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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6450 on: June 05, 2016, 06:55:35 PM »
Yesterday, I made potato soup with chives and parsley from the garden, and also picked the first zucchini of the season!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6451 on: June 06, 2016, 12:00:03 AM »
Probably doesn't count, but Ramadan's started: no food and drink during daytime means no lunch buying. A bit awkward too, as I forgot about it and invited people to have office lunch on Wednesday! Will likely just sit there making others uncomfy.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6452 on: June 06, 2016, 07:17:57 AM »
It was 12 degrees celsius and raining buckets when we woke up. Partner is only working a half-day today, but instead of each taking our own car, we put my bike in the trunk, carpooled to work, and i'll ride back home (hopefully it will warm up in the meantime).

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6453 on: June 06, 2016, 10:56:29 AM »
Stayed home to work. Ate leftovers (seriously amazing minestrone and homemade bread) for lunch. Went for a swim in the lake after eating, along with a quick stroll through the garden. Now heading back to scramble through another 3 hours of work before going to have a gin and tonic on the porch.
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« Reply #6454 on: June 06, 2016, 01:50:04 PM »
Probably doesn't count, but Ramadan's started: no food and drink during daytime means no lunch buying. A bit awkward too, as I forgot about it and invited people to have office lunch on Wednesday! Will likely just sit there making others uncomfy.

Are you allowed to drink water during the day? Just curious.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6455 on: June 06, 2016, 02:00:44 PM »
Haven't spent a penny since I picked up a few groceries on the way home from work Friday. Used my public transit pass, used a gift card, but no actual money going out. Procrastinated doing my laundry, which is $3.75 a load - although I'm not sure that is one to be proud of... ;-)
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6456 on: June 06, 2016, 02:07:51 PM »
It was yesterday, almost bought the giant box of Raisin Bran. Already had food for breakfast, and I tend to eat too much cereal at a time when it is available. $7+ saved, bran overdose avoided.

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« Reply #6457 on: June 06, 2016, 05:38:22 PM »
Moved/unpacked another carload of stuff.  That makes three carloads.  If I had boxed everything up and left it for the movers who are coming next week, it probably would have taken them at least an hour to move (and I would have had to trip over boxes both here and after the move).  This way I saved at least $120 in hourly moving charges.

Returned a shirt that DD didn't like to Fred Meyer.  Didn't have the tag or receipt. Service desk lady called up stairs and got the tag code from a similar shirt.  Refunded me $16+ on a gift card.

Stopped at the neighborhood service center on my way home to pay my traffic citation ($234 -- ouch!).  Saved the cost of a stamp, at least.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6458 on: June 07, 2016, 08:38:57 AM »
- Packed a lunch for DH today (a major victory - he is this guy: http://www.theonion.com/article/man-brings-lunch-from-home-to-cut-down-on-small-jo-37912)

- Bought diapers at a huge discount at the grocery store with two goals in mind (#1 - have diapers, #2 reach the $150 spent mark on my bill to get store points equivalent to nearly $20 in free groceries next time I shop there).  I think we have enough diapers now to bring us through to potty training! Wohoo! To be clear, I didn't spend $150 on diapers, only $60.

- Sold $40 worth of misc baby gear on varagesale

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6459 on: June 07, 2016, 08:53:46 AM »
I photocopied my drivers license for .20e at a copy shop instead of paying 4 euros at the Metro to take my photo again for my Navigo pass.  wooh! 

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« Reply #6460 on: June 07, 2016, 10:23:48 AM »
Probably doesn't count, but Ramadan's started: no food and drink during daytime means no lunch buying. A bit awkward too, as I forgot about it and invited people to have office lunch on Wednesday! Will likely just sit there making others uncomfy.

Are you allowed to drink water during the day? Just curious.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6461 on: June 07, 2016, 02:52:11 PM »
I didn't eat for the last 24 hours. Not really to save money though, but it's a nice bonus to slash the food budget for a day.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6462 on: June 08, 2016, 07:01:55 AM »
Cancelled my dental cleaning when the billing dept couldn't figure out my insurance card info.  Will try a different dentist.  I hate trying to find a good dentist and even more important to me, a good dental hygienist and office, in the latest area I live in.  Used my already scheduled sick leave to update some info on Upromise and ate leftovers for breakfast. 

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« Reply #6463 on: June 08, 2016, 03:16:38 PM »
I just lowered the data on my phone from 6GB to 2GB and removed the international plan I barely use, so that is $25 a month in savings right there! multiply that by 5 years and that is $1,500 in savings!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6464 on: June 08, 2016, 05:10:31 PM »
Bought decent-quality Popsicle molds because the dollar store ones broke after 2 uses and I'm tired of paying 5$/box at the grocery store.

