Budget Friendly Saturday

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December 3, 2011 by Ellen V

Eric and completed 3 things this morning, all of which were free or made us money:

  1. A very productive trip to Half-Price Books (over $50! unheard of!). We only walked out of the store with one thing. A miracle, for sure.
  2. A stop by Target to get the last of the baby essentials, all of which was more than covered by gift cards.
  3. A trip to our local library. Eric’s lived in this house for four years, and I’ve lived here for almost two, but neither of us had ever picked up a library card. We’re so excited about our little village’s awesome library!

We’re spending a lot of time rearranging our budget and trying to cut costs lately, and I’m so proud of us for getting out of the house and being productive without spending a fortune. I even picked up a book on budgeting and finance for new parents at the library–how about that for two birds with one stone?


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