Have you been to a movie theatre lately? Good grief, ticket prices are out of this world. And even if you go to a discounted matinee, don't head to the concession stand! $8 bucks for a large popcorn and drink? Give me a break!
We took boywonder to a matinee a few weeks ago. Between the three tickets and concession stand I still forked out $30.
Here's my Recession Buster Tip for entertainment.
Have movie nights at home: We visit the Redbox machines at McDonalds and Walmart for $1 per movie per night. Pop up a bag of popcorn (.25), pour up a .88 2 litre bottle of pop (Hy-vee price last week) and grab a box of movie theatre candy free from Wal-greens or CVS. You have a movie for 1-4 people for less than the cost of one matinee ticket!
On Mondays Redbox gives you the movie FREE. Here's today's Monday-only promo code for a free one-day rental from Redbox…
Expires tonight (Mon, Mar 23) at midnight CST