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« Reply #6465 on: June 08, 2016, 05:15:09 PM »
I bought a pregnancy test at the dollar store rather than the drugstore. $4 cheaper per test and works just as well. Who knew?
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« Reply #6466 on: June 08, 2016, 05:16:13 PM »
I bought a pregnancy test at the dollar store rather than the drugstore. $4 cheaper per test and works just as well. Who knew?


Omg very relevant to me right now. Thanks for the tip! I hope you get the result you are hoping for! :)

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« Reply #6467 on: June 09, 2016, 10:22:44 AM »
I bought a pregnancy test at the dollar store rather than the drugstore. $4 cheaper per test and works just as well. Who knew?


Omg very relevant to me right now. Thanks for the tip! I hope you get the result you are hoping for! :)

Dollar store cheapies are the best!

Bit of a spendy evening yesterday (saw Florence & The Machine in DH's company box.  Free tickets and drinks but $20 to tip the hostess and a $35 cab ride home because the show was long and we didn't want to keep my mom who was babysitting up past midnight if we took the bus).  Despite being tired and really not wanting to, I made my breakfast and lunch for the next day when I got home, and also organized supper so I wouldn't be tempted to order a pizza for the kids.  I am tired and hungover today, but not spending a penny!

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6468 on: June 09, 2016, 12:37:32 PM »
Used some coupons on top of a special offer for groceries. Normally they cannot be combined. Also brought a book back to the library that was overdue. Luckily before the fines started.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6469 on: June 09, 2016, 02:10:09 PM »
I bought a pregnancy test at the dollar store rather than the drugstore. $4 cheaper per test and works just as well. Who knew?


Omg very relevant to me right now. Thanks for the tip! I hope you get the result you are hoping for! :)

Dollar store cheapies are the best!

Bit of a spendy evening yesterday (saw Florence & The Machine in DH's company box.  Free tickets and drinks but $20 to tip the hostess and a $35 cab ride home because the show was long and we didn't want to keep my mom who was babysitting up past midnight if we took the bus).  Despite being tired and really not wanting to, I made my breakfast and lunch for the next day when I got home, and also organized supper so I wouldn't be tempted to order a pizza for the kids.  I am tired and hungover today, but not spending a penny!

Go you!!

I think some of my friends were at that show - I hear it was awesome, and I'm jealous.

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« Reply #6470 on: June 10, 2016, 08:48:08 AM »
Wanted an Earl Grey Vanilla Creme Latte from Argo Tea because the office I'm working at is freezing cold and usually doesn't have tea (and the coffee is Godawful--and this is coming from someone who drinks store-brand instant coffee). Instead made sweet Earl Grey tea at home with milk that I frothed with my Magic Bullet.
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« Reply #6471 on: June 10, 2016, 08:56:58 AM »
(and the coffee is Godawful--and this is coming from someone who drinks store-brand instant coffee).

Those two facts make me think that it may not be coffee at all. Just ground poop or something. Instant coffee is pretty much the bottom of the barrel (IMHO), regardless of the brand. If it's worse than that, I think you are licking the barrel, and possibly one used to transport oil.
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« Reply #6472 on: June 10, 2016, 09:22:36 AM »
(and the coffee is Godawful--and this is coming from someone who drinks store-brand instant coffee).

Those two facts make me think that it may not be coffee at all. Just ground poop or something. Instant coffee is pretty much the bottom of the barrel (IMHO), regardless of the brand. If it's worse than that, I think you are licking the barrel, and possibly one used to transport oil.
Full disclosure: I do dump a packet of instant hot cocoa into said instant coffee. But I still wouldn't even do that with the "coffee" in this office.


ETA: People complain about the coffee in the main office. Then they come here and realize how good they have it. I think it's free here because nobody would ever pay for it.
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6473 on: June 10, 2016, 10:56:21 AM »
Made a batch of soap which will be ready for use in about 8 weeks or so. I love the soap I make, so much better than comparably priced soap at big box stores, almost no comparison really.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6474 on: June 10, 2016, 11:43:56 AM »
Made a batch of soap which will be ready for use in about 8 weeks or so. I love the soap I make, so much better than comparably priced soap at big box stores, almost no comparison really.

