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Almost payday

August 18th, 2016 at 01:44 am

I made a mistake last month which I'm paying for this month. I had to withdraw money from savings to help our current financial situation. Sigh.

I definitely want us to get away next year, although now hubby is wanting to visit his friend. We've all never been there, so it'll be good to go. I think I'm in a rut.

I've started to think about Christmas. SG mentioned a couple of things so I'll search online to find the best price. Adding to my asda savings card hasn't really worked, although there is still time. I'll probably get a lot of there books/games from the nearly new shop in town. I also might book an official Santa visit for the kids with breakfast, we'll see. Working Saturdays doesn't help since most things are on a Saturday. Again, it's a work in progress.

Pre-ordered a book for hubby's birthday from the kids, and I'm going to treat myself to one too. The money won't come out until my September pay.

5 Responses to “Almost payday ”

  1. VS_ozgirl Says:

    August has hit us hard too. Lots of high costly bills means everything else has to get paid out of our spending allowance (like my chiropractor visits). I hear you. It's the 18th so we're over halfway at least Smile.

  2. laura Says:


    I hear you!! Loud and clear!! And yesterday I signed up my oldest for three online classes at the local community college. She's out of state working, but that has only been about 3-4 days a week and she has time on the evenings and weekends. Wasn't planning on that expense, but its an investment in her long-term future.

    Breakfast with Santa was always something fun we did. And definitely have a line for travel. Despite our situation, I'm still hoping for something next Spring (using miles and any other pennies I can find).

  3. My English Castle Says:

    It's so good to get away sometimes. it really clears the head and lifts the spirits.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    Although you didn't want to take money out of savings...you did have savings so that is a good thing! I'm sure you will figure out how to make things work better.

    I do think getting away, as my dad used to say, "getting the stink blown off" would be good for you.

    Smart of you to plan for Christmas now.

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Good idea to plan ahead.

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