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post #101 of 144
Thread Starter 

Spent the day with my daughter at a science meet.  No money spent. 

 

:thumb no spend/budgeted

nono.gif not in the budget, stupid spending

 

Feb 1 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 2 -- :thumb birthday trip to the aquarium and dinner, nono.gif 10.00 small toy for the birthday boy

Feb 3 -- :thumb

Feb 4 -- :thumb few groceries, :thumb envelopes and folders

Feb 5 -- :thumb

Feb 6 -- nono.gif 5.00 movie

Feb 7 -- :thumb flea meds

Feb 8 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 9 -- :thumb

Feb 10 -- :thumb

Feb 11 -- nono.gif 44.50 bathing suits for ds and me, nono.gif new bra, and :thumb a few groceries

Feb 12 -- :thumb

Feb 13 -- :thumb groceries, :thumb Valentines things

Feb 14 -- :thumb gas for van

Feb 15 -- :thumb

Feb 16 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 17

Feb 18

Feb 19

Feb 20


Edited by Ruthiegirl - 2/16/14 at 3:46pm
post #102 of 144

:throb= no spend  :thumb = planned or reasonable spending  :loveeyes = impulse spending  :nut = kicked-in-the-ass spending

 

1   :throb

2   :throb 

3   :thumb Groceries

4   :thumb Coffee stand/pet food

5   :loveeyes  Munchies!

6   :thumb Mostly groceries

7   :thumb Mostly groceries.  Lunch with girls, $8.  Family swim, $11.

8   :loveeyes  Ate out, $17

9   :throb 

10 :loveeyes  Ate out, $10

11 :throb

12 :thumb Groceries.  Valentine's gifts.

13 :throb

14 duh.gif Doh!  Wasted gas and money (ate out, $12) and forgot the key to my client's house, so no work.  Crrrrrr-a-p-ola!

15 :throb

post #103 of 144

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

partytime.gif - No Spend Day

:down  - Budgeted Spending

bag.gif  - Unnecessary Spending

gloomy.gif  - Unbudgeted but Necessary

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

February 1 -- :down Bought a smaller table and a dresser for our new (much smaller) apartment. We also ate out bag.gif $5.72  (had a $10 coupon)

February 2 -- bag.gif We decided to try some Afghan cuisine for lunch $24; :down Bought gas and groceries from Costco on the way home

February 3 -- :down Acupuncture appointment fee

February 4 -- :down IVF egg retrieval fee, acupuncture appointment fee, some groceries, but I also picked a potted mint plant bag.gif $3.50

February 5 -- :down Acupuncture appointment fee and a couple of groceries I couldn't get yesterday

February 6 -- :down Acupuncture appointment fee, some ibuprofen and ate out bag.gif $12.68

February 7 -- partytime.gif

February 8 -- bag.gif Had lunch out between two appointments $28

February 9 -- partytime.gif

February 10 -- :down Went out for an anniversary dinner $30 and got some fruits from a store next door.

February 11 -- partytime.gif

February 12 -- :down A few groceries, a tank of gas, acupuncture appointment & IVF transfer fee. Also bag.gif had dinner out with my knitting group

February 13 -- partytime.gif

February 14 -- partytime.gif

February 15 -- :down Groceries

post #104 of 144
No spend: :joy

Budgeted spend: :thumb

Unbudgeted spend: duh.gif

Ate at home/Packed meals: :eat

Made extra $$: 2cents.gif

 

Feb 1: :joy2cents.gif made $55 from selling fabric, made $1 on Ibotta app :eat

Feb 2: :joy:eat

Feb 3: :joy2cents.gif made $3 from checkout51 app, just like the ibotta app :eat

Feb 4:  :thumb Put $ into savings :eat

Feb 5: duh.gif$44 school necessities :thumb $7 medicine :eat2cents.gif made $1 total using ibotta and checkout51 app

