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Pre-Order Free & Frugal Family Fun & Save $5

Alphabet Adventures: Twin Cities Free & Frugal Family Fun will be available in April and you can pre-order a copy and save $5 and it will be sent directly to your home. The cost is $10 and includes shipping.  

Free & Frugal Family Fun is a comprehensive guidebook listing of the many wonderful places to eat, learn, and have fun without spending a ton of money. The guide is broken down into four sections: Eat, Learn, Play, and Save.  It provides addresses and contact information for various organizations within the seven county Twin Cities metro area including: amusement parks, arts and crafts, beaches, biking and hiking, book stores and libraries, bowling, camping, community resources, consignment resources, cultural centers and festivals, dining out, farms, fruits, & flowers, financial assistance resources, galleries and gardens, historical attractions, horseback riding, ice cream parlors, indoor fun, indoor pools, kids in the kitchen, mini golf, movie theaters, nature centers, parks and trails, performing arts, science and technology, skating, skiing, sledding, snowboarding, snow tubing, spectator sports, tea rooms, trains, trolleys, and transportation, tours, volunteering, water parks and wading pools, yoga, youth organization, and zoos. 

At the end of the book there are games provided to help your family remember the good times that include a word find, memory game, and passport.  Free & Frugal Fun lists the many free events many of these organizations offer in addition to cross-referencing local coupon books to maximize both family finances and fun. You can find additional information about the book at alphabetadventures.net. 

10% of the net profit from Free & Frugal Fun will be donated to the MN Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Association, a non-profit dedicated to education, advocating, and supporting individuals with food allergies. minnesotafoodallergy.org

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