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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5950 on: March 12, 2016, 07:42:30 AM »
Yesterday I returned 2 pairs of sandals and got a refund of $89.  One pair was just an impulse buy.  The other pair were Merrill hiking sandals which I thought I really needed and they were a good sale price (less than $60).  But the next day I was at another store and found a pair of Keen hiking sandals for $15 on clearance!  They had been $90 originally. 

So how much longer can I get away with saying that my little thing I did to save $ was to return things I shouldn't have bought anyway? ;)

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5951 on: March 12, 2016, 10:50:44 AM »
I joined Airbnb  yesterday for a NYC and Phili trip. Then after booking the first place realized DUH i could have got 20 bux if i had a friend refer me!!!! So i emailed them and asked if they would let us get the referral after the fact, they said YES and instantly gave my friend and I $20 bux. woooohoooo!
plus i got a free apple, coffee and granola bar at my hubbys bank, he has a cool bank.

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« Reply #5952 on: March 12, 2016, 11:21:35 AM »
Pantry meals today. Using up what was already paid for.

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« Reply #5953 on: March 12, 2016, 03:15:26 PM »
A local thrift store put out %50 off everything coupons in the local sales' flyers.


Using my super organized kids clothes' needs spreadsheet which spans 5 different sizes and includes everything except underwear and socks , I went and stocked up.  I especially got boys' jeans which get worn out quickly.  Most of the jeans were sized 12, 14, 16 and ended up being between $1-$2 each.

$57 worth of stuff that I got for $29 ish

I then used a target gc I got as a reward from one of my credit cards (paid in full each month!) and shopped while my son had an appointment.  I stocked up on a cereal I like that is $.80 cheaper at Target than the regular store. 

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« Reply #5954 on: March 12, 2016, 03:41:46 PM »
The end of my girlfriend's printer's cable got damaged when she dropped her laptop. I was able to use a butter knife to bend the thing back into shape. She saved the cost of a (hard to find old printer) cable, and I got to feel competent with electronics.

Made a really tasty spanakorizo... every single ingredient was on sale this week, or already in the house!
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5955 on: March 12, 2016, 04:52:03 PM »
Went grocery shopping today, and rather than buy 1lb. of deli ham for $5 (my lunch for a week or so), I bought a spiral sliced ham on sale.  7.5# @$1.49, total of 11.22. At home the ham was sliced off the bone, yielding 5.4 lbs of meat into the frig & freezer, for a cost of 2.10/ lb., and it's better meat than I usually have on a sandwich. The ham hock and all the fatty scraps are going in the Crockpot now with 2lbs of free(gift from aunt's garden) dried beans.  If this all works out, I'll do it again in a few months.



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« Reply #5956 on: March 12, 2016, 05:29:57 PM »
I bought grocery store gift cards with 20% discount, saving around $40+. My wife and my parents did the same, so total savings: $130.
Where do you buy these? I'd love some!!

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« Reply #5957 on: March 12, 2016, 06:34:11 PM »
Went grocery shopping today, and rather than buy 1lb. of deli ham for $5 (my lunch for a week or so), I bought a spiral sliced ham on sale.  7.5# @$1.49, total of 11.22. At home the ham was sliced off the bone, yielding 5.4 lbs of meat into the frig & freezer, for a cost of 2.10/ lb., and it's better meat than I usually have on a sandwich. The ham hock and all the fatty scraps are going in the Crockpot now with 2lbs of free(gift from aunt's garden) dried beans.  If this all works out, I'll do it again in a few months.

We do this all the time. When they go on sale for 99 cents a pound, we buy several and put them in the deep freeze. Also recently my husband got a "semi-boneless" ham, which was kind of similar except not sliced. So he had to slice it, but it ended up being even cheaper than the spiral sliced.

Today when I was at work, my husband texted me that the Velcro on our 4-year-old's sneakers was wearing out and she needed new sneakers. I told him I would replace the Velcro. Then after I got home and we determined that I didn't mind replacing the Velcro but I didn't feel like hiking out to the store to get any, we looked around and he found a roll of industrial-strength adhesive-backed Velcro that he'd used to repair the couch. I removed the old Velcro and stuck this stuff on. It was really easy because really only the loop side needed to be replaced, the hook side still seems okay. It is white instead of the gray of the sneakers, but will not be particularly noticeable. This should get us through the next few months until she outgrows the sneakers.
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« Reply #5958 on: March 12, 2016, 07:31:32 PM »
I recognize that spending money isn't saving money. I've been looking for some things for upcoming travels and desperately needing new shoes. I keep putting things in my Amazon cart but not finishing the buy. Today I found what I needed significantly marked down on rei. I only ordered things on my list.  Found high quality for Kmart prices. I'm pretty happy. It was worth waiting.

