So far my day of no spending has gone well. A few weeks ago, I took my vacation fund jar to the coinstar machine and let it count out my miscellaneous change. I opted for a Starbucks gift card because I didn’t want to pay the fee, and I thought that it would be something that I would use. So today I drove the 6 miles round trip to the local Starbucks to imbibe in a Venti regular coffee with cream and sugar. Cost to me, nothing. Cost of satisfaction, priceless.
I love the summer. Summer to me means lots of days with no spending. Since I live in the frozen tundra during the winter, I don’t do alot of outdoor free activities. I mean, I don’t do hardly anything except bundle up in the winter and watch television. When I signed up for the All-in-One package from Time Warner, I was eligible for a free year of Starz. Normally I don’t find any movies on Starz to watch, but since I’ve already watched my movie from Netflix, I opted to find something on Starz today. Cost to me, nothing. Cost of satisfaction, priceless. Read the rest of this entry »