= No spend or budgeted spending
= Unnecessary/unbudgeted spending
= No-drive day
= Had tea today
= Hung clothes on the line.1.
Ran errands. Forgot to pack snacks. Crashed with hunger and went to TCBY. Ugh! What a start.
But . . . 2.
$20.00 wine for party, $16.00 haircut for DH3. 4. 5.
$33.00 gas, 50 cents thrift store toy for DD6.
$4.92 at TCBY (unnecessary), $18.00 to replace items that dog broke (long story), and necessary, CHEAP groceries at $98.00.7.
Budgeted lunch at 10.49. 8.
31.00 dog food, paid 2 utility bills9.
$5.40 latte and snack at coffee shop. Why oh why do all of my meetings have to take place in these pricey establishments? I really need to start hosting them in my house...10.
$7.00 yarn to knit DD's Christmas present " 11.
$10.00 on excesses at the zoo (feeding goats, carousel rides, wagon rental). We have a year-long pass, so I talk myself into using it into getting my money's worth. Then we get screwed on all of the extras they throw at you when you get there. $2.50 chai tea at another coffee shop meeting.12.
Knitting needles to make Christmas present, $9.00, groceries for $104.00.13.
5.00 ice cream (unbudgeted), $6.00 bouncy castle admission (budgeted)14.
$20.00 Halloween costumes (DD's was firsthand, but I can reuse the shirt and tights, budgeted lunch at $10.0015.
Out to dinner with DH, $40.00. I won't be too hard on myself though because A) Childcare was free (my friends and I swap off), B) this was our first date since...since........
and C) I had to get out of the house to tell him that, um,
$84.00 in groceries!!!!! 18.
$55.00 craft supplies for Christmas gifts. So much for the frugality of making presents.
I really hope this stuff "pays for itself" some day. 19.
$20.00 used jammies for DS, used sweater for DD.20.
$6.00 more crap for Christmas gifts. 220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.29.30.31.