Monday, October 19

Catching up.

Time slips by faster than I realize! We're doing great, staying on track!
I really wanted to borrow a costume for Kasen to wear for Halloween, but I wasn't having much luck with that, so I headed to a consignment shop where he picked out a Curious George costume. It was more than I wanted to spend ($8.99), but he didn't like the cheaper options I found & insisted on that one. Hopefully that means he'll wear it come Halloween... ;)
We did go out to eat (Pei Wei - yum!) on Saturday night, but it was within our rules, so nothing was broken there either. :) Right now I'm really wanting a 2nd (or even 3rd) loaf pan so I can make more than 1 loaf of bread at a time (actually, a bread machine would be most ideal, but I digress...). I'm thinking of hitting a thrift store to see what the have. Yet, at the same time I feel like that's somewhat frivolous since I already have a loaf pan that I can use. (See, I've gone crazy with frugality!)
I do want to find Kasen a (USED) bicycle for Christmas, I think that'd be at the top of his list. He also seems to really want a hoop-a-loop (ie holahoop - is that how you spell it), so perhaps those 2 things will be his gifts from Santa this year. Yes, I'm already thinking of Christmas. Come on though, you HAVE to think ahead when you're being frugal! I'm also thinking maybe our family gift exchange should have the requirement of being bought at a thrift store, wouldn't that make it more fun? :)
Anyway, that's about all that's going on money-wise in our house right now. We're still chiseling away at the debt. Unfortunately we had a hefty amount of money go to medical expenses last month, so that hurt us a little, but not horribly.

4 comments:

Crystal said...

You're doing awesome girl! What's gonna happen in 2010? Keeping on? Jack and Josh say hoop-a-loop too! They got it from Agent Oso. :)

Me said...

Okay - I've never seen Agent Oso, but I'm pretty surea Kasen watches it. That makes sense. Thank you! lol
We're gonna keep going at least 'til we get this last loan paid off - we're hoping for March. Then we will probably keep it up so we can knock out our mortgage! We're addicted now. ;)

Shirelle said...

$8.99 is a great price for a costume! It would be hard to even make one for less than that!

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