My "made it to spring break" treat today was homemade iced coffee and homemade peanut butter cookies.

I've lost enough weight in the past 7 weeks that I'm wearing old clothes and greatly reduced my shopping list. Hundreds saved there as so much of my old wardrobe was wearing out and needed replaced.
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I'm good at not wanting much but I also often ignore needs.  I'm aiming for balance.

As for money saving today, I did my first grocery shopping since going car free. My relationship with food will be changing again. I found the ethnic spices and got cloves for 1/3 the cost of the store brand.

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« Reply #5959 on: March 13, 2016, 07:23:20 AM »
Feel better soon :(

Thank you! I lounged about and took multiple naps yesterday and then felt well enough to go out for an evening dance I'd planned in advance. Took another long nap today after church, and I think I might venture out again.

So my money-saving things today: Made breakfast at home, and ate one of the ready-to-heat meals I had on hand for lunch. I volunteered to join a choir at church, which may not save money per se but will amuse me for free and hopefully help me to feel more at home in my new community. This afternoon, I'm planning to bike down to a free dance practice session with free tea and cookies. I'll probably pick up a few grocery items on the way home.

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« Reply #5960 on: March 13, 2016, 07:41:13 AM »
Went to the local consignment store to get some emergency t-shirts for my toddler (it's been freakishly warm this week and she's grown out of last summer's clothes).  When I got to the checkout I learned that I had a store credit from some co-signing I had done ages ago, and only paid $2.47 for 2 Gap t-shirts!

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« Reply #5961 on: March 13, 2016, 08:34:48 AM »
This was last week, but we took our toddler twins to the pet store for the first time. They were just as excited as if we'd taken them to the zoo (which they haven't been to yet), but it was FREE and much less tiring for them because it's obviously a much smaller space to walk around. They were THRILLED. Fish! Rats! Guinea pigs! KITTY CATS! DOGS! Omg so exciting for them.

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« Reply #5962 on: March 13, 2016, 08:52:13 AM »
This was last week, but we took our toddler twins to the pet store for the first time. They were just as excited as if we'd taken them to the zoo (which they haven't been to yet), but it was FREE and much less tiring for them because it's obviously a much smaller space to walk around. They were THRILLED. Fish! Rats! Guinea pigs! KITTY CATS! DOGS! Omg so exciting for them.
aw that is so cute!

i just signed up for a new credit card today- Quicksilver From Capital One. This will give me the 0% transaction fees abroad that i need.. and 50 bux yaaaahhhhhs!  Thanks to this forum for all the tips! Next will be chase sapphire.

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« Reply #5963 on: March 13, 2016, 02:55:57 PM »
This was last week, but we took our toddler twins to the pet store for the first time. They were just as excited as if we'd taken them to the zoo (which they haven't been to yet), but it was FREE and much less tiring for them because it's obviously a much smaller space to walk around. They were THRILLED. Fish! Rats! Guinea pigs! KITTY CATS! DOGS! Omg so exciting for them.
We used to do this when our kids were young too.  Great free activity!
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« Reply #5964 on: March 13, 2016, 04:39:22 PM »
Picked up two bags of OPL (other people's leaves) and used them as free mulch for the empty patch near our house that we are guerrilla gardening out of ugliness.
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« Reply #5965 on: March 13, 2016, 06:41:20 PM »
Homemade pizza tonight!  Provolone & mozzarella & romano & peppers & italian sausage & olive oil & canned tomatoes from Costco, plus inexpensive bulk yeast and flour = inexpensive deliciousness. 

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« Reply #5966 on: March 14, 2016, 07:27:41 AM »
Spent money on a tank of gas this weekend (to visit a relative on her 90th birthday), but, otherwise, no money spent since doing groceries last Tuesday!

