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Accumulation of July Snowflakes

July 31st, 2013 at 09:31 am

I wrote this post last night and saved as a draft, but I see that now that I posted it it shows as though I posted it last night...so this is just little bump!

July was a spectacular month for accumulated snowflakes. And really there were some snowballs in there to help! Those credit card rewards were key to making this month so great. I was proud to actually get a few things on Ebay and earn a little more cash towards this new goal. Total snowflake earnings for July.....$748.39!!!!



All snowflakes are going directly to pay down principal on our mortgage. I sent in just an extra $56 last month. This month I have already sent in the $250 check from Citi Thank You Rewards. And today, I'm sending in the remaining snowflakes $498.39. I think I should actually just round it up to an even $500. I think I can swing the extra $1.61 from my own pocket. Don't you?

My Snowflakes for Equity ticker shows a goal of $1000. I think I might need to revise the goal, since I'm almost there! I didn't quite expect all the credit card rewards when I made the goal. I'll have to really think through what I think we can accomplish before the end of the year.

It was asked in my last post about our mortgage pay down progress. Before today's extra principal payment I think we have paid a total of $5000 from the principal balance. That is a bit of a guess. I will work on getting more details for my next post. This is something I've been needing to do so that I'm tracking our progress a little better.

So, how do you think we did for July? Did I accumulate enough snowflakes?

6 Responses to “Accumulation of July Snowflakes”

  1. IndianGal Says:

    WOW! That is really impressive. Good job. I am in awe of your snowflaking ability!

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Great job with the snowflakes!

  3. scottish girl Says:

    Very impressive!! Smile

  4. Kiki Says:

    WOW! I need to save around 6000 for a goal I have for 2015 and this is quite inspiring!

  5. Petunia 100 Says:

    You did an awesome job! Congrats. Smile

  6. Beawealthywarrior Says:

    Nice job!

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