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Family Fun on a Budget Part 2

Family Fun on a Budget Part 2

Recently we posted 15 fun family-friendly activities you can do for little to no cost, and are back with 15 more. Please add some of your own ideas in the comments below, and if you like these, share away!   Get Active 1. Ride a Bike – If you don’t have a bike, see if [...]

Family Fun on a Budget – Part 1

Family Fun on a Budget – Part 1

Like many families, quality time with my family is cherished. However, sometimes it’s challenging for me to come up with fun, family-friendly things to do on a tight budget. Entertaining little ones is rarely an easy feat for many reasons – short attention spans; high energy; the need to be interactive. Also, I can never [...]

Ideas to Make Holiday Gift-Giving Less Expensive

Ideas to Make Holiday Gift-Giving Less Expensive

The holidays are supposed to be a time of cheer, but all too often they become a time of stress. Trying to buy presents for everyone on your list can drain your bank account and leave you feeling like Scrooge. Many people forget what the season is all about, but have no fear, we are [...]

How to Elope in Las Vegas

How to Elope in Las Vegas

According to the Association for Wedding Professionals International, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is now between $21,000 and $24,000. We were facing close to that range in credit card debt alone when we finally decided to get married years ago. At the time, we felt that the under $3,000 price tag for [...]

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