Hot Summertime Family Fun Ideas

summertime family fun

School’s out for summer! The kids are home and before we know it, we’re going to start hearing that age-old anthem to summer, “We’re bored.” We’re here to help you ward it off with a master list of frugal but fun family ideas to keep the clan entertained and out of trouble!

Let’s Go Camping: This Weekend is the Great American Backyard Campout

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The kids have been off school for a while now, just long enough to say, “we’re bored!” If left to their own devices, they’d be playing devices (video games, tv, ipads) all day. It’s time to make them go outside to play and make up some non-digital fun! Great American Backyard Campout! The National Wildlife Foundation is… 

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Festive Halloween Costumes on a Budget

halloween costumes on a budget

Elaborate costumes make this the most entertaining holiday of the year, but Halloween doesn’t have to be a burden on your wallet. By simply utilizing items from home or by buying budget-friendly costumes from the biggest retailers, everyone has the opportunity to participate. Check out the incredible Halloween Deals page from Fatwallet and these Do-It-Yourself ideas to bring your imagination and creativity to life!

10 Budget Friendly Fall Activities for Kids and Families

Fall family activities

The fall is vivid a reminder to live in the moment and enjoy the now. That deep clear blue sky against the beautiful deep greens, golds and reds of nature change daily. Before long it will be too cold to play outside.

It’s time to soak up the last warm days lingering from summer, and make hay while the sun still shines. Let’s create some fun budget friendly memories that will carry us well into the holiday season.