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4th of July Frugal Food

4th of July: Frugal Food

It’s not the 4th of July without red, white and blue decorations – but why stop there? You can make your food as patriotic as your mood, and you can do it without spending a lot of money. Whether you’re hosting a BBQ blowout or attending a 4th of July beach party, these recipes are sure to please.

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Father’s Day Activities Dad Will Love

6 Affordable Father’s Day Activities Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is for showing your dad or father figure how much he really means to you. Instead of getting him a gift that-let’s face it-he doesn’t really want, get him the gift of spending time with you! If you need financial assistance to make the day extra special, check out nearby loans. Otherwise, our list of budget-friendly Father’s Day activities will ensure it will be a Father’s Day to remember without emptying your wallet.

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Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Memorial Day has become representative of many things in American society. Traditionally, Memorial Day was created to honor the American soldiers who have paid the ultimate price in order to protect the freedom we enjoy in this country. Over time, Memorial Day has grown to be known as the gateway to summer – a three day weekend full of BBQs, friends, and family. For those who opt out of throwing a party or hosting a BBQ, the long Memorial Day weekend is a perfect excuse to go on a short getaway. Even if you’re on a tight budget, you can still afford to get out of town for a few days to shake up your routine and welcome summer.

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Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

Your mom is special to you. She’s the one who raised you and spent countless hours making sure you had everything you needed to build a solid foundation for life. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show her how much you care and how much she means to you, but buying gifts can get expensive and break your budget. If you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck with little-to-no room for shopping, don’t worry. You can still show mom how much she means to you with these priceless Mother’s Day Gifts.

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10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

Everyone in the US knows what April Fools’ day is, but no one can tell you exactly how it became a holiday. With several origin stories ranging in subject, the first day of April is shrouded in mystery. Some believe the day used to signal the new year before being changed to January 1st. Those who still used the old calendar were fooled by the date. Others say that since it used to signal the new year, it became a happy time that evolved into pranking. No matter what you believe, April Fools’ is still prime time for pranking your friends and family. The best pranks are funny, but also harmless and inexpensive. Here are some free or almost free pranks you can execute using things you already have around the house!

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