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June 01, 2012

Free (or nearly free) Fairs, Festivals and Family Fun

Keeping summer fun affordable

Looking for fabulous (and affordable) family fun in the Indy area? The Circle City has your cure for the summertime blues with fairs, festivals, cultural offerings and so much more all at a price you will love....more»
May 01, 2012

Summer Bucket List

10 things to do in Indy before age 12

Get Carside Service at Mug 'n Bun Drive-In Pull in to a parking space at this 1950s-style drive-in and show the kids a glimpse of the golden days....more»
April 01, 2012

Parenting Goes Green

22 Ways to Go Green by April 22

Parents want what's best for their kids. It's natural. One way to help ensure a bright future for the budding generation is to live a greener life now....more»
March 01, 2012

Spring Break Staycations in Indy

Plan a local getaway

Forget the overplanned, overpriced and overly stressful traditional vacations and enjoy a staycation this spring break....more»
February 01, 2012

Date Night on a Dime (or Two)

Cheap is chic this Valentine's Day

If your love is big but your wallet thin take heart in knowing that cheap is chic this February. Consider these Cupid-approved ideas for dates on a dime....more»
January 01, 2012

Host an Affordably Fabulous Super Bowl Party

Pointers to keeping it cheap and family friendly

Just when December is packed away in the closet another party crops up on your calendar. Ah, but this is a good one....more»
December 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

'Tis the Season for Savvy Shopping

Indy moms share their shopping secrets

So December arrived before you knew it. And the economy is in the tank. Your New Year's resolution to buy holiday gifts all year long? All but forgotten....more»
November 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Affording the Arts

Theatre programs, performances and education that won't break your wallet

"Studies have shown that participation in the arts is directly related to better in-school performance, such as accelerated cognitive development, higher GPAs, a greater ability to work within a group setting and advanced creativity," Holly Stults, associate director of education at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre's Jr....more»
October 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Indy on a Budget

Do-it-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Halloween is fast approaching, which means the time has come to start thinking about costumes! But this year's costumes don't need to be expensive, uncreative or store-bought horrors....more»
September 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Transportation Troubles

Saving money on costly auto repairs

Today everyone is looking to save money and unexpected car repairs are the last thing busy families want to deal with....more»
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Broadway: Annie