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Nine Summer Activities on a Budget

posted by Alicia on June 1, 2009 | print article | e-mail to a friend
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  • Belinda

    Great ideas! Our favorite summer (spring – fall) activity is camping out, either in our backyard, a friend’s backyard, or somewhere else. It is a wonderful way to “get away” from the busyness of life, even for just one evening.

  • Kathy

    Also – some bowling alleys are offering Kids Bowl Free days. I think the site is
    Leaving some love! Great great site!

  • Cleta

    Thank you for the suggestions on how we can still have some good summer fun without “breaking the bank”. My husband has been gone now for 2 years–the grandkids meant the world to him. So I appreciate these ideas I can use to keep them close and still entertain them.

  • Blondini

    Going to a farm for a “pick your own” day is another fun and inexpensive way to entertain the whole family. Peaches, strawberries, and blueberries are coming into season starting this month!

  • Rebecca

    I love #2. I explore the local regional park trails w/my girlfriends to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some peaceful nature time. And on a hot day, some of those trails have huge trees making the paths shaded and cool. An occasional stream to dip our hands in & cool off is an added bonus! Don’t forget to bring water.

  • Ricki Wolf

    These are fantastic ideas! They are great ways to keep a family close, under budget and having fun all summer! I may not have kids, but I think I might get my boyfriend to do some of these activities with me. Thanks for the ideas!!

  • Hope

    I love the homemade slip & slide!

    We spent a 1/2 hour outside last night catching fireflies….one of the fun things about summer!

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