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All the Low-Hanging Fruit

June 25th, 2016 at 12:21 pm

My scavenging has paid off, but I'd dearly like to find another $500, so the scavenging will continue. Except for a massive five-item grocery list, everything this week will be from the cupboard or freezer. Maybe I can do this in $25 increments and get some decluttering done at the same time.

My daughter learned a valuable lesson yesterday at Starbucks with some friends. Her drink didn't come and in her adolescent shyness, she was a bit scared to speak up--something she never is around here. but she texted me (isn't this odd?), and I gave her a script of what to say to the cashier. She got her drink, a free cookie, and a $5 gift card. Lesson learned; speak up for yourself.

7 Responses to “All the Low-Hanging Fruit”

  1. Carol Says:

    Good for her for asking you for help. Some kids that age are so shy!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    My college daughter just told me she feels like she never starts a conversation. I know this isn't true, but she feels that way! I do know that she does approach and start conversations if absolutely necessary.

  3. Bluebird Says:

    That's great! Good for her, and she'll know how to handle a similar situation in the future! Good luck finding the $500, you can do it!

  4. CB in the City Says:

    Good for DD! I'm going to be with you on short grocery lists, because I have a ton of food in the freezer to be used up!

  5. scottish girl Says:

    Good on her! I was so shy at that age

  6. rob62521 Says:

    Good for your daughter and good for you for supporting her.

  7. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Good that your DD knew who to go to when she needed a little prompting. Smile

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