I often get caught in a mindset that if I don’t have excess money then I can’t afford to do anything fun. But there are plenty of enjoyable things that are free, it just takes finding out what they are, and sometimes a bit of creativity and pre-planning.
When you live month to month and have retired your credit card, sometimes you have to decide between getting paper towels or getting toilet bowl cleaner; face moisturizer or a fresh, non-rusty razor blade refill. There’s not a whole lot of wiggle room for extraneous purchases, so you either go without some things for a while, or get creative with the things you already have.
I was one of those brides who got the opportunity to have two weddings to the same guy (on separate continents, several months apart). For the second one, I had much more time to prepare, so I decided that I’d try to add a bit of excitement to my attire by making a birdcage veil.
There’s a new supermarket in town, and it’s called Aldi. Originally established in Germany, Aldi offers a unique shopping experience for the American consumer.