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Making Everyday Errands Entertaining

Eliza Clark - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

Do your kids groan when you tell them that it’s time to go do some errands? Now and then I find myself apologizing to them: “Sorry you guys, you’ve got to come to the grocery store/post office/hardware store/cleaners with me.” And sometimes I’ll...
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Escape to the Park

Eliza Clark - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

It's been a long winter. A long winter of carting the kids around to various indoor activities so they can get their sillies out. Or bundling them up in countless layers and wrestling with skis and skates just to get a bit of outdoor exercise. Has anyone ...
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Lots of Fun, No Shopping Required!

Ashley Young - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

We are living in belt-tightening times. Everyone is looking for ways to live more frugally. However, cutting corners doesn't have to mean cutting the fun. You don't need new, fancy, or expensive supplies to create some amazing, be...
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Seeing the Sights in Your City

Amy Fauss - Play Time » Having Fun for Free

The long days of summer are upon us, and families are getting creative trying to figure out how to maximize summertime entertainment for the kids without completely blowing the budget. Camps and classes are certainly great for developing new interests and...
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