9 Frugal Family & Date Night Ideas!
2020 is in full swing and so are New Year’s Resolutions! For many people, saving money and spending more time with family & friends are on that list. Research says one of the top five New Year’s Resolutions is saving money and also one of the most commonly failed. Here at Launch, we’re always thinking of ways to save our members money which is why we’ve outlined a few frugal family & date night ideas to keep you on track with your financial resolutions.
We can go fishing year-round in sunny and warm Florida so take advantage of it! A fishing license is inexpensive and easy to obtain. This is a simple way to connect with family or friends and soak up sunshine at the same time. If you’re stumped on where to go then check out this list of places.
Watch a Launch
We are on the Space Coast after all. Kennedy Space Center has a list of upcoming rocket launches.
Serve Your Community
Help your community by serving at a soup kitchen, animal shelter, or beach cleanup. This isn’t only a bonding activity, but a way to give back to the community you live in without spending money. If you live in Brevard County check out Everything Brevard for different organizations in the area. If you live in Volusia County, check out Volusia County Moms.
Play Board Games
Dust off those childhood games and teach your kids or partner how to WIN the good ole fashioned way. This is a great way to spend a “technology free night.”
Attend Free Events
There are always events going on and sometimes they’re free! From craft fairs, to Turtle Talks, and restaurant Trivia Night; free events are all around us. Take advantage of one! Brevard County, check out Visit Space Coast for a calendar of events and Volusia County, check out Volusia.com.
Make Your Own Cooking Class
Find a recipe, buy the ingredients, and set up a cooking studio in your kitchen. Create dinner together with your significant other and/or children. Be sure to pick a recipe neither of you have made before. Cooking Light has some great family friendly recipes to try together.
Watch a Movie and Taste Test
Rent a movie from Redbox or pick a few on a streaming service. You can also borrow movies from your local public library. For your taste test, choose an easy food everyone likes and buy different brands. For example, buy different brands or toppings of pizza to try and vote on the best one at the end of the night. Brevard County Library Resources and Volusia County Library Resources
Set up the tents and start the fire! This is a fun one for kids and can also be a break for the parents. Bring out your pillows, blankets, and chairs for a night under the stars where you can roast marshmallows and tell stories.
Start A Potluck Meal
Invite your friends over for a group meal where each person brings a different dish. This is a cheaper version of meeting at a restaurant to catch up. Taste of Home has a huge list of potluck ideas.
Try one or all of these frugal family & date night ideas! If saving more money is on your mind, check out our financial education resources.You can also stop by any of our Launch branches or call us so we can help you achieve your financial goals.
- 9 Frugal Family & Date Night Ideas!
- 8 Ways to Jump Start Your 2020 Financial Resolutions
- 8 Easy Ways to Avoid Holiday Travel Stress
- 4 Tips On Snagging a Lower Interest Rate Mortgage
- 7 Tips for Avoid Cyber Criminals on Cyber Monday
- Avoid Gift Card Scams This Holiday Season
- Make Your Auto Loan Process Seamless: Here’s What You Need to Refinance!
- If It Connects, Protect It: Maximize Security on Devices
- How to Stay Safe Trick-Or-Treating This Year
- How to Stay Safe on Social Media
- 5 Tips on How You Can Be #CyberAware
- 7 Tips For Donating to a Charity
- 8 Tips for Creating Account Passwords
- 5 Tips to Prepare for a Hurricane
- 6 Tips for Back to School
- Should You Buy A New Or Old Home?
- Will Refinancing Your Auto Loan Hurt Your Credit Score?
- How To Do Valentine’s Day On A Budget
- Top 5 Ways To Save For A Car
- 10 Ways To Improve Your Finances In 2019
- January 2020
- December 2019
- November 2019
- October 2019
- September 2019
- August 2019
- February 2019
- January 2019
- December 2018
- November 2018
- October 2018
- September 2018
- August 2018
- July 2018
- June 2018
- May 2018
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- December 2017
- October 2017
- September 2017
- August 2017
- July 2017
- June 2017
- May 2017
- April 2017
- March 2017
- February 2017
- January 2017
- December 2016
- November 2016
- September 2016
- August 2016
- July 2016
- June 2016
- May 2016
- April 2016
- March 2016
- February 2016
- January 2016
- December 2015
- November 2015
- October 2015
- September 2015
- August 2015
- July 2015