My hubby is still trucking away at both jobs. He's holding up pretty well considering the hours he has been working. I haven't found a job yet, but tomorrow I have my third interview for a company that is almost an hour away. It is only on-call, but they said I could work 8-10 weeks full time for training and then would work on an as needed basis. I think if I could get that job it would hold me over until I find full-time employment.
My fabulous former co-worker went to my old boss and told him I needed my vacation time paid out to me. He said that is not what happens when someone is terminated and then he quit talking about it. Well this past Saturday was my last check and I was happily surprised to find that he went to bat for me with my former company and got all my vacation time paid out to me. They even paid me for a full week the week they terminated me when I should have only been paid for 37 hours. I am very thankful. We took that money put $1000 aside for our emergency fund. We used the rest of the money to purchase animal food, rug doctor rental, and caught all our bills up (mortgage, cars, insurance, electric, water, and phone). Luckily it looks as though we will be okay for a while. Thank you, God!!
We've still done well with only eating from home. We haven't purchased anything from the grocery store except side items so our last week that we only spent $31. Hopefully we will be able to keep this up!