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Laundry in cold
Hang to dry
a/c on 80 in house
shades closed to sunny windows
no lights on
tv off most of day
drinking water
 

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I need to get back to being accountable so here it goes.

Sunday:
-breakfast and dinner from home
-didn't buy a newspaper since there were no coupons and didn't need to be tempted by sales papers
-lights off/blinds closed
-AC set to 78 and so far it hasn't come on
-took kids to pool for entertainment
-decided to cancel my Netflix subscription and rely on my public library and Redbox
-laundry in cold water
-menu planning for the week

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Sunday
~washed 6 loads in cold water
~hung 6 loads outside to dry
~lights off, blinds open
~heat off, no cooling needed
~dinner from pantry/freezer
~washed baggies
~bought used textbooks for homeschooling next year
 

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Sunday:
~ Lights off
~ No AC - windows open
~ Rode bike to grocery store for this weeks groceries
~ No drive day today
~ Picked up sale meat to add to freezer stockpile (spent ~$16 on meat, saved $30)
~ Reading library books for entertainment
~ All meals at home
~ HM pizza for dinner
~ hung clothes to dry
~ DH rehung a screen door on the back door so we can keep the door open once the mosquitoes come out (the dog destroyed the last one when she was a puppy)
 

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Sunday:
*all meals/snacks at home
*laundry with 1/2 detergent, hung to dry
*stocked up on 1/2 price chicken and steak (spent $20 for 6-7 meals worth of meat)
*windows open, using fans instead of a/c
*helping DH clean up the back patio to use instead of going to town when we're bored
 

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Sunday:

~hanging laundry to dry
~used gift certificate for free lunch for the family (still have $20 to use for a later visit) :)
~DH has a brisket on the grill (no need to heat the house...the weatherman said it feels like 98 today - I believe him!)
~made homemade biscuits instead of buying canned biscuits
~froze the leftover coffee in icecubes to use later for ice coffee
~stocked up on laundry detergent from a sale (won't have to buy any for a long while)
~sold another textbook on half.com
 

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Also clipped coupons out of a magazine
made homemade snacks
made food homemade for picnic tomorrow
 
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Sunday, May 25th...

*Got two free reusable grocery bags at church
*Ate out for lunch, but had leftovers for dinner so got two meals out of it
*Went for a walk for free entertainment and exercise
*Did a load of laundry on cold with 1/2 the detergent
*Doing my own nails
 

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Sunday
*no driving = no gas used today
* Washing in cold and will hang dry in the AM
* Dinner on grill so no heating up the house
* Planting flowers and veggie garden and laying mulch today
* separated a couple plants and put in other garden areas instead of buying new plants
* No AC on as yet
* planning menu for the week. burgers and dogs on grill, mac salad and baked beans for tomorrow!
*reused a garbage bag that came full of coupons
*reading tonight for entertainment
 

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Sunday

washed load of laundry in cold
recycled 3 baggies
breakfast,lunch and dinner from home
grilled outside to prevent heating up house
no a/c

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Sunday

-had a cookout with the neighbors and split the food
-planted more veggies in the garden in empty spots
-washed 3 loads of laundry in cold and half the detergent
-washed out all baggies used
-no heat or ac needed
-lights off and windows open
-recyled and composted anything possible
 

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Monday:

~hanging laundry to dry
~drinking water
~giving myself a pedicure/manicure
 

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Monday:

*went for family bike ride instead of driving to the gym
*no spend day today
*all meals at home
*went through cookbooks and will sell 10 at garage sale
*packed lunches for tomorrow using leftovers and peeled carrots instead of giving baby carrots - school is almost out!
*lights out and windows open

Not too bad for not really thinking about it.
 

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Monday:
*stayed home / no spend
*washed laundry with 1/2 detergent, hung to dry
*no a/c - windows open/fans on (even though it is 85 today)
*no lights on
*cooked outside on grill to prevent heating up the house
*made homemade popsicles from strawberries that were starting to go a little soft
 

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I am needing this
*stayed home no spend day
*cooked meals ahead for family
* no AC
* baked bread pudding (bread and milk both on the verge of going bad)
 

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Not gonna be a very frugal week, as I have GOT to have my hair colored. I have red hair, and I can't dye it myself!

But here's where I'll make up for it:
~eat all meals at home, bring snacks, drinks to ballpark
~water garden with rainwater from rain barrel
~keep lights off
~thermostat off, use ceiling fans
~wash in cold, hang dry
~keep up the change jar
~take lunch to work (2 days of school left!)
~clip coupons

I bought paint on Friday and painted my utility room, kitchen, and livingroom. The plan was to paint my bedroom and bath, but I couldn't find the energy! I'll do that Thursday when school's out!
 

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Monday
*chores in house today
* dinner on grill
* No AC on as yet. ceiling fans
* laundry in cold - some to dryer - some to hang dry
* cleaned out small dresser
* realized I have enough points for a 25 gas card so sent in for it
*searching for recipes to use items in my freezer.
 

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Monday
~stay home day, no spending
~got two loads dried outside before the rain came
~all meals from home
~lights out, blinds open
~heat off, no cooling needed
 

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* Adding for today put 25 to my couch fund for this months goal
 
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Monday, May 26th...

*DH took DS to the park today, free entertainment
*Did three loads of laundry, two on cold, used 1/2 the detergent
*Found a coke cap and $.11 on our evening stroll, also picked up an aluminum can ($.05 deposit)
*Packing lunches for tomorrow, and getting dinner (in the crockpot) ready ahead of time
 
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