Feb 6: duh.gif $72 school software :thumb$37 Gas & $162 credit card bill:eat

Feb 7:  :thumb$20 Lunch, $10.75 Movies & snacks, $13 Credit report

Feb 8: duh.gif $27 damsel in defense :eat

Feb 9: :thumb $5 Valentines candy cards :eat

Feb 10:  duh.gif $6 school supplies :thumb $12 pants for Sky :eat

Feb 11:  :joy:eat

Feb 12:  :joy:eat

Feb 13:  :thumb $30 gas :eat 

Feb 14: :thumb redbox movies :eat

Feb 15:  :joy:eat 

Feb 16: :joy:eat

 

 

No spend day again! Yay! Finishing up homework today. Also got to clean the house, my younger sister helped me! So it didn't take to long. My parents are coming to visit tomorrow, I hope I can make tomorrow a no spend day.

post #105 of 144
Thread Starter 

No spend day here.  Dh left this morning for 2 weeks of work travel, so I am hunkering down and focusing on kids, cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.  I won't have a moment to spend a dime!

 

11 more days of February and I am right on track to meet my grocery budget.  I have filled the gas tank twice this month and should be able to make it to the end of the month. 

 

My new bathing suit came and it is lovely -- so comfortable and supportive.  My old one was so threadbare that I think it was a bit revealing on top.  Heh, heh, nothing like providing the entertainment in the water babies swim class.

 

Financially, this has been a dull month.  The taxes are paid, the bills are paid, we have enough food and gas.  Everyone has just enough which is wonderful.   

 

:thumb no spend/budgeted

nono.gif not in the budget, stupid spending

 

Feb 1 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 2 -- :thumb birthday trip to the aquarium and dinner, :thumb gas for van nono.gif 10.00 small toy for the birthday boy

Feb 3 -- :thumb

Feb 4 -- :thumb few groceries, :thumb envelopes and folders

Feb 5 -- :thumb

Feb 6 -- nono.gif 5.00 movie

Feb 7 -- :thumb flea meds

Feb 8 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 9 -- :thumb

Feb 10 -- :thumb

Feb 11 -- nono.gif 44.50 bathing suits for ds and me, nono.gif new bra, and :thumb a few groceries

Feb 12 -- :thumb

Feb 13 -- :thumb groceries, :thumb Valentines things

Feb 14 -- :thumb gas for van

Feb 15 -- :thumb

Feb 16 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 17 -- :thumb

Feb 18

Feb 19

Feb 20

post #106 of 144
No spend: :joy

Budgeted spend: :thumb

Unbudgeted spend: duh.gif

Ate at home/Packed meals: :eat

Made extra $$: 2cents.gif

 

Feb 1: :joy2cents.gif made $55 from selling fabric, made $1 on Ibotta app :eat

Feb 2: :joy:eat

Feb 3: :joy2cents.gif made $3 from checkout51 app, just like the ibotta app :eat

Feb 4:  :thumb Put $ into savings :eat

Feb 5: duh.gif$44 school necessities :thumb $7 medicine :eat2cents.gif made $1 total using ibotta and checkout51 app

Feb 6: duh.gif $72 school software :thumb$37 Gas & $162 credit card bill:eat

Feb 7:  :thumb$20 Lunch, $10.75 Movies & snacks, $13 Credit report

Feb 8: duh.gif $27 damsel in defense :eat

Feb 9: :thumb $5 Valentines candy cards :eat

Feb 10:  duh.gif $6 school supplies :thumb $12 pants for Sky :eat

Feb 11:  :joy:eat

Feb 12:  :joy:eat

Feb 13:  :thumb $30 gas :eat 

Feb 14: :thumb redbox movies :eat

Feb 15:  :joy:eat 

Feb 16: :joy:eat

Feb 17:  :joy:eat2cents.gif $18.46 from mama cloth

 

Today I filled out more job applications. Made $18.46 on selling some mama cloth I made. Hopefully I can sell more stuff to start funding my BEF. Last night I finished my divorce settlement agreement, just waiting for Stbxh to agree to it so we can get it notarized and signed. Finished my homework assignments last night as well. My parent's didn't end up stopping by and my younger sister went back home. Dinner will be left overs.

post #107 of 144

:throb= no spend  :thumb = planned or reasonable spending  :loveeyes = impulse spending  :nut = kicked-in-the-ass spending

 

1   :throb

2   :throb 

3   :thumb Groceries

4   :thumb Coffee stand/pet food

5   :loveeyes  Munchies!

