Helping Families Live Frugally & Have Fun!

Since 2011, we have been focused on creating ways to support Atlantic Canadian Families in living a more frugal life without limitations. From meal planning and family recipes to activities and travel, we have built a community both online and offline that shares the joys of family life on the East Coast.

We will always encourage families to learn about the people and places surrounding them by sharing opportunities to explore and support local businesses & destinations.

Everything Unscripted is your resource to use when planning Family, Food, Travel, and FUN in New Brunswick and beyond.

We are so excited to share that our Savings, Weekly Deals & Couponing portion of the blog has been revived over on our sister site at


Who is excited to get out and enjoy the warmer weather? It’s on its way!! Here are some Spring resources you may find useful when planning Springtime fun with your family. From travel ideas and activities to recipes and crafts, we have got you covered. Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram and Facebook for highlights and videos of what our family is up to.

PLEASE NOTE: These guides were created before Covid-19. We have updated where possible. Remember to check the links to see if businesses are operating this season.


Spring & Easter Colouring Sheets

Recycled Tree – Earth Day Craft

Coffee Filter Earth – Earth Day Craft

New Brunswick Family Day Trips & Destinations


We have many years of meal planning tips and examples for you. Some of them are linked below.

Meal Planning And Prep

This is my step by step for how to meal plan and prep, helping you save both time and money every day.

40+ Weekly Meal Plans for $25 or less

Links to more than 40 examples of $25 family meal plans. 5 supper meals for $25 or less (based on sales). This is a great resource to refer to and save recipe ideas for frugal meals.

Meal Prep Examples