May 2 – May 9
Wow, that week went fast! I ran my feet off for this temp job. Lots and lots of walking in the hot, hot sun. When I wasn’t working, I have to confess that I was glued to the TV and various news sites. The area I grew up, and the province that made me who I am is burning. So many people have lost everything and are hurting. I will never complain about a rainy day again. Those wishing to donate can do so at http://www.redcross.ca/
I didn’t do much grocery shopping either. I bought a bag of ripe bananas for .99 before my shift and made a loaf of banana bread. The extra bananas went into the freezer. I should get at least two more loaves of banana bread out of my $1 worth of bananas. My rhubarb is beginning to ripen and I harvested a little. I added this to my freezer to make into chutney later in the month.
Washed clothes and hung them to dry.
Came home for lunch even though I was hot, sweaty and tired instead of eating out. I also filled both my water bottles at home instead of spending money on drinks while I was working.
I spent $4 on a tomato and a pepper plant for my garden. If they grew as well as they did last year, this will be enough to meet our needs.
I’ve picked two large and fragrant bouquets of lilacs. I put them in my bathroom where they make the whole room smell intoxicating.
That’s it, not enough time to spend on frugal activities but not a lot of time to spend money either.
How was your week?