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Friday, February 26, 2010

A Frugal Friday Night: Family Style!

In my former life (you know the one where we had 2 solid incomes, no diapers to buy and a savings account that did not gather cobwebs!), my husband and I would easily drop $75 for dinner and a movie on a Friday night date. GASP! It is hard for me to even read that sentence now. What a naive little spender I was!

Obviously things have changed a bit over the years, and this is what our Friday night looks like now:

$1 Redbox Rental (use the codes DVDONME or BREAKROOM to get a 1 night rental FREE)

Jolly Time Popcorn I got for free with doublers at Albertsons last month.

Yoplait Frozen Smoothies I bought for about $.75 at Winco last week using this coupon $1.25/1. You can also use the $1/1 from coupons.com.

Total price for a fun family night: $1.75 (Just $.75 if you get the Redbox rental for free)!

What frugal activities does your family do on a Friday night? Can you get the price under $1.75?  Is that $75 date night still making you cringe too?


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Sugar & Spice and Frugal Advice said...

There was no such thing as a "budget" before I had kids! If only I could have all that money back.I guess we live and learn...and clip coupons:)

Carolee said...

Freschetta pizzas (for $3.50 a few weeks ago!) add to a fun family night, too! Or, instead of McDonald's, my husband does "McDaddy's"...he makes chicken nuggets (from the freezer), apple slices, and chocolate milk! It's a hit!