= No spend
= Necessary/budgeted spending
= Unnecessary/-non-budgeted spending1:
Paid phone bill2:
$82.00 in groceries!!!!! (I didn't think I was capable!
) and $8.58 for budgeted lunch out with family. $20.00 used jammies for DD, shoes for kids.3:
$15.00 on a rocking horse. Trouble with garage sales is that you can still do unnecessary spending and justify it because it's cheap.
Took out $200.00 cash for an upcoming road trip. I'll try to track stuff while I'm gone! 4:
$25.00 gas, $3.00 "obligatory" purchases to justify using gas station bathrooms.5:
Although to be fair, my spendthrift MIL insists on buying us EVERYTHING!!6:
Spoiled by my parents7:
Day at zoo, but we budgeted for it in our vacation expenses.9:
Unnecessary--Dinner at Mexican restaurant. Necessary--$90.00 night in hotel. I MISS traveling abroad, where there's affordable lodging! 11:
Unnecessary--We bought sandwiches, lattes at a gas station, and ordered pizza when we got home from our trip. Our cupboards are BARE right now. Necessary--$38.00 in gas.12:
BACK HOME and BACK TO THE NO-SPEND GRINDSTONE!! $112.00 in groceries. Paid utility and repair bills.13:
$25.00 yarn for Christmas gift that I'm knitting. $5.00 admission to bouncy castle place.14:
But still an expensive day.
$1500 to finish off closing costs for our refi
and $250 for a home energy audit (I hope and PRAY this was worth it!!)15:
Minor upset in the No-Spend Challenge--frozen yogurt for $3.59. But it's PAY DAY!!! 16:
Haven't had a "
" day for awhile!! $33.00 gas, $8.50 for budgeted weekly lunch out, $25.00 in dog food.17:
$97.00 in groceries. I ROOOOOCK!!!18:
Ran errands, forgot to pack snacks, and paid for that mistake with a hungry tummy. Set me back $3.20.19: