Frugal Steps and Stumbles



Frugal Steps:

  1. I took a CVS survey and earned $5 in Extra Care Bucks.
  2. We ended up watching a free movie from our HBO Now trial rather than renting Deadpool for our anniversary date night.
  3. My mother gave us some carrots, a loaf of bread, raspberries, ham, 1/2 a gallon of milk, and grapes.
  4. I picked up two shifts this week.
  5. I found out the $89 I paid for my health assessment program was a duplicate. The school is going to tell us how it will be refunded. Even if it is deducted from our next tuition, I would be fine with that.
  6. I sold some stainless steel sippies on Ebay for $10 and some of my daughter’s outgrown Stride Rite shoes for $5. We also sold the lot of ugly cat jars for $150! There is a bid on my girls’ old pillowcase dresses as well.
  7. Our son’s birthday was Wednesday. He originally wanted pizza, as we allow our kids to choose their birthday meal. He changed his mind instead to hot dogs, cantaloupe, a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios (we use Aldi brand), and homemade oatmeal raisin cookies. This meant we paid nothing extra for the meal, since all was already on hand.
  8. I took this Brilliant Pin Promotion course through Brilliant Business Moms and got a 90 minute group coaching session for free as part of it. If you notice my Pinterest page looks completely different, it’s because we went over it as a group and I learned so many things to help make my Pinterest profile and my blog more cohesive. I was up way past my bedtime to participate, but it was well worth it! (And while we are at it, feel free to pop on over and follow me!)
  9. We did not eat out once this week for dinner.
  10. We haven’t used Vudu in a while, and they sent us a $3 credit towards a future rental in my email. I am going to save it until I can rent Deadpool on a night the kids are in bed.

Frugal Stumbles:

  1. The tomatoes I bought at Aldi turned very quickly and we had to compost them.
  2. We also composted two bananas and some cilantro that had headed south.
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