I like to get creative when trying to find ways to save money. I started "collecting" $5 bills. Whenever I get a $5 bill, I will not spend it. Instead, I put it in my stash until I have enough to do what I want. You would be surprised how many fives you come across. I paid for a round-trip flight from Florida to Texas in 6 months doing this.
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my neighbors and i have kids that are different ages and sizes. i have one nieghbor who pases clothes to me and i go through them. Then i pass on to my other nieghbor what is to big for my kids. and then when her kids grow out of them she passes them to me and then when my kids grow out of them she pases them on to her sister who has a child smaller than mine. I am a big freecycler i can offer things to people that we dont need and get things that we need all for free
when you have five kids who are constantly growing it saves big bucks and theclothes that we get are always in good condition.
Starting out slow and giving your body time to adjust
Most people start out exercising full on and when they feel the pain, they back off. I start out slow and add exercises and repetitions slowly. This gives my body time to adjust to the extra exercise time and repetitions. There is no need to hurt yourself and make exercising something to avoid. Make it easy and fun. Add an exercise a month if you like.
I do side leg lifts, knee bends, wall push ups (easier), and windmills (touch toes across). I am up to 150 wall push up in sets of 50, and 50 each on the other three exercises. I started the wall push ups at 50 and added ten a day, and the other exercises at 10 each (easy) and added five a day (easy).
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