Follow-up On My Phone Dilemma

I thought I’d just post a quick update on my phone dilemma that I discussed in a couple posts (here & here) earlier in the year.

My plan was to get rid of both my personal cell phone and my home phone (land line), and rely solely on the “free” cell phone that my work provides me.

So, have I done it?

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Happy Easter!

So, random post today… I just felt like sharing what a good day I had Friday… It’s kind of like bragging… but I felt really productive and so I wanted to post something positive after my sort of negative week of posts (not really doing so well on my goals and going over budget in March).

Friday was Good Friday, which meant that I had the day off work.  Awesome!

I slept in, then took the bus downtown (ya public transit!) to meet with my hairstylist for my wedding to discuss budget and plans, etc.  I made the frugal decision to go for a regular green tea at the coffee shop (go April budget!).

After that I walked through the public market downtown and bought some delicious locally made sausages for dinner, which totally went against my meal plan for the week, but I felt good supporting the local farm, and it was probably a healthier than the pizza that I had planned…

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My Phone Dilemma – part 2

Yesterday I posted about my first 2 phones, my cell phones, and how I am trying to convince myself to get rid of one of them.  Today I’m going to go over my third phone, the land line, and why, in this world full of cell phones, I am still stuck in the past…

Phone #3: my land line
So, what about this third phone of mine? The old fashioned land-line? I have had my land-line since I moved out of my parents’ house.  But, if I have had my personal cell phone since high school (so before I left my parents’ house), then why would I even bother with a land line in the first place? This is a good question…

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My Phone Dilemma – part 1

I am well aware that what I am about to tell you is completely irrational and indicates some sort of deep-rooted emotional attachment or issues on my part, so I am a little ashamed to put it out here for all to read, but here goes…

I currently have 3 phones for myself. 2 cell phones and 1 land line. My fiance also has a cell phone. So we have 4 phones in our house. While I have been working towards saving more, and keeping to a budget, my fiance has been bugging me to get rid of the extra phones.  For some illogical reason I am resisting this quite strongly (I have always hated change, even as a kid, just ask my parents…).

So let’s go over the phones and why I am resisting, and maybe you can comment below and help me make the right decision…

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