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post #101 of 155

9/2 - :thumb budgeted spending $42 groceries, $12 wart stuff for DD 

9/3 - :energy no spend 

9/4 - :energy no spend

9/5 - :energy no spend

9/6 - :energy no spend

9/7 - :thumb budgeted spending $35 groceries, $34 gas, $10 lunch, $7 Target, $15 thrift store

9/8 - :energy no spend 

9/9 - :energy no spend

9/10 - :energy no spend

9/11 - :energy no spend

9/12 - :energy no spend

9/13 - :thumb budgeted spending $6 dinner

9/14 - :thumb budgeted spending $40 groceries, $48 birthday party food/supplies, $6 thrift store, $17 underwear for DS

9/15 - :thumb budgeted spending $7 snacks for my class, $20 gas

9/16 - :energy no spend

9/17 - :energy no spend

 

Keeping up with my 2:1 (no spend to spend) ratio!  Woohoo!  I've got some extra money coming this month (rent refund from July and bonus from work) and gonna aim to replace my windshield that has been insanely cracked for the last 5 years, put a deposit in for a new tattoo, and put the rest toward my student loan.  Starting next month, I should be able to pay at least double my student loan payment.  Need to put all extra money every month toward it...I wish it would just go away!

post #102 of 155

:O Unplanned spending

jumpers.gif No spend

:loveeyes Planned spending

 

9/15 - :O

9/16 - :O

9/17 - :loveeyes Groceries

post #103 of 155
Thread Starter 

Hoping for fewer than the 13 Devil Dude-icons I earned for August!

 

1  :D:D:D No-spend.

2  :D:D Just necessities.  Groceries.

3  :D:D Forgotten groceries.

4  demon.gifdemon.gifdemon.gif  Yeowch!  Bigtime-Budget-Buster.

5  :D:D:D Eager to record a no-spend after yesterday.

6  :D:D Stop for a few groceries.

7  :D:D Groceries--tea and suchlike.

8  :D:D:D Awarding myself a no-spend for tomorrow.

9  demon.gif Minor infraction in a day of concientious spending.

10 :D:D:D Another no-spend.

11 demon.gifdemon.gif Not very much, but totally naughty.

12 :D Conscientious spending.

13 demon.gifdemon.gif Durned mouse.  

14 demon.gif Very minor infraction

15 demon.gif Oh, boy, these devils are stacking up. 

16 demon.gif But I'm being harder on myself this month.

17 :D:D:D  A real no-spend day!  Finally!

18 :D:D Groceries.

 

I have some birthdays coming up, one birthday already come and gone-- 7 more to go, including dh and dd2 (and that's just Sept-Oct, and yes, very close family only.  AND that's bypassing some key birthdays in favor of their kids' birthdays.  October is brutal!)

 

 

 

post #104 of 155

peace.gifNo spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 2: :innocent Cat food

September 3: nono.gif Can of soda pop 

September 4: peace.gif

September 5: peace.gif

September 6: peace.gif

September 7: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 8: :innocent A few more groceries

September 9: uhoh3.gif Dodged a bullet today! 

September 10: peace.gif

September 11: nono.gif Pop again!  

September 12:peace.gif

September 13: peace.gif 

September 14: :innocent/nono.gif  Birthday gift for DDs' friend

September 15: :innocent Groceries 

September 16: :innocent

September 17: :innocent/nono.gif Considering how little money we have right now, perhaps I should not have gotten my haircut.  But I have to book my appointments so far out, that this was already on the calendar.

post #105 of 155

Dh and I went out for a cup of tea this morning, just a little date.   We haven't had much time together lately; this was a much needed break for the two of us.  The total was less than $6, so cheap date. 

 

No other money to spend today. 

 

:thumb No spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1 -- :innocent  school supplies

September 2 -- :innocent  bike gear for my eldest, :innocent checks, nono.gif workout pants for my big bottom

September 3 -- :innocent groceries

September 4 -- :thumb

September 5 -- :thumb

September 6 -- :innocent keys and lanyards for kids

September 7 -- :innocent used cleats for kids, :innocent groceries

September 8 -- :innocent few more school supplies for dd

September 9 -- :thumb

September 10 -- :innocent picked up new cargo bike, :innocent groceries

September 11 -- :thumb

September 12 -- :innocent groceries

September 13 -- nono.gif flowers for window boxes

September 14 -- :innocent more groceries

September 15 -- :thumb

September 16 -- :thumb

September 17 -- :innocent gas and groceries

September 18 -- nono.gif cup of tea date with my husband

September 19

September 20


Edited by Ruthiegirl - 9/18/13 at 2:26pm
post #106 of 155

9/2 - :thumb budgeted spending $42 groceries, $12 wart stuff for DD 

9/3 - :energy no spend 

9/4 - :energy no spend

9/5 - :energy no spend

9/6 - :energy no spend

9/7 - :thumb budgeted spending $35 groceries, $34 gas, $10 lunch, $7 Target, $15 thrift store

