Friday, September 16, 2011
Frugal deeds for the day: This morning, I cashed in my swagbucks points for another $5 Amazon.com gift card. My husband mowed the grass. He also drove my daughter to school and swung by Starbucks - he got each of us a drink with my giftcard and he scored about 20 lbs of coffee grounds for my plants :) For lunch, we visited my new favorite thrift store which is having its grand opening. They had burgers, hot dogs, chips, cake and soda. And, everything was 50% off! So, I got a pair of new looking Calvin Klein jeans and a pair of Bandolino shoes for just over $12 :) Great for "Casual Fridays" :) Then we went to the post office to mail the book we sold on half.com - mailed in a recycled padded envelope. So, I got two pieces of "stuff" out of here and made a few bucks. Then to Kroger and grocery shopped with a bunch of coupons. For dinner, my husband and daughter will use my livingsocial gift certificate that cost me $8 for a $17 meal that includes 2 Philly Cheese steak sandwiches, 2 sides, and 2 drinks - and then they will go to guitar lessons. I will finish off the butternut squash soup that is in the fridge. We rented a $1 movie for this evening.