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Just a tad too much

February 14th, 2009 at 05:14 pm

Well, I didn't keep to my $6 goal on groceries today, but almost! (Yesterday I blogged that I wanted to keep my total for the week under $100.) I ended up spending just under $102 total. Milk was $2.98 + tax at one store, and then at the other store I was just going to get some reduced bread and a free 2 liter bottle of Diet Dr. Pepper with this coupon, www.freedietdrpepper.com

That would have been it, but they had some bakery goodies reduced to 99c, and I thought it would be cute to bring home & share with my sweetie Smile Plus, they had some 10 pound bags of potatoes reduced to $2 and a 1 pound bag of baby carrots reduced to 50 cents. I thought they were good-enough deals to go overboard with, and my weekly average is now $103.57.

In other news, we have a new dog that we neither want or need. He was either dumped or he's lost. I saw a flyer at the vet for someone that lost a beagle, but the guy came and looked, and the dog isn't his. I really had my hopes up! So, now we have to figure out what to do with him, which is such a pain! I love dogs, but we have plenty intentionally and don't need another extra. I really think there is a sign somewhere down the road that points in our direction, saying "dog lover with free food THIS way ==>!" Strays ALWAYS end up here.

4 Responses to “Just a tad too much”

  1. baselle Says:

    Is the dog microchipped?

  2. lizajane Says:

    I don't know how to tell. What would I look for?

  3. dmontngrey Says:

    A beagle? I have one of those! Good luck.

  4. frugaltexan75 Says:

    lizajane,

    to check him for a microchip you'd have to take him to the vet - if the vet has a scanning tool.

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