Because I didn’t do any shopping at the grocery stores to fill my refrigerator last week, instead I spent the week pulling weeds in the garden and bartering with my neighbors. So not only did I save on gas, but I saved a few pennies as well. After all, I need to conserve my resources if I’m going to get a turkey and cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving this year.
Last week The Girl and I were able to glean a good sized laundry basket of neglected apples.
I didn’t have to pay anything for the reclaimed produce either.
I LOVE bartering with Mrs. Hillbilly. She always has a ton of fancy cheeses and meat products in stock. Plus, I was even able to score a can of Guinness for the HH’s favorite Guinness Beef Stew. Yee-Haw!
I did have one deal that was a total stinker though. 2 of Girl Girls kids came down to barter 2 pounds of ground meat and a tin FULL of moon-cakes with me in exchange for some pumpkins.
But when I opened the tin of moon-cakes, I noticed 2 of them were missing. CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT? Girly Girl stuck it to me AGAIN! What a punk!
So how did you do last week? Did you do any bartering, or find some sweet deals at the grocery store?
Total Spent This Week $ 0
Total Spent This Year $1,028.17
Total Spent This Year on Garden Seeds/Supplies $516.21
Total “Seed Money” donations received $51.00
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