Yesterday - I replaced the kitchen faucet myself instead of paying a plumber to do it. Somewhere between $200 - $400 saved.
Took the parts I didn't use back to Home Depot when I needed a junction for the final connection.
FWIW the basin wrench and master blaster were useless at getting the old faucet out. In the end, the "washers" - too flimsy to really deserve that name - had rusted enough that, with all the other things I was tyring to do to loosen or saw through the bolts, they disintegrated.
Also yesterday - the 19 year old cat was due for a feline leukemia shot. I had a talk with the vet about, given her lifestyle, does she really need the shot? She doesn't go outside of the back yard, isn't out there often, and would retreat if another cat approached her. We decided to forego the shot.
This week's goal: no extra trips to the grocery store for ingredients I forgot the first time. I've been back less than 2 hours and already identified two substitutions I need to make. It's not just the money, it's the time that I lose in these trips. With the recovered time, maybe I can get organized enough to plan in advance!