eye Cream a try. I had read some praising reviews, and because Constance Dunn, the author of Practical Glamour, recommended the WELEDA brand, I knew that I had to try it out. About a month ago I started using the Weleda Wild Rose Intensive Eye Cream, and I have to say that I am very happy with the results.… Read more
Nov 012010
Family Holiday Wish List: Zak Designs Kids 3 Piece Dinner Set With Lunch Kit Review & Giveaway
The Disney Pixar Cars 3-piece dinner set and lunch kit from Zak Designs is the first gift to be featured in the holiday gift guide here at Frugality Is Free as part of the Family Holiday Wish List. My four-year-old loves everything about Disney’s Pixar Cars movie, and there is always a Cars item of some sort on his wish list.… Read more
Nov 012010
Holiday Gift Guide: The Family Holiday Wish List Review & Giveaway Series

It is time to announce the holiday gift guide here at Frugality is free: The Family Holiday Wish List Review and Giveaway Series. In this holiday gift guide I will feature gifts for everyone in the family, and hopefully I will be able to give a little inspiration to find some unique gifts for everyone you love.


The Family Holiday Wish List Review and Giveaway Series will include gifts from Zak Designs, Weleda, Nordic Ware, SmartLab, Headchefs and much much more.… Read more