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« Reply #5967 on: March 14, 2016, 08:53:57 AM »
Nabbed some leftover bagels, cream cheese, and lox from a family brunch get together.
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« Reply #5968 on: March 14, 2016, 11:49:16 AM »
I had a friend come over for brunch.  I made a salad with salmon (from the freezer), 2 pots of tea (sample + stuff I had), defrosted soup (http://www.budgetbytes.com/2014/10/slow-cooker-rosemary-garlic-beef-stew-slow-cooker/), and a vinaigrette. 

I also had a friend come over for dinner.  I made cookies (http://allrecipes.com/recipe/16617/no-bake-cookies-v/ double the amount of cococa powder and use butter instead of margarine), pasta, chicken (from the freezer stash). 

I also made plans to have another brunch date with a friend next weekend.  I think we're going to do flatbreads (use this as a guide http://www.budgetbytes.com/2015/02/caramelized-onion-artichoke-flatbread/). 
Homemade pizza tonight!  Provolone & mozzarella & romano & peppers & italian sausage & olive oil & canned tomatoes from Costco, plus inexpensive bulk yeast and flour = inexpensive deliciousness.
YUM!

Today, I packed my lunch (leftovers), breakfast, and snacks (COOKIES). 

I wanted to thank this board.  Several months back, someone mentioned making their own dressing.  I googled a few recipes, and now I'm hooked.  It's so much cheaper (and tastier) to make my own dressing.  Plus, it saves room in our condiment area of our fridge (We have SO many condiments!!!). 

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« Reply #5969 on: March 14, 2016, 06:05:27 PM »
I managed to get some clothes I needed at a great discount by combining an online coupon (40% off) and a secondhand gift card on raise.com (30% off). And I resisted buying more stuff than I really needed when I found myself rationalizing that I should buy more to take advantage of the big discount.
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« Reply #5970 on: March 14, 2016, 06:23:14 PM »
Got off the plane and realized I'd forgotten my tuque (and it's cold out). But instead of caving and taking a cab home, I walked to the bus stop.
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5971 on: March 15, 2016, 09:33:10 AM »
Sold my husbands old, unused hockey equipment to a consignment sports store. Used the money to buy new potlights at the hardware store to replace our burnt out bulbs.

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« Reply #5972 on: March 15, 2016, 10:24:16 AM »
I had loaded a coupon for a free Marie Calender's pot pie on my Fred Meyer rewards card, but then when I got my stuff to the car I noticed it hadn't been deducted -- because I had picked one that was the wrong size!  I took it back to the service desk intending to return it and get the right one, but the cashier gave it to me for free.  And now I still have the coupon on my card so I can get another one.  Not sure that is ethical, though.  I'd ask WWMMMD (What Would MMM Do) but the answer would be "not buy crappy mass produced food" -- I do like the occasional pot pie, though....

Between the free pot pie and my other coupons, I saved over $5.50 on groceries today. 
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« Reply #5973 on: March 15, 2016, 12:02:02 PM »
Took a survey a while back that netted me a coupon for a free salad in a jar. Used the coupon instead of making a salad for work today.

This afternoon, hubs and I are doing a taste test, which is a free meal each, plus each of us will also get a coupon for a free sandwich or salad.
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« Reply #5974 on: March 15, 2016, 12:18:31 PM »
Spent $6.10 on 4 tubes of toothpaste, 2 bottles of bodywash and a gallon of milk at CVS. And I have $2 in ECBs for next week. CVS has very good deals on toothpaste and bodywash this week, and when I did my first transaction a coupon for $2 off any 2 tubes of toothpaste printed, sweetening the deal. If anyone wants to duplicate it, I did two each of the Crest, Colgate and Irish Spring deals. All the coupons are online printables rather than ones that require a newspaper.

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« Reply #5975 on: March 15, 2016, 12:35:19 PM »
-Coffee at home (wanted starbucks but overcame the urge)

-Took the most fuel efficient route to work (4 cylinder automatic) coasting/putting the car in neutral as much as possible

-Lunch from home (do this everyday while almost everyone around me eats trash food ((fast food)) or things they stopped and bought at the wawa.

-No plan to spend any money today!


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« Reply #5976 on: March 15, 2016, 01:06:15 PM »
* Skipped the drive-through breakfast; made fresh coffee and a yogurt parfait with homemade yogurt, rolled oats and blackberries.

* Insulated a light switch with a purpose-cut styrofoam tray left over from some groceries.

