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Getting ahead Frugal and Simple

February 13, 2009
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Jennifer at Getting Ahead has started a series called Getting ahead: Weekly Wrap-up and this details what she did in the past week to live more frugal and simple. Raging Bear Ranch Frugal week:

Well, it has been a very frugal week for us here at Raging Bear Ranch.

I received another check for rebates and so I was able to use that for my lunches (I get to keep 1/2 of my rebates for splurging).

Did not go anywhere other than work and barn.

Bear took his lunch all week – His friends try to trade with him!

No money laid out for shopping.

Bear got a promotion and a raise! Woo Hoo!

What I did that will help us out later:

Organized (still) my coupon notebook

Sent off for several free samples/coupons

Completed some surveys

Cashed in my Swagbucks for $10.00 in Amazon e-certificates
setting up my pantry storage section – I created lists that I hope will
help us manage our stockpiling better.

Restocked our first aid kits and organized our medicine cabinet

So what did you do this week?

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3 Responses to Getting ahead Frugal and Simple

  1. Jennifer on February 15, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    That is awesome that people want to trade lunches with him. a question on the amazon e-certificates. How far out do they expire? I have enough points to cash in for a $10 on, but really want to save up for a dehydrator, and I will need much more than that. I don’t want the certificate to expire before I earn enough. Thanks for participating.

  2. Nancy on February 16, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    Jennifer, when you cash them in you will receive an e-mail with a code. If you already have an account set-up you can click over there and then load that e-certificate up as a credit to your account – the credits – to my knowledge do not expire. That way the next time you order you have the choice of using your credit or not.

  3. ~Sara on February 16, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Congrats on the raise and promotion!

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