Tag Archives: frugality

Leisure for Less: Art Museum Day is May 18th

Hi F&F, The Association of Art Museum Directors and it’s member museums will be hosting Art Museum Day. Saturday, May 18th, museums from Arizona to Wyoming will be offering free or reduced admission fees and special programs in “an international … Continue reading

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All the Parks a Stage in Summer: A Leisure for Less Post

Hi F&F, Quickly; tell me what word comes to mind when you think about the word summer?  (It would be great if you would post your word  in  the comments) Ok; did you do it? Come on; play along.  I’ll … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less & A Girl’s Got to Eat Post: May 8th Means Free Cone Day at a Haagan-Das Shop Near You

Hi F&F, Free ice cream; click the picture; enough said. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Related articles Day 79: Ice Cream (herphotographable.wordpress.com)

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A Leisure for Less Post: The Spring Programs at BLDG 92

Hi F&F, The Spring Programs @ BLDG 92 have sprung. I think The Brooklyn Navy Yard is an amazing place and the exhibit at BLDG 92 is special.  I may be biased in my appraisal, because I work there, but Keith from the … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less Post: Me Time Means so Much More When you Volunteer

Hi F&F, The aim of my Leisure for Less (LfL) posts are to share discoveries of fun activities to fill your time; without emptying your pockets.  The posts are about having quality “me time” experiences.  This LfL post may seem … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less Post: Go Mano-a-Mano With Your Creativity During National Craft Month

Hi F&F, March is National Craft Month. There is still time to roll up your sleeves to try your hand at a new handicraft or recover one that you have shelved (and, quite frankly, is a little dusty).  This month retailers, craft … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less: Wellness Week March 19-25, 2012

Hi F&F, If you took full advantage of the Hockey Weekend Across America event I shared in my last Leisure for Less Post, you may be feeling aches and pains in muscles you didn’t know existed.  I feel your pain … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less: Hockey Weekend Across America is February 17-19, 2012

Hi F&F, The fifth annual Hockey Weekend Across America, presented by Reebok, kicks-off skates-off on Friday, February 17, 2012.  The 3 day event is a celebration for those currently involved in ice hockey and offers newbies a chance to strap … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less: Bank of America’s Museums on us Program

Hi F&F, The second largest bank in America, Bank of America (BofA), has rolled out their Museums on us program. If you are a BofA/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card holder, you are holding a key to some of the finest … Continue reading

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Leisure for Less: You can Check out More Than Books at Your Local Library

Hi F&F, I place reading high on my list of leisure time activities. Reading educates, entertains, and energizes me; so it’s no wonder that libraries are some of my favorite places to hang out; but I do a lot more … Continue reading

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