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« Reply #5977 on: March 15, 2016, 02:44:26 PM »
I went to the grocery store to get the water and the orange juice we won.

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« Reply #5978 on: March 15, 2016, 03:05:29 PM »
* Insulated a light switch with a purpose-cut styrofoam tray left over from some groceries.

Why did I never consider doing this?  Such a smart idea.
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« Reply #5979 on: March 15, 2016, 03:24:41 PM »
* Insulated a light switch with a purpose-cut styrofoam tray left over from some groceries.

Why did I never consider doing this?  Such a smart idea.

Wait, what is "insulating a lightswitch"? Is this an energy efficiency thing or an arc-flash, DIY safety type thing?
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« Reply #5980 on: March 15, 2016, 03:36:36 PM »
* Insulated a light switch with a purpose-cut styrofoam tray left over from some groceries.
Why did I never consider doing this?  Such a smart idea.
Wait, what is "insulating a lightswitch"? Is this an energy efficiency thing or an arc-flash, DIY safety type thing?

There can be a draft through the switchplates on your outer walls, especially if your house is 100 years old like mine is.  These provide a small thermal barrier.  Surprisingly effective for what they are.

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« Reply #5981 on: March 15, 2016, 03:48:35 PM »
Last week we fought to Lower our assessed value on our house to lower the amount of property tax we will pay for years to come!

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« Reply #5982 on: March 15, 2016, 04:01:42 PM »
* Insulated a light switch with a purpose-cut styrofoam tray left over from some groceries.
Why did I never consider doing this?  Such a smart idea.
Wait, what is "insulating a lightswitch"? Is this an energy efficiency thing or an arc-flash, DIY safety type thing?

There can be a draft through the switchplates on your outer walls, especially if your house is 100 years old like mine is.  These provide a small thermal barrier.  Surprisingly effective for what they are.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Frost-King-Foam-Electrical-Outlet-and-Wall-Plate-Insulating-Kit-OS12H/100184290

My house is 97 years old. Glad you mentioned this!
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5983 on: March 15, 2016, 09:21:22 PM »
Weekly trip for groceries with a $68 bill, saved $42 by taking advantage of store specials. Buy 2, get 3 free coffee, woot, woot!

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« Reply #5984 on: March 16, 2016, 08:45:22 AM »
Weekly trip for groceries with a $68 bill, saved $42 by taking advantage of store specials. Buy 2, get 3 free coffee, woot, woot!
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« Reply #5985 on: March 16, 2016, 12:04:40 PM »
Finally have something to contribute again!

Today was my employer's lunch and learn with lunch provided. They usually stick leftovers in the lounge, so I'll probably scoot down there to see if I can grab tomorrow's lunch, as well.

Sadly, the information provided was ... not so helpful. :(

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« Reply #5986 on: March 16, 2016, 12:22:51 PM »
After reading MMM's articles, I cancelled the $8/month phone insurance. I also plan to do homemade Christmas gifts this coming December. Also had a talk with my hubby that he can have more food budget for grocery store every month instead of one dollar here and there for unhealthy snacks (totally $50 a month).

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« Reply #5987 on: March 16, 2016, 05:46:48 PM »
Took mega-fast navy shower instead of the hot bath I planned, and thus got to work on time.
Found un-advertised pork sale at the supermarket... got lardons, cutlets, and stew out of it.
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« Reply #5988 on: March 16, 2016, 09:23:36 PM »
Y'all, I've been doing so good.

Yesterday was a frustrating and expensive day finalizing the death of my car. I had to rent a car and drive two hours south to deal with all of that, but I packed food and went for a hike at the state park after I got the stressful stuff done. While I had the rental car I ran as many errands as possible and did some stocking up on groceries, especially heavy or fragile things.  I spent all of my grocery budget through April 20th!  But that's ok, I'll just buy freah things and average out the same by May. I am very proud of myself for sticking to my lists. I could have used the opportunity to stock up as an excuse to buy indiscriminately.  I paused in front of a colorful Easter candy display but then I kept moving. 

I did not drink a soda. I did not buy fast food.

Tomorrow I leave for a four day conference. I got a scholarship to cover the dues. I am carpooling and sharing a hotel room. Tonight I packed food for the road and a couple meals. During my stock up yesterday I picked up a bottle of Evan Williams.  I'll be stingy at the bar and enjoy the house party.

