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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #100 on: April 26, 2014, 10:41:43 PM »
36$ worth of groceries. mostly for dinner and our take along lunch for tomorrow. we are going to C2E2 (comic convention) and want to bring our own food.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #101 on: April 27, 2014, 01:06:01 AM »
A spend free day for me!

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #102 on: April 27, 2014, 08:25:22 AM »
Wasp spray, toilet paper, and a car freon refill kit. Glamorous, my life.

Whatever you have planned this weekend, you can count me out.



Yesterday:  Yard of bark mulch, pavers, landscaping timbers and lag bolts.  I too, lead a glamorous life.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #103 on: April 27, 2014, 08:57:56 AM »
Took my gf out after work to this ice cream shop.

I got a burger and malt.  She got fries and a sundae. 

$11. I don't do it often so it was alright.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #104 on: April 27, 2014, 10:50:20 AM »
Wasp spray, toilet paper, and a car freon refill kit. Glamorous, my life.

Whatever you have planned this weekend, you can count me out.

Heh. Each item was used separately, for its designated purpose, not in conjunction with the others. The wasp spray is pretty exciting, actually, as it was needed to clear the way to put more siding on the house. The freon is relatively exciting, too, or will be when I drive home from work tomorrow. Hopefully the toilet paper usage will be routine rather than exciting... :-)



Yesterday:  Yard of bark mulch, pavers, landscaping timbers and lag bolts.  I too, lead a glamorous life.


Sounds like fun, though.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #105 on: April 27, 2014, 01:06:31 PM »
Spent $4.72 on the motorcycle.  Brake lever pad replacement and a turn signal bulb...

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #106 on: April 27, 2014, 01:58:18 PM »
Big purchase today - finally bought a saddle.  Luckily it's used but in excellent condition, for WAY less than a new one.  And the seller is holding it for me until my Chase Sapphire Preferred card arrives - so I'll be able to make the $3K spend requirement to get the $400 cash back sign-up bonus.

April is turning out to be an expensive month.  Going to try hard to ratchet the spending back in May.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #107 on: April 27, 2014, 03:00:39 PM »
Nothing. Shops are closed on Sundays. As usual did grocery shopping for the next 2-3 days yesterday.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #108 on: April 27, 2014, 04:15:47 PM »
Nothing. Should have done the grocery shopping, but I got busy here and then got tired and didn't go anywhere. We're not going to starve any time this month or next if I don't get to the store.


Likely I'll do it on Tuesday, since it looks like we'll be out of milk and peanuts by then.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #109 on: April 27, 2014, 04:54:28 PM »
Nada, zilch.  Didn't leave the house.  Don't want anything.  Don't need anything.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #110 on: April 27, 2014, 05:37:25 PM »
Went to a yard sale yesterday and a bought an Eddie Bauer wooden high chair for $10 (wife is pregnant), great condition just need to sanitize it. Brand new it would be $140. Today I did not buy anything.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #111 on: May 20, 2014, 11:09:21 AM »
Nothing, but I bought gas yesterday.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #112 on: May 20, 2014, 11:23:22 AM »
Nothing yet, but I will buy gas later on. Also frozen tater tots, the splurge of the day.


Yesterday was fencing and fence posts, not for us, but for in-laws. Oh, and I'm buying them a pet door, too. They can't afford anything, in worse shape than I really realized. If I don't buy them a grocery gift card today, it'll happen in the next couple of days when I get to the big grocery store.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #113 on: May 20, 2014, 11:46:28 AM »
1 tank of gas - 12 gallons for $40. Brought my lunch!

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #114 on: May 20, 2014, 11:50:38 AM »
A bike!!!! It's my birthday, and I requested a no-gift deal with my husband this year since I wanted to get one. I've been saving my pennies to finally buy a bike so I can start commuting to work and go for family rides. It wasn't used, but I've been watching Craigslist off and on for the last 6 months and nothing much showing up.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #115 on: May 20, 2014, 05:15:11 PM »
Unexpectedly, I bought 25 pounds of Vidalia onions, rather my husband did, for a fundraiser at school. I am actuallyquite pleased about it; I knew they were selling onions, but thye hadn't said it was Vidalia onions this year. They've always specified in the past. I've been wondering where I was going to get my onions for the year. Now I have about half of them :-)

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #116 on: May 20, 2014, 05:34:38 PM »
No spend day, here. I have a head cold and that could be viewed as a good thing! haha

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #117 on: May 26, 2014, 10:37:44 AM »
Nothing today, but yesterday I had to go fix sprinklers at our old house, so sprinkler heads and parts, for one.

