16 Super Fun Inexpensive Things To Do That Are Memorable

Do things that are easy on the wallet and a joy to recall

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Are you looking for ways to save money and cut expenses? I hope so. I know that I sure am.

It’s all too easy too splurge on expensive gifts when you have available credit on your credit card. But what happens when people get tired of their possessions? Things often end up in the trash.

I suggest investing in low-cost activities. These are things that are free or low in cost.

I know for myself that some of my happiest memories are those times when I was doing simple things, relaxing things, enjoyable things, and quiet things.

Yes, there’s a time to spend money and open the wallet. But don’t think you have to do that very much.

Some people think a recession is right around the corner. If so, now is the time to start tightening the purse strings.

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Here are my tips and suggestions for low-cost fun, for ways to save money on fun and good times.

  1. Look for flowers. I love flowers and I love taking pictures of them.
  2. Go to a bookstore. Bookstores are free to visit! You should go there a lot. You don’t have to buy.
  3. Shop at a thrift store.
  4. Visit a toy store. Visiting a toy store is free! You don’t have to buy anything.
  5. Cut coupons. You can make a game out if doing this.
  6. Play board games. Kids love board games and parents should try to love them like they did before.
  7. Re-purpose old clothes. This is so much fun. Have something old you don’t want? Maybe a little cut here or there will change it for the better.
  8. Plant seeds.
  9. Go to the park. There are so many parks and the kids will gave a good time and get exercise.
  10. Visit the library. This is free and fun and you can check out more than just books.
  11. Make costumes. I’ve made a few homemade do-it-yourself costumes and I loved every minute of it. Plus, I saved money.
  12. Make a care package. You must have some little nice items or nonperishable foods that you can put in a care package for someone in need. Everyone feels good when they give or receive a care package.
  13. Watch the sun set at night. I love this. Find a nice place to enjoy the view.
  14. Cook something simple. One of my favorite foods of all time is fried potatoes. I’m serious. I grew up on this and it is very low cost.
  15. Volunteer. Even if you only do it once, I’m sure you will remember it for a long time.
  16. Visit a lake. I love lakes because they’re beautiful and you’ll probably see birds and ducks.
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These are just a few ideas on how to have a good time without spending much money or any money as all. Plus, these activities help in relaxation, and in building skills for youngsters and everyone really.

writer and novelist. traveler and adventurer. looking for fun in the sun. chasing the dream. can't stop the feeling that time is going faster.

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