9/8 - :energy no spend 

9/9 - :energy no spend

9/10 - :energy no spend

9/11 - :energy no spend

9/12 - :energy no spend

9/13 - :thumb budgeted spending $6 dinner

9/14 - :thumb budgeted spending $40 groceries, $48 birthday party food/supplies, $6 thrift store, $17 underwear for DS

9/15 - :thumb budgeted spending $7 snacks for my class, $20 gas

9/16 - :energy no spend

9/17 - :energy no spend

9/18 - :energy no spend

 

I might go see Furthur at Red Rocks tomorrow night--not sure yet.  I really need to get out!  I've been working a ton and need a fun little break.  We'll see how I feel during the day tomorrow.  I don't feel bad about spending the money, as I've been REALLY good this month!  Plus, I have some money in my sinking fund account that I can use for a ticket if I decide to go.  (In reality, I will probably be WAY too tired to even think about it!)

post #107 of 155

peace.gifNo spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 2: :innocent Cat food

September 3: nono.gif Can of soda pop 

September 4: peace.gif

September 5: peace.gif

September 6: peace.gif

September 7: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 8: :innocent A few more groceries

September 9: uhoh3.gif Dodged a bullet today! 

September 10: peace.gif

September 11: nono.gif Pop again!  

September 12:peace.gif

September 13: peace.gif 

September 14: :innocent/nono.gif  Birthday gift for DDs' friend

September 15: :innocent Groceries 

September 16: :innocent

September 17: :innocent/nono.gif Haircut 

September 18: peace.gif

post #108 of 155

:O Unplanned spending

jumpers.gif No spend

:loveeyes Planned spending

 

9/15 - :O

9/16 - :O

9/17 - :loveeyes Groceries

9/18 - jumpers.gif

post #109 of 155

Uh oh.  I met a new friend for a coffee this morning.  It was lovely and all, but certainly not in the plan. 

 

 

:thumb No spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1 -- :innocent  school supplies

September 2 -- :innocent  bike gear for my eldest, :innocent checks, nono.gif workout pants for my big bottom <-- returned

September 3 -- :innocent groceries

September 4 -- :thumb

September 5 -- :thumb

September 6 -- :innocent keys and lanyards for kids

September 7 -- :innocent used cleats for kids, :innocent groceries

September 8 -- :innocent few more school supplies for dd

September 9 -- :thumb

September 10 -- :innocent picked up new cargo bike, :innocent groceries

September 11 -- :thumb

September 12 -- :innocent groceries

September 13 -- nono.gif flowers for window boxes

September 14 -- :innocent more groceries

September 15 -- :thumb

September 16 -- :thumb

September 17 -- :innocent gas and groceries

September 18 -- nono.gif cup of tea date with my husband

September 19 -- nono.gif coffee with new friend

September 20

post #110 of 155
Thread Starter 

Hoping for fewer than the 13 Devil Dude-icons I earned for August!  Or not.... dang!  That's 7 just for the first 1/2 of September!

 

1  :D:D:D No-spend.

2  :D:D Just necessities.  Groceries.

3  :D:D Forgotten groceries.

4  demon.gifdemon.gifdemon.gif  Yeowch!  Bigtime-Budget-Buster.

5  :D:D:D Eager to record a no-spend after yesterday.

6  :D:D Stop for a few groceries.

7  :D:D Groceries--tea and suchlike.

8  :D:D:D Awarding myself a no-spend for tomorrow.

9  demon.gif Minor infraction in a day of concientious spending.

10 :D:D:D Another no-spend.

11 demon.gifdemon.gif Not very much, but totally naughty.

12 :D Conscientious spending.

13 demon.gifdemon.gif Durned mouse.  

14 demon.gif Very minor infraction

15 demon.gif Oh, boy, these devils are stacking up. 

16 demon.gif But I'm being harder on myself this month.

17 :D:D:D  A real no-spend day!  Finally!

18 demon.gif  Grrrrr.........oceries.