I've also dropped a chunk of change this weekend taking advantage of memorial day sales for horse equipment that I've been planning to buy, and which rarely goes on sale.  So:  pair of nicer breeches to wear to clinics/schooling shows, 2 saddle pads for a crafty experiment, riding gloves, 5 hoof rasps (should last at least two years), cowboy boots, and 5 pairs of boot socks.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #118 on: May 26, 2014, 12:53:49 PM »
Working on the windows -- bought primer and glazing compound.

Also is grocery day -- but didn't buy much since we're moving soon. Just some things to flesh out meals made from the freezer.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #119 on: May 26, 2014, 02:25:05 PM »
Ordered drum rollers for our old dryer.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #120 on: May 26, 2014, 02:34:20 PM »
Bifocal safety glasses for work, $13. I'll drop by the front office tomorrow and get my money refunded out of petty cash, so my purchase today cost me nothing.

However, I screwed up by using my Lowe's card to get the 5% discount and save the company some money. If I'd have used my Amazon rewards card I would have earned 13 cents profit from my purchase (1% reward). Oh well, maybe next time I will be thinking more clearly.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #121 on: May 27, 2014, 01:22:37 PM »
10 40 pound bags of topsoil, a gallon of deck sealer, a watering can and lawn bags from Home Depot $45. 

Thai food lunch. We barely eat out nowadays, so there is still plenty in that budget.  $17 for chicken pad Thai and chicken fried rice lunch combos. 

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #122 on: May 27, 2014, 06:33:29 PM »
Beer, dog food, tortilla chips, masking tape, and sugar free chocolate. You know, life's staples.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #123 on: May 27, 2014, 10:11:54 PM »
Beer, dog food, tortilla chips, masking tape, and sugar free chocolate. You know, life's staples.

...thinking of how those could be combined...known to some as the "checkout line game"

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #124 on: May 27, 2014, 11:12:51 PM »
Nadda! I'm trying to reform my Target shopping ways, and thus far, cold turkey has been the only way to be successful. You go in for hydrogen peroxide, band aids, and hair color but come out with a pretty new pair of earrings, a cookie jar shaped like an owl and over-sized beach towels.

Husband bought $14 worth of gas for his motorcycle. We are starting to need groceries, but I'm holding out till the 1st, because I already went over our grocery budget this month...

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #125 on: May 27, 2014, 11:59:00 PM »
A $2 bar of chocolate :-)

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #126 on: May 28, 2014, 12:07:12 AM »
Nothing! Yay!!!


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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #127 on: May 29, 2014, 09:35:01 PM »
Nothing, by a hair's breadth.  I went into Sierra Trading Post to pick up the cowboy boots I'd ordered, and spent about an hour perusing all the stuff, since it was all an extra 25% off.  Had a vest and two shirts in my hands ready to go to the cash register, then thought of MMM and put it all back, and left the store with just my order.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #128 on: May 29, 2014, 11:38:39 PM »
Great job, horsepoor!

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #129 on: May 30, 2014, 06:48:57 AM »
Toilet paper and antacid. My glamorous life.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #130 on: May 30, 2014, 08:53:28 AM »
I bought a Kindle copy of "Buddhist Bootcamp" for $7.23 at another Mustachian's recommendation.  That will be the only money I spend today. 
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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #131 on: May 30, 2014, 08:56:25 AM »
Thursday I worked, and then biked spent $0.  Tonight I am working, biking and babysitting.. I'll spend nothing. Tomorrow if it's nice I'm planning to bike again.  My goal is to make it til June 6th without spending money (except gas to get to work). We'll see.....  I have plenty of food to make in the house. I just have to be creative. (this could be fun)

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #132 on: May 30, 2014, 10:04:59 AM »
Potatoes, ice cream, cat food, glazing compound and paint.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #133 on: May 30, 2014, 10:12:45 AM »
$100 worth of tackle.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #134 on: May 30, 2014, 10:34:27 AM »
Nothing, but I am waiting for my purchase from two days ago to be delivered: my Republic wireless phone. Then I can ditch my expensive plan!
Also waiting until June 1 to grocery shop, as I went way over budget this month too.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #135 on: May 30, 2014, 04:12:59 PM »
Reiki Session $ 75 > Reimbursable through work
Himalayan Pink Salt < $11

Loose leaf teas at tea shop > $11
Two tea mugs with diffuser > $28
Green Buddha > $14

Had a spendy day and we are on our way to a family fair where we will drop around $20.

