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  1. Good day thrifting

    by , 08-30-2012 at 07:50 PM
    Since I have started back to school, I have decided to update my wardrobe. I stopped by a local church and they were having a clothes give-away. I cleaned up(I also donate back to this church and several organization with the clothes, purse, shoes, that I do not wear any more). 6 blouses, 4 pairs of pant, one jacket, a scarf, 6 tops, 3 skirts. On my way home, I stopped by another thrift shop and they were having a 25 cents sale. 3 pairs of pants, two blouses and 1 pair of shoes. I met ...
  2. Back to school

    by , 08-18-2012 at 08:56 PM
    I started back to school(work for me) this past week. I am now on the roller coaster ride of savings and more savings. Here is my break down.

    Walgreens will usually have their Arizona Teas on sale 2 for a $1.oo. I will usually buy enough for the whole month. This keeps me from buying pop. Walgreens also has the cheapest water on sale. My tap water taste terrible. Thiis week, 24 bottles for $2.00. Since they were out, I got a rain check for 3. We have stopped using regular ...
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  3. 2012 Wish list, a little late but better than none

    by , 08-12-2012 at 08:04 PM
    1. Make 2 new recipes per month
    2. Declutter and organize the house
    3. Lose to 199 by Christmas
    4. Read 1 chapter from the Bible daily
    5. Follow my daily scheduled routine as closely as I can
    6. Finish reading 2 books per month (24 for year)
    7. Improve my daily and weekly personal care
    8. Attend 3 Al-anon meetings per week
    9. Reduce spending on variable expenses
    10. Complete my fall courses with at least a B
    11. Eliminate all the ...
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  4. I'm a mess

    by , 08-11-2012 at 04:15 PM
    I have $32 saved towards my $800 goal. Not going so well, and other things have come up. I have $250 coming in next week. I still need to buy that wifi and I need gas for my car again. Thinking, thinking, thinking
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  5. Just keep swimming!

    by , 08-09-2012 at 10:46 PM (My life, my pond, my world)
    Ok, so they say this is the first day of the rest of your life, and I'm going to believe that! Payday day is tomorrow so that is a high note, plus it's the weekend so for that I'm grateful! I'm planning on getting peaches to can and last week I canned tomatoes, so I'm slowly building up my stock again! I finally paid off the plumbing bill that I have been chipping along with, so now onward to the next bill I suppose! We finally purchased 2 cabinets and are on our way to our third, so once ...
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