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Frugal Summer Fun Series: I-Scream U-Scream!

I-Scream, U-Scream, We all scream for…ICE CREAM!

Nothing says summer like ice cream.

There are so many options for ice cream in the summer – don’t forget to make it special!

Fun Ice Cream Ideas:

  • Find an ice cream place that has a park close by or outdoor play items to make it more about fun and less about sugar šŸ™‚
  • On a rainy day visit an indoor ice cream shop for a rainy day treat
  • Visit Coldstone Creamery or a self serve Fro-Yo place and enjoy some sampling before making your own creation
  • Go to your favorite restaurant and order only dessert
  • Go to the grocery store and buy favorite ice cream flavors with cones and toppings and make sundaes at home
  • Stop at a little market and pick out your favorite ice cream novelties and have a spontaneous ice cream picnic
  • Buy your favorite flavors and make an ice cream cake or ice cream cookie sandwiches
  • Make your own ice pops at home and enjoy them outside when ready
  • Track down an ice cream truck and feel like a kid again šŸ™‚

Frugal Tips:

  • Check your local clipper magazines and coupons in the mail for ice cream coupons
  • Visit the facebook page of your favorite location for special deals, coupons and promotions
  • Join Rita’s Rewards to earn special treats
  • Download Perka for special discounts on some local eateries and fro-yo places
  • Join the email list of chain ice cream shops for email coupons (Dairy Queen, Carvel, Baskin Robbins etc)
  • Ask your favorite location if they have a rewards club or frequent buyer club
  • Buy a large and share with lots of spoons
  • Buy a few smalls and let everyone share
  • Look for coupons on ice cream, ice pops and frozen treats and pair them with sales all summer long
  • Make your own ice cream or ice pops at home

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