Being home with my kids is a blessing. I know it. Most days, I’m grateful. Most days are fantastic. And then there are those OTHER days. The days where you’re bored, and the kids are bored, and everyone is just a little bit off. The fact that the day is SUPPOSED to be a blessing somehow makes the whole thing worse, and you find yourself with a case of the Mondays on a Wednesday morning. The toddler schedule isn’t working, you’re not the fun and funny mom you usually are, and you’re questioning your ability to actually parent these tiny little monsters. You start to spiral, and then decide that, come Hell or high water, this day will be salvaged. You will BEAT these stay at home mom problems. You pour yourself a cup of coffee, take a deep breath, and begin your journey through the various levels of parenting desperation.
Working with a tight budget? You’re not alone! Here’s how to save money on Happy Meals at McDonalds (and a lot more than that!), from two fry-loving, frugal moms in the know!
Look, the marketing team at McDonalds got one thing right- us mamas NEED a break, today and every day. We find ourselves cruising the drive through for an icy cool Coke more often than we’d like to admit.
Visit too often, though, and you’ll find yourself desperately trying to figure out how to save money at McDonald’s, because those little visits add up fast.
It was all well and good when our kids were little, and we could sneak fries where they couldn’t see us from their rear-facing car seats. Now, however, is a different story and they (shockingly) want to eat, too.
So if you’re like us, that leaves you trying to figure out how to save money on Happy Meals at McDonald’s, so you can get your kids (yourself) a little treat without breaking the bank. Here are our very favorite McDonald’s hacks to save you money on your favorite fast food.