Friday, August 28, 2009

I did it!

So, yesterday, I put my theory into practice & I saved 11.88! I would say 11.88 was worth going to more than 1 store! I think my new plan of action on saving money is to go to my standby for the regular items that I know are less there, & go to other stores when things are on sale, but there has to be more than 4 items I'm buying there. Make sense? I guess the bottom line is if I'm saving money, but it is causing me stress & I'm not enjoying it, it isn't really worth it...Have a good weekend!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Is it worth it?

Good evening! I know it has been a while since I last posted - sorry about that - we have been busy! Chad's parents were visiting for a week, which was so fun & so nice to have them here! They left this morning after a fun-filled week. We were so blessed to have so much time with them. Now, we are back to our "normal" routine - whatever that is with a toddler, right?

My question of the day is this: is it worth it? I am referring to driving to several different stores to get deals. I have tended to be a "one stop shopper," thinking that I am at the store that advertises "Low Prices Always," which means I am getting the best deals in one location, right? However, today, we went to another local store & I got a gallon of milk for just 1.98, as opposed to the 2.38 I spent at the "low price leader." So, while I saved .40 on a gallon of milk, is it worth it to go to all those stores? I know I didn't just buy the milk at the store, I bought things that we didn't necessarily need because they were on sale. Is that good? What about the price you spend on gas to get there? Any thoughts on this? I'm curious to know what you think...is it worth it? Let me know!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Giving is Timeless

Good morning! I am usually looking for cute new things to add to my blog & saw this "blinkee" & it caught my attention. You may notice it on the right side - it says "Giving is Timeless." What do you think of that statement? What have you been given? What do you give? I'd love to hear from you on this topic! Enjoy this day!

Friday, August 7, 2009

Suggestions?

Good morning! This morning I am thinking of what is helpful to people? What do people need? Deep thoughts, right? As I go through my routine with Lauren, housework, life, the day to day stuff, etc., I am thinking of things I can do to make life more simple...to enjoy each day more & not focus on the little things, the tasks, etc. What kind of things do you do to make life more simple? What would be helpful to you & would allow you to simplify your life? I'd love your feedback! Enjoy today!