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Summer Bucket List Free Printable

When it comes to keeping the kids entertained in the summer, I am all for cheap or free ideas that we can do as a family. I have compiled 30 ideas into one free printable that you can download, print, and check off as you complete each task Download here: Summer Bucket List Have aContinue reading “Summer Bucket List Free Printable”

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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 Reading Challenge (UK Libraries)

Unfortunately, this post only applies to UK readers. The Summer Reading Challenge is run by libraries across the UK. It is free for 4-11 years olds to sign up for the challenge in their local libraries. All they have to do is read 6 books in the summer holidays to win a certificate and medal.Continue reading “Summer Reading Challenge (UK Libraries)”

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”