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$120 to savings!

December 7th, 2011 at 08:31 am

This has been hell week. My sitter had to go out of town because her dad--who we love and the kids call grandpa-- was admitted to the hospital. THEN my mom and back-up sitter was sick this week, which never happens. She has an immune system of steel. Anyway, absolutely no sitters, scrambling to do my freelance work by deadline, and it's rainy and cold so the kids and I can't go out to play. The upside? The $120 I would have paid the sitter went right into savings! Yay!

Every little bit helps, right? I hadn't even thought of it until today, when it occurred to me to immediately move it into savings. I was going to spend it anyway, right? Might as well save it rather than let it dribble out of checking. So yeah. All of this used to be automatic, but now it takes thought. Geesh. I need to get back on track!

4 Responses to “$120 to savings!”

  1. scrappytappy Says:

    Nice to find the positive amongst the mayhem! I hope you made your deadline.

  2. Petunia 100 Says:

    Sounds like a frustrating week, all right. Congrats on the savings boost. Smile

  3. ThriftoRama Says:

    I think I will make my deadlines still, barely and with a lot more cortisol!

  4. Amber Says:

    Awe hope your sitter's dad is okay as well was your mom. And to quote ST "Nice to find the positive amongst the mayhem!" Smile

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