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No-spend Sunday and Monday

January 21st, 2013 at 04:37 pm

Well, almost. I did a load of laundry this morning, but didn't dry it, so it was only $.75. I was in a hurry to leave the house and didn't want to wait for the dryer. And I figured that wet clothes drying in the bathroom would only help with the dry air problem.

Yesterday I just hung around home, reading, cooking, watching TV, playing games - just generally enjoying myself. I did go to the grocery to question a BOGO that didn't happen -- turned out it was "Buy 2 get 1 free" so that explains why I was charged for two. So asked for my free box, since I DID buy two, and I got it. While I was there I also bought a $1 bottle of diet ginger ale, so I guess yesterday wasn't really a NSD either.

Today I went to my son's house and played games with him and with the grandsons. I was there for breakfast and lunch -- finally pulled myself away so they wouldn't have to feed me supper, too! I came home and made a dinner of refried beans & cheese with Mexican rice and a side salad. Delicious and cheap.

Came home to find that my cat had barfed on my new couch. ^*^*%*%!!!! Well, I guess it's like getting a ding on a new car. It had to happen sooner or later. It cleaned up well.

I'm preparing for a freezing walk to the station tomorrow. I will bundle up, but I'm a little afraid of how cold it might be. If it's really bad, I'll turn back and drive to work.

3 Responses to “No-spend Sunday and Monday”

  1. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I hope your walk to work isn't as cold as you fear.

  2. CB in the City Says:

    It was cold, but I was wearing many layers, so only my face was cold. And I had a scarf over my face, but you just can't cover up your face completely!

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    That's true! I have a baclava (sp?) that mostly covers my face - just leaves a small part of my forehead and eyes exposed. Then I can put my scarf around my neck for an extra layer, and finally my hood. That concoction kept me fairly warm when walking in 10 degree weather (- windchill).

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