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December 21st, 2017 at 12:01 pm

It's been a no-spend day, and I even got some freebies. DSW gave me a gift box for being a special customer. I guess I did buy quite a few pairs of shoes this year!

The gift box included a mug, a portable charger, a fleece blanket, some chalk, some drinking straws, and some earbuds. Most of those will be regifted. I wanted to give my son a few little things in addition to his big gift, and the charger and earbuds will be just the ticket! My grandkids will get the straws and the chalk. I would give away the mug and the blanket, but they're clearly branded "DSW."

I shifted around some money in my accounts yesterday so I could pay the grandkids' college funds. The check to the Florida grandkids was mailed this morning. As soon as I finish this, I'll take care of the local grandkids. For them, I give directly to an education savings account and it's a little more complicated.

It wasn't strictly a no-spend day since I did a load of laundry in the morning.

I am really ready for an uberfrugal month! December wears me out with all its financial demands.

2 Responses to “Freebies”

  1. Michele Says:

    You're a nice Grandma for making college contributions. Have a happy holiday season. Enjoy reading your blog.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    You are a generous Grandma for making college contributions.

    Nice score on the free gifts from DSW! Glad you could use some of them to regift. Do you crochet or knit? There are cup covers you could put on the mug to cover up the DSW.

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