6   :thumb Mostly groceries

7   :thumb Mostly groceries.  Lunch with girls, $8.  Family swim, $11.

8   :loveeyes  Ate out, $17

9   :throb 

10 :loveeyes  Ate out, $10

11 :throb

12 :thumb Groceries.  Valentine's gifts.

13 :throb

14 duh.gif Doh!  Wasted gas and money (ate out, $12) and forgot the key to my client's house, so no work.  Crrrrrr-a-p-ola!

15 :throb

16 :loveeyes Groceries.  Ate out and coffee, $7

17 :throb 

 

Bought groceries, but it was fairly treat-heavy.  I did find some very expensive gluten-free fish sticks for dd1 that she is enjoying.  I can't keep us stocked up with them, they are that expensive, but we can at least have them every week.

post #108 of 144

Key

:nod No Spend/ Budgeted Spend

shake.gif  Un-budgeted Spend

 

1.  :nod  Traveled to my ILs for a long weekend.  $$ for lunch & gas, all budgeted.

2.  shake.gif  Had to stop at the grocery store & pick up gluten free pasta & dessert for DS2.  Bought Starbucks coffee.

3.  :nod  Stuck at the ILs for an additional day due to snow

4.  shake.gif  Traveled home from ILs, budgeted gas & lunch, didn't budget for delivery pizza for dinner when we got home

5.  :nod

6.  :nod 

7.  :nod  2 kids had well child checks today, got Five Guys for a late lunch/ early dinner, used the eating out budget.

8.  :nod

9.  :nod  Big grocery shop today at Costco.  Stayed completely in budget!! :joy

10. :nod  Pre-emptive No-Spend.  We've got no where to go, I need to catch up on laundry, so I don't foresee any $$ leaving my possession.  Didn't spend :thumb

11. :nod

12. :nod Spent the day prepping for a major snow storm, 4 loaves of bread baked, batch of crock-pot granola done, multiple loads of laundry done.  Bring on the SNOW!! :cold

13. :nod  Snowed in and prepared for it :D

14. :nod  Picked up our new dining table we had custom made for our family.  Bought fast food for a late lunch/ early dinner.

15. :nod

16. :nod  Quick grocery shop, placed a Mountain Rose Herbs order.

17. :nod

18. :nod Pre-emptive No-Spend.  We're not going anywhere today, working on making LOTS of valentines for a postponed V-day party.

post #109 of 144
Thread Starter 

Took the boys out for donuts and milk after sitting through a 90 minute Dr's appointment for my 2 year old.  My son is fine, it was simply a comedy of errors at the Dr's today.  We all needed a snack and a little rest to balance out the crummy morning. 

 

 

:thumb no spend/budgeted

nono.gif not in the budget, stupid spending

 

Feb 1 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 2 -- :thumb birthday trip to the aquarium and dinner, :thumb gas for van nono.gif 10.00 small toy for the birthday boy

Feb 3 -- :thumb

Feb 4 -- :thumb few groceries, :thumb envelopes and folders

Feb 5 -- :thumb

Feb 6 -- nono.gif 5.00 movie

Feb 7 -- :thumb flea meds

Feb 8 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 9 -- :thumb

Feb 10 -- :thumb

Feb 11 -- nono.gif 44.50 bathing suits for ds and me, nono.gif new bra, and :thumb a few groceries

Feb 12 -- :thumb

Feb 13 -- :thumb groceries, :thumb Valentines things

Feb 14 -- :thumb gas for van

Feb 15 -- :thumb

Feb 16 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 17 -- :thumb

Feb 18 -- nono.gif 6.36 donuts after long, harrowing Dr's appointment

Feb 19

Feb 20

post #110 of 144

No Spend :wink

Budgeted/Necessary Spend :o

Unnecessary Spend :irked

 

02/01: :irked $6.30 on dinner on the way to work. I *have* to remember to start planning ahead for food away from home :(

02/02: :o 

02/03: :o $15 Gas in the van

02/04: :irked:o Bill paying today again. 

