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  1. Tightwad Tuesday
    Woke up super early today for some reason and surprised a few people :D Showered, packed up DH's food & coffee for the day, done the breakky thing and cleaned kitchen. Swept house, vac & ran the Roomba. Folded & put away laundry. Took out the garbage/recycling. Dropped DH at work and ran...
  2. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning everyone! I didn't sleep last night thanks to hubby's snoring. His gift to me today will be to call the sleep clinic and make an appointment (yes, 1 snore-free night for me). I got out of bed at 4:30. It was snowing but not windy so I went out for a walk, then shovelled the...
  3. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning! I have to admit, I'm enjoying the slower paced mornings! I started my 3 month lay-off yesterday, and although I still have to get up early to get the kids up and going, I get to sleep in an extra 20 minutes. AND? I started a fire in the woodstove already with my extra time...
  4. Tightwad Tuesday
    :jack: Who's got two thumbs and home today? THIS GAL! The youngest had a tummy ache and felt it would be best to be near a bathroom today. You don't have to ask me twice, I'm all for staying home. Work is overrated.... lol I am trying to get my work to lay me off for the rest of the winter...
  5. Tightwad Tuesday
    Well today I should be able to be a real tightwad :) not going anywhere and not going anywhere = no spending money! Going to work on sorting stuff in the dungeon more today. Going to read another few chapters in the book I've been reading. Going to putz around on the computer from time to...
  6. Tightwad Tuesday
    Right now I am waiting for Cablevision to show up. Of course my tv is not acting up right now. Hopefully it will start doing what it has been doing by the time they show up. Have an appointment later in the day.
  7. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning! Today will be a spend day. Gotta grocery shop, had no lunch meat to make DD a lunch so both DH & DD are buying lunch. (She won't eat PB&J) Gonna work on the stuff in the basement, Hoping I can sell at least 75% of what's down there and use that money to boost the snowball. Then...
  8. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning!!:coffee3: It's mine and the kids' 1st day back to reality after a much needed long Christmas break. Sigh, it's gonna be a rough one this morning. My girls love school, but my son HATES HATES HATES it. Hoping I can find my inner cheery morning person and get him out the door in...
  9. Tightwad Tuesday
    Out of actual 'meal making' food, so went to the store for a few things. Just what I absolutely needed. :ouch: Laundry day. Out of clean towels, out of most clothes and essentials.....:laundry: Sorted through some coupons, and ads, to organize for next weeks' shopping. I continue to...
  10. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good Morning everyone :) I've been up much too early today and have done a load of laundry, packed up DH's lunch & coffee, emptied the dishwasher and eaten my breakky (as well as get showered and dressed ready to tackle the day) I have a long list of things to do - well ok, things I'd *like*...
  11. Tightwad Tuesday
    This week (and the weekend) has been all about baking and cooking ahead for Christmas. Got a lot of iced sugar cookies done, so.... So today, I am going to frost the yule log that is chilling in the fridge, and freeze it.....then make another log, chill and frost (for the other side of the...
  12. Tightwad Tuesday
    I am going to mix sugar cookie dough up for the freezer today. Make my list out for save a lots to finish up all my needs for Christmas goodies and Grandmas birthday . write out a few cards today and get a work out in today....
  13. Tightwad Tuesday
    Today is going to be easy day for me. gonna swiffer the upstairs LR, Swish and Swipe the up bath, scoop litter, work with what is here for groceries for the rest of the week. wash a blanket I spilled milk on last nite and half dry it. work out on treadmill and give self min and pedi. Tonite...
  14. Tightwad Tuesday
    Got a late start this morning. Taking it slow since I am off work for the holiday. Going to clean house and do laundry today. Don't know what the rest of the day will bring.
  15. Tightwad Tuesday
    So far, have gotten DH up and outta the house off to work with his lunch and coffee, did the breakfast & clean up along with dishwasher routine, popped into the bank, paid bills online as well. Currently am vegetating in front of the tv watching programs from the PVR and surfing the web while...
  16. Tightwad Tuesday
    Gloomy day here - did the dishwasher thing, breakky/lunch/coffee thing for DH and dropped him at work. Just sitting here enjoying a quiet morning to myself before doing plenty of chores after lunch w/dad. Dinner tonight will be leftover chili w/toasted garlic buns. What are y'all up to today?
  17. Tightwad Tuesday
    Hey all! Today has been fairly productive... very excited about it! Went to see ENT Dr. (Ear, Nose, Throat) & soon realized WHY I keep having such bad sinus infections & headaches ... tons of polyps, septim(?) is leaning hard to the left (explains why even when I can breathe out of that...
  18. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning, Brr, it's cold again. I should have started a fire this morning, but I keep hitting my snooze button... oops! I have high hopes for tomorrow morning! Today is a busy one for us. It's my usual work day, and I need to hunt all over town for some accessories for my oldest's...
  19. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning! Trying to gear up for today. Busy busy busy! Work for me and then school for the kiddos. At 2:00 I need to pick up 2 out of the 3 kids for dr. and orthodontist appts. Please say a quick prayer for my 9 year old ds. He has had extreme knee pain for awhile now, but I kept...
  20. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good morning, DH left this morning for his 8 month deployment. Sigh. Boo. Alright, I'm over being negative! lol It's a great thing for his career, and he's super excited about it. Financially it will be wonderful, as well, so I intend to make the best of it! Today is a little out of sorts...
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