I make soap about once or twice a year.  This gives me more than enough for my own use as well as plenty for gifts.  Making soap is super simple chemistry but it is chemistry so you need follow the safety precautions.  The biggest benefit for me is knowing exactly what I am using on the largest organ (and permeable membrane) on my body.  Many commercial soaps contain nasty ingredients line formaldehyde that I want to avoid.  For me, the cost savings is a nice secondary benefit.

For most recipes you should not need to let the soap cure for 8 weeks.  4 weeks is plenty to let the soap dry out and firm up.

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« Reply #6475 on: June 10, 2016, 12:12:16 PM »
Made a batch of soap which will be ready for use in about 8 weeks or so. I love the soap I make, so much better than comparably priced soap at big box stores, almost no comparison really.

I make soap about once or twice a year.  This gives me more than enough for my own use as well as plenty for gifts.  Making soap is super simple chemistry but it is chemistry so you need follow the safety precautions.  The biggest benefit for me is knowing exactly what I am using on the largest organ (and permeable membrane) on my body.  Many commercial soaps contain nasty ingredients line formaldehyde that I want to avoid.  For me, the cost savings is a nice secondary benefit.

For most recipes you should not need to let the soap cure for 8 weeks.  4 weeks is plenty to let the soap dry out and firm up.

I have worked in a lab with dangerous chemicals, so I always follow proper PPE precautions. As for the cure time, it really varies on the type of oils used as well as how long the bar will last. Sure you can use the soap after 4 weeks, but it will not last as long as one that has cured for 8 weeks or more.

I make about the same amount of soap as you, twice a year at most. However I am going to make some for the sinks, rather than use the liquid antibacterial stuff that dries out skin. So I will probably be making more in a few weeks.
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6476 on: June 10, 2016, 01:10:47 PM »
Made a batch of soap which will be ready for use in about 8 weeks or so. I love the soap I make, so much better than comparably priced soap at big box stores, almost no comparison really.

You have a link to the recipe for this? I hate my current soap.

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« Reply #6477 on: June 10, 2016, 02:21:33 PM »
Made a batch of soap which will be ready for use in about 8 weeks or so. I love the soap I make, so much better than comparably priced soap at big box stores, almost no comparison really.

You have a link to the recipe for this? I hate my current soap.

I use one from a book I got ages ago. Here is a link for some recipes though: http://www.soap-making-resource.com/soap-recipes.html. That is also a pretty good place to get supplies. I also use Bramble Berry and another place for the lye (Sodium Hydroxide).

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« Reply #6478 on: June 10, 2016, 04:57:46 PM »
 Fertilized everything I'm growing with a homemade organic fertilizer (you may not want to know the details, but pee was involved).


Took cuttings from my stevia plant where it was getting a little leggy and rooted eight of them, plus harvested and dried the leaves I had to cut away to encourage  root growth. Dried them for free on a cookie sheet on the dashboard of the car.


 Found about six ripe blackberries, the first of the season. I ate half and brought half to my husband, and I think this evening I'm going to use some of that stevia in a cobbler to use up some of last year's blackberries from the freezer – it's time.


 Dried laundry on the porch railing – in this heat, it takes about 45 minutes, so I have plenty of time to do multiple loads


 Neither of us went down off the mountain today.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6479 on: June 11, 2016, 09:26:07 AM »
I put storage wax on the family's skis myself instead of taking them into the shop.  And storage wax prevents the bases from drying out extends the life of the skis.

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« Reply #6480 on: June 11, 2016, 04:21:25 PM »
Poured half a glass orange juice as part of breakfast this morning. Filled the rest of the glass with water.

Tastes better, with less sugar, and 2 Litres becomes for 4 Litres so you save half the cost.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6481 on: June 11, 2016, 05:54:56 PM »
Poured half a glass orange juice as part of breakfast this morning. Filled the rest of the glass with water.

Tastes better, with less sugar, and 2 Litres becomes for 4 Litres so you save half the cost.

I do that with other juices but something about orange juice makes it taste weird when cut with water. Maybe the reduced bite of the acid.
Might not save money, but squeeze a bit of lemon into diluted orange juice, very refreshing!

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« Reply #6482 on: June 11, 2016, 06:01:36 PM »
Poured half a glass orange juice as part of breakfast this morning. Filled the rest of the glass with water.

Tastes better, with less sugar, and 2 Litres becomes for 4 Litres so you save half the cost.

I do that with other juices but something about orange juice makes it taste weird when cut with water. Maybe the reduced bite of the acid.
Might not save money, but squeeze a bit of lemon into diluted orange juice, very refreshing!

