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More stuff I'd do for $3

January 6th, 2009 at 02:33 pm

I was so proud of my $3 savings from a few days ago that I set up a category on the side called "What I Would Do for $3". Today's entry: I had a $1 Extra Care coupon from CVS that expired on 12/15. CVS will reset their quarterly ecb coupons if they expire, so I called customer service, and a new $1 coupon will print out next time I'm at the store.

Speaking of CVS ECBs, I received an email from them today. They are doing a survey of CVS and Walgreens marketing. I qualified for the survey, which I need to do on Sunday. Assuming I complete it, I'll get $10 ECBs sometime after January 30th. How cool is that!

I put in a receipt for $11.79 to my 2008 FSA. I have about $35 left, but I only had one receipt with me.

Had coffee and oatmeal at home this morning, and brought food for lunch. Turns out I got a free lunch (who says there's no such thing?). Coworkers catered a meal for outside guests that ended up not staying for lunch. Roast beef sandwhiches, mac salad and water. Not bad.

Ended up taking the kids to Wendys today. I had $4 in gift certificates, so it cost me $3.25 out of pocket. I take this out of my weekly allowance, so I'm still on target with my spending.

We're having leftovers for dinner, so a pretty frugal day all around...

3 Responses to “More stuff I'd do for $3”

  1. ken Says:

    I am all for saving three bucks -- but Wendy's?? This sounds like you are trying so hard to be frugal that you explode and take the kids for fast food!

  2. koppur Says:

    Great deal for Wendy's and feeding the kids! Smile

  3. boomeyers Says:

    Great job! I blew it with McDonalds. Stick Out Tongue Tomorrow is another day. I did make a big dinner!

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