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September Expenses

August 7th, 2006 at 06:59 am

My upcoming expenses for September ...

Tithe 65.00
Rent 196.50
Tobacco & filters 20.00
Jason - 20.00
Etc. 25.00
Cable 10.00
Phone 65.00
Compassion Int. 32.00
Debt Reduction 25.00
Blogathon 20.00
Laundry 10.00

Etc.

Cat food [dry]
toilet paper
Art print

Million Minutes Tracker

August 2nd, 2006 at 09:32 pm

Yesterday I started to track my volunteer minutes and am gonna try to get up to one million of them. Smile

I'll keep track of them on this post 'cuz that way it'll be easier for me to track them.

I consider volunteer time as any time spent in doing something for others.

This includes working on crafts to give others [which I do alot of] and also visiting others [older people, etc.]

8/1 - 200 minutes
8/2 - 130 minutes
8/3 - 194 minutes

Debt reduction, uhmm, well ...

August 2nd, 2006 at 09:16 pm

I had taken $25.00 out of my check this month to go towards debt reduction.

I'm still waiting to hear from Blair so I can start paying on that bill.

Money was still in my checking account and today I couldn't take seeing all of those hurting people in Lebanon anymore who've had to flee there homes, etc.,

so I donated the $25.00 to Samaritan's Purse in order to help those people who, especially right now - have far less than I do.

That is not to say that I don't believe that Israel has a right to defend herself, because I believe that they do [this is my own opinion here],

but that really is neither here nor there,

those people who've been driven from their homes and cities need help now and if I could even help a little with the 25 dollars, then I am glad that I did.

For anyone else, if you'd like to donate to this cause,

you can go to http://www.samaritanspurse.org

Maybe by next month, Blair will have contacted me and I can get on track with paying my debts down some. Smile

August no-spend days

August 1st, 2006 at 05:51 pm

I hope I remember to keep this up and edit this entry on a daily basis.

I want to keep track of my no-spend days for the month of August.

8/1 - No spend day! Smile
8/2 - No spend day
8/3 - No spend day
8/4 - No spend day
8/5 - No spend day
8/6 - Spend day Frown
8/7 - Spend day

Coupons Needed

August 1st, 2006 at 05:48 pm

Coupons Needed

$1.00 Morningstar [any product]

Borden cheese [must be good on fat free cheese]

$1.00 Dawn Direct Foam [need longer dated ones than 8/31]

$2.00 Nice & Easy Hair Color [need longer dated than 8/31]

Will add to my list as I think of more. Smile