Beth's Sizzle Reel

Interested in learning more about Beth Engelman and Mommy on a Shoestring? Check out Beth's sizzle reel highlighting some of her favorite TV moments.
Sep 6, 2013 /

Crafting for Charity

While writing my post about my WGN-TV segment and places families can volunteer, I came across some information on CRAFTS your can do with your […]
Dec 7, 2017 /

Halloween Word Scramble!

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, our friends at are helping us scare up some fun with this Halloween word scramble! Just print it out and let your kids […]
Oct 25, 2017 /

Young Inventors Challenge and WGN TV

It's my favorite time of the year, mid-October. Pumpkin, halloween candy and lots of chatter about ChiTag and the Young Inventor Challenge.  Last year Olivia Wasilewski and […]
Oct 24, 2017 /

Summer Crafts: Egg Carton Wreath

Hi everyone! I'm excited to share this craft from our friends at   There are a lot of ways to make decorative wreaths. This one uses […]
Jun 15, 2017 /

Barology: A New Kind of Energy Bar

Hi everyone! it's been a super long time since I last blogged and I apologize for the absence. But I'm Back.... And I'm here to talk […]
Jun 15, 2017 /

Meaningful #MothersDay Gifts

  Hi Everyone! Just in time for Mother's Day I have some fabulous gift ideas that are both creative and meaningful! To find out more check […]
May 3, 2016 /


Help Wings continue to provide safe harbor women and children who are victims of domestic violenceIn honor of Mother's Day, I am working with WINGS […]
Apr 26, 2016 /