I found it tasted 'weird' initially... yes the acid being milder was part of it, but I really think it is the reduced sugar hit...

For me the "pour a half glass and add water thing" works really well with orange and mango fruit juice.

Not so much with apple juice...

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6483 on: June 11, 2016, 06:43:41 PM »
Does selling old videogames count?

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« Reply #6484 on: June 11, 2016, 07:04:43 PM »
Finally, After a year and a half of pain, we went shopping for a decent office chair for me – I had one at home, but I took it to work, where I sit at the desk for longer hours.



Went to a zillion "seconds" stores looking for a bargain one, then finally went to Staples and sat in every chair there. One (a Lay-z-boy) was pretty darn good, but not quite perfect, and was 350 bucks. Couldn't do it.  Gave up, headed out, and happened to go by a giant Goodwill (we have to drive to the city to shop for office chairs). Found the exact same almost but not quite perfect model Lay-z-boy office chair with a tear in the back for $25. Score.  Oh, the $25 version was an ugly baby-shit brown color; the $350 job was slick black. For the differential, somehow I'll  pick up the pieces of my shattered life and move on with my shit-colored pain reducer. :)

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« Reply #6485 on: June 11, 2016, 09:48:52 PM »
Found a nice pair of work gloves in the middle of the road tonight while walking the dog.  I wear through them pretty quickly rasping horse hooves, so I'll throw these in the wash and use them for out at the stable.

Picked a shit-ton of cherries today, as well as a bunch of potatoes and cauliflower and froze bunches of cauli-rice.

Used some old beans, chicken leftover from last week, ham languishing in the freezer and a stray chorizo to make a huge pot of delicious bean stew.  Froze half for later.  Baked a bunch of beets and potatoes to use throughout the week as well.

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« Reply #6486 on: June 12, 2016, 02:39:47 PM »
Today I re-invested my newly rolled over Roth IRA with help from my thrifty mother and also sanded off two spots of rust on my very nice Surly Cross-Check, and covered them with black nail polish and top coat borrowed from my sister. I'm not sure exactly what it saved in terms of having someone else do it, but it saved my bike from further deterioration!

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« Reply #6487 on: June 12, 2016, 02:45:40 PM »
* Hung out a load of laundry to dry
* Took the bus to UCLA instead of driving, saving gas and the cost of parking ($12)
* Cut my son's hair using our new Wahl clippers. I spent a lot for the "premium" model and the color-coded combs but this cut would have cost $30 (incl tip) at my son's favorite haircut place (chairs shaped like cars! Cartoon movies on TV!) so I have already started making my money back.
* Great morning for community-building as well:
** Our neighbor Jai grew up in Syria and recognized our lemon verbena as a lovely tea herb he remembered from home. I took over an armful of branches today and he should be rich in tea leaves for a few days at least.
** Our next-door neighbor Keiko was decluttering and brought over a kid's basketball hoop and 3 boxes of Legos!


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« Reply #6488 on: June 12, 2016, 02:59:56 PM »
Cooked a lot for the week: bread, yogurt, deviled eggs, pesto chicken salad (had to cook the chicken first, but I had pesto in the freezer from last summer), baked pasta. Planned meals for the week. Did laundry and hung most everything on the porch to dry (socks remain too big a pain to hang).


Remembered to water my garden plants and the stevia cuttings I'm rooting, plus the avocado seed I'm trying to get going looks suspiciously like it may do something (a first for me and avocado). If so, I'm declaring a homemade rooting hormone win (willow bark tea). I'm hoping to grow an avocado - it'll be 3-7 years until friuting is possible, but I think having the atrium done is still at least a couple of years  out, anyway.


I also picked blackberries, but we ate them all. There aren't yet so many ripe that we can't eat them easily in a sitting, but the time is coming.


He dug up water lines to look at the feasibility of plumbing in grey water (bad news there; we seem to have taken shortcuts in getting ready for the concrete pour on schedule), then worked on organizing his tools once the real heat hit - it's well over 90 again.


Neither of us went down off the mountain today.

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« Reply #6489 on: June 12, 2016, 03:24:15 PM »
snip...
Neither of us went down off the mountain today.
I just love it every time I read that line.

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« Reply #6490 on: June 12, 2016, 03:35:35 PM »
*Got Subway with hubs for dinner- BOGO hogies!

*Made our Sunday meal plan for the week

*Weeded and watered our micro orchard out back. In 2-3 years we should have more fruit than we can stand

*physically cut my credit cards

* I'm going to start some garden plants tonight. I'm going to love some free veggies in 8 weeks.

