South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do February 6th-8th!

Looking for things to do with the family in Tacoma, Olympia, or Gig Harbor this weekend? You’re in the right place! Welcome to our guide to free and affordable family fun in the South Puget Sound!  We have one just like it up every Friday! Headed elsewhere? There is always lots more to explore  at ThriftyNWmom  thanks to […]

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Easy Weeknight Dinners With Foster Farms Crispy Strips: Review And A Giveaway!

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Could you use a quick and tasty weeknight dinner idea that doesn’t come on a cardboard tray? Couldn’t we all? Our family had the chance to try Foster Farms Crispy Strips, and they’ve now become a regular part of our rotation. Frankly, we were really needing the help. Our weeknights are absolutely jam packed with […]

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Free Frozen Yogurt At Menchie’s February 6th

Free menchies

February 6th is National Frozen Yogurt Day, and If you’re near a Menchie’s you can get a free 6oz. cup between 4-8PM.   Last year, their Facebook page said you needed a coupon, but this year I just see, “One per customer.” I suppose I’d be prepared to show the offer on your phone, just in case. We […]

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Register Now For Lowe’s Build And Grow

Lowes Build And Grow Feb

Go,  go, go! Registration Just opened for the next Lowe’s Build and Grow coming up Saturday, February 14th at 10AM. It’s a picture holder project for Valentine’s Day. These popular, FREE kids’ building workshops do require advance registration, and they seem to fill faster all the time. As of this posting, there are spots in […]

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Resolve To Save For College With GET!

If you’re resolving to work on your finances this year (and who isn’t?) I hope you’ll take some time to check out the The Guaranteed Education Tuition Program, or GET, Washington State’s 529 prepaid college tuition program. Put simply, GET allows you to pay for all or part or your child’s future tuition at today’s […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do January 30th-February 1st!

Looking for things to do with the family in Tacoma, Olympia, or Gig Harbor this weekend? You’re in the right place! Welcome to our guide to free and affordable family fun in the South Puget Sound!  We have one just like it up every Friday! Headed elsewhere? There is always lots more to explore  at ThriftyNWmom  thanks to […]

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Well, That Stinks…..

Hey, friends, your weekend events list is going to be late. I had a technical glitch, and it disappeared, and I have to be elsewhere for a while. I plan on having it up later this afternoon. Thank you for your patience!  One fun event you definitely CAN look forward to is the grand opening […]

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Meet Christian Faith School

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I’m so excited to tell my Federal Way and South King County/NE Tacoma area readers about Christian Faith School. Christian Faith School offers classes for students in preschool through 12th grade! I was especially excited to learn about their preschool, which offers a high quality program, experienced teachers, and a developmentally appropriate curriculum grounded in […]

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Save An Extra 20% Off Up To Three Local Deals At Groupon! Great Deal On Kid Friendly Entertainment!

Groupon

Wowza! If you’ve had your eye on a Groupon, or you could use a deal on family fun or a date night, have I got news for you! Groupon is offering an extra 20% off up to three local deals!You can check them all out here! Considering most are already discounted by at least 50%, […]

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Meet Jozee Rooz: A New Indoor Petting Zoo

Jozee Rooz One

Oh, Tacoma, Parkland/Spanaway, and Lakewood-Have I got news for you! Indoor. Petting. Zoo. I feel like I could probably just stop there, but here’s a bit more detail! And, seriously, look at this cuteness! Yes, our friends from City Goat Farm and Zoo (that location is closed right now), are opening a new, INDOOR facility […]

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