-We put $400 into our ROTH
-I had an event for my business that allowed me to put an extra $200 on our mortgage.
-We made our monthly contribution to our oldest 2 kids 529’s
-We returned our unused attic insulation. I was going to purchase pendant lights with the refund but didn’t find any I liked at that particular store so we ended up buying trim for our bedroom and upstairs bathroom instead. We got super lucky and found cut off pieces of our baseboard trim (all about 5-6ft long) in the discount bin for $2 each! We bought all the baseboard for both rooms for $22 (original cost $62)!
-I filled up our van for $24. Gas is only $1.99 right now, plus I earn points at our grocery store that translated into $.39 off per gallon!
-I went through a bunch of baby clothes (our youngest is 4) and donated a couple of garbage bags and small boxes full of items. We always get a receipt and itemize on our taxes.
-I earned $5 from the Saving Star app and had it deposited it into my paypal account.
-We received a refund from insurance for not having any claims in the last year.
-I bought my pendant lights with the above refund. I purchased a discounted gift card to save a few extra dollars.
-We ate out more than we should have going over budget by $20.
-Even with our great deal on baseboard trim, and our store credit for the return, we still spent more than we intended on that particular trip to the home improvement store. Home improvement stores are our downfall 🙁 Thankfully we were able to cut some other things to cover the cost.
-I bought a sandwich for my work event instead of making one at home.
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