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budget-friendly fall fun ideas

When my children were in elementary school, our finances were tight but our need for fun family outings was high. We came up with the concept of “Fun Fridays” with a simple premise: if kids and parents did a good job meeting their responsibilities during the week, we would set aside several hours plus a modest budget to do something…

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Avoid summer-time blues with these cheap boredom busters! Summer is here, and it is bound to bring the words every mom dreads: I’m bored! It’s a fact – kids may complain about school and long for a break, but long stretches of hot days soon use up the appeal of sleeping in and watching cartoon reruns. If, like me, you…

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