All of the tea stuff is for my sister's bridal shower that is afternoon tea theme, the mugs are prizes, the loose tea is what we will be drinking and I bought the green Buddha for my office.


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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #136 on: May 31, 2014, 07:45:11 AM »
Three taxi rides and one train ticket to an out-of-town conference. More expensive than not going anywhere, but I want to celebrate my victory: I was gone 14 hours and didn't buy any food. I packed lunch, dinner, snacks, and my water bottle. Go me!

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #137 on: May 31, 2014, 02:49:05 PM »
Train tickets worth about 65$ to go hiking in the Alps plus ca 10 $ for some extra food to take with me. Was a great day, totally worth it. :)

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #138 on: May 31, 2014, 05:11:41 PM »
Reiki Session $ 75 > Reimbursable through work

Your Reiki session is reimbursable through work? Awesome!

All we bought today was a jug of milk. However, it has been one of those days were if we didn't have some alcohol at home, that would be my next stop.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #139 on: May 31, 2014, 05:22:09 PM »
2 sagebrush plants, 3 cans of tent waterproofing spray, a bag of charcoal, some groceries, gas, lumber, pavers, bolts, an oil change, and 2 bales of straw.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #140 on: May 31, 2014, 06:01:34 PM »
Gas and groceries.  Used a $10 off $50 coupon at the grocery store.  Used up some gift cards on dinner, paid $1.16 out of pocket for crappy food I coulda cooked better at home. 

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #141 on: May 31, 2014, 06:25:17 PM »
Bought nothing today.

I am totally out of food in my house, but I have overspent on groceries already this month.  So I am taking advantage of this opportunity to try a 36 hour fast.  I'm not having trouble doing it (after all, there is no food in my house to tempt me), but I sure am hungry!!

Looking forward to grocery shopping tomorrow morning!

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #142 on: June 01, 2014, 09:00:41 AM »
Bought a 2006 Honda Odyssey (8-passenger--baby #6 is coming in Sept) with 96k miles for $9800 out the door.  $72 to fill the tank.

Then took the whole family to eat at Cici's Pizza.  Total cost for 7 people gorging themselves on pizza, salad, and cinnamon rolls: $26 and change.

Fourth-most-expensive day of our lives (two houses and our current minivan being the top three).

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #143 on: June 01, 2014, 09:09:27 PM »
Sent husband to the grocery store for meat for the week --- he came home with just the meat. If I had gone, I probably would have spent another 50 bucks!

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #144 on: June 01, 2014, 10:24:33 PM »
5,700w, or about $5.56 USD, on color copies. I wanted to present a nice boardgame to new private lesson students I'll be teaching tonight, but I didn't anticipate each colored page costing so much! grumblegrumblegrumble...

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #145 on: June 02, 2014, 07:06:57 PM »
Pork ribs, about $5.50, 30% off regular price. I'm keeping track of all my expenditures this month, and this was purchase #1.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #146 on: June 02, 2014, 07:18:44 PM »
A laptop from the Lenovo Outlet sale currently going on. I've written before about my laptop from 2008 that I still use, and how old and slow it is... but it was still working, so this purchase definitely wasn't necessary. I use my laptop quite a bit, and I was just sick of it freezing when trying to play Youtube freezes or anything flash related. I'm ok with the purchase though. May my old Compaq laptop rest in peace.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #147 on: June 02, 2014, 07:20:07 PM »
Bunch of groceries, cat food, el cheapo four-pack of steak knives because I'm missing three and tired of using one that the dog chewed up the handle on ~4 years ago (really, she did), one outdoor fluorescent light fixture so my husband can continue with the siding in the area where it goes.


Was thinking of buying tomato cages until I got a look at them. Going to make them from hogwire instead, since that will hold up tomatoes and those flimsy plastic(!) things at the store will only help in the crushing of the plant when they collapse.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #148 on: June 02, 2014, 08:23:39 PM »
Not a goddamn thing.  That's how I like it.

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Re: What did you buy today?
« Reply #149 on: June 03, 2014, 12:49:33 AM »
Sent in a cheque for a school field trip. And the pre-arranged lunch while they're out.