How to Save Money on Summer Fun

Summer is heating up out there! No need to spend boatloads of money entertaining your kids!

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How to Save Money on Summer Fun ~ Our Cozy Den

Summertime is filled with great things to do, but it can also take a toll on your wallet if you’re not careful. Here are some ways I save money on summer activities:

  • Plan ahead: in September, survey your summer gear and see what needs replacing or updated. Buy these when they are on end-of-season clearance. Also, buy swimsuits, swim diapers, and sunscreen for next season.
  • Don’t spend every day at the water park: Water park admission is very expensive. We try to go only once or twice a year, and even then we go on the buy-one-get-one-free admission days and on top of that get a military discount. Kids often have just as much fun splashing in a baby pool in the back yard or running through a sprinkler. So make the water park a special treat, not part of the normal routine.
  • Reuse swim diapers: Along the same lines as…

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