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Frugal Friday: Alabama’s Battle of Mobile Bay 150th Anniversary

“Damn the torpedoes!”  is the often quoted phrase shouted by Rear Admiral David Farragut shortly after dawn on Aug. 5, 1864.  The Admiral led 18 Union warships through the mouth of Mobile Bay and into the Civil War’s largest naval battle. This year  marks the 150th anniversary of Alabama’s Battle of Mobile Bay and the…

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Frugal Friday Finds: Free Summer Music Concerts

Listen to the music for free.    Tap your toes at any of the following destinations offering a series of free music concerts this summer. Door County, Wisconsin Sister Bay’s Wednesday concerts run from mid-June to mid-August.  Music ranges from folk to jazz. Nashville, Tennessee Spend Saturday nights at the Big Band Dancers inside the…

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Bring The World To Your Children With Little Passports!

Summer vacation is finally here!  For us, that means fun trips to the beach and visiting with relatives.  But if your family is like ours, your travel plans don’t typically take up the entire summer.  You’ll have those days or weeks of down time that you fill up with barbeques, afternoons at the pool, and…