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« Reply #5989 on: March 17, 2016, 04:12:19 AM »
Sold my old IPad 1 ( yes the first one) for $40, I was going to recycle it so I'm happy for the $40.


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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5990 on: March 17, 2016, 06:36:27 AM »
Sold my old IPad 1 ( yes the first one) for $40, I was going to recycle it so I'm happy for the $40.


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ooh! i wonder if i should try to sell my smashed non working iPad mini? i just don't know how to wipe the data that might still be on it.

I did the ol take home leftovers from a work meeting yesterday, fed both husband and me, i get to do the same today too, fab!

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« Reply #5991 on: March 17, 2016, 07:11:57 AM »
I was grocery shopping with the supermarket's app and noticed they had a digital coupon for free yogurt. It wasn't very good yogurt, but hey, free! Also got overcharged by $1 per pound on the corned beef I bought so got the difference refunded. It's simmering away in the Instant Pot right now.
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5992 on: March 17, 2016, 09:41:34 AM »
I've declared today, "Questionable Leftovers Day."

Lunch is a chickenless chicken gyro (because SOMEBODY ate all the gyro chicken minus the pita bread, romaine, feta and tzatziki) so that's what I have. Also some ground beef with corn, black beans and taco seasoning in it left over from taco rice bowls the other day. The most questionable thing is a tiny bit of leftover chili. It may be an entire week old, not sure. Eh, I'll survive ;)

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5993 on: March 18, 2016, 05:56:08 AM »
Was together enough to get stock made from a chicken that was dinner earlier in the week. That plus the bits of meat I picked rom the bone once the stock was done and raiding the fridge for random leftovers and any veggies that were about to turn made a decent soup.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5994 on: March 18, 2016, 06:05:25 AM »
We planned a June trip to Portalnd from Atlanta requiring the purchase of a few airline tickets.  We had a few hiccups the past few months in the budget due to some dental work and a car issue.  The family decided to cancel the Portland trip and now we are driving Charleston, SC instead for a long weekend.  We will be using hotel points and in the end will probably save around $1,500.

Looking forward to some quality time with my family no matter the location. 
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5995 on: March 18, 2016, 06:47:13 AM »
Switched cell phone providers which will save me around $25 per month. I checked out some of the even less expensive providers like Ting but my old phone doesn't work on their network.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5996 on: March 18, 2016, 10:50:56 AM »
Did our taxes.

We are owed over 5k.

How fast we we sending that in? So fast.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5997 on: March 18, 2016, 12:12:19 PM »
Enjoyed a free museum and another free exhibit today with visiting family. I treated them to afternoon tea today at a place across the street from the museum that is relatively reasonable as things in the tourist zone go (12 per person instead of 18 or more). We scheduled tea for the earliest available slot and skipped lunch in anticipation, which worked well. It was cute enough to photograph for Facebook, and we got enough food that we didn't miss lunch. My mother has been treating me to lots of other meals plus a guided river tour on a punt, so I was happy to be able to treat her to something while she's visiting.

I managed to mess up my online banking with an overdraft today--the funds were in savings instead of checking. It was within the limits of the small overdraft line of credit I have, and I transferred money to cover it as soon as I saw the email from the bank. I'm going to count quick damage control as savings in this case; hopefully the total interest charge will end up being 2 cents or less.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5998 on: March 19, 2016, 06:44:24 PM »
A few things today:

1) Had a garage sale and made $200 with stuff we needed to get out of the garage.

2) Browsed other garage sales in the neighborhood. One lady told my kids "anything you want is free!" and they got some goggles they've been wanting.

3) Thought I'd take the kids to the movies tonight to give my husband some peace. However, after tickets and popcorn, realized I don't want to pay $35, so we didn't go (and the kids are none the wiser).

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #5999 on: March 19, 2016, 07:20:04 PM »
Used a cardpool referral to get a $10 starbucks card for $4. Will be nice for our next roadtrip. Starbucks always has the nicest restrooms... =)

Used a credit through best buy from DH purchasing a work computer to buy a new Chromecast (ours was from the beta and the sound leveling breaks constantly) for $5 instead of $35, and free shipping.

Ate some broccoli that was looking sad in the back of the fridge. Luckily, pan roasting is very forgiving, and it was still delicious. Going to use some slightly older milk tomorrow to make yogurt in my InstantPot.
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