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Low key weekend and Hawaii in my future!!

May 18th, 2014 at 06:54 pm

This weekend was a NICE low key weekend, mostly spent at home catching up. Laundry, cleaning, reading, budget, and planning. I did go to town yesterday for a little while to go to the library and then stop for lunch $8.25. That is my only expense this weekend.

I got a couple of books on disc for the commute to and from work and checked out a few books. I sure love the library.

I got my laundry caught up- and hung most of it on the line to dry. My last load is still drying in a cool breeze tonight. I am not sure if it will dry before dark or not. But I am giving it my best shot.

We (the hub and I and a couple of friends) have decided to plan a trip to Oahu next May. we have all always wanted to go to Hawaii- and we decided planning a year in advance would give us time to save, look for deals and prepare. Since the hub flies so often, we can probably pay for our flight in miles. We are taking small camping vacations this year, so a nice 'big' vacation next year will be something to really look forward to. We chose Oahu because everyone wants to see Pearl Harbor. Im pretty excited!

I made a nice big pot of soup for this week using some leftover chicken that I bbq'd a few nights ago. I have enough soup to make 3-4 meals.

DD3s friend stopped by to pay her rent and mentioned that she is looking for a new place to live. I am sad to see her having to find something for her and her two little ones on her budget; the neighborhoods that she is considering are known for having a higher crime rate- I sure hope she keeps looking until she finds something safer. But I know rent is expensive, especially for a single mom. She is looking for subsidized options or low income housing, but there are many people on the wait lists.

The week ahead is busy one, so I am glad there was down time this weekend!

4 Responses to “Low key weekend and Hawaii in my future!!”

  1. SecretarySaving Says:

    I love your posts!

  2. Thrifty Ray Says:

    Aww..thank you secretarysaving- that is such a sweet thing to say. You made my day!

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    My grandma and I went to Oahu for my high-school graduation. We stayed in my aunt and uncles timeshare. It was a lot of fun and SO beautiful. If you go snorkeling, make sure to wear plenty of sunscreen. I didn't and got a bad sunburn.

  4. Looking Forward Says:

    The snorkeling was the best part of Hawaii for me. Smile Cheap too - Snorkel Bob's - I think it was $15 for the gear for several days.

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