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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8250 on: January 26, 2017, 05:39:09 PM »
Cooked dinner even though I was tired and headachey when I got home, and packed my lunch for tomorrow ahead of time so I don't forget.

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« Reply #8251 on: January 26, 2017, 09:08:57 PM »
Switched to microfibre cloths (have a stash from my optom) to clean the windows. Part of cutting down on paper towel use.

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« Reply #8252 on: January 26, 2017, 09:42:10 PM »
Reshopped our home insurance and switched carriers to save $80/year.

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« Reply #8253 on: January 26, 2017, 10:08:57 PM »
* Got $15 recycling deposit back for returning our old car battery to Pep Boys
* Brought bags into the supermarket and saved $0.20
* Unplugged the whole sprinkler system for the time being since we've had an excellently rainy winter so far

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« Reply #8254 on: January 27, 2017, 01:03:19 AM »
Curly hair method and product update:

I think my hair is too short for plopping?? Been to a few websites to learn the technique.

I made the flax hair gel with some lavender EO. I cannot actually believe how well this worked! Even I wouldn't believe me if I hadn't seen if for myself!

Thank you for the tips!

Edit: typo
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« Reply #8255 on: January 27, 2017, 05:42:37 AM »
Cancelled my temporary Dropbox Pro account, for $9.99/month.

I'm debating firing my insurance company (house + auto), which we have had through a local agent for maybe 20 years. It's kind of like breaking up, though. I don't really want to call the person I've been dealing with all these years and tell her, "well, I switched to xxx, please cancel my policies." I have two teen drivers, though, and I think the difference will be substantial on the auto portion. Anyone else been through this?

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« Reply #8256 on: January 27, 2017, 06:31:43 AM »

I'm debating firing my insurance company (house + auto), which we have had through a local agent for maybe 20 years. It's kind of like breaking up, though. I don't really want to call the person I've been dealing with all these years and tell her, "well, I switched to xxx, please cancel my policies." I have two teen drivers, though, and I think the difference will be substantial on the auto portion. Anyone else been through this?

I go through a broker.  She finds the best insurance for the situation and suggests policy changes as needed.  No angst.  Can you find a broker and get them to do the leg work and the emotional labour?

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8257 on: January 27, 2017, 06:43:23 AM »
Cancelled my temporary Dropbox Pro account, for $9.99/month.

I'm debating firing my insurance company (house + auto), which we have had through a local agent for maybe 20 years. It's kind of like breaking up, though. I don't really want to call the person I've been dealing with all these years and tell her, "well, I switched to xxx, please cancel my policies." I have two teen drivers, though, and I think the difference will be substantial on the auto portion. Anyone else been through this?

Be careful to vet the new house insurance company. I almost switched on price last year and then started reading the reviews for the new company. The complaints centered around the company offering a low rate, then after signing, doing a home inspection and asking for extensive repairs or offering a more expensive policy. At that point you are stuck b/c if you go back to your original insurer you will also be offered a higher rate. A few of the complaints were from people who had just bought the house and had just gone through a good inspection. Also make sure that the big national company offering the insurance is the underwriter and not farming it out to someone else. I could barely get the name of the real underwriter from the big national, after I found out that this situation was possible.

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« Reply #8258 on: January 27, 2017, 07:48:05 AM »
From my journal, ways to keep your sponge going longer:

Axecleaver's home making tip for the day: wet your sponge, wring it out so it's damp, then microwave for exactly two minutes. Let it cool and run under water again. Mildew fixed. Repeat weekly and sponges last forever.

I've found that tossing it in with a load of laundry every couple of weeks does the same thing.

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« Reply #8259 on: January 27, 2017, 01:52:10 PM »
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8260 on: January 27, 2017, 02:09:03 PM »
Curly hair method and product update:

I think my hair is too short for plopping?? Been to a few websites to learn the technique.

I made the flax hair gel with some lavender EO. I cannot actually believe how well this worked! Even I wouldn't believe me if I hadn't seen if for myself!

Thank you for the tips!

Edit: typo

I love Flax gel, so cheap! I make it then freeze it in smaller batches. I also plop, works for me great but I have long hair.

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« Reply #8261 on: January 27, 2017, 02:14:46 PM »
Curly hair method and product update:

I think my hair is too short for plopping?? Been to a few websites to learn the technique.

I made the flax hair gel with some lavender EO. I cannot actually believe how well this worked! Even I wouldn't believe me if I hadn't seen if for myself!

Thank you for the tips!

