Weekend Link Love

My spending was pretty low this week. I managed to get in two workouts in the past three days. I did skip one day to go to Target with a friend at lunchtime, in the hopes of snagging a new pair of capris or two for $15 each. Unfortunately for my wardrobe (but fortunately for my wallet), none of the capris were flattering — either they were Urkel-pants high on the waist or they fell at a funny part of my leg (do they really need to stop RIGHT at the knee? It looked so weird). I wound up getting Mr. Saver some more disposable razors with the $3 and $4 off coupons I’ve been hoarding. Final cost for an 8-ct and a 4-ct: $9.59. Not bad considering I saved $7 in coupons.

However, I did break down and finally buy a small patio set. Funny, because we don’t have an actual patio! CVS had a 6-piece set (table, four chairs and an umbrella!) for $99. The chairs fold, which will allow us to put the set in the storage space under the back room rather than take up space in the garage. For $99, even if it only lasts 2-3 years, it will be well worth the cost, in my opinion.

Posts That Piqued My Interest

Joe Taxpayer has a guest post over at the TurboTax blog, How to File an Extension.

Neal at Wealth Pilgrim talks about Personal Debt Collection Success — 6 Steps to Collecting Money Owed You.

Simple in France asks, How do you choose a ‘new’ car? 

My Financial Objects discusses The “After Lunch Fatigue” Problem.

Money Beagle reminds us of  The Most Important Shopping Tip To Remember.

Saving Money Today tells us how to Receive Product Recall Alerts Right In Your Inbox.

Foreigner’s Finances talks about My Curriculum for Money Education in High School.

4 comments to Weekend Link Love

  • Thanks for the mention, glad I could grab your interest:)

  • Hahhhh! The Urkel pants–you kill me. I came here to thank you for the link love, but got a good laugh.

    Also, a piece of unsolicited advice: on the pants, I used to shop at stores where I could get a pair of capris for $15–but I found that they wrinkle faster, so I wash them more, wear them less and they generally age badly . . I have a pair of jeans that cost me around $100 when I bought them (I admit, it’s kind of pricey). But I’ve owned this pair of jeans for seven years now–which puts the price at $14.30 per year–plus since I love the way the fit etc, I have tended to wear them every weekend . . .which means I don’t have to own as many pairs of extra jeans. I’m going to try to make them last for 10 years but they’re wearing a little thin, and I suspect I’ll see some ripping soon.

  • Hi Nicole,

    Thanks for the mention, I appreciate it!

    Mike

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