Last updated on August 29th, 2021 at 12:53 pm
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This week’s theme for Frugal Photo Friday is “Food and Fun” being a foodie these two words are one and the same to me. Here are 10 pictures of things my thrifty family does for fun (many include food).
1. Thrift Store Shopping:
I have a list of thrift stores in various towns that I like to visit whenever we pass through them.
2. Yard Sales
3. Local 5K races
My son and I run local races often, most have under a $10 entry fee, that include a t-shirt and after race refreshments.
4. Trying out Frugal Pinterest Pins
5. Trying to make my favorite foods from scratch
I love taking home a food product I love from the grocery store and figuring out if I could make something from scratch that tastes similar.
I love Fall for biking. Once you have a bike it truly is a sport that costs you pennies. To keep the initial cost down, buy one on Craigslist, or at a yard sale.
I like biking by myself, or with my hubby, or with the kids on a public path.
7. Eating out (With Coupons of Course)
I enjoy getting out just the two of us, or all five of us, and eating food I did not have to cook. I have a long list of e-mail clubs that send me coupons to keep the cost affordable.I have another list of those that give out free food for birthdays.
8. Shopping Clearance
Reading is free when you borrow the books from your library.There are also several other ways to keep your book worms in books for very little money.
10. The Ultimate Frugal Reward
No a 10 day trip to Florida to see Disney World and Sea World isn’t frugal, especially when your traveling from the Mid West. Instead it is an example of fun goals meet by saving money in frugal ways.
How does your family have fun frugally?
For a list of 52 different websites, apps, and stores our thrifty family uses to help us keep our expenses low, click here to visit our Thrifty Tools Resource Page.