A Month Without Spending Anything

Meet the family who is going a month without spending any money.
2:12 | 02/08/12

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Tightening the purse strings one family's -- to go for what love this a California couple with four kids say they just spend too much money at things they don't -- that they are refusing to spend any money for an entire month. Details from Cornell Barnard -- of -- station in Sacramento now. I thought it was just. Through Friday a close one day you know very well we can do that. Turns -- as -- February. It began as an idea for this family of six that quickly developed into a life of its own. Since my pockets were empty at -- I think he's not a real hard decision to make the darlings of Davis taking about to stop spending money not a single dime. For a whole month. Mom -- decided to go all the way with a social experiment so on January 31. They went shopping for a lot of groceries. Floated up on the butter. From Costello. Not so what a lot of things for -- king we're planning to eat a lot of rice. We have a lot of frozen meat. Families now walking instead of drive eighth. And all -- miscellaneous spending on -- It just a few days then but what's happening the kids are playing and thinking about stuff. They don't really -- -- -- -- -- -- I wonder if we can go to the dollar tree needy and I got out -- are not spending any money so they kind of have to say you think that -- had. So may have made this wall let out of multi colored duct tape. Looks like crafts. Are getting a second look. If you really want. But not everybody is on board of Pavarotti I'm -- this. Other than little -- that cuttings are open to this real time life lesson in fertility. And family. I hope that it will reset our our clock on everything I hoped that at the end of this month we can look back and say. Fashion Week we had a lot of fun with each other -- He just -- out what's truly important that's what I'm going forward there's not an end here not at all nothing.

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