02/05: :irked $33.00 to the school. Came out of the kids monthly school/activity budget but still... field trip fees and youth basketball sign up ($20 of it) 

02/06: :irked

02/07: :irked

02/08: :irked

02/09: :irked

02/10: :irked

02/11: :irked

02/12: :o

02/13: :o

02/14: :o Valentines stuff for school for the kids. Budgeted and I didn't spend a lot but grrr. 

02/15: :wink

02/16: :wink

02/17: :o Groceries

02/18: :wink 

post #111 of 144

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

partytime.gif - No Spend Day

:down  - Budgeted Spending

bag.gif  - Unnecessary Spending

gloomy.gif  - Unbudgeted but Necessary

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

February 1 -- :down Bought a smaller table and a dresser for our new (much smaller) apartment. We also ate out bag.gif $5.72  (had a $10 coupon)

February 2 -- bag.gif We decided to try some Afghan cuisine for lunch $24; :down Bought gas and groceries from Costco on the way home

February 3 -- :down Acupuncture appointment fee

February 4 -- :down IVF egg retrieval fee, acupuncture appointment fee, some groceries, but I also picked a potted mint plant bag.gif $3.50

February 5 -- :down Acupuncture appointment fee and a couple of groceries I couldn't get yesterday

February 6 -- :down Acupuncture appointment fee, some ibuprofen and ate out bag.gif $12.68

February 7 -- partytime.gif

February 8 -- bag.gif Had lunch out between two appointments $28

February 9 -- partytime.gif

February 10 -- :down Went out for an anniversary dinner $30 and got some fruits from a store next door.

February 11 -- partytime.gif

February 12 -- :down A few groceries, a tank of gas, acupuncture appointment & IVF transfer fee. Also bag.gif had dinner out with my knitting group

February 13 -- partytime.gif

February 14 -- partytime.gif

February 15 -- :down Groceries

February 16 -- partytime.gif

February 17 -- :down Acupuncture fee

February 18 -- partytime.gif

post #112 of 144
Thread Starter 

No spend day here again.  I went through the fridge and I am well stocked for the next few days.   I made a meal plan this week and it is working!  Rather than running out of food mid-week, we will have enough to last till Saturday.  I know, I know, this is old news for some, but I am a slow learner some days. 

 

 

:thumb no spend/budgeted

nono.gif not in the budget, stupid spending

 

Feb 1 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 2 -- :thumb birthday trip to the aquarium and dinner, :thumb gas for van nono.gif 10.00 small toy for the birthday boy

Feb 3 -- :thumb

Feb 4 -- :thumb few groceries, :thumb envelopes and folders

Feb 5 -- :thumb

Feb 6 -- nono.gif 5.00 movie

Feb 7 -- :thumb flea meds

Feb 8 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 9 -- :thumb

Feb 10 -- :thumb

Feb 11 -- nono.gif 44.50 bathing suits for ds and me, nono.gif new bra, and :thumb a few groceries

Feb 12 -- :thumb

Feb 13 -- :thumb groceries, :thumb Valentines things

Feb 14 -- :thumb gas for van

Feb 15 -- :thumb

Feb 16 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 17 -- :thumb

Feb 18 -- nono.gif 6.36 donuts after long, harrowing Dr's appointment

Feb 19 -- :thumb

Feb 20

Feb 21

Feb 22

Feb 23

Feb 24

Feb 25

Feb 26

Feb 27

Feb 28


Edited by Ruthiegirl - 2/19/14 at 9:24am
post #113 of 144
No spend: :joy

Budgeted spend: :thumb

Unbudgeted spend: duh.gif

Ate at home/Packed meals: :eat

Made extra $$: 2cents.gif

 

Feb 1: :joy2cents.gif made $55 from selling fabric, made $1 on Ibotta app :eat

Feb 2: :joy:eat

Feb 3: :joy2cents.gif made $3 from checkout51 app, just like the ibotta app :eat

Feb 4:  :thumb Put $ into savings :eat

Feb 5: duh.gif$44 school necessities :thumb $7 medicine :eat2cents.gif made $1 total using ibotta and checkout51 app

