All posts by Frugal Mommy

Hi I’m Heather, a busy, happy and very frugal mom of 8 amazing kids! My journey to become a mom of 8 has been a bumpy one that has included infertility, being a foster parent, adoption, and special needs parenting. I share the things I've learned raising my big unique family.

5 Simple Ways To Give Service As A Family

One of our family traditions is to give service as a family during the Christmas season. Giving service helps to remind us of the real reason for Christmas and helps all of us have more gratitude for the things we have. Serving others as a family also brings our family closer together. Serving as a family...

/ November 28, 2016

Honey Tea for Coughs and Sore Throats

I want to share with you one of my family’s favorite natural remedies for coughs and sore throats: Honey Tea.  It is a wonderful, natural and delicious drink that soothes sore throats, eases coughs, and taste like warm lemonade in the best possible way!

/ November 8, 2016

I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows

I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows now available in beautifully illustrated children’s picture book. I Can Sleep When The Wind Blows, the story about a boy who can sleep through any storm has been a favorite with teachers, parents and religious leaders for generations. Now, for the first time, it is available in a picture...

/ October 19, 2016

Black Friday Shopping is so 3 years ago!

I am a frugal mom of 8 kids with a big Christmas shopping list.  So am I going Black Friday Shopping?  Or am I going to rush out right after the Thanksgiving dinner to start an aggressive evening of competitive shopping?  NO!  Black Friday Shopping is so 3 years ago! I spent the last 3 years...

/ October 17, 2016

Top 6 Essential Oils for Colds and Flu

It’s that time of year at our house and everyone seems to have a cold.  My oldest son can’t take cold or flu medicine because they can cause him to have more seizures. So when he gets a cold I use essential oils for colds.  I am so grateful that I can help him feel better...

/ October 6, 2016

Inexpensive Halloween Costume Essentials

These inexpensive Halloween costume essentials are the essentials all moms need to create different amazing Halloween costumes every year for under $5!  As a mom of 8 kids, I have bought a lot of Halloween costumes over the years!  My kids love to dress up.  They always want to be something different each year.  It would...

/ September 30, 2016

Turn Your Mistakes Into Happy Little Trees

Have you watched the late Bob Ross, the Happy Painter and his happy little trees and clouds?  Bob Ross was a wonderful painter who used to teach painting on The Joy of Painting on PBS.  He had crazy hair, his own style, and a voice that was so calming. I loved to watch him as a teenager and...

/ September 30, 2016

Amazon Make-Up Sales

These Amazon Make-Up Sales are hot!  Do you love to get really good make-up on sale like I do?  With five daughters in my big family, I am always looking for good make-up sales on the quality name brand make-up my family loves.  I always look in the stores as I shop and I will let you...

/ September 13, 2016

Essential Oil To Help You Stay Alert And Focused

Do you or one of your children need help staying focused and alert? Use essential oil to help you stay alert in class or at work.  Eden’s Garden Stay Alert essential oil synergy blend can help keep you alert and focused on the job ahead of you. I have a daughter who has ADHD, and staying...

/ September 9, 2016

Positive Language – It’s Not What You Think

I have worked with children with special needs as a mom, and a professional for over 16 years, and one of the things that I have found to really help children with special needs and all people to make good choices is using Positive Language.   Most people don’t really understand what positive language is.  It does...

/ September 5, 2016