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Like Mother, Like Son

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Usually the saying goes, “Like father, like son.” But my little guy is turning out to be just like his momma when it comes to being frugal.

Last summer, I was tickled pink when there was a couch on the side of the road with a free sign. We needed a couch so my son and I picked up the couch and brought it home.

While we were out driving this weekend, I saw a couch on the side of the road.

“Oooh, a couch,” I proclaimed.

“Does it have a free sign on it?” my son asked. Then he said in a matter of fact way, “If it’s free that means it doesn’t cost any money.”

My husband and I couldn’t help but bust out laughing.

There’s no doubt he’s my son 🙂


One Comment

  • Reply Debra |

    My son gets an allowance every week and part of the deal is that a set amount has to go into his savings account. This money can not be touched and he knows this. He has a passbook and does his own banking by handing it to the teller and telling her that he wants to deposit it. Any money he gets as a gift is his to spend and the part of his allowance he doesn’t have to bank is his to spend. Last week he had a check from Grandma for his birthday – money he can spend. He chose to put it in the bank!!! I was so proud of him. Like mother like son!

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