Feb 6: duh.gif $72 school software :thumb$37 Gas & $162 credit card bill:eat

Feb 7:  :thumb$20 Lunch, $10.75 Movies & snacks, $13 Credit report

Feb 8: duh.gif $27 damsel in defense :eat

Feb 9: :thumb $5 Valentines candy cards :eat

Feb 10:  duh.gif $6 school supplies :thumb $12 pants for Sky :eat

Feb 11:  :joy:eat

Feb 12:  :joy:eat

Feb 13:  :thumb $30 gas :eat 

Feb 14: :thumb redbox movies :eat

Feb 15:  :joy:eat 

Feb 16: :joy:eat

Feb 17:  :joy:eat2cents.gif $18.46 from mama cloth

Feb 18: :joy:eat

 

Yesterday I had class pretty much all day. I did get a snack out of the snack machine but used the change that I found in my car so I count it as a no spend day since I found the money lol Ate at home yesterday. I was proud that when I came home after emt class I didn't grab something to eat since I get home at 10:30pm. I also got an 88% on my quiz...I need to study harder.

post #114 of 144

:throb= no spend  :thumb = planned or reasonable spending  :loveeyes = impulse spending  :nut = kicked-in-the-ass spending

 

1   :throb

2   :throb 

3   :thumb Groceries

4   :thumb Coffee stand/pet food

5   :loveeyes  Munchies!

6   :thumb Mostly groceries

7   :thumb Mostly groceries.  Lunch with girls, $8.  Family swim, $11.

8   :loveeyes  Ate out, $17

9   :throb 

10 :loveeyes  Ate out, $10

11 :throb

12 :thumb Groceries.  Valentine's gifts.

13 :throb

14 duh.gif Doh!  Wasted gas and money (ate out, $12) and forgot the key to my client's house, so no work.  Crrrrrr-a-p-ola!

15 :throb

16 :loveeyes Groceries.  Ate out and coffee, $7

17 :throb 

18 :thumb New rain boots.  Layer pellets.  Potato chips, $3

post #115 of 144
No spend: :joy

Budgeted spend: :thumb

Unbudgeted spend: duh.gif

Ate at home/Packed meals: :eat

Made extra $$: 2cents.gif

 

Feb 1: :joy2cents.gif made $55 from selling fabric, made $1 on Ibotta app :eat

Feb 2: :joy:eat

Feb 3: :joy2cents.gif made $3 from checkout51 app, just like the ibotta app :eat

Feb 4:  :thumb Put $ into savings :eat

Feb 5: duh.gif$44 school necessities :thumb $7 medicine :eat2cents.gif made $1 total using ibotta and checkout51 app

Feb 6: duh.gif $72 school software :thumb$37 Gas & $162 credit card bill:eat

Feb 7:  :thumb$20 Lunch, $10.75 Movies & snacks, $13 Credit report

Feb 8: duh.gif $27 damsel in defense :eat

Feb 9: :thumb $5 Valentines candy cards :eat

Feb 10:  duh.gif $6 school supplies :thumb $12 pants for Sky :eat

Feb 11:  :joy:eat

Feb 12:  :joy:eat

Feb 13:  :thumb $30 gas :eat 

Feb 14: :thumb redbox movies :eat

Feb 15:  :joy:eat 

Feb 16: :joy:eat

Feb 17:  :joy:eat2cents.gif $18.46 from mama cloth

Feb 18: :joy:eat

Feb 19:  duh.gif $70 new glasses:thumb$35 CC bill :eat

 

Had my eye dr appt today. I really need new glasses and they were having a deal for frames and lenses for $69.95. So I got them, cheapest ones there. Thank goodness I had extra $$ in the bank. Ordered the Fitbit Zip today on amazon with my amazon gift card! I do need to start exercising more. Need to go to the grocery store later to pick up some food for the week.


Edited by Sdelgadillo389 - 2/19/14 at 3:14pm
post #116 of 144

Key

:nod No Spend/ Budgeted Spend

shake.gif  Un-budgeted Spend

 

1.  :nod  Traveled to my ILs for a long weekend.  $$ for lunch & gas, all budgeted.

2.  shake.gif  Had to stop at the grocery store & pick up gluten free pasta & dessert for DS2.  Bought Starbucks coffee.

