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Hauntingly Affordable Halloween Happenings
Looking for some spooky fun that won’t haunt your wallet? Look no further! I have compiled a list of this year’s free and low-cost family friendly Halloween activities that are so affordable….it’s scary! Some of my favorites from last year, The Gallery of Ghoulish Homes Tour and the Mummy Mile Fun Run, are back again!Continue reading “Hauntingly Affordable Halloween Happenings”
Half Price Halloween
I originally posted this last Halloween, but much of it still holds true this year. The Funfetti cupcake kits and skeleton shaped Cheetos are still available at Walmart, Target, and Farm and Fleet. Click on the links below for pricing. https://www.target.com/p/pillsbury-funfetti-halloween-cake-mix-15-25-oz/-/A-14612034?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&DFA=71700000012732781&CPNG=PLA_Grocery%2BShopping_Local%7CGrocery_Ecomm_Food_Bev&adgroup=SC_Grocery&LID=700000001170770pgs&LNM=PRODUCT_GROUP&network=g&device=c&location=1016866&targetid=aud-554348709499:pla-383930756778&ds_rl=1246978&gclid=CjwKCAjwp9qZBhBkEiwAsYFsb94Ey_aRdJKjCFALi8r5ekaGPhND1eZ3lA2oNLuC3qU8JRv56hNnGRoCylUQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds (Target Funfetti) https://www.target.com/p/cheetos-sweetos-bag-of-bones-7-5oz/-/A-82663624?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&fndsrc=tgtao&DFA=71700000012732781&CPNG=PLA_Grocery%2BShopping_Local%7CGrocery_Ecomm_Food_Bev&adgroup=SC_Grocery&LID=700000001170770pgs&LNM=PRODUCT_GROUP&network=g&device=c&location=9021516&targetid=aud-554348709499:pla-615728629881&ds_rl=1246978&gclid=CjwKCAjwp9qZBhBkEiwAsYFsb0p4ejzbvHQSPnSfsa6qKFV2vVMwWKUbhfwbw_KDuZiJSB3g-4KM6hoCJI4QAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds (Target Cheetos) https://www.farmandfleet.com/products/1340288-cheetos-2375-oz-white-cheddar-bag-of-bones.html?blaintm_source=google&blaintm_medium=lia&setstore=&gclid=CjwKCAjwp9qZBhBkEiwAsYFsbzvniU0Mlo_manyMIP5NDityOsYuyL5Qw312-6zDr9k2iHLGUhQfyxoCIzsQAvD_BwE (Farm and Fleet) Well, October is already almostContinue reading “Half Price Halloween”
Pennywise Pumpkin Picking
It’s fall. The time of year when Charlie Brown, Linus, and Snoopy start looking for the ultimate in sincere pumpkin patches. I don’t know about sincerity, but I certainly do start looking for the most affordable pumpkin patches!
Fiscal Fall Frivolities
Here’s a list of free and low-cost fall activities that’ll make all the members of your family as happy as a fuzzy sweater on a cold day.
Apple Orchards On a Dime
Time for some apple picking right? Get the family out in the fresh air, learn a little bit about nature, burn off some calories, eat them right back on with cider and doughnuts, then get your charge card bill and cry. If this sounds like your family’s typical fall, then grab your hot cider and read my tips and tricks for keeping your wallet as full as a bushel basket without skipping all the apple orchard fun.
Awesome Apple Crafts
I wish I could take credit for all the ‘fall fruit inspired’ awesomeness contained within this post, however, a quick Google search for ‘apple crafts’ revealed a ‘bushel’ of creativity which simply doesn’t grow in my orchard. If you are looking to fill your pie crust with more project ideas, then click on the linksContinue reading “Awesome Apple Crafts”
Kids Free Fall Fitness
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Fall Kids Book Review
I was digging through some old posts and found this one from last fall. I know I just posted some new fall kid’s books in a recent blog post https://the-thrifty-mom.com/2022/09/13/falling-for-kids-autmn-books/ but I didn’t want anyone to forget about these fun gems from last year. I’ve also added the links on for the free read alouds.Continue reading “Fall Kids Book Review”
Falling for Kids Autmn Books
Fall into the season with some fabulous Autmn reads.