Tag Archive: fair

Sep 02

10 frugal hacks for saving $ at fairs and festivals

ferris wheel

Eric and I really enjoy attending local fairs and festivals. This year alone we’ve been to 4 and have plans to go to at least one more before the weather gets cold. We usually spend the day hanging out, eating, meeting new people and shopping. But festivals can get expensive really fast if you’re not …

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Aug 28

Taking a Break

blog dog

Hi friends! Taking a break from your regularly scheduled programing because we’re on vacation at my folks place in Maine. We’ve been resting, relaxing and spending lots of time with family and friends. Tonight my grandparents are coming over and we’re going to grill some steaks and pork chops (I’ll be eating chicken of course). …

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Sep 08

Survivor’s Standouts: Italian Festival Edition

italian fest

Last Week in my Survivor’s Standouts I was lamenting how I was missing going to the local fair with my family. So yesterday evening bf, dog-dog and I went to the Hoboken Italian Festival. Bf indulged in a shrimp po’ boy and polenta fries and I had a rice ball-yum! For desert we both had …

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Sep 02

Survivor’s Standouts-Labor Day Edition

strawberry shortcake

Labor Day marks the end of summer and the start of the new school year for many. When I was a kid we always went to a local fair (think 4-H, animals and blueberry pie) on Labor Day. The fair was the place you saw all of your friends, talked about which teacher you’d been …

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