Spark Innovation with Galileo Day Camp #spendsummerfearless

I have an immensely intelligent little boy. And for the record, this statement isn’t a biased mom thing. It’s the truth. He consistently stays 20 reading levels ahead of his class, he’s dynamite at math and he can tell you more about natural disasters than most adults can. Want to know one of the things […]

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Money Saving Tips for a Family Vacation to Universal Orlando Resort

Disclosure: This post is written in conjunction with a contest being run for Family Forward Retreat Members. We’re currently preparing to take our first BIG family vacation. Yes, folks; I’m actually taking some time off. We’ll be headed to Universal Orlando Resort, where we’ll be staying at Loew’s Portofino Bay Hotel. for the Family Forward […]

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Hollywood Wax Museum Pigeon Forge – Fun with the Stars!

Pigeon Forge, TN offers a great deal of fun attractions to occupy your time. One of the attractions that we were really excited to visit was Hollywood Wax Museum. I mean, who doesn’t want to get their pictures taken with the stars? Our Visit to Hollywood Wax Museum in Pigeon Forge While we were in […]

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The Amazing Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge #PFTitanicFAM

The Titanic was billed as “The Unsinkable Ship” and, in 1912, people believed it. Yes, they knew that boats and ships could sink, but this ship was different. More than 15,000 workers labored for almost 3 years to create the majesty that was the Titanic, a ship that rivaled an 11-story building in height (17 […]

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So Many Things to Do in Branson – And a Giveaway!

One of the most exciting vacation destinations in the Midwest is Branson, MO, which is nestled in the heart of scenic Ozark Mountain country. If you’re looking for a wholesome family vacation destination, Branson certainly fits the bill, but one of the other great things about a Branson vacation is that it’s relatively affordable for […]

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Branson Family Fun Package Giveaway

Welcome to the Branson Family Fun Package Giveaway! Moms Living Thrifty teamed up with our friends at Hollywood Entertainment Center and a super-fabulous group of bloggers to give one lucky reader the chance to win an amazing family vacation to Branson, Missouri! This family entertainment package is valued at $849 and includes a 2 night […]

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Off to Pigeon Forge #PFTitanicFAM

I’ve been keeping a little secret from you all – I’m leaving you! Calm down, calm down. It’s only temporary. In fact, I’ll probably be back before you know it. We’re headed to Pigeon Forge, TN! My family and I were invited by Titanic Attractions and US Family Guide to come down and visit Pigeon […]

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Save Money by Planning Your Family Winter Trip Now

If you foresee enough room in the family budget for a winter vacation, then start planning now. The unlikely ski or snowboard family trips are more attainable and affordable when booked far in advance. Now that September has rolled around and the kids are back in school, it’s time to look ahead.   Here are […]

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5 Tips for a Thrifty Camping Trip This Summer

The best and usually cost effective family activity is camping. The outdoor adventure gives families the opportunity to travel and spend less money.  Parents constantly seek new ways to save cash.  Whether they scan the grocery store ads for the cheapest food prices or cut back on days spent at the beach during the summer.  […]

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Wacky Wednesday

This wacky Wednesday story is something that actually happened to me two weeks ago. Ironically, it even occurred on a Wednesday. My sister-in-law decided to take a spur of the moment trip to St. Louis with our kids. This includes a 13 year old, two 11 year olds, a six year old and a four […]

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