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How often to does your family do a pricey outing? (Skiing, bowling, movie, waterpark, etc)

we're doing too many and cutting WAAAAAAAY back for economic reasons. What and how often do you do stuff?

 
hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 5:33 PM on Jul. 23, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • We save the big things for birthdays and special occasions for the most part. We do get discount movie tickets...so we do them more often. We enjoy having picnics at the free concerts at the park, going to the beach, and a variety of free or low cost entertainment.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 8:59 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • we do one or two major vacations a year and very little otherwise. We enjoy the big vacations so we have given up many mini trips.
    Kari126

    Answer by Kari126 at 6:13 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • hardly ever... right now my dh is the only one working & since i'm due to give birth in a few weeks, me getting a job is out of the question.... as soon as i do, we're going to save up to take the kids to the beach next year :)
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 6:21 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • we don't do anything at all.. we haven't been on a trip since our honeymoon 5 years ago.. we just can't afford it and the kids are to young to really enjoy anything other than the backyard yet anyway.. someday when they are older we hope to do at least a summer trip every year.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:23 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

  • Never, the kids are to young. There is no point. Hell, at these ages we aren't even having parties for birthdays!! They won't remember...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:16 PM on Jul. 23, 2009

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