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Expensive Weekend

September 28th, 2008 at 07:57 pm

Well, nothing major like medical stuff or car repairs, but for us--we usually spend about $20 plus church contributions every weekend.
But we got a babysitter last night and had a great dinner out, then went to a Harvest Fest and spent more than a little on things like hayrides for DD and walking around food today. And of course this makes me anxious--I know we have a nice emergency fund and we hardly overspent, but I'm an emotional spender, and this sort of market news makes me hyperconservative with my spending.

I went to an estate sale yesterday at a posh house a mile or two away from us. It amazes me the junk people accumulate--this house was jammed full of stuff--odd decorative stuff and furs and dozens and dozens of fancy pairs of shoes. Sales like that always make me want to dejunk. So much stuff that you can't take with you.

1 Responses to “Expensive Weekend”

  1. dmontngrey Says:

    I've been feeling that way at yard sales lately too. Where did all this STUFF come from?
    The local boy scout sale is held in a large room in a school. I just walk in there and shake my head that there is THAT much STUFF and not one thing I can't live without.

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