Edit: typo

Depends on how short is short! From my reading, it sound like anything past ~chin length is fair game. Shorter than that and yeah, probably wouldn't hold well. But the bright side is short hair doesn't have the same issues with weight on the curl structure, which is what plopping/plunking is working to fix. This lady has relatively short hair and has a tutorial: https://youtu.be/yghmI6TVHrs

Discussion about it: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/general-discussion-about-curly-hair/62535-short-hair-plopping.html

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« Reply #8262 on: January 27, 2017, 02:40:13 PM »
Returned a bunch of things to Home Depot left over from a bathroom renovation project. Didn't have the receipt, but the cash card was over $50! I have some other projects in mind.

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« Reply #8263 on: January 27, 2017, 05:35:43 PM »
My back has been suffering and it is apparent that the hours at my desk are the culprit.  Rather than buying a cheap standing desk with no storage, we are building one ourselves.  Pipe and pine.  I'm not handy, but I did manage to sand and stain the desktop and shelves this afternoon.  :)  Baby steps. 

Equivalent desks cost 800.00 (similiar style and materials).

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8264 on: January 27, 2017, 10:06:50 PM »
From my journal, ways to keep your sponge going longer:

Axecleaver's home making tip for the day: wet your sponge, wring it out so it's damp, then microwave for exactly two minutes. Let it cool and run under water again. Mildew fixed. Repeat weekly and sponges last forever.

I've found that tossing it in with a load of laundry every couple of weeks does the same thing.

Leave the sponge pretty wet, and the humidity will soften any dried gunk in the microwave, so it's easy to wipe out.  Win win!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8265 on: January 27, 2017, 11:47:28 PM »
From my journal, ways to keep your sponge going longer:

Axecleaver's home making tip for the day: wet your sponge, wring it out so it's damp, then microwave for exactly two minutes. Let it cool and run under water again. Mildew fixed. Repeat weekly and sponges last forever.

I've found that tossing it in with a load of laundry every couple of weeks does the same thing.

Leave the sponge pretty wet, and the humidity will soften any dried gunk in the microwave, so it's easy to wipe out.  Win win!

This is exactly how I clean my microwave.

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What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8266 on: January 27, 2017, 11:52:39 PM »
Experimenting with cheap-o hair products instead of fancy pants gel from the teaching hair salon (I go once  a year - $16). I've been using up grocery store mousse and stuff. Today I'm trying NO hair products on my freshly washed hair. I have thin, curly, shoulder length hair so it kinda goes frizzy and lifeless without product. (Sigh). Any suggestions?

ETA: I've been wrapping my teapot with a tea towel every morning and it is working to keep the tea sufficiently hot without having to microwave or buy a thermos.

John Frieda Frizz Ease from the drugstore works just as well as the salon stuff. Watch for coupons and BOGOs.
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« Reply #8267 on: January 28, 2017, 02:17:12 AM »
Thanks for the tips on freezing flax geland also the Frizz Ease. I'm fascinated by this plopping and have never heard of it. The videos and tutorials have been super helpful. I think I will try this weekend.

Today I made 10 loaves of whole wheat bread for the freezer and 2 huge pans of granola. Should keep us in business for a while!

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« Reply #8268 on: January 28, 2017, 02:19:01 AM »
Experimenting with cheap-o hair products instead of fancy pants gel from the teaching hair salon (I go once  a year - $16). I've been using up grocery store mousse and stuff. Today I'm trying NO hair products on my freshly washed hair. I have thin, curly, shoulder length hair so it kinda goes frizzy and lifeless without product. (Sigh). Any suggestions?

ETA: I've been wrapping my teapot with a tea towel every morning and it is working to keep the tea sufficiently hot without having to microwave or buy a thermos.

My hair is long and straight, but I've found just switching the type of shampoo and conditioner within the cheapest brand makes a big difference. V05 makes an 'Extra body' version of both the shampoo and conditioner. Suave probably has something like that, too. When I use that version consistently, the little bit of wave in my hair comes out more, and my hair looks nicer. I imagine there must be other varieties of the cheap shampoos that would be good for curly hair. . . . Actually, I should look for it again . . . it's been awhile.

The tea towel sounds like a good idea. I make coffee in a French press every morning and pour the extra hot water from the kettle into my mug to warm the mug while the coffee is steeping.

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« Reply #8269 on: January 28, 2017, 09:21:43 AM »
Needed postcards for an event we are hosting.  The only official postcards the store had (printable Avery ones) were $27 for 200.  Bought a pack of heavy cardstock for $6 instead, which yielded 120 postcards and was quick work with a paper cutter.