19 :D  Groceries, plus more for housewarming party.

post #111 of 155

:O Unplanned spending

jumpers.gif No spend

:loveeyes Planned spending

 

9/15 - :O

9/16 - :O

9/17 - :loveeyes Groceries

9/18 - jumpers.gif

9/19 - :O  I knew this would be hard for us. But it's probably good to see how often we make unplanned purchases. No wonder our budget isn't holding up. Today was forgotten cream of mushroom soup and a pop since I was at the store.

post #112 of 155

9/2 - :thumb budgeted spending $42 groceries, $12 wart stuff for DD 

9/3 - :energy no spend 

9/4 - :energy no spend

9/5 - :energy no spend

9/6 - :energy no spend

9/7 - :thumb budgeted spending $35 groceries, $34 gas, $10 lunch, $7 Target, $15 thrift store

9/8 - :energy no spend 

9/9 - :energy no spend

9/10 - :energy no spend

9/11 - :energy no spend

9/12 - :energy no spend

9/13 - :thumb budgeted spending $6 dinner

9/14 - :thumb budgeted spending $40 groceries, $48 birthday party food/supplies, $6 thrift store, $17 underwear for DS

9/15 - :thumb budgeted spending $7 snacks for my class, $20 gas

9/16 - :energy no spend

9/17 - :energy no spend

9/18 - :energy no spend

9/19 - :thumb budgeted spending $65 Furthur ticket, $12 dinner, $4 coffee

 

Twas a lovely evening at Red Rocks with good music and a full moon!  Tired this morning, but I NEEDED that night out! :)

post #113 of 155

peace.gifNo spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 2: :innocent Cat food

September 3: nono.gif Can of soda pop 

September 4: peace.gif

September 5: peace.gif

September 6: peace.gif

September 7: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 8: :innocent A few more groceries

September 9: uhoh3.gif Dodged a bullet today! 

September 10: peace.gif

September 11: nono.gif Pop again!  

September 12:peace.gif

September 13: peace.gif 

September 14: :innocent/nono.gif  Birthday gift for DDs' friend

September 15: :innocent Groceries 

September 16: :innocent

September 17: :innocent/nono.gif Haircut 

September 18: peace.gif 

September 19: nono.gif Soda pop - I think I should give myself a cash budget next month.  If there are coins in my purse, I should be able to get a pop.

post #114 of 155

Spent a dollar and used the vacuum at the gas station.  Man, I love that thing.   My kids can wreck the van with snacks and playground sand.  And now that I am driving less, the random apple cores and banana peels can spend a lot more time molding in the back seat before I notice them.  Blech. 

 

 

ETA -- stopped by the store to check out a gift idea for my dd's birthday and picked up some new underwear for myself.  My ragged, holey ones have been feeling gross for a while. 

 

 

:thumb No spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1 -- :innocent  school supplies

September 2 -- :innocent  bike gear for my eldest, :innocent checks, nono.gif workout pants for my big bottom <-- returned

September 3 -- :innocent groceries

September 4 -- :thumb

September 5 -- :thumb

September 6 -- :innocent keys and lanyards for kids

September 7 -- :innocent used cleats for kids, :innocent groceries

September 8 -- :innocent few more school supplies for dd

September 9 -- :thumb

September 10 -- :innocent picked up new cargo bike, :innocent groceries

September 11 -- :thumb

September 12 -- :innocent groceries

September 13 -- nono.gif flowers for window boxes

September 14 -- :innocent more groceries

September 15 -- :thumb

September 16 -- :thumb

September 17 -- :innocent gas and groceries

September 18 -- nono.gif cup of tea date with my husband

September 19 -- nono.gif coffee with new friend

September 20 -- :innocent vacuumed the van, nono.gif new undies


Edited by Ruthiegirl - 9/20/13 at 6:06pm
post #115 of 155

9/2 - :thumb budgeted spending $42 groceries, $12 wart stuff for DD 

9/3 - :energy no spend 

9/4 - :energy no spend

9/5 - :energy no spend

9/6 - :energy no spend

9/7 - :thumb budgeted spending $35 groceries, $34 gas, $10 lunch, $7 Target, $15 thrift store

9/8 - :energy no spend 

9/9 - :energy no spend

9/10 - :energy no spend

9/11 - :energy no spend

9/12 - :energy no spend

9/13 - :thumb budgeted spending $6 dinner

9/14 - :thumb budgeted spending $40 groceries, $48 birthday party food/supplies, $6 thrift store, $17 underwear for DS

9/15 - :thumb budgeted spending $7 snacks for my class, $20 gas

9/16 - :energy no spend

9/17 - :energy no spend

9/18 - :energy no spend

9/19 - :thumb budgeted spending $65 Furthur ticket, $12 dinner, $4 coffee

9/20 - :energy no spend

 

Totals so far:  13 no spend/6 budgeted spending/1 day not counted ;)

 

Tomorrow will be a spending day--groceries, gas, etc.

post #116 of 155
Thread Starter 

Hoping for fewer than the 13 Devil Dude-icons I earned for August!  Or not.... dang!  That's 7 just for the first 1/2 of September!

