5 Family Day Fun Events That Cost Us Nothing : The Saturday Weekend Review #211

FREE FAMILY DAY FUN IS ABOUT TO GET BUSY IN THE CBB HOUSEHOLD.   If you’re as excited as I am for the Family Day holiday then you’ve probably scheduled a line-up of activities to keep everyone busy like we have. This year we’re prepared for Family Day fun as we found so many free events with neighbours, family, friends and our community. You don’t have to spend money to spend time with your family. For the most part any free events that we attend accept Food Bank donations. This is a great way to give back to the community and help those fellow citizens who are in need, especially during the winter months. Related: Types of Food Bank Donations This year we will be donating two boxes of diapers that we have leftover from our son when he was a baby. We kind of went overboard buying them on sale thinking we’d use them but our son grew so fast and we can’t return them. Instead of selling them we decided to donate them. You don’t have to be related to someone for them to be family.   When is Family Day?   Family Day 2017 is celebrated on […]

Fun Frugal Adventures For The Victoria Day Long Weekend : The Saturday Weekend Review #173

TIME TO GET THE SUMMER PARTY STARTED CANADA   It’s the unofficial start of summer for those of us living in Canada kicking off what is known as the Victoria Long Weekend. This is a time when pools and beaches are opened, garage sales are in full-swing and back-yard parties and patios are bustling with fun. Not from Canada? New to Canada? No worries, I had to learn about all the different statutory holidays in Canada when I moved here and it has been great fun exploring my new home What is the Victoria Day Long Weekend? The Victoria Day Long Weekend is a public holiday in Canada that is celebrated on the last Monday before May 25 to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday. There are many names for this anticipated May holiday ranging from; May Run May 2-4 Long Weekend Victoria Day Long Weekend May Long Weekend May Long May Two-Four Although many places are closed for this statutory holiday there are some places that will be open for the Victoria Day Long Weekend that you may want to check out. The holiday has been observed in Canada since at least 1845, originally falling on the sovereign’s actual birthday, and […]

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