This past weekend I spent £40 on cinema tickets but one of m,y kids was poorly so £20 was immediately wasted. Such a lot of money and I know it couldn’t be helped but aggghh.
Money has been tight for me recently due to changing circumstances in my life and I have to be more mindful. I have started to compile a little list in my head of things we can do as a family that are free – simple pleasures that make us all happier.
Here are 5 things we enjoy as a family that are fabulous and free ….
1. Den building – always a winner for us den building has been something my kids have enjoyed for years and years and even in their pre-teen years it is still a fun thing to do as we wander through the countryside
2. Having friends for tea – ah company is always fun isn’t it and stretching a meal to accommodate a few more is never a big deal. How lovely to share your food and your home with those you love.
3. Seeing family – this never costs a penny but always warms the heart as new stories are shared, board games are played and connections established.
4. Watching a movie snuggled on the sofa. Always a pleasure.
5. Visiting the library – a new book clutched in our eager hand, one for each of us, entirely free with the promise of adventure, thrills or possibly romance (me.) You have to love your library.
What do you love to do as a family that is free?
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