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Northeast Ohio Free and Frugal Family Fun for your Weekend!

Northeast Ohio Weekend Family Fun

Looking for something to do for the family this weekend?  Here are a few ideas for some frugal family fun this weekend in Northeast Ohio and beyond! It's Pumpkin Patch season!  Be sure to check out our fantastic roundup of places to have all your Fall Family Fun!  Looks like the weather will be ... Read More →

Summer Movies for Kids: Local Stark County Deals

kids movies

If you're starting to think about frugal summer fun for the kids, keep in mind two great Kids' Movie programs in Stark County: Cinemark Movies 10 will once again have their Summer Movie Clubhouse on Tuesday mornings at 10 am beginning June 10.  You can see all 10 shows for $5 with the purchase of a ... Read More →

Produce on a Shoestring: Pick Your Own in Northeast Ohio!

blueberry picking

  Berry picking time has begun in Northeast Ohio!  If you don't have a big garden at home, you can still pick your own produce by heading out to a Pick Your Own farm! Picking produce at a local farm is a way to get a lot of produce for a great price.  It's also tons of fun, especially for ... Read More →

Kids Bowl Free 2014: Several NE Ohio Bowling Alleys participating!

kids bowl free

Looking for something fun, frugal, and air conditioned to do with the kids this summer?  This fantastic program is once again available for 2014, with several local bowling alleys participating!  Find the complete list of Ohio bowling alleys HERE, and if you're not local, there are participating ... Read More →

Cooking on a Shoestring: Strawberry Recipes

Chocolate covered strawberries

Strawberry picking time is right around the corner in Northeast Ohio!  If you're lucky enough to get a big harvest out of your own garden, or if you head out to a Pick-Your-Own patch like my family did, here are some great ideas for what to do with your bountiful harvest.  First, here's a great tip ... Read More →

Memorial Day Weekend Freebies and Discounts


As we remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom this weekend, there are many discounts and freebies available to Active-Duty Military and Veterans.  A few of these discounts apply to everyone (scroll through the list--they're noted!).  Click the links for more ... Read More →

Staycations Nationwide – Family Fun on a Budget

You're going to love this.  Seriously.  Yesterday we posted our huge list of local Northeast Ohio Staycation ideas.  Today, we're thrilled to share a list of similar posts from bloggers around the country!  If you're a Sister or Mister from outside the Northeast Ohio area, you'll probably be able ... Read More →

Northeast Ohio Free and Frugal Summer Fun

great lakes science

      Let's plan a "Staycation" in Northeast Ohio! Maybe a vacation isn't in the cards this summer.  Or maybe you're looking for something to do with the kids this summer while they're off school.  I'm so excited to share this resource with you!  Here are a bunch of activities to do with your ... Read More →

30 Kindle Books for Kids – $1 each, plus more freebies and deals

Here's a list of 30 Kids' Kindle Books for $1 each..  They include some cute interactive picture books for the Kindle Fire that little ones would enjoy, and chapter books for older kids.  Most are pretty highly rated--some good options! Other ideas for bargain Kindle books:  Check out the Free ... Read More →