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How to Celebrate Bonfire Night 2020

Large Bonfire Night displays have been cancelled due to Covid 19, and this leaves many people who do like to celebrate wondering what they can do to still make the night fun for their families. I have a some fun suggestions for making the most of your November 5th. *This post does not endorse fireworkContinue reading “How to Celebrate Bonfire Night 2020”

10 ways to Have a Frugal Beach Day

Are you planning a trip to the beach during the summer holidays? Family days out can end up costing a small fortune, but beach days need not. Here are my 10 tips for frugal beach days: Take a picnic and drinks. Check to see if there is a Freecycle for beach toys etc at theContinue reading “10 ways to Have a Frugal Beach Day”

Summer on a Budget: 10 Activities for Families

The summer months bring more expense in my house. Having children home from school not only increases the grocery bill, but trying to keep them entertained can cost an arm and a leg. As a family, we go to two or three attractions i.e. theme parks and animal sanctuaries during the holidays, but it’s aContinue reading “Summer on a Budget: 10 Activities for Families”

Summer Boredom Buster Jar

The summer holidays are just around the corner, and no matter how much we plan, prep, and do with the children, there will still be days where we need to run errands, get chores done, and wait in for that important delivery. On those days, kids can get bored and restless. The last thing youContinue reading “Summer Boredom Buster Jar”

Half Term Frugal Fun

It is the first day of the May half term in the UK. Fingers crossed the weather stays kind to us and the children can enjoy the outdoors. In this post, I have 5 indoor and 5 outdoor frugal activities for family fun whatever the weather. *affiliate links used in this post. Indoor Activities BlanketContinue reading “Half Term Frugal Fun”

Spring Family Bucket List

Sunny spells, sudden showers, Easter holidays, and a sense of new life. That is what spring means to me. Get out and enjoy the warmer weather, even the wetter days, by creating a Spring bucket list! All of your activities can be free or inexpensive and you can still make the most of springtime asContinue reading “Spring Family Bucket List”

Scavenger Hunt Ideas

With spring fast approaching, and the Easter holidays just around the corner, many parents are looking for activities that are not only inexpensive, but engaging for children. What better way to embrace the spring, than with an outside activity… a scavenger hunt? I have created some scavenger hunt ideas that you are welcome to use.Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt Ideas”