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September Budget Recap

October 1st, 2016 at 05:09 pm

Overall, September was a good month. I went over budget on the Dog Care category but that was due to vet visit with my fur baby. On the miscellaneous category, I went over but no where near last month. I funded retirement funds, savings funds and Investment Property Slush Fund as planned so I'm pretty excited about that.

Snowflakes:

$285.00- Hubby's side hustle
$300.00-Extra daily hour at work for 10 days
$30.00- Chase credit card rewards gift cards
and lastly not in the form of money but I still consider it a snowflake. Here is the story: Hubby was cleaning an office at work and inside the garbage can was a brand new Black and Decker Blender and a 17 piece single serve blender still in the box. These two items are worth $66 combined at Amazon. People have no concept of money; I would've put a free sign. Here is a picture:



Today, I spent a lot of time in the kitchen. I made Italian sauce with sausage, vodka sauce, creamy potato soup and cookies and cream bark. I have enough sauce for four meals, vodka sauce for two meals and bark for a at least a week. We all have a sweet tooth here.

I hope to have a more restful Sunday and I hope you do too!

5 Responses to “September Budget Recap”

  1. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Wow! That is quite the find!

  2. CB in the City Says:

    Amazing what people throw out!

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    Nice find! I walk in our neighborhood and am floored the good stuff people throw out. I think they just find it too much work to dispose of in any other way.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    It is frightening what people throw out. Great find for you, though!

    Years ago (I am talking many) my dad got laid off from work. He and a buddy ran an ad in the paper they would haul stuff away -- the kicker was if there was anything they could use, it would be money taken off the bill. My dad came home with a pick up bed full of boxes. They had been wedding gifts and the people had stashed them in the attic. Silver stuff, dishes, appliances -- all like new. My dad's friend got a great 35mm camera out of the deal too. My mom and dad had one heck of a garage sale over someone else's "garbage."

  5. MonkeyMama Says:

    It is amazing what people throw away. ???

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