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Busy/Spendy Saturday

May 17th, 2015 at 06:35 am

Yesterday was nice. I was feeling the baby an awful lot, so I was sore & uncomfortable for a good half of the day.

So to get my mind off of it, my husband suggested seeing Mad Max in 3D. $20.10 for 2 tickets, but it came straight out of entertainment money.

We went to lunch after at a local Brew Pub - $50 even with tip, but I brought leftovers home for part of dinner. Also fully paid for by the entertainment budget.

When we came home, we sat on the deck with the dog for a while, enjoying the weather (free). We had dinner at home (grill and leftovers) and watched some DVR (free again).

In between being lazy, I accomplished a lot:

- Cleared personal email
- Opened & clcked Mypoints Emails and Inbox Dollars emails
- Updated Google Calendar with medical and social appointments (share with husband)
- Did 5 loads of laundry. Clothes, bedding, dog bedding and living room blankets. Hung dry most of clothes, put bedding and blankets in the dryer.
- Cleaned kitchen
- Ran Dishwasher
- Updated checkbook with day's spending
- updated Craigslist items
- Added new Craigslist items (4 more)
- Checked Inbox Dollars - have over $30 in bank. Made request for payment and utilized offer of - get to $40 in 30 days and they skip the payment fee of $3
- Did more free offers with Inbox Dollars (new balance: $34.69. Pending approx. $7.20 in other offers. Will have to wait until 5/31 to confirm the posted.
- Live Chat with Inbox over missing $2.50 offer for opening a Target Redcard. It was since applied.
- Opened mail/filed and threw away junk

I also have someone coming today for one of my Craigslist items. A beautiful buffet that I inherited from my Great-Aunt. Its just not my style and really is cluttering up the basement. I significantly lowered the price last week and have someone picking it up today. They will carry from basement & remove and pay me $85. Worth it to me!

4 Responses to “Busy/Spendy Saturday”

  1. ThriftoRama Says:

    You know, you're going to miss being able to see movies and go out to eat the minute the baby is born. It's the little things we take for granted once we become parents!

    So, go out together alone as much as you can before baby arrives. Get that time while you can!

  2. rob62521 Says:

    For someone who claimed to be lazy, you were busy!

  3. Househopeful Says:

    Thanks guys! I took a lot of rests in between activities Smile ThriftoRama, we are definitely taking advantage of being able to do things before the baby comes! We have a generous entertainment budget!

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    It sure is nice to not only have someone come and take away an item you are wanting gone, but pay you for the privilege too!

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