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Archive for August, 2006

Sunday

August 7th, 2006 at 03:09 am

walked with mom for 55 min

Went to grocery store this morning. Spent $18.34 Saved 45% Use another one of my 5 free bottles of coke coupons. I have one more left. I also will get $2.69 back for buying Aqua Fresh toothpaste and I had a $1 coupons so I made money buying it. Plus it has 3 free music downloads on the box.

Fixed oatmeal and potato salad for the week. Took a batch of chili to moms for supper. My grandmother is in the hospital with knee surgery and mom and dad are driving 120 miles every day and spending most of the day with her, so it was good that they didn't need to cook.

Finished reading the library book The Man From Stone Creek by Linda Lael Miller. Romance. OK

pretty productive day

August 6th, 2006 at 03:33 am

walked with mom for 50 min

Went to the library, cleaned the kitchen and the bedroom. When I was cleaning the bedroom I was dusting and picked up the phone and wiped it off with my dust rag. When I hung up the phone rang and it was the Police department. They said they recieved a 911 call from my house. I apologized and said I was just cleaning my phone. I have no idea how the cleaning rag could hit 911 in just the right combination. I guess it's nice that they checked back though.

Got a Dove shampoo sample from WalMart today.

Finished reading the library book The Book of the Dead by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Mystery. Very good.

refund

August 5th, 2006 at 03:19 am

walked with mom for 50 min both yesterday and today.

Got a free sample of Tide detergent from WalMart.

Went to Netmagazines and asked for a refund on the Family Circle mag I ordered in April. It kept showing I was supposed to get it in July, but it's almost 4 months and that's ridiculous.

Went to Village Inn for dinner. Spent $8

Finished reading the library book The Wrong Hostage by Elizabeth Lowell. Mystery. Very good.

Wednesday

August 3rd, 2006 at 03:19 am

walked with mom for 55 min

Mom mailed the book I sold on half.com for me today, since I couldn't make it to the post office. Spent $2.07

Finished reading the library book The Admiral's Bride by Suzanne Brockmann. Romance. Good

Aug Goals

August 2nd, 2006 at 03:45 am

Walked with mom for 55 min

Went into the office today because I had an eye appt after work. Co-pay was $30. Left eye is going far-sighted. I had my RK surgery 12 years ago this year. Still think it's one of the best things I ever spent money on. My right eye is still 20/20 and my left eye is 60/20, it was 600/400 before the surgery. I still don't need glasses because between the two eyes I see 25/20

Met a friend for lunch at Ruby Tuesdays. Spent $11.

Got gas for $2.85/gal. Spent $26.39

HBAs = Household basics

Aug goals are:

1. walk at least 25 times for more than 30 min

2. Put $1000 in savings for next years Roth IRA

3. Buy $500 I-bond for girls college fund

4. Spend $450 or less on household expenses - groceries, gas, etc.

5. Post budget.

6. Close one of my bank accounts that was opened for the bonus.

7. Get new tires.