Summer is here and I am ready to enjoy the sun, sand and surf. For many of us, life slows down a bit and gives us a chance to spend time with families and friends. We still find plenty of things to occupy our time and generally speaking, those things cost money. I have no problem spending money on things we love, but I strive to balance our activities so we don’t break the piggy bank on every outing.
Beach Time and Picnics
We try to make it to the beach as often as possible. It’s a great way to spend the day and it is affordable fun. You can easily pack a cooler with beverages and snacks, so all you really need to buy is sunblock. I am also a huge fan of family picnics and they are generally low-cost gatherings, especially when everyone brings a dish to share.
My husband and I have always enjoyed traveling and thankfully our girls share our passion as well. Every year, we plan how we’re going to use our family money and set a big goal, which is often a nice family vacation. It’s something that motivates us year-round and makes it much easier to say “no” when we find things we want, but don’t need. Even better, we don’t feel deprived because we know what we’re getting instead—a great family vacation!
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