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« Reply #8270 on: January 28, 2017, 04:40:49 PM »
Using a GC I picked up a combination lint brush and defuzzer. Came home and defuzzed my five year old winter wool purse (designer from the thrift store for $4) and it looked like a million bucks again. So I defuzzed a tired black hoodie also looks great, then I tested the lint brush on a black T-shirt. It works amazing too! I don't use a clothes dryer so occasionally items get lint on them in the wash, this brush is the perfect solution. I will just use it while folding laundry and for about five minutes worth of effort my clothes will look much better.

Encouraged by my brush success I sewed two bras with loose straps, fixed a missing button on a shirt and sewed a small tear in some pj pants.

Next up I cooked a giant batch of veggie soup in the slow cooker to use up a ton of veggies frozen and fresh, that were kicking around. I also made a giant batch of herbed chickpea patties to freeze - again using up a bunch of spinach and feta.   

I realized after cooking that I could use the lint brush on my mid century (thrifted) velvet couch that my cat loves to shed on. Again this thing totally impressed me, in 3 minutes the couch and matching chair were spotless. Much easier then hauling out the vacuum and upholstery attachment. This will be a new nightly task to quickly perform while dinner is cooking or I am watching a movie.

One more: I would love to repaint my entire house but the cost of paint is not in the budget right now. So I grabbed my leftover paint in the current colours (stored in small Masson jars, with wax paper under the lid for easy opening) and started touching up scratches and marks in my living and dining room. I realized quickly that I love my current paint colours, the marks were what were bugging me. I have no idea why I didn't touch them up sooner because my walls really look refreshed now. So this week I will be touching up all the walls in my house that I have extra paint for. Such a simple 30 minute task and it really made such a difference. Maybe only something I will notice, but it's enough to make me feel satisfied.

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« Reply #8271 on: January 28, 2017, 11:25:04 PM »
*Did a batch of navy beans in the InstantPot this morning and then crockpotted them into baked beans to go with our meatloaf and veggies for dinner.

*Streaming "Victoria" -- great series!

*The flax seed gel is working wonderfully!!!! I'm so happy! I actually go the no-poo route for washing my hair, and its working well. Been using this for almost 2 years now, IIRC.

*Picked up a bunch of library books that I'd ordered in online and dropped off the ones due today or very soon.

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« Reply #8272 on: January 29, 2017, 12:31:52 AM »
Cut my hair for the first time!

I had been getting a few split ends, so decided to give it a trim.

Saved myself $25, two hours, and the torture of the sitting and the waiting.

I'm converted.

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« Reply #8273 on: January 29, 2017, 12:30:23 PM »
Spent an hour repair dog toys that had been destroyed. Some of them look pretty rough, but the holes are repaired and they are safe for him to play with again.  Toys that will last him even a few minutes aren't cheap, so it is worth repairing them. Having engaging toys saves our house and furniture!

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« Reply #8274 on: January 29, 2017, 12:37:36 PM »
Patched a hole in one of my husband's uniform shirts using a piece of fabric cut from another badly worn and stained shirt.

Made macarons as a culinary experiment with my brother yesterday. They aren't perfect, but are good enough to take as a hostess gift for the family member we are visiting this week.

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« Reply #8275 on: January 29, 2017, 01:18:06 PM »
A cost-saving saga of a washing machine's death:
-Husband did the trouble shooting on the old washer, preventing a service call. Confirmed the transmission is RIP dead. 27 year old unit- repair is not an option. Cost: $0
-Using ILs W&D while we figure out replacement options. They live a mile away, so pretty convenient. Not a long term solution, but keeps us from having to use a laundromat or replace washer RIGHT NOW.
-Explored our CL options. Sadly, none in Hometown. Big City is a couple hours away but we go up regularly- currently working through their listings.
-Also going to check with a place in Big City that does scratch and dent and refurbs.
-Barring all this, if we go with Home Depot to buy a replacement, we will use the $100 gift card we got for Christmas towards the replacement.

On the bright side, now *everything* in the damn house except the heat pump and dryer will have been replaced this year. Expensive year though, lol.

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« Reply #8276 on: January 29, 2017, 01:30:16 PM »
Took apart the free standing TP holder and tightened up the loose connections in the base so that it stands straight and tall again.  It's been leaning more and more to the side.  When I checked out the price of a new one I thought phooey on that and pulled out a few tools and took care of it myself.  So grateful that I grew up with a dad that made us help fix things around the farm because those skills come in handy all the time.

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« Reply #8277 on: January 29, 2017, 02:02:54 PM »
I fixed the boxspring with some scavenged wood. Hoping to put off purchase of a new one for quite a while.

