1. Days of staying at home reading = no spending.
2. Needed some labels for some bins I've added to the new shelving in the laundry room. I've always been a sucker for labelers, and I loved using one when I had access through work. But printing out bold print on regular paper, then trimming, and adhering with clear packing tape worked perfectly fine, and cost me nothing. And I could make the print as large as I wanted.
3. Okay, this one sounds a little creepy-Extreme-Cheapskate-dumpster-diver, but here goes. Walking out of the drug store yesterday, I noticed three empty Bath & Body Works gift bags lying on top of a waste bin outside the door. Right on top, and nicely folded, was about 20 sheets of pristine matching tissue paper...really cute navy and white gingham. I left the bags, but I picked up the tissue paper to use with plain white gift bags that I have a ton of.
4. I cooked at home every night.
5. Almost a month and a half, and still no fabric purchases!
I made the mistake of trying Coffee Nut m&ms last weekend, one of the new flavors that they are test marketing. Today I was in the city, and I decided that I would pick up a few more, as I'm sure the grandsons will like them. Slight problem. They were sold out, which sent me on a mad search of seven different stores looking for them. Finally found them at number seven, and bought a
Frugal From the Kitchen This Week:
Sunday: Sunday family dinner at Kasey's
Monday: salmon/wild rice/green beans
Tuesday: Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Wednesday: Tortilla Soup (not really soup weather, but easy,
and I had everything on hand)
Thursday: Fish tacos
Friday: homemade pizza
(*not-frugal takeout or dinner out)