3.  :nod  Stuck at the ILs for an additional day due to snow

4.  shake.gif  Traveled home from ILs, budgeted gas & lunch, didn't budget for delivery pizza for dinner when we got home

5.  :nod

6.  :nod 

7.  :nod  2 kids had well child checks today, got Five Guys for a late lunch/ early dinner, used the eating out budget.

8.  :nod

9.  :nod  Big grocery shop today at Costco.  Stayed completely in budget!! :joy

10. :nod  Pre-emptive No-Spend.  We've got no where to go, I need to catch up on laundry, so I don't foresee any $$ leaving my possession.  Didn't spend :thumb

11. :nod

12. :nod Spent the day prepping for a major snow storm, 4 loaves of bread baked, batch of crock-pot granola done, multiple loads of laundry done.  Bring on the SNOW!! :cold

13. :nod  Snowed in and prepared for it :D

14. :nod  Picked up our new dining table we had custom made for our family.  Bought fast food for a late lunch/ early dinner.

15. :nod

16. :nod  Quick grocery shop, placed a Mountain Rose Herbs order.

17. :nod

18. :nod Pre-emptive No-Spend.  We're not going anywhere today, working on making LOTS of valentines for a postponed V-day party.

19. shake.gif Even though there is money in the budget for eating out, I'm giving myself an Unbudgeted Spend day b/c the fast food I got for dinner could have easily been avoided w/ better planning.  That said, my 1yo is teething and up nursing most of the night, so I am EXHAUSTED and feel like I'm in a fog, so that planning didn't happen.  I am proud of myself for a small feat.  We had a homeschool co-op Valentine's party today.  My kids used on hand construction paper and paper punches for the valentines they handed out.  I found out last minute I needed to bring some food, so I whipped up some gluten/ egg free pumpkin bread using fresh pureed pumpkin I had in the fridge.  I also thought ahead and grabbed our stash of gluten/ egg free "oreos" for DS2 since I knew there'd be some kind of dessert I would need to replace for him.

post #117 of 144
No spend: :joy

Budgeted spend: :thumb

Unbudgeted spend: duh.gif

Ate at home/Packed meals: :eat

Made extra $$: 2cents.gif

 

Feb 1: :joy2cents.gif made $55 from selling fabric, made $1 on Ibotta app :eat

Feb 2: :joy:eat

Feb 3: :joy2cents.gif made $3 from checkout51 app, just like the ibotta app :eat

Feb 4:  :thumb Put $ into savings :eat

Feb 5: duh.gif$44 school necessities :thumb $7 medicine :eat2cents.gif made $1 total using ibotta and checkout51 app

Feb 6: duh.gif $72 school software :thumb$37 Gas & $162 credit card bill:eat

Feb 7:  :thumb$20 Lunch, $10.75 Movies & snacks, $13 Credit report

Feb 8: duh.gif $27 damsel in defense :eat

Feb 9: :thumb $5 Valentines candy cards :eat

Feb 10:  duh.gif $6 school supplies :thumb $12 pants for Sky :eat

Feb 11:  :joy:eat

Feb 12:  :joy:eat

Feb 13:  :thumb $30 gas :eat 

Feb 14: :thumb redbox movies :eat

Feb 15:  :joy:eat 

Feb 16: :joy:eat

Feb 17:  :joy:eat2cents.gif $18.46 from mama cloth

Feb 18: :joy:eat

Feb 19:  duh.gif $70 new glasses:thumb$35 CC bill :eat

Feb 20:  :thumb $15 CC bill :eat

 

Today is a day of class. Kind of not feeling well, but I have to go to class. Paid $15 on one credit card bill. Made lunch/dinner at home. Will take some snacks to class so I wont be tempted to buy something when I get off.

post #118 of 144
Thread Starter 

Another no spend here.  Well, I did spend .20 to park at the library for 15 minutes, but I am not counting those 2 dimes I dug out of my van. 

