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Maintenance Spending & More

March 20th, 2014 at 07:30 am

We have the truck at the Honda Dealer today. It was due for an oil change, tire rotation and one of the fluids replaced. As it turns out the mileage is nearly 60,000 which means it is time for some other fluid maintenance as well. We do follow the recommendations of the manufacturer and have found that it really pays off. It's another reason Honda vehicles last so long. Of course it does cost some cash! The estimate is about $400 for all the things that we are having done today.

This wasn't planned exactly, but we set cash aside knowing these things come up, so no worries. We will put it on the Southwest card and likely meet the $2000 minimum spending after that charge. I actually still have items I planned to charge on the card to meet the minimum...so it seems it could be time for a new card already!

In other financial news, I was able to cash out Bing Rewards for a 500 Swagbucks code. I have not redeemed it yet. I should just do it whenever, as I'm not keeping up with Swagbucks this month. I needed a break. I also claimed a $15 Amazon gift card from Lean Cuisine Delicious Rewards. It already arrived by email and I applied it to our Amazon account. That's another snowflake!

I'm still on track with my workouts, although a little behind on my weight lifting goal. I think I may see a change on the scale this week! Smile

I think today will consist of some spring cleaning. We need to get that cat hair out from under the beds. And while we have the beds moved, we might as well strip off the quilts and wash those as well.

Happy Spring SA friends!

2 Responses to “Maintenance Spending & More”

  1. Bluebird Says:

    I'm looking forward to warmer weather! Can't wait to open our windows and air out the house!

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I'm saving my Bing codes for Spring Break when NE is here - that way I don't have to worry about the goal for three days (he'll get here Monday night and leave Friday morning.) I'm on track to meeting the daily goal for 31 days in March - first time that's happened in a while! (I can totally understand wanting to take a break from it though.)

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