She saved all of her change from purchases made with cash. She kept it in a big jar on the counter. Since the change came out of buying things, her expense budget, she decided that she would buy something for her friend. But what could she buy for her friend? Perhaps something her friend needs or something thoughtful? So she took the jar to the change machine and exchanged it for cash. With that money, she went to the store to get her friend something really nice. She even got her a little card and wrote a message in it. They talked for a while and got a meal at the new kitchen down the street. They had a great time catching up and telling old stories.