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    Default Turning Used Books Into Groceries - Update

    So five days ago I said I was going to divert my grocery budget to debt reduction. That payment has gone in.

    To cover grocery expenses, I said I was going to sell some books to a used book store.

    As of today, I have sold 17 books. I have made $45. I have spent $7.96 on groceries.

    I'm no math expert, but I think I'm winning!

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    Wow, that's good money for used books. The few times I have tried to sell books (other than textbooks) to used bookstores, they only offered me pennies for the books. I donated them instead.
    Slow progress is better than no progress!

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    Yeah, I think that's because they are in mint condition, and there were a couple of older, more difficult to find titles.

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    Good for you! That's definitely winning.
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    That's Awesome! Keep up the good work!
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    Good for you!! That's a creative way to come up with grocery money! What will be your next plan??

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    great job finding extra money. You are winning.
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    Way to go!!!
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    what kind of groceries did you get with that?

    its very impressive!

    good job!

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    Great jobs be great idea!

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    Way to go! Congrats!

    Yep, I would say you were winning too. Keep up the creative money making.

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    Well done! Smells like winning alright.

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    The groceries i got for $7.96 were a package of button mushrooms, 2lb of cooking onions, six old, brown, discounted bananas and two red peppers, and a sweet potato.

    The veggies I will sautee with some bulgar for easy dinners.

    The bananas I will throw in the freezer and use for muffins later this week.

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    Great grocery shopping!! I'm sure we are all looking at our boks in a different way now!! keep us updated!!

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    Well done!

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