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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Today, 10:29 AM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Nazsmum I'm sorry that another friend has died. ...

Nazsmum I'm sorry that another friend has died. Yes, flowers are a need in that situation. my condolences.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-24-2017, 09:03 AM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Here is a cute article about $0 days for this...

Here is a cute article about $0 days for this lady:
http://www.refinery29.com/zero-dollar-days-savings-hack

I'm finished with my home improvement projects for the year. Bring on summer camp!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-23-2017, 01:04 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
ugh. so hot here. My friend gave us a window...

ugh. so hot here.
My friend gave us a window air conditioner. bless her. $0

Nazsmum: So glad you got a car that makes you use heart emoji!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-20-2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Nazsmum YAY!!!

Nazsmum YAY!!!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2017, 06:20 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Tried to do a free (except $4 in parking)...

Tried to do a free (except $4 in parking) activity downtown for fun. After 30 min in traffic, and 10 min parking and walking to the fountain, 10 min in the kids are complaining and whining, and will...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-17-2017, 03:14 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
$ 5.89 for a couple of paint brushes because I...

$ 5.89 for a couple of paint brushes because I don't like cleaning out the paint to switch colors.

I feel like all I am doing right now is deep cleaning and touching up paint in every room. Maybe...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-16-2017, 09:29 AM
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Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
Got the new faucet. Followed Estate Sale...

Got the new faucet.
Followed Estate Sale signs...
Bad news is I spent money that I didn't really NEED to spend, but I did get a Le Creuset 4 qt dutch oven and a sauce pan for only $28! I've...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2017, 10:04 AM
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Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
Hang in there! Glad you meds are...

Hang in there!



Glad you meds are working. You seem to be sick all the time.


Little friends came over the other day to play, and brought "little friends" with them. Spent the day...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-11-2017, 10:49 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
$1.48 Six inches short of the fabric I needed...

$1.48
Six inches short of the fabric I needed to finish my last quilt block.

The house I wanted hit the market below what I thought they were going to ask, but for more than we are actually...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-10-2017, 10:55 AM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Hubs took the kids camping at a river for 2...

Hubs took the kids camping at a river for 2 nights. I had the house to myself! I got down to business on a quilt idea that I've been sitting on for months. I don't have a space in this house for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-06-2017, 06:14 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
No new house for us. :( We fixed our back...

No new house for us. :(

We fixed our back fence that blew over this winter with the new neighbor. He split the cost, $70.

First month without a credit card payment, and what do I want to do...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-02-2017, 08:03 AM
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Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
Yay for half way there! Because, it's a...

Yay for half way there!

Because, it's a tradition...I went to my annual pilgrimage to a Rotary auction. It's the most fun, most gigantic garage sale ever. It's EPIC! (Plus, I get to camp out...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-26-2017, 01:50 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Ugh, so hot here we ended up doing a little bit...

Ugh, so hot here we ended up doing a little bit of unplanned grocery shopping for no cooking options...but that isn't eating out!
We went to a swimming pool across town and I FORGOT my DD2's swim...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-21-2017, 03:44 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Happy Summer Solstice! $0 today. Spent the...

Happy Summer Solstice!

$0 today. Spent the morning baking a cake for our BBQ tonight with friends, and piecing a quilt that I am *almost done making the blocks. Then my favorite part: putting it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-20-2017, 12:21 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Almost finished with the patio. Finished...

Almost finished with the patio. Finished painting the kid room. It looks so much better!
I didn't purchase cards for the kids to give their dad for Father's day, and what they came up with was...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-15-2017, 10:20 AM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Sorry about your car Nazsmum. Zebra, :Hug ...

Sorry about your car Nazsmum.
Zebra, :Hug

Last year we decided to sell the house this Spring. After working on stuff, and watching the market we got discouraged because there just were NO...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-06-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 447
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Posted By sniffmommy
It was great! Thanks for asking Nazsmum. I...

It was great! Thanks for asking Nazsmum. I managed a 4 day 3 night vacation to the coast for our family of 5 for about $800. We do a lot of camping, so this was a step up and a nice change. In...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-04-2017, 01:48 PM
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Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
Garage Sale Season! Such a weakness. I...

Garage Sale Season!

Such a weakness. I bought $45.25 on things I didn't really need. oops

Spent $20 for 10! brand new t-shirts with adorable silk screens for DD1 and DS. Money well spent.
...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-28-2017, 05:13 PM
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Posted By sniffmommy
Quick vacation get away...

We booked this in the Fall before NoSpend. Stayed within budget everyday. :)

Looking forward to Summer.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-21-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
It's finally sunny! Pulled out the lawn...

It's finally sunny! Pulled out the lawn furniture, went looking for the cushions and found them in the tree house, where they spent all winter. Boo

The upholstery was on it's last leg anyway,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-18-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
oops!

$14.00 on bribes for the children. :W

Nazsmum Sorry about the car troubles. I hope you find a good deal!

zebra how nice that your son still wants to hang with you.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-16-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
I've just had a stretch of 4 days and no...

I've just had a stretch of 4 days and no spending. Pat on the back for me!
:grin:

I also just paid off half of my last credit card balance. Next month I am down to $0 in credit card debt after...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-16-2017, 08:42 AM
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Views: 683
Posted By sniffmommy
Since you are in the PNW I would recommend...

Since you are in the PNW I would recommend shopping at Winco. I know how it feels to be doing all you can, and still come up short with $$.

I second what Zebra says about the money saved on...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-13-2017, 09:00 PM
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Views: 683
Posted By sniffmommy
Hypothetical, or for reals?

I wouldn't go to Costco for a start. I would shop at the cheapest grocery possible. No processed foods. There is an old website hillbillyhousewife.com that has/had menus for $40 per week, and $70....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-13-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 18,091
Posted By sniffmommy
I used to shop at Costco, and could easily walk...

I used to shop at Costco, and could easily walk away with 2 carts. :) I did however get REALLY irritated by being asked if I was feeding an army, or if I had a million children...etc. As if it's...
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