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How to Have Some Good Old-Fashioned Fun in Sawbridgeworth and Bishop's Stortford for Free

How to Have Some Good Old-Fashioned Fun in Sawbridgeworth and Bishop's Stortford for Free

Lifestyle Adam Mackay 2nd December 2022

Having fun is important, no matter how old you are. But how can you enjoy yourself without breaking the bank? 

 

Now the cold weather has set in, we’re all stuck at home after a blazing hot summer of being out and about. And if you’ve got kids, you’ll know the importance of keeping them busy and tiring them out. 

 

In this two-minute read, we look at how you can beat the boredom without spending any money.  

 

Games night

Who doesn’t love a board game? And who doesn’t own at least one (with pieces missing, of course) that can still provide hours of entertainment? Great for families with older children or flat sharers with no money and lots of time, an organised games night can keep everyone laughing, bantering and getting competitive. And it’s totally free. 

 

Luxury spa

Fancy a spa day but don’t fancy the extortionate prices? A DIY day of luxury is definitely called for. Grab your plushest dressing gown, wrap a towel around your head and you’re halfway there. Google ‘homemade facemask’ and use ingredients like honey, oatmeal, avocado and olive oil (providing you’re not allergic to any of these items) to get started. Stick on some relaxing music and spend a few hours lounging about. 

 

Come dine with me

Remember lockdown? When we were all so desperate to see other people, we sat in the front garden or planned elaborate picnics. Well, now we’re allowed to see each other, why not take advantage of it and plan some TV-inspired dinner parties? You don’t have to be a top chef; you could even stick to themes like freezer food or canned food surprise. Don’t take it too seriously; keep it affordable and get your mates round.  

 

Home cinema

You might not have a fancy cinema room, but we bet you’ve got a TV and at least one comfy chair. Make your cinema night a bit special with a bit of popcorn, dimmed lights and (if it’s cold) grab your duvet or a warm blanket. Cosy nights in are always a great idea. 

 

Get crafty

This one’s for the kids in your life. Get them off their screens and away from the TV by enjoying a craft day. Make race cars or castles out of cardboard boxes, get those old paints and crayons out, make cards just in time for Xmas, there’s lots to do. And if you can’t think of anything, then good old Google will have plenty of ideas for those egg cartons and plastic milk bottles. 

 

With the current cost of living crisis, there’s no better time to enjoy some good old-fashioned fun. At Mackay Property, we’d love to know your thoughts. What are the best ways to have fun for free? Comment on our Facebook post and let us know.

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