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Cheap Ideas for Family Fun
Posted By Jeff Yeager On July 8, 2013 @ 10:45 am In Money & Savings | Comments Disabled
When you’re a kid, it’s funny how quickly your summer vacation mood turns from “I’m free!” to “I’m bored.” With at least a few weeks remaining before the school bells ring once again  — and parents everywhere cheer “We’re free!” – it’s little wonder that July is “Anti-Boredom Month.” That’s right, the time of year when boredom is so prevalent that we need an official, month-long campaign to combat it.
If you have kids or grandchildren  to keep amused between now and the time school starts, here are some ways to celebrate Anti-Boredom Month without breaking the bank:
So pull out all the stops — but don’t pull out your wallet — to celebrate Anti-Boredom Month with the kids this July.
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