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No-spend day

July 13th, 2015 at 07:27 am

Yesterday was a no-spend day, the first of many, I hope. Today I am doing a load of laundry (cat threw up on my quilt) but I don't expect to spend anything other than the $1.50 it costs to wash and dry a load.

I said I had no obligations yesterday, but my grandson had TWO baseball games. I'm finding it hard to keep track of the schedule now that they are in play-offs. He is in the final play-off game today, which means his team will either be the league champion or runner-up. Awesome! The financial angle here -- I really, really, really wanted to buy a drink and I didn't. The fact that they were $1.25 was a deterrent.

Today I will remember to take a bottle of water.

My house call is taking place today at 11. I will earn a $25 Walmart gift card, which will certainly be helpful in this no-spend period. I figure I will use it for groceries. But I will still count it as a snowflake, to go toward the college funds. (I count any extra income as a snowflake, even if it is a designated gift card.) That will take me near $800. I have $100 coming from BOA for the Travel card bonus, and will earn $500 for the Chase transfer. I'm also going to get around $250 for the unclaimed property. I will have a nice sum to give to each grandchild at Christmas.

3 Responses to “No-spend day”

  1. Househopeful Says:

    Free money is always good! I hear you on the games - my nephew's soccer games are always all over the place. I would suggest always bringing water/a little snack. It never hurts Smile

  2. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Notice how when you forget your water bottle you DO get thirsty? Good luck to your grandson!

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Having a water bottle with you at all times is a good investment. Smile

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