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Maybe Uber-Expensive Month?

July 24th, 2017 at 02:01 pm

I just paid the down payment on the bathroom remodel and signed the contract. Yeesh--$8000. And went out to breakfast with a friend, bought various odds and ends for the UK trip, paid DD's $178 school fees, and bought a street map of Paris. All good, most necessary (not the breakfast, but it was delicious). DH and I had a long chat last night about trimming expenses in the UK. We're hoping to eat two meals a day either at the flats or picnic-style. I'm a cheap-o Londoner, so I'll put my grocery store skills to the test. I found all my British shopper cards, packed some reusable grocery bags and a tiny cool bag. My DH will carry anything in his backpack; it doesn't bother him at all while I HATE hauling stuff around. I have to remember some empty water bottles.
Anything frugal today? Free deodorant and toothpaste with various CVS offers and almost free pens at Walgreen's. Still eating through the fridge. Two days!

3 Responses to “Maybe Uber-Expensive Month?”

  1. ceejay74 Says:

    Exciting on all fronts! Can't wait to hear about your trip and see the renovated bathroom. (Make sure you have before pics!! Smile )

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Yep, that is some change you spent, but I'm sure you planned for it!

  3. MonkeyMama Says:

    I am having an uber expensive month too. *sigh*

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