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Fun and Frugal Weekend Family Activities 1/5/12

by Laura January 4, 2013 Simple Steps
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Looking for something fun to do with your family this weekend? Check out these great Hampton Roads activities!

Saturday

9am-12pm Home Depot Kids Workshop (Diamond Birdhouse) at All Home Depot Locations

10am-12pm Fly Fishing at Northwest River Park 1733 Indian Creek Road Chesapeake, VA 23322

11-12:30pm Saturday Chess Play & Learn at Park Place Branch Library 620 West 29th Street Norfolk, [...]

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Stuck In The Mud Instead of Shopping Today

by Laura December 26, 2012 Simple Steps
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I have been trapped on the couch for the last few days with bad sinus headaches.  Today I was so excited to get out and do some shopping!

So after meeting friends for a play date (yes they have kids) I went out to run errands.

As I was driving down the interstate the rain started falling [...]

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It Is Time: A Frugal Chick Is Hiring

by Laura December 26, 2012 Simple Steps
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Hey guys!  I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season and have scored fantastic deals over the last year using A Frugal Chick.

When I began this site I just wanted to help people save money and my goal really hasn’t changed.  I love what I do for a living- I love my interactions [...]

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Mysterious Bags In My Flower Bed #condolife

by Laura December 18, 2012 Simple Steps
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I have been so nuts with all the deal finding this holiday season that I haven’t gotten to tell you all the crazy things that have been going on around me!

This BY FAR has been my favorite thing this year:

I live in a condo and 90% of condo living is great.  Its the perfect size, [...]

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Hampton Roads Frugal Family Weekend Activities

by Laura December 14, 2012 Simple Steps
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If you live in Hampton Roads there are TONS of free/frugal family events this weekend!

I spent the night at “Christmas in the Country” at Triple R Ranch tonight- so much fun (check out the picture of one of the horses above)!

Saturday

10am-4:30pm Winter Craft Make & Take at Oceanfront Area Library 700 Virginia Beach Boulevard Virginia Beach, [...]

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Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities in Hampton Roads

by Laura November 9, 2012 Simple Steps
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Looking for something to do this weekend?  Check out all the local activities!

Saturday

11am-1pm Thanksgiving Crafts at Pembroke Mall 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd, Suite 201, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
11am-3pm VB Farmer’s Market Community Recycle Day at Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market – corner of Dam Neck Rd and Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach VA
12-2pm Bluebird Country Hayrides- [...]

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Frugal Weekend Activities in Hampton Roads 10/13 – 10/14

by Laura October 12, 2012 Simple Steps
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If you are local and think there is nothing to do in Hampton Roads- think again!  Our area is full of great stuff to do this weekend- and most of it FREE!

Looking for more fun?  Check out the My Active Child Activity Calendar!

 Saturday

9-11am Get Fit Virginia Beach (ages 14+) at Mount Trashmore Park [...]

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How To Make A Rag Wreath

by Laura October 6, 2012 Simple Steps
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I have stated many times before on this website, I am not an crafty person.  My art is in the form of music or acting but NOT cute things for around the house.

I really wanted to make a wreath for my front door so I scoured the web looking for easy tutorials.  After [...]

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Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities in Hampton Roads 10/6 – 10/7

by Laura October 5, 2012 Simple Steps
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If you are local and think there is nothing to do in Hampton Roads- think again!  Our area is full of great stuff to do this weekend- and most of it FREE!

Looking for more fun?  Check out the My Active Child Activity Calendar!

Saturday

8:30am- 1pm- FREE Fishing Clinic (registration required) [...]

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Black Boots in Atlanta

by Laura October 4, 2012 Simple Steps
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I finally got a second to sit down!  I am dressed for dinner tonight so I have on my favorite black boots.

This morning I got up at 3:30 and went to the airport to catch a flight to Atlanta.  (Note- I was STARVING at by 10:30 for lunch.)

I am at a blogging conference in Atlanta [...]

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