Thursday, March 15, 2018

Penny Smart #4

This a place where I share how I've stretched a penny, saved a penny and in many cases spent no pennies.

Graciously accepted five oranges from a friend.
I've been enjoying my free magazine subscription.  I'd love to share how to get this magazine, but I don't remember where I signed up.  Sorry! 
Accepted a free sample as I was walking out of Sam's Club. 
It had two packages of dish washing detergent, a bottle of degreaser, and a bottle of glass cleaner.  All things I will happily use. 
Scored some dish washing detergent from the clearance rack. Each bottle has 32 oz for $2.79.  The regular price was $3.99.
 
As I was going down the cleaning isle I looked at the shelf and noted that the current $3.99 bottle of Dawn has only 28 oz per bottle.  The new shopping game... same price, same product, less quantity.  They're sneaky if you aren't watching!

Accepted a discarded dishwasher to add to our scrap pile.

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it. 
Proverbs 13:11

It's a great reminder to tackle our financial goals bit by bit.

So there you go.  I hope this encourages you to do things to save money.  The old adage that every penny counts seems to apply more and more these days.  I find it's much harder to stretch my pennies into nickles. *smile* I find it encouraging to hear about other frugal adventures and I hope you do also. 

May your day be filled with joy in the journey!


12 comments:

  1. Love this post, great ideas. Keep them coming!

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  2. I put the verse from Proverbs on my spare change jar after I saw it here. Thank you!

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  3. Indeed, every penny counts, these days.
    And we have to be smart, to do the best we can, with what God gives us.
    Have a blessed weekend!

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  4. I love these posts! I also got Dawn marked down at Kroger. Now I know why! Changing the amount in the bottle so new packaging is needed. I got 3 for 99-cents each, great deal!

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  5. What a great post and you really did score a lot of items for free, as a few at a really great price. Good for you.

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  6. Those are all great saves and they do add up!

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  7. This is my first time on your blog, I've come over from Mountain Top Spice. I look forward to following your family's adventures!

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  8. Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.
    Proverbs 13:11 ... This is a wonderful Bible verse. I am going to keep it in my Home Journal. Also, thank you so much for visiting Homespun Cottage and for sharing your kind words. I hope that you have a lovely week. Homespun Hugs ♥ Teri

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  9. It is always exciting to save a penny, or two or 100! Loved all the extra little bargains that you were able to come across, and I have noticed that shopping game goes on all the time. It is frustrating when trying to save pennies, for sure. Hope you are having a lovely start to your week :)

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  10. I love reading about your bargains and frugal doings. :) Have a great week my friend!

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  11. Free food is my favorite thing. Those oranges look so good. That cleaning kit is a very nice free sample. My husband says I have the magic to turn a nickel into a quarter. Little by little it all adds up.

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  12. I really likes your blog! You have shared the whole concept really well and very beautifully soulful read!Thanks for sharing.
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