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EF to the Rescue!

July 14th, 2008 at 08:36 pm

Drainage problem that created a foundation problem: $10,500

Having the money on hand to pay for this 'issue': PRICELESS

Just popping in (life has been crazier than ever) to say that I am SO THANKFUL we have an EF to pay for this. Five years ago this would have ruined us, now all we have to do is concentrate on building it back up.

On another note, I think diligently couponing is FINALLY paying off. I've built up a nice stash of coupons - not just to use for myself but to use for trades. Hopefully we'll start seeing some real savings soon. We do have a few little stockpiles going so I'm gonna just keep plugging along. It's kind of a fun 'hobby' for me. DH has rolled his eyes at my 15 boxes of pasta and 15 jars of sauce (pasta was all free, sauce was very cheap) but he likes when I get good deals on extra snacks and drinks we wouldn't normally have around, too. So all in all I think he's on board.

4 Responses to “EF to the Rescue!”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Wow, I'm sure foundation problems are not fun at all. I would feel the same as you...grateful to have the cash to pay for it. Keep up the good work.

  2. gamecock43 Says:

    wow. you are very chipper about getting rid of 10 grand. I admire that!

  3. littlemama Says:

    I went thru the foundation repair thing a couple years ago. It cost me $12,000.00 Frown

  4. fruitbowlk Says:

    Aren't you happy you were able to pay for this without browing money from a bank or using a credit card. Yeepeee.

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