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No Spending

July 27th, 2015 at 05:29 am

I didn't even go out yesterday. Not that it wasn't lovely -- but it was too hot to walk, and I had no where I had to go. Staying inside means nothing spent!

I have four more days to navigate before I get a new budget. I have enough food, the cats have enough food, the fish have enough food -- I think I'm good!

Yesterday I went through my sock/lingerie drawers. I ended up throwing out a bunch of those hospital footies that I don't ever use. I transferred my pantyhose to the shoe bag (and frankly, I don't know if it's any good, I wear it so rarely). I made permanent space for my PurMist beside the bed. I have also figured out that if I just loop my yoga strap over the bedstead, I am much more likely to use it every night! The more regularly I stretch my legs, the better they feel.

Finances are kind of on hold. I won't know until next month when my Social Security payment will come, and I don't know exactly how much my stipend will be -- but I do know that it will come on the 15th. I won't rest easy until I know what to plug into my spreadsheet. Meanwhile, I just stick to my budget. I have plenty of money in checking so I am certainly not in any danger.

Today I plan to take a walk before it gets too hot, and then I will enjoy an Outlander marathon! I have the DVD for Season 1 from the library, and it's due on Thursday, I think. I also have new episodes of Last Tango and Poldark to watch. I don't watch very much on regular TV (I have a basic subscription) but I do watch the news, and occasionally there is a good movie. Last night it was Breakfast at Tiffany's, which I have seen a lot, but still enjoy. Even with all those very annoying interruptions.

4 Responses to “No Spending”

  1. VS_ozgirl Says:

    Staying inside and having a no-spend day was my day yesterday! Only for the opposite reason - it was too cold to go out! Good luck with sticking to your budget, you seem to be really good at it

  2. My English Castle Says:

    Ah, Poldark. I missed a couple of episodes of Last Tango and was really surprised to see some of the changes. My husband doesn't understand why I like it, but I sure do.

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Breakfast at Tiffany's Smile Always worth a watching. Smile

  4. rommelverain Says:

    well the only solution in this is to stop spending unnecessary things. save a lot for emergency spending.

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