Friday, April 19, 2013

A Thrifty Week #1

~ Hubby brought home two bottles of my favorite salad dressing free from work.
~ I sold some books on my Ebay.
~ We watched an old Cary Grant movie, The Amazing Adventure, on a video borrowed from the library.  I believe you can view it on YouTube.
~ Wrote a review of This is Our Time in exchange for a free video for our family and one to give away.  Don't forget to enter the giveaway!
~ I cut my husband's hair.
~ Made a homemade dinner when we really wanted to go out for Chinese last night.
~ Ate lunch at church a few days and ate dinner at church Wednesday night.
~ We borrowed videos and books from the library.
~ I cut up an old stained t-shirt for rags.
~ I used up veggies on hand for a terrific salad before going to the store.
~ I listed more items on my Ebay.
~ I spent a few hours working on school records and knitting at Starbucks while my children were at their Thursday afternoon enrichment classes.  How'd I save money?  I got three drinks for one by ordering hot tea.  I enjoy the Tazo Rooibos tea.  It's so good, I can reuse the tea bag.  I just had the nice barista refill my cup with hot water twice.  Three cups for the price of one.  Much better than a five dollar cup of mocha.
~ Today, I am treating myself with home remedies for a cold. Prayer is a big part of that.  I'm believing God for my healing.  More about that here.  I'm listening to Gloria Copeland's healing school right now!


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Warm Hearts


  1. I always enjoy a good thrift post :) Thanks for sharing!

  2. Good for you! See you did do alot of thrifty things:-)

  3. Wow!! You did a great job being thrifty!!! Love the Starbucks tea idea. I don't really like coffee anyway. Plus our Starbucks has free wifi. Another thrifty idea! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.


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