Legoland on a Budget

Legoland on a Budget food costs

Want to visit Legoland in San Diego? Not wanting to spend a lot of money? Check out these tried and true tips for enjoying Legoland on a budget.

A Different Kind of Easter Egg Hunt

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Last year we switched up our style of Easter Egg Hunt. Instead of filling the eggs with candy, I filled them with tokens that the kids could redeem for prizes.

Saving on Easter Supplies (Frugal Friday)


Looking to celebrate Easter on a budget? Consider some of these ways to save. Easter is just days away. Chances are you may be planning for some kind of special gathering with friends and family. It might be tempting to run out and buy whatever you need, in a frenzy of activity, instead of taking […]

Our European Vacation: London and Home Again

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We had a great two-day stop in London on our return to the US after a month in France. We really enjoyed the city with our kids.

Our European Vacation: More Great Things to Do in Paris

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We spent a week in Paris with six kids, visiting some of the best places in France for entertainment and education. There are great things to do in Paris.

A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families

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Spring break is coming! Download these two weeks’ worth of spring break activities. The planning is done for you for a fun and frugal vacation with your kids.

Our European Vacation: Paris Again and Better

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Last fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the tenth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. As you might remember, our first experience in Paris […]

Enjoy the 50 Books Reading Guide

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Read and enjoy with your kids fifty books that will entertain as well as inform. The reading guide, Fifty Books to Enjoy with Kids, will help you provide extension activities to each book on the list. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of these Amazon links, I am […]