When you do come out to the fair you don’t have to spend a fortune, as there are dozens of booths and vendors that have inexpensive goodies. On average a family will spend $47 per person here at the fair between the food rides and souvenirs.
If you feel you are spending more at the grocery store, you are — a lot more. The federal government’s consumer price index shows area grocery store prices have jumped 40 percent in the last four years.
There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.
If you are feeling the winter blues — especially after the traffic snarls we experienced this week — it may be time to make your escape.
Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean that you have to skip an appetizer or dessert. Here are five dining options that will allow you to order both without feeling guilty.
Driving downtown can mean sitting in traffic, driving around the block trying to find parking and paying at least $10 for parking. Here are a few options for things to do at light rail stops.
Going out to dinner doesn’t have to be for special occasions. If you know the right places with the right prices, you can afford to go to dinner when you’re just not in the mood to cook.
The world is your Halloween costume. Where will you get inspiration from?
People watching can provide hours of entertainment and best of all, it’s free. Find a comfy spot to sit and spend some time taking in the sites and people around you.
Happy hour is great for discounted food and drinks, but if you’re trying to dine on a budget, nothing beats free. Here are your best bets for free food at local bars, pubs and restaurants.
The truth is, Labor Day is coming up and there are only a couple days left of the Great Minnesota Get Together. While your money may be running thin, there’s still plenty of fun to be had.
Now that we’ve passed the summer break mid-way mark — the 4th of July holiday — you may be looking for things to keep your kids occupied until school starts.
Time to take care of your eye sight! And boy — there are some great deals happening if you are short on cash.