Then I made a tp holder from random bits I had around. I was going for functional but it turned out rather nice in a shabby chic way.




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« Reply #8278 on: January 29, 2017, 02:34:16 PM »
Was out and about while really, really hungry.  Finished up the errands, came home and ate oatmeal (which was delicious) rather than spring for a burger or pho or chinese food. 

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« Reply #8279 on: January 29, 2017, 02:39:35 PM »
Right now DH is installing the heating element for our Samsung dryer.  It's 5 years old and this is the second time it's failed (seems common, from what we've read). 

The first time, a mere two years ago, we hired someone to fix it (at a cost $180, including the part).  I watched and thought "that doesn't look so hard".  DH watched and though "glad I don't have to do that".  Well, grousing aside, he's doing it. 

The part was <$20 on Amazon.  We ordered two because a) that gave us free Sunday delivery, and b) the damn thing's gonna break again in a couple years anyway...

My part in this was research (finding youtube videos on how to take apart the dryer), keeping track of the screws, ordering the part, and cleaning up behind the dryer.  He did all the crawling, thank goodness!

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« Reply #8280 on: January 29, 2017, 03:52:55 PM »
1. Froze some chicken that was nearing its spoilage date for later use.
2. Went shopping in my pantry and now only have four (cheap) things to buy at the grocery store to get through the week. Should save me about $20.
3. Picked some lemons from my tree and froze the juice for cooking with when there aren't lemons available. I also filled a jar with the rinds and some vinegar so my house smells nicer when I clean with my vinegar-based cleaning concoctions.

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« Reply #8281 on: January 29, 2017, 04:04:11 PM »
Persuaded Amazon to give me a refund for return of an Amazon Echo that I received as a gift, even though I didn't have the order number.

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« Reply #8282 on: January 29, 2017, 06:07:18 PM »
On the bright side, now *everything* in the damn house except the heat pump and dryer will have been replaced this year. Expensive year though, lol.

This is what I have experienced so far: make things last as long as possible. Keep repairing, keep making do. Then everything breaks at once and is no longer repairable thanks to years of 'making it work'. Source new or second-hand good quality replacements. Feel shitty about Spending All The Money. I assume the next stage is several years of enjoyment of things working well, followed by about a decade of making do, before everything breaks again?

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« Reply #8283 on: January 29, 2017, 06:18:57 PM »
On the bright side, now *everything* in the damn house except the heat pump and dryer will have been replaced this year. Expensive year though, lol.

This is what I have experienced so far: make things last as long as possible. Keep repairing, keep making do. Then everything breaks at once and is no longer repairable thanks to years of 'making it work'. Source new or second-hand good quality replacements. Feel shitty about Spending All The Money. I assume the next stage is several years of enjoyment of things working well, followed by about a decade of making do, before everything breaks again?

This is certainly what I'm hoping for. The house was built 21 years ago, and nothing has been replaced since it was built, so it's all wearing out all at once. Luckily, our local RE market has continued to appreciate at a healthy clip, so while we don't plan to go anywhere like... ever... if we do opt to sell, we should be on good footing anyway.

Have done the vast majority of things ourselves- all the plumbing, supply valve changes, faucet changes, caulking, etc. We also installed all the appliances ourselves, and DH even installed and configured the thermostat for us. Only thing we've outsourced are the garage spring replacement (kills you if you mess up) and the gas water heater replacement (scares me, and so many permits and inspections if you DIY here). Roof and siding were replaced right before we bought.

Hoping for a good long stretch of lower maintenance!

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« Reply #8284 on: January 29, 2017, 07:00:54 PM »
Went to the drugstore for mineral oil (a cheap option to finish some very expensive cutting boards my brother gave to me, I just have to finish sanding them and oil them. They'll see frequent enough use we won't need a fancier finish.).

Also found President's Choice black pepper all-butter shortbread for $0.79 instead of $4.79 a box, the very nice Black Label kind that makes a lovely hostess gift, and we frequently visit people and bring small items.

Except they happened to show up as "PCP Biscuits" on the receipt... hmm...

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« Reply #8285 on: January 29, 2017, 08:15:33 PM »
Today my daughter made a nice iced vanilla cake from scratch for her brothers. They will be so happy when they get home from their outing with dad!


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« Reply #8286 on: January 30, 2017, 01:10:43 AM »
I just eat homemade lunch for a whole week last week. No money spent at work.

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« Reply #8287 on: January 30, 2017, 05:23:13 AM »
Lol awesome !

