a. Who you are- Kirstin, mostly SAHM to 2 kiddos. I started participating in these threads in January, and the accountability is so helpful.
b. Where you are going (your financial goals) – Work outside the home as little as possible. Pay off Stupid Medical Bill ($577 remaining), car loan, and eventually house.
c. How you plan to get there – Stick with budget! Going back to cash envelope system this month- I don't stick with budget well using debit card. Cook from our pantry as much as possible, and also start making lists and building up our food stockpile again- winter is coming and they don't snowplow our road! .
Expected expenses this month- DD's birthday, and also planning to start Christmas shopping (well, planning to buy smaller things, and make some of our gifts myself)..
$4 milk. Story hour at library- free!
Groceries /household $4 / $360
Gas $0 / $100
Homeschool $0 / $20
Kid clothing & items- $0 / $20 (need jubilee shoes)
Baby $0 / $30 (well stocked, so no excuse for going over!)
Gifts $0 / $40 (may start xmas shopping this month (photo calendars and friend bday $5)
Jubilee birthday! $0 / $30
Stupid medical bill $0 / $100
unbudgeted spending $0 / $20
No spend days 0 / 20 days