Family movie night at our house is always a fun occasion. The kids get to have candy, the dog sneaks popcorn and I get to relax and worry about the mess later!
Yeah right. You know I am cringing about the popcorn all over the floor…the spilled soda. The greasy little hands touching everything.
But I let it go 🙂 Or try to. We all need those fun, carefree nights to unwind with our families.
My kids especially love family movie night because of the all the treats they eat! There really is no way we could afford to take our kids to the movies on a weekly basis. The tickets alone would eat up all of our “fun money” budget. We would miss out on candy and popcorn and soda. What fun would the movie be without the treats? Plus, we have a 2 year old. I don’t know if your 2 year old is awesome and well-behaved in public, but ours is not well-behaved (she’s pretty awesome though).
Frugal Family Movie Night
We don’t have cable, so we have to be creative! We recently bought a new cell phone, a Coolpad Rogue at Walmart. It’s 4G capable, has a 4′” touch screen and even has a camera.
The service plan includes one free VUDU movie per month. I thought this was an awesome way to get our family movie nights in. A free movie! Count me in.
I love how the VUDU movie is a perk in my plan. we get one free new release per line per month which is a $7 value. With the Walmart Family PLUS Plan we have unlimited talk, text and data with up to 10GB of 4G LTE. This service plan is only $49.88 a month! I feel like this is a great value for those of us looking for frugal deals. In the past, I’ve paid twice that or more for my phone service alone, no movies included. 🙁
I especially love the 10 GB of 4G LTE data! I’m thinking about everything I can do without worrying about going over on my data! I can keep up with social media and my blog plus, let my kids play games and watch movies while on the road. During the summer we spend a lot of time in the van on road trips. It’s so important to keep them busy!
The Walmart Family PLUS Plan is easy to set up and get started. Pick your phone. They have several high quality phones. I chose the Cool Pad Rogue for $19.88 (rollback from $39.83). Grab your Starter Kit. The Starter Kits are on rollback for just $19.88 (for the first time ever!) this offer lasts until July. Phone + Starter Kit= Phone service you love & frugal family movie night!
What You Need For An Awesome Family Movie Night
Your family in their comfy PJ’s. We piled pillows and blankets on the floor in our living room. Even the dog was invited! Well..he invited himself.
Snacks! We had popcorn, popcorn mixed with candy, soda and small boxes of candy.
Choose your free VUDU movie & enjoy your family movie night! We used our Smart TV to play the movie.
I ended up with a total popcorn mess! My 2 yr old decided she would rather spread it all over the blankets. I know you believe me. I added the picture because my mom never believes that she does anything bad. Here’s proof mom!
Chico ate some popcorn before I was able to shoo him away. Oh well..a little less to clean up!
Don’t forget to check out the Walmart Family PLUS Plan, you may be adding in a free movie to your family nights!
Leave a comment below–what does your family like to snack on during movie nights?