Had the best surprise this evening. My sister and her family from New York came to visit my parents for the week. They only get home every year or two. My niece and nephew are going into 1st and 4th grade and are a joy to be around. The kids both are so excited to be back to the "country" visiting. They fished, and went on 4-wheeler rides, baked blueberry pies with grandpa and grandma and were so excited to tell me all about their day! We played catch with the Frisbee tonight and they
Todays bill was the electric bill. Unchanged from last month. Should be less next month with one less guest living at the house.
DD visited for short time. She brought the $130 she promised me on her pay day today. She paid back her brother as well. We discussed preparing herself a menu for the week and a grocery list to stick to before she spends on anything else. I gave her some supplies she needed that I had in stock, razors, deodorant and conditioner. I encouraged her to check out
I continue to look closer at the bills we pay to be a more informed consumer.
DH called around for quotes on home insurance and decided on one that saves us $55 this year. It is with a company we had auto insurance with in past and had good luck with. We can save another $12 if we pay it annually instead of quarterly.
Also had DH get print out of all his filled prescriptions from his pharmacy so far this year. I was curious how much his insurance is covering of
My visiting host son had made out with friends to take him to airport today. The airport is an 240 mile round trip from our town. I was kind of happy about this, to save some money on gas. Well, they backed out on him, (they probably realized how much it would cost them as well and maybe he didn't offer to pay). So DH and I took him as soon as I got off work. We also bought him some food to eat when we got near the airport as he has a 7 hour trip ahead of him. As I gave him a hug goodbye he did
Originally Posted by brenda67
Originally Posted by ecomama
7 days to go!
I need juice, milk, bread...haven't made it to market basket yet.
lunch: ppj + orange slices
dinner: fish sticks and frozen veggies.
When I read this post on only having $60 and not much in your food stock..I felt scared for you and your children not having enough food until the next time you receive funds..However, I see that you have $600 in you BEF..why in the world wouldn't