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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

by Laura September 23, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Charlotte at My Active Child sends me the best frugal activities around Hampton Roads.  Here are the ones she found this for this weekend:

All Weekend

Friday (5-9pm), Saturday (8am-10pm ), Sunday (8am-4pm )- Oceana Air Show at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach VA

Friday ~ September 23, 2011

5-8pm- 

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Kids Frugal Fun – Apple Tree

by Laura September 21, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Mom on Dealz brings you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! September 26th is Johnny Appleseed Day so this week we are doing a fun apple themed craft.  Be sure to read and try the educational activities listed at the bottom.

Hand Print Apple Tree
Materials:
Green Finger Paint
White Paper

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities

by Laura September 16, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Charlotte at My Active Child finds the best weekend activities around Hampton Roads.  Here is what is hot this weekend:

All Weekend

Friday (5-8pm), Saturday (12-10:30pm), Sunday (12-5pm)- Mediterranean Weekend at 17th and 24th St. Parks, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach VA  

Friday (5:30-11pm), Saturday (9am-10pm), Sunday (12-7pm)- Umoja Festival at nTelos Wireless Pavilion 16 Crawford [...]

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Kids Frugal Fun- Pirate Theme

by Laura September 15, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Mom On Dealz brings you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! September 19th is National Talk Like A Pirate Day (what fun!) so I just had to do some pirate themed craft ideas! This week I am giving you 3 crafts! For my past crafts, visit

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Another Use For My Stockpile- Car Repair

by Laura September 11, 2011 Simple Steps

Saturday I was driving out of a friend’s neighborhood and I heard a loud “pop” in the back of my car.  I looked in my rearview mirror to see a softball sized hole in the glass.  As I watched the glass continued to crumble into my backseat.  As I drove my car back to my friend’s [...]

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Remembering September 11, 2001

by Laura September 11, 2011 Simple Steps

I have been trying to figure out all week what to write in this post. 

I knew I could ignore this topic all together since it’s has nothing to do with being frugal but it just didn’t feel right.

Everyone has a story about 9/11.  Everyone knows where they were the moment they heard the news.

Everyone knew in [...]

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Locals: Frugal Fun Weekend Activities 9/9

by Laura September 9, 2011 Simple Steps

Charlotte from My Active Child has provided another great list of local activities for this weekend!

All Weekend:

Friday (12-11pm), Saturday (10am-11pm), Sunday (12-6pm)- 29th Annual Hampton Bay Days at Downtown Hampton 600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669  (757) 727-1641  

Friday (5-11pm), Saturday (10am-11pm), Sunday (11:30am-6pm)- Virginia Freedom Festival at Chesapeake City Park 900 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, [...]

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Kids Frugal Fun- Peanut Butter Pay Doh

by Laura September 7, 2011 Simple Steps

Each week Mom on Dealz brings you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal!

This week we have 2 “fun” holidays that I couldn’t resist-September 13th is National Peanut Day and the 16th is National Play Doh Day. So this week’s craft is edible play doh using peanut butter. Since I know there are [...]

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Meal Planning: Food In My Stockpile 9/4

by Laura September 4, 2011 Simple Steps

My day on Wednesday did not allow me to get my meal planning accomplished for the week.  And I have time today so inspite of the fact that the deals are better on Wednesday (where I live anyway) I will be doing my shopping today.

So first I take a look around my kitchen.  Here are [...]

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Locals: Frugal Fun Weekend Activities 9/2

by Laura September 2, 2011 Simple Steps

Charlotte from My Active Child has provided another great list of local activities for this weekend!

Friday ~ September 2, 2011
5pm-12am- Summerfest By The Bay at Fort Monroe’s Beach & Boardwalk- Behind Bay Breeze Community Center 490 Fenwick Rd Bldg 185 Fort Monroe VA

 
5:30-9pm- T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series at Bennett’s Creek Park Suffolk [...]

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