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« Reply #6491 on: June 12, 2016, 03:36:41 PM »
Sitting all day at home depressed and unable to motivate myself to do anything, wasting mere cents on using electronic devices until it's time to sleep after having absolutely no good food the whole day because I can't motivate myself to cook :))))

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« Reply #6492 on: June 12, 2016, 05:04:46 PM »
snip...
Neither of us went down off the mountain today.
I just love it every time I read that line.

:-)

It's still fun to type, and it makes for a pretty good day, too.

I'd be in better shape, though, if I'd sub in "hiked down the mountain and back" every now and again. The berries (especially blueberries) will be luring me halfway down, at least.
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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6493 on: June 12, 2016, 05:10:42 PM »
Yesterday I made curry from scratch! Onion, garlic, ginger and spice mix fried together, then add meat and vegetables and simmer in a mix of yoghurt and water for about 1/2 hour. Add a bit of salt and sugar to boost the flavour if required. The home-made yoghurt also got made into lassi drinks to go with the curry. I feel so badass!

(Now, if I can get the hang of naan bread, I will be a cooking goddess.)

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6494 on: June 12, 2016, 06:38:43 PM »
Yesterday: made up a big batch of vege soup and three loaves of bread (seed and nut loaf) to help us get through the working week. I love soup weather!

Today, so far: did my usual money saving habits (bus to work, brought my lunch, wearing my awesome work clothes I bought second hand on ebay) plus arranged a lift to my training tomorrow so I won't have to drive and pay for parking. The guy giving me a lift is happy because it means I'll be there to help him set up the room. Everybody wins!

*Weeded and watered our micro orchard out back. In 2-3 years we should have more fruit than we can stand

How many fruit trees do you need for it to qualify as a micro orchard? Because I love that term and would like to use it myself :-P

Now, if I can get the hang of naan bread, I will be a cooking goddess.

I've heard good things about the Budget Bytes recipe, but haven't tried it myself yet.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6495 on: June 12, 2016, 06:44:36 PM »
Yesterday, I knew I would be at the airport at lunchtime. I packed a bag lunch with a sandwich, apple, and bag of chips. Total cost was less than $3.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6496 on: June 12, 2016, 08:07:21 PM »
Yesterday: made up a big batch of vege soup and three loaves of bread (seed and nut loaf) to help us get through the working week. I love soup weather!

Today, so far: did my usual money saving habits (bus to work, brought my lunch, wearing my awesome work clothes I bought second hand on ebay) plus arranged a lift to my training tomorrow so I won't have to drive and pay for parking. The guy giving me a lift is happy because it means I'll be there to help him set up the room. Everybody wins!

*Weeded and watered our micro orchard out back. In 2-3 years we should have more fruit than we can stand

How many fruit trees do you need for it to qualify as a micro orchard? Because I love that term and would like to use it myself :-P

Now, if I can get the hang of naan bread, I will be a cooking goddess.

I've heard good things about the Budget Bytes recipe, but haven't tried it myself yet.
I've used the Budget Bytes naan recipe.  It's simple, and the bread is really tasty when it's fresh and warm.

Leftovers for breakfast. 
DH made a huge batch of hummus that we ate for lunch and dinner.

Worked on a few projects around the house.
Made a batch of iced tea for tomorrow.
Defrosted a few frozen turkey black bean burgers for lunch tomorrow (http://www.budgetbytes.com/2015/08/mini-black-bean-turkey-burgers/)
Walked to the neighborhood grocery store instead of driving

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6497 on: June 13, 2016, 02:47:35 AM »
Bought $17 mattress cover instead of $2000 new mattress more of a delaying the purchase tactic as our mattress has a couple of springs starting to poke out. On downside spent too much on coffee- see Facepunch thread.


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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6498 on: June 13, 2016, 06:18:59 AM »
The subscription to my local paper is up this month.  I called this morning to cancel it.  We originally needed it for kids doing homework assignments.  Now it's just me reading it.  I'll deal.

We spent the whole weekend puttering inside and outside the house.  No money spent on the weekend for entertainment.

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Re: What small things did you do TODAY to save money?
« Reply #6499 on: June 13, 2016, 10:21:27 AM »
Cancelled my Amex Blue Cash Preferred before the $75 annual fee kicked in. They offered me a $25 discount on the next year, but still not worth it since 1) pay for produce in cash May-October and 2) shop at Walmart fairly often. I'll grab the free version since 3% is better for groceries than anything else I can find.
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