Went to the drugstore for mineral oil (a cheap option to finish some very expensive cutting boards my brother gave to me, I just have to finish sanding them and oil them. They'll see frequent enough use we won't need a fancier finish.).

Also found President's Choice black pepper all-butter shortbread for $0.79 instead of $4.79 a box, the very nice Black Label kind that makes a lovely hostess gift, and we frequently visit people and bring small items.

Except they happened to show up as "PCP Biscuits" on the receipt... hmm...

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8288 on: January 30, 2017, 06:14:20 AM »
Brought a peanut butter sandwich and a Larabar to eat instead of buying food on a night out. Fixed a leaky supply to a bathroom faucet. Setup spending/tracking plan for the next month.

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« Reply #8289 on: January 30, 2017, 07:25:21 AM »
On Saturday we went cross country skiing in a place where there is a tourist facility where they sell hot chocolate and waffles, when open. This time, I made a thermos with warm lemonade and made sandwiches which we ate outside in the ski track. No money spent.

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« Reply #8290 on: January 30, 2017, 07:32:25 AM »
On Saturday we went cross country skiing in a place where there is a tourist facility where they sell hot chocolate and waffles, when open. This time, I made a thermos with warm lemonade and made sandwiches which we ate outside in the ski track. No money spent.

Warm lemonade? Is this a thing?

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« Reply #8291 on: January 30, 2017, 09:02:48 AM »
On Saturday we went cross country skiing in a place where there is a tourist facility where they sell hot chocolate and waffles, when open. This time, I made a thermos with warm lemonade and made sandwiches which we ate outside in the ski track. No money spent.

Warm lemonade? Is this a thing?

Sirup from black currant, with hot water added to make lemonade. It tastes well when warm. There is no point bringing along cold lemonade when it is 12 degrees C outside.

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« Reply #8292 on: January 30, 2017, 09:59:27 AM »
On Saturday we went cross country skiing in a place where there is a tourist facility where they sell hot chocolate and waffles, when open. This time, I made a thermos with warm lemonade and made sandwiches which we ate outside in the ski track. No money spent.

Warm lemonade? Is this a thing?


Sirup from black currant, with hot water added to make lemonade. It tastes well when warm. There is no point bringing along cold lemonade when it is 12 degrees C outside.

I may have to try this.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8293 on: January 30, 2017, 12:08:43 PM »
On the week after christmas the local fred meyer had a few never frozen organic turkeys that had a sell by date of 12/28... the day I was there. They had reduced the prices to $5 each. So I bought two 18lb turkeys for $5 each. I cooked one that day, froze the other and cooked it earlier this week. I got about 10 meals out of each one, obviously with some bread and greens to go with it. 

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8294 on: January 30, 2017, 12:22:12 PM »
*Kids are making Sculpey clay figures from a set received at Christmas.  It was perfect! One of those "We're bored! There's nothing to do!" moments.

*Making soup for lunch from stock made last week. Adding leftover meat and veggies.

*Reading library books. What would we do without our public libraries?! We borrow thousands of dollars worth of books every year. Recently was talking to someone who wanted to read a new book and I said "Oh the library has it!" since I'd already read it. A few days later, she said "Oh, I just went out and bought it - it was only $25."  Ugh! And this is someone with loads of debt and a hefty mortgage. This is totally what I used to do too :-(


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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8295 on: January 30, 2017, 12:24:42 PM »
Davef, what a find on the turkeys! wow! I was pricing out fresh organic turkeys before Christmas and couldn't bring myself to order one as they were $50!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8296 on: January 31, 2017, 03:54:47 PM »
yeah, I was exited, they had 4 left, I almost bought all 4, but my wife would have killed me.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8297 on: January 31, 2017, 03:58:52 PM »
-Did youtube yoga
-Batch cooked to send DH out of town with tons of food
-Requested a book from the library. A popular one I was "sure" would be a long list, but I was second in line. Old days I may not have even checked! I'll walk to the library (1+mile each way) and pick it up tomorrow.

Big one yesterday: bought a new-but-returned-to-store washing machine instead of brand new (nothing wrong with it, still under full warranty). Spent the same we expected to, got a higher end machine, and were able to pick it up same day... instead of a month+ back order. Moved it ourselves, so no paying for delivery. And of COURSE did the installation ourselves.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8298 on: January 31, 2017, 05:04:03 PM »
Seriously, Davef, good work!  I might venture to my grocery store after Easter and see if I can get a ham cheap.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #8299 on: January 31, 2017, 09:18:52 PM »
* I finally got a bike, so I can be a proper Mustachian, and rode it to buy shipping supplies for an item I sold on eBay.