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Events at Campbell Square

Events at Campbell Square

If you live in the Port Richmond section you probably know all about the terrific events offered by the Friends of Campbell Square. For those that want to know more, check out all these family friendly, FREE, Happenings at Campbell Square, located at the corner of Belgrade Street and East Allegheny Ave.   Wednesday, July […]

Old City Restaurant Week is Here!

Old City Restaurant Week is Here!

Yet another reason to LOVE summer in Philly! Old City kicks off their first Restaurant Week on July 20th! Old City, the original “dining destination”, is kicking off its first ever Restaurant Week. Old City has long been known for great restaurants, bars, cafes and coffee shops. Each has its own personality and is locally owned and […]

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations

Miss Money Funny: 6 Must-Visit Discount Decorating Destinations by Alyson M. Komyanek I’m constantly looking for affordable ways to spice up the rooms in my house. Here are some of the best places to stop for the best decorating bargains: Home Goods Before I became a homeowner, I honestly had never heard of Home Goods. But […]

Frugal Family Fun this Summer

Frugal Family Fun this Summer

It can be difficult to find affordable, fresh activities for the family throughout the summer, especially on weekdays when the kids would normally be occupied at school. We’ve hand picked a few local recoccuring events to help you and the kids get out, get moving, and stay sane this summer!   Stroller Strides Stroller Strides® […]

Hump Day Just Got More Exciting!

Hump Day Just Got More Exciting!

Center City SIPS is back, starting June 4th with terrific drink and food specials and many of Center City’s hottest eateries.   Starting June 4th through August 27th you can enjoy $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers from 5:00 -7:00 pm at these participating restaurants. Tell us which establishments you’re most excited to […]

Miss Money Funny’s Budget Friendly Summer Activities

Miss Money Funny’s Budget Friendly Summer Activities

by Alyson Komyanek Can you smell it? Spring is in the air and summer can’t come soon enough! But with the steamy temperature and longer days comes the task of trying to entertain yourself or the kids without spending a lot of money. Here are some fun and inexpensive ways to have fun with the whole family this […]

Miss Funny Money Gift Giving Without the Guilt

Miss Funny Money Gift Giving Without the Guilt

by Allison M. Komyanek  Why is Christmas referred to as “the season of giving” when, in reality, the buying never seems to end? With Birthdays, showers, weddings, graduations, births, anniversaries…the list of gift giving occasions goes on and on. So, how does someone on a tight budget give presents to so many different people for so many different special […]

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house (PUT IN YOUR SITE’S LINK HERE), but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and […]

Spring Into Frugal Family Fun

Spring Into Frugal Family Fun

Spring is finally here and after the long winter we’ve had, everyone has cabin fever, especially the kids. Here are some great local family fun events and ideas that keep your budget in check and still offer plenty of play. 1. Discounted tickets to the Philadelphia Zoo Regular admission for the Zoo is $20 for […]

Miss Money Funny: How I Bought My First Home

Miss Money Funny: How I Bought My First Home

By: Alyson Komyanek Google image search the words “first home” and you will find lots of fabulous photos of smiling couples purchasing their first home. What you won’t find, though, are photos of a single woman completing the same accomplishment. Well, at 27 years old, that’s exactly what I’m doing- celebrating the purchase of my […]