 

1  :D:D:D No-spend.

2  :D:D Just necessities.  Groceries.

3  :D:D Forgotten groceries.

4  demon.gifdemon.gifdemon.gif  Yeowch!  Bigtime-Budget-Buster.

5  :D:D:D Eager to record a no-spend after yesterday.

6  :D:D Stop for a few groceries.

7  :D:D Groceries--tea and suchlike.

8  :D:D:D Awarding myself a no-spend for tomorrow.

9  demon.gif Minor infraction in a day of concientious spending.

10 :D:D:D Another no-spend.

11 demon.gifdemon.gif Not very much, but totally naughty.

12 :D Conscientious spending.

13 demon.gifdemon.gif Durned mouse.  

14 demon.gif Very minor infraction

15 demon.gif Oh, boy, these devils are stacking up. 

16 demon.gif But I'm being harder on myself this month.

17 :D:D:D  A real no-spend day!  Finally!

18 demon.gif  Grrrrr.........oceries.

19 demon.gif Birthday shopping and .... sigh... other stuff.

20 demon.gif Cookies for party.  Boy Scout popcorn.  

 

I am so done with this month.  No-spend tomorrow.  This time I *promise* not to edit it at the end of the day.

post #117 of 155

peace.gifNo spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 2: :innocent Cat food

September 3: nono.gif Can of soda pop 

September 4: peace.gif

September 5: peace.gif

September 6: peace.gif

September 7: :innocent Grocery shopping 

September 8: :innocent A few more groceries

September 9: uhoh3.gif Dodged a bullet today! 

September 10: peace.gif

September 11: nono.gif Pop again!  

September 12:peace.gif

September 13: peace.gif 

September 14: :innocent/nono.gif  Birthday gift for DDs' friend

September 15: :innocent Groceries 

September 16: :innocent

September 17: :innocent/nono.gif Haircut 

September 18: peace.gif 

September 19: nono.gif Soda pop 

September 20: :innocent Gas

post #118 of 155

:O Unplanned spending

jumpers.gif No spend

:loveeyes Planned spending

 

9/15 - :O

9/16 - :O

9/17 - :loveeyes Groceries

9/18 - jumpers.gif

9/19 - :O 

9/20 - :loveeyes Unfortunately it was planned spending that busts the months budget. Darn patio door got hit by a fire cracker a couple of weeks ago and the glass broke. It finally came in and got replaced today so I had to pay the second 1/2 of it. I also had to pay for the background check for substitute teaching. So hopefully that $20 will get some money headed my way.

post #119 of 155

9/2 - :thumb budgeted spending $42 groceries, $12 wart stuff for DD 

9/3 - :energy no spend 

9/4 - :energy no spend

9/5 - :energy no spend

9/6 - :energy no spend

9/7 - :thumb budgeted spending $35 groceries, $34 gas, $10 lunch, $7 Target, $15 thrift store

9/8 - :energy no spend 

9/9 - :energy no spend

9/10 - :energy no spend

9/11 - :energy no spend

9/12 - :energy no spend

9/13 - :thumb budgeted spending $6 dinner

9/14 - :thumb budgeted spending $40 groceries, $48 birthday party food/supplies, $6 thrift store, $17 underwear for DS

9/15 - :thumb budgeted spending $7 snacks for my class, $20 gas

9/16 - :energy no spend

9/17 - :energy no spend

9/18 - :energy no spend

9/19 - :thumb budgeted spending $65 Furthur ticket, $12 dinner, $4 coffee

9/20 - :energy no spend

9/21 - :thumb budgeted spending $47 groceries, $28 gas

post #120 of 155

:thumb No spend!

:innocent Budgeted spending

nono.gif Un-budgeted spending

 

September 1 -- :innocent  school supplies

September 2 -- :innocent  bike gear for my eldest, :innocent checks, nono.gif workout pants for my big bottom <-- returned

September 3 -- :innocent groceries

September 4 -- :thumb

September 5 -- :thumb

September 6 -- :innocent keys and lanyards for kids

September 7 -- :innocent used cleats for kids, :innocent groceries

September 8 -- :innocent few more school supplies for dd

September 9 -- :thumb

September 10 -- :innocent picked up new cargo bike, :innocent groceries

September 11 -- :thumb

September 12 -- :innocent groceries

September 13 -- nono.gif flowers for window boxes

September 14 -- :innocent more groceries

September 15 -- :thumb

September 16 -- :thumb

September 17 -- :innocent gas and groceries

September 18 -- nono.gif cup of tea date with my husband

September 19 -- nono.gif coffee with new friend

September 20 -- :innocent vacuumed the van, nono.gif new undies

September 21 -- :thumb

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