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10 no spend days for July

July 24th, 2007 at 07:33 pm

Today was another no spender. I'm two away from my goal of 12 for the month of July! I'm looking to make tomorrow number 11. I've already pre-made food for tomorrow's breakfast, lunch & dinner.

I'm working from 7am to 8 or 9pm tomorrow. They've extended overtime hours in a push to meet our month end numbers. So I'm going to take advantage this week. Since I only worked 3 hours of overtime on Monday (my day off), I wasn't planning on making my 20 hour goal for the week. But now its back on. We'll see what I can get done Smile

Today I extended my hold on my Netflix. Its been on hold since May & it was to restart in August. I went online to cancel, but they gave me to the option to extend the hold until October. Perfect timing. I LOVE to celebrate Halloween by watching lots of cheesy horror movies, most of which my library doesn't carry. Also, I have a week's vacation in October, so I'll have plenty of time to watch movies.

In the meantime, I have several movies on request at the library & I'm keeping a list of new releases that I want to watch, but my library doesn't carry. I'll get to them in October too.

4 Responses to “10 no spend days for July”

  1. boomeyers Says:

    Woo-hoo! You rock! Go overtime!!

  2. fern Says:

    I was thinking of giving Netflix a 2nd try this fall after having a bad experienc with them once before. Are you saying you can put it on hold (without getting the monthly charge) anytime you want?

    Have you ever had a need to call them? If so, did you get to talk to a live person? The last time i did Netflix, they didn't have a 800 # to call and it was excruciating to try to report a problem on their online forms, which didn't allow for any deivation from standard problems.

  3. Househopeful Says:

    You can definately put Netflix on hold. When you go to cancel, they offer you the option to put it on hold for something like 2 or 3 months. Then its supposed to automatically reactivate & bill you on the assigned date. And, as I found out yesterday, apparently you can extend the hold. The nice thing about the hold is that it saves your queue for you & you can add to it even while on hold. I haven't had any reason to call them, but I did email them once & received a prompt response.

  4. fern Says:

    Thanks, househopeful, that is reassuring as i was feeling kind of leary about it but i had spent so much time way back when building my 'library.' i think i flagged enough movies to watch for the nex5 5 yrs!

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