Saturday, November 18, 2017

Second Frugal Week November 2017

There was a Veteran's Day program at the school where I worked on Monday. After the program was over, teachers were able to go in and have any lunch items that were left. 

I had some delicious chicken noodle soup, scalloped potatoes, green beans, half of a pimento cheese sandwich, sausage balls, and a brownie. It was so good too. It is always nice to eat someone else's cooking for a change. 

I brought my lunch back home and will eat it tomorrow. After school I came home and made spaghetti with garlic bread and steamed broccoli for dinner. 




Kroger is having their Buy 10 Save $5.00 sale, so on Tuesday I went to Kroger and bought the following sale items. 

Betty Crocker Cake Mix 49¢ (I bought two)
Ronzoni Pasta 49¢ (I bought 40 boxes)
Del Monte tomatoes 49¢ (I bought 50 cans)
Milk 99¢ (I bought 4 - 2 skim & 2 chocolate)
Kroger Cheese 3.79 (16 ounces)
Bob’s Red Mill Sale 20% off 


One thing I bought at Kroger was a bag of Bob's Red Mill brown rice flour. Kroger had Bob Mill on sale for 20% off and I had a coupon for $1.00 off from a free magazine, so I paid $1.22 for the bag. 

We also went thrift store shopping on Tuesday before we bought groceries. I found two ink-jet cartridges for our printer, they were marked at $1.99, but the cashier only charged us 10¢ for them. These normally cost $18.99, so a great savings there. I also found a new book of scrapbook papers for 25¢. A brand new deck of playing cards for 49¢ and a flower pot for 49¢.

On Tuesday I needed to have a new battery installed in my car, which cost $110. My brother in law installed it for me, so no cost there.  

I received a $50 Walmart card from my insurance company for having a mammogram in October. I will either use this for gas in the car or Christmas presents. 

I worked four days this week and have all of next week off for Thanksgiving. Today we are going thrift store shopping again. What are your plans for the weekend?

Belinda
~ Living within our Means ~

14 comments :

CTMOM said...

How nice that you were able to partake in those yummy leftovers! Looks like you had a great week.

Lili Mounce said...

What a nice and frugal week, Belinda. Enjoy your week off!

Cheryl Kimbley said...

You got some fantastic bargains!! what a great week.
WOW - on the ink - deal of the year!!!!!!
Have a fantastic weekend.

Out My window said...

Those are all great ways to save!

Nil @ The Little House by the Lake said...

That's a really good price for ink cartridges. I normally buy refills, still they are expensive.
Hope you will find more bargains at thrift stores today.

Hawaii Planner said...

Wow - amazing price on the pasta. I have a super picky eater who would eat pasta every night, if possible. That is an incredible deal!

Belinda said...

Thank you, Carol.

Belinda said...

Thank you, Lili.

Belinda said...

Thank you, Cheryl. I was so tickled over the ink!

Belinda said...

Thank you, Out My Window. :)

Belinda said...

Thank you, Nil.

Belinda said...

Thank you, Hawaii Planner. That was such a good deal for this area. I just had to stock up on it. :)

Unknown said...

Love hearing about your days and how thrifty you are. Such an inspiration! Have a great week.:)

Belinda said...

Thank you so much, Sarah. That is so sweet of you to say. I hope you have a great week too. :)

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