A Pool for the Penny Pincher

Are you thrifty?  I try to be.  It’s not easy staying in a tight budget with four kids, especially when it’s hot outside.  I have a tip for those of you that are suffering through this crazy heat wave we are having…

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Have your kids ever swam in a storage container?

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20 Responses to A Pool for the Penny Pincher

  1. We’ve used rubber rafts in a pinch too.

  2. Winding road says:

    love it! shared on my new blog facebook page 🙂 I took the plunge

  3. ooh we like this idea. we monkeys tend to heat up a lot too in the summer so we might try this idea! teehee

  4. We used large basins before 🙂

  5. whatthemom says:

    Hilarious. We are super lucky to have a pool in our neighborhood that we practically live at in the summer. Although expensive it’s worth it. When I was a kid we lined the bed of a truck with plastic and filled it with water!

  6. ha!ha! hilarious but great idea you had! 🙂 I like it very much!

  7. They have not…but they will soon! 🙂

  8. Valerie says:

    That’s an awesome idea! Know what’s so crazy? We are NOT having a heat wave in GA this summer, when we normally do! Everyone else took out HOTlanta heat, I guess!! 😉

  9. Mine have taken a dip in the aluminum tub we use to chill beer for parties!

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