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13 Practically Free Family Night Ideas (Frugal Friday)
Posted By Jessica Fisher On September 19, 2013 @ 8:00 pm In Budget Living,Family Fun,Frugal Friday | 10 Comments
Grab some family-fun inspiration and share some of your own on today’s Frugal Friday. This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees.
After spending many, many hours preparing for and attending multiple hockey games on Saturday night, I realized that summer is over. With our regular school schedule, earlier bedtimes, science class, and hockey practices, many of our evenings are taken up with “stuff”. The carefree summer evenings we’ve enjoyed are coming to a close
That prompts me to be a little more intentional about how we spend our precious free time, namely Friday nights. I decided to jot down a list of FREE things — or almost free things — that we could do together as a family.
Here’s what I’ve come up with so far:
This is Frugal Friday. In an effort to make these weekly financial discussions more interactive, I’m no longer posting a link-up. Feel free to leave a link in the comments. But better yet, chat with us on today’s topic.
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