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|Fri, 07-10-2009 - 12:25pm|
What are some frugal things you've done this week?
Here's my list.........
Avoided turning on the A/C. I haven't had it on since June 28th. So far we've only run it about 1-1/2 weeks this summer. That will probably change as it's supposed to be hotter w/more humidity today or the next couple of days.
Used free solar power to dry all but one load of laundry.
Stuck to my personal challenge for July in order to avoid much spending on groceries, household things, personal care items, etc.
Planned menus for the rest of the month using what is on hand.
Used some free Redbox codes; 11yo ds has been begging to get a movie, lol!
Used the library to get a couple other movies as well as for books.
Helped 18yo ds find some textbooks on amazon and half dot com for a fraction of the cost quoted from the university bookstore. (I'll be tracking his college spending and will report more on that once his semester starts.)
Bought 18yo ds some bath towels on sale.
Used a raincheck for a dorm fridge to get that on sale. Ds is paying for the fridge, but I've been watching for the sales.
Found a pair of jeans for myself on clearance at Target for just $5.74. It's