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Big shopping today

June 20th, 2014 at 07:11 pm

5% off everything at the main store I shop at. I have a list--it has about 15 things. I anticipate spending a bit of money. I have already spent money today, but I should be able to have another No Spend Weekend once I get done with the grocery shopping.

Yesterday I spent $10 on bowling; $9 on dinner for me; $5 on dinner for boyfriend; and $26 for the lunch time spin class at work.

What came in was a $10 gift certificate from amazon from one of the survey sites I belong to. I'm up to $275 in non-paycheck money that has come in. Admittedly, most of that is from the ex for his portion of the student loan. I would like to roll that into my budget categories for the month, but I wouldn't be able to do that until I actually receive the check.

Actually, I think I'm going to do that. When I receive his check, I will use it to cover those categories where I need it for the month. I'm hoping to put a lot of it into savings or paying off debt, but sometimes I will need it in other categories, depending on the month.

Frugal thing done yesterday: I picked up a penny when I came across it in a parking lot. I always pick money up!

2 Responses to “Big shopping today”

  1. Mich Says:

    Miss Angel: I pick up pennies or any other change on the ground too. My kids look at me like I am weird. But I look at it like: "Hey, its more money that I didn't have a second ago." Smile
    Have a great weekend.

  2. ILUVATRAINWRECK Says:



    I took advantage of the 5% "discount" at Meijer as well today.

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