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Old 06-18-2017, 09:35 PM
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6/18
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Low spend $3 For church offering.
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Saturday was a spend day.
Saturday was a drive day.

$61 at Ace Hardware.

For June I have:
5/12 no spend days.
5/00 no drive days.
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Old 06-19-2017, 12:23 PM
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No Shopping or Driving

Monday-Tuesday...

6/19-6/20...

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Saturday was spend (date night) didn't get to the store to go grocery shopping until sunday--spent $55 at Aldi, $22 at Publix at 77/107 so $30 left budget looks good. Today was spend gas, signed up for august swim class for kiddos skipped july it was full except weekends and we will be gone for a week of classes anyway--so I saved some $$ too.
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6/18
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Low spend $3 For church offering.
6/19
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Thurs 6/15
drive out of town
Spend ~$30 FOR GROCERIES
Fri 6/16
drive
Spend on food and beverages
Sat 6/17
Drive
Spend on snacks from amish store
Sun 6/18
Drive but hopefully no spend as we have party today
6/19
Drive back home
Spend for lunch mid way $14 for all,of us..
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Sunday was no spend day.
Sunday was no drive day.

For June I have:
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6/00 no drive days.
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I have several quarterly and semi annual payments this month for life and car insurances. Were also planning to pull from savings and invest in a camper for our family to camp and use at my mils.

We will have 3 paychecks so im hoping to resave some of what we pulled for purchase.
Mortgage PAID
Gas PAID
Dh cell PAID
Dh truck PAID

My cell PAID
Electric PAID
Water Mailed

My and dh life insurance quartly PAID
Semi annual car insurance 1/6 paid

To purchase camper budgeted 3000$ purchased

Free farmer mkts are starting and also our gardens lettuce is coming in so harvesting as much free produce as possibly..utilizing stockpile eating from pantry and snatching cheap or free items is my grocery/food goals.

All other hbc hh pet and baby kid stuff ill allow $20 per category for stock ups and purchases for needs this month.

We have a bridal shower so im budgetting $25 i already have a card. but also out of town to mil so ill need to pack food and items we need and use. Purchased and completed trip

Im committing my self to 10 no spends and 10 no drives.
Im walking kids to park library and dollar stores as needed when weather allows ,also to my parents.

No fast food is my goal.

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All bills for month june paid
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June month coming to end...

I'm very happy with my result as always.....

Christmas in July Sale... 5 month before Christmas !!!

I pick up dh golf items couple week ago !!!

Were Finish with Christmas Starting next month !!!

Working on Birthday and Anniversary Gifts !!!

When you have a large family,you have to start early getting nice gifts at the lowest prices..I love that...

What I enjoy about how we buy gifts, we don't get in debt trying to give nice gifts for our family and friends...

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  • I purged unused electronics out of my home. I was given two free tablets. One my son broke, one I resold for $25. I am applying the funds of the sale to my last bill.
  • I received the $30.10 and applied it to my last bill.
  • I picked up (4) Big Sexy Hair spray at Target. The shelf price is $19.69/each. I price matched each bottle online at $10.99. I saved $34.80 and received $10 in Target gift cards. I, then, picked up a dental item. I price matched saving $.50 and used a $1.50 coupon found in the booklet from the dental office. The item was free after I used one of the gift cards. I used the other $5 to help pay for groceries.
  • I picked up (4) Schick Extreme 3 6-in-1 value razors for $4.42 + $5 Target gift card. I used the cartwheel, (2) $7/2 coupons and the $1.92 balance from aforementioned gift card. I rang through four more of the Extreme 3 razors with cartwheel, (2) $7/2 coupons and rolled the $5 gift card. I paid $1.39 + $5 Target gift card. My last transaction was a feminine product. I used a cartwheel and paid the difference with the gift card from the previous transaction.
  • I grabbed a Big Sexy Hair Root Pump 10 oz at Target and asked for a price match to their site. They rang up the match at $5.38 which I was surprised. The shelf price is $19.69 so I saved $14.31.
  • My sonís stockpile box is now complete. I paid $93.34 and saved $1,116.78.
  • I went to IHOP for Fatherís Day. I saved $11.99 using a BOGO omelet coupon.
  • I paid $.04 for a: 8 ct of Bic menís razors, 8 ct of paper towels and 12 dental items.
  • I had to adjust the budget for a $160 unexpected bill which I immediately paid. I also had to adjust for a trip to Chicago in September. My exís dad (my sonís grandfather) is sick. ĎI also have not seen my parents in three years. I have heard that my parents and my sonís grandfather will not recognize me. To say things have changed dramatically with me is an understatement.

My finger is now mostly healed -- no bandages nor medication.

My mouth is healing nicely. I still have a little bone protruding from one spot on my gums. I am now brushing again with toothpaste. I also feel much better. Iíve walked 5.5 k each of the last three days in 85 f weather without issue. I am taking it slow and ensuring I get enough rest.

It has been a long time since Iíve double and triple stacked and rolled gift cards. Between the price matches, coupon, cartwheels and gift cards, Iíve saved over $100.

1 no spend day
2 low spend day

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