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Batten down the Hatches

April 2nd, 2018 at 11:11 am


Goal for April: No to Low Spend.

Already spent $101.66 on a new suit for DH. He hasn't had to interview in about a decade and we decluttered his previous career clothes. He had a variety of pant sizes (36" to 42") (he's been up and down the weight continuum). We cleared it all out and he is starting over.

Kohl's had a great sale ($200 suit coat for $75, $100 pants for $44. On top of that I used 20% off and it was free shipping, plus $10 Kohls Cash back for future use). Used debit card - so I'll consider it a win-win.

Ham bone went into crockpot for bean soup, another crockpot has homemade granola going. I've baked brownies for boys' lunch snacks tomorrow. I did spend $18 building up a stockpile last month.

So trying to plug those money leaks. Prepping for short-term unemployment. Outlook is still sunny.

3 Responses to “Batten down the Hatches”

  1. Bluebird Says:

    Great price on the suit! You're doing a fantastic job with the crockpot and thinking ahead!

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Gotta love Kohls and their deals. DH hates to pay full price for any of this clothes anymore and he peruses the sale rack quite a bit. Hope the interviewing goes well and hope DH gets a fabulous job!

    Don't you just love Crockpots? I have 5 -- all different sizes. Only 3 were purchased new. The others were purchased like new at an estate sale and a thrift shop.

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