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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-18-2016, 11:25 AM
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Posted By SpiralChrissy
Hi everyone! I'm super excited to report that I...

Hi everyone! I'm super excited to report that I paid off our credit card TODAY!!!!! We had $665 left on it. The company charged us more in interest this month than they did last month so I got mad...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I have a couple. Yesterday we had a b'day party...

I have a couple. Yesterday we had a b'day party for our DS. He decided he wanted to make his own pizza rolls rather than getting pizza for dinner. We bought a couple of other appetizers from the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-05-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By SpiralChrissy
happymama, that's great! I can't tell you how...

happymama, that's great! I can't tell you how many times we've paid fines just because we were slow getting to the library!

We had 2 victories today. I borrowed a book from the library that I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-03-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By SpiralChrissy
We had some frugal victories this week because DS...

We had some frugal victories this week because DS was invited to go do things with friends for FREE. He went to the fair yesterday and the pool today. I sent a few bucks for snacks but that's all! I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-03-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Cool! I get Bing Rewards. Just for searching, I...

Cool! I get Bing Rewards. Just for searching, I usually earn a $5 giftcard a month. It doesn't seem like anything at all. I've been doing it for awhile. You might want to check that out. I've thought...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-30-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Mamapigeon, I'm glad you're coming up with extra...

Mamapigeon, I'm glad you're coming up with extra ways to make $$. Do you mind sharing? I'm always looking for other ways too. There just isn't enough money to go around here!!

I also wanted to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-30-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,370
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I'm in! We have DS birthday this month, my mama's...

I'm in! We have DS birthday this month, my mama's coming to visit, we're going home for our family reunion and we're taking our annual camping trip, plus our dishwasher just stopped working. SO, with...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-30-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I'm in! Thanks for the thread. August is an...

I'm in! Thanks for the thread. August is an expensive month for us so it will be good to focus in on ways we can save. I've stayed home yesterday and today with a fever. It's not fun, but it's saving...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-16-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Thank you so much for this thread! I really...

Thank you so much for this thread! I really feeling like beauty and creativity are missing from my life right now. I hate it. It makes me feel soul-less, actually. I'm going to try to revive my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-15-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I've gotta step this up. My DS has a birthday...

I've gotta step this up. My DS has a birthday soon and we need to save $ for his party gifts.

Here's some things I can make in the next few days:

Tacos
Breakfast for dinner
Spaghetti...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-08-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I was feeling really grumpy about having to do...

I was feeling really grumpy about having to do this today. Last night we went out to see a free band and I made dinner at home first (shrimp rice wraps), so I feel like I shouldn't have to do this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-06-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Thanks for the reminder! I've started on this a...

Thanks for the reminder! I've started on this a bit myself. I got my brother these cool socks he picked out at the art museum a few weeks ago. Right now I'm focusing on generating ideas. I have a few...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-06-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Sure! It's super easy. I just boil spaghetti, mix...

Sure! It's super easy. I just boil spaghetti, mix in sauce and sometimes cooked hamburger. Then I put the spaghetti in the taco shells and bake them in the oven for about 5 minutes at 350. We take...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-05-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By SpiralChrissy
We've been doing fine the last couple of days....

We've been doing fine the last couple of days. Last night we ate leftovers and tonight we're having spaghetti tacos. The only thing we had to be were the scallions. DS gets free produce from his camp...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,005
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I'm in! I need to rain in my spending. I started...

I'm in! I need to rain in my spending. I started the envelop system on Friday for groceries and I've already spent the week's worth of $...and it's only Sunday!:eek: The good news is that fridge is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-02-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,283
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Happy Birthday!!!!:smile:

Happy Birthday!!!!:smile:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-30-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Mamapigeon, I think it's great that you have a...

Mamapigeon, I think it's great that you have a goal to work towards. That's what's been really helping me. I'm laser focused on getting out of credit card debt and it's made a huge difference.

I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,283
Posted By SpiralChrissy
My heart goes out to both of you. I wanted to...

My heart goes out to both of you. I wanted to chime in about the food pantries. They are all different. You might want to see if you can do a little research. Some are choice pantries and that means...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-24-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By SpiralChrissy
mamapigeon- Thanks so much! I'll check it out....

mamapigeon- Thanks so much! I'll check it out. Every little bit helps.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-23-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Mamapigeon, can you say more about this? It...

Mamapigeon, can you say more about this? It sounds interesting but I don't know anything about it.

I do UserTesting.com work. They have you review websites and talk through the review. It's pretty...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-23-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,062
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Hi! I need to hop back in and join you. I'm...

Hi! I need to hop back in and join you. I'm worried about this weekend and spending. We have a big festival in town this weekend and our family goes all 3 days. It's one of the highlights of the year...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-23-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Hi everyone! I think we're doing some...

Hi everyone!

I think we're doing some amazing stuff here. Here's my update.

We have lowered our cc and medical bills down to 3 from a total of 5 this month. I got one medical bill zeroed out...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-02-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,062
Posted By SpiralChrissy
Hi! I completely need to join in this month....

Hi! I completely need to join in this month. We're traveling part of this month. In the past it's always been easy to throw caution to the wind at travel times. I really, really want to curb this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-31-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By SpiralChrissy
I can completely relate. My DH and I keep our...

I can completely relate. My DH and I keep our money in different accounts. I'm the only one listening to and reading DR right now. We can't change anyone else, we can only change ourselves. I've just...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-27-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,283
Posted By SpiralChrissy
happy Hats! Oh no! When my DH lost his job, it...

happy Hats! Oh no! When my DH lost his job, it was on the same day that I returned back to school for the academic year. Isn't it wild?! At least we have some income coming in through our jobs! It's...
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