East Bay Momma

A Frugal Momma Providing a Rich Childhood

Category Archives: Restaurants

Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays at Ikea

What a pleasant surprise I had at the cashier at the ikea cafe today… Free kids meals on Tuesdays! We had a few hours to kill before an appointment so I had headed an ikea nearby mainly to let the toddler climb on beds and couches and run through the maze of setups (she loves …

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Links for East Bay Outings

Looking for resources to plan your East Bay weekend outings (on a budget)? I thought you might like to see which sites I frequent. On most of them you have to comb through them carefully to find the budget-friendly or even kid-friendly options but they really are all great online excursion-planning resources! If you have …

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Free Rainy Day Outing

Where can you entertain a very active toddler on a rainy day for free? Ikea in Emeryville! Hear me out. I know ikea can be such a pain when you are there to shop for new furniture. It can be crowded, overwhelming with options, confusing, etc. But on a weekday in the early morning on …

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East Bay Discovery #3: Pizzaiolo

Pizzaiolo is in the Temescal neighborhood of Oakland. It is known for it is amazing fancy schmancy pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven. I love that it uses only sustainable ingredients. But the pizza is not why it is a great discovery for a momma on a budget: it is because of their morning hours …

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