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Grocery Deals/Lunch Challenge/Roommate

July 19th, 2011 at 05:06 am

Good Morning All! Sorry - this will be long & rambling.

I went to the grocery store yesterday & then to Walmart to pick up groceries (WM is right by my house, so going to 2 places is not bad).

At the Acme, I stocked up for entertaining/my caffeine addiction by buying their Coke 12 packs 3 for $12.00. They had a coupon in the flyer for a 8 pack of 7.5 oz Coke free with the purchase. Additionally, I signed up for emails from ACme yesterday while at work & was able to print out a $5.00 off coupon. Because of this, I was able to get 3 - 12 packs of soda, plus 8 7.5oz cans for a total of $7.00 (this breaks down to $0.16/can).

After food shopping last night, I prepped snack bags of almonds, pretzels and animal crackers to put in my snack drawer at work. I packed both breakfast & lunch for work.

I recently replaced my lunch bag with a $5.00 no frills one from Dollar Deals (formerly Dollar Tree). Its actually pretty nice. My goal with packing is that between today & the end of the month, I pack breakfast/lunch all but one day (tomorrow we have a work lunch out).

Last night's date night was pushed to tonight, so last night I was able to get a lot done at home, including replying to any potential roommates. My current one is gone at the end of the month, so I really need to find someone soon!

Today's 5 Things Will be as follows:
1. Pay Bills
2. Update Craigslist Ad
3. Pack breakfast/lunch for work
4. Clean out purse
5. Have fun on date night!

3 Responses to “Grocery Deals/Lunch Challenge/Roommate”

  1. scottish girl Says:

    I think I'll reinstate the lunch challenge next month

  2. HouseHopeful Says:

    Nice! Scottish Girl, we can do it together Wink

  3. Jerry Says:

    Good luck with finding a new roommate, and I hope that your efforts lead to someone reliable and pleasant! We just found a new tenant to live with our current tenant, and fortunately we have some insurance that they will get along because they knew each other in college and have a similar circle of friends. Whew!
    Have a great weekend!
    Jerry

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