 

:thumb no spend/budgeted

nono.gif not in the budget, stupid spending

 

Feb 1 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 2 -- :thumb birthday trip to the aquarium and dinner, :thumb gas for van nono.gif 10.00 small toy for the birthday boy

Feb 3 -- :thumb

Feb 4 -- :thumb few groceries, :thumb envelopes and folders

Feb 5 -- :thumb

Feb 6 -- nono.gif 5.00 movie

Feb 7 -- :thumb flea meds

Feb 8 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 9 -- :thumb

Feb 10 -- :thumb

Feb 11 -- nono.gif 44.50 bathing suits for ds and me, nono.gif new bra, and :thumb a few groceries

Feb 12 -- :thumb

Feb 13 -- :thumb groceries, :thumb Valentines things

Feb 14 -- :thumb gas for van

Feb 15 -- :thumb

Feb 16 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 17 -- :thumb

Feb 18 -- nono.gif 6.36 donuts after long, harrowing Dr's appointment

Feb 19 -- :thumb

Feb 20 -- :thumb

Feb 21

Feb 22

Feb 23

Feb 24

Feb 25

Feb 26

Feb 27

Feb 28

post #119 of 144
Thread Starter 

I decided not to do a quick trip to the market,  We are out of milk, bread and cheese, but we have enough other food to get by until tomorrow.  And dh finally got paid for some work he did back in December :joy.  That whole check went to savings and makes up for the huge tax bill I just paid. 

 

One more week to go in February.   How is everyone doing? 

 

 

:thumb no spend/budgeted

nono.gif not in the budget, stupid spending

 

Feb 1 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 2 -- :thumb birthday trip to the aquarium and dinner, :thumb gas for van nono.gif 10.00 small toy for the birthday boy

Feb 3 -- :thumb

Feb 4 -- :thumb few groceries, :thumb envelopes and folders

Feb 5 -- :thumb

Feb 6 -- nono.gif 5.00 movie

Feb 7 -- :thumb flea meds

Feb 8 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 9 -- :thumb

Feb 10 -- :thumb

Feb 11 -- nono.gif 44.50 bathing suits for ds and me, nono.gif new bra, and :thumb a few groceries

Feb 12 -- :thumb

Feb 13 -- :thumb groceries, :thumb Valentines things

Feb 14 -- :thumb gas for van

Feb 15 -- :thumb

Feb 16 -- :thumb groceries

Feb 17 -- :thumb

Feb 18 -- nono.gif 6.36 donuts after long, harrowing Dr's appointment

Feb 19 -- :thumb

Feb 20 -- :thumb

Feb 21 -- :thumb

Feb 22

Feb 23

Feb 24

Feb 25

Feb 26

Feb 27

Feb 28

post #120 of 144
No spend: :joy

Budgeted spend: :thumb

Unbudgeted spend: duh.gif

Ate at home/Packed meals: :eat

Made extra $$: 2cents.gif

 

Feb 1: :joy2cents.gif made $55 from selling fabric, made $1 on Ibotta app :eat

Feb 2: :joy:eat

Feb 3: :joy2cents.gif made $3 from checkout51 app, just like the ibotta app :eat

Feb 4:  :thumb Put $ into savings :eat

Feb 5: duh.gif$44 school necessities :thumb $7 medicine :eat2cents.gif made $1 total using ibotta and checkout51 app

Feb 6: duh.gif $72 school software :thumb$37 Gas & $162 credit card bill:eat

Feb 7:  :thumb$20 Lunch, $10.75 Movies & snacks, $13 Credit report

Feb 8: duh.gif $27 damsel in defense :eat

Feb 9: :thumb $5 Valentines candy cards :eat

Feb 10:  duh.gif $6 school supplies :thumb $12 pants for Sky :eat

Feb 11:  :joy:eat

Feb 12:  :joy:eat

Feb 13:  :thumb $30 gas :eat 

Feb 14: :thumb redbox movies :eat

Feb 15:  :joy:eat 

Feb 16: :joy:eat

Feb 17:  :joy:eat2cents.gif $18.46 from mama cloth

Feb 18: :joy:eat

Feb 19:  duh.gif $70 new glasses:thumb$35 CC bill :eat

Feb 20:  :thumb $15 CC bill :eat

Feb 21: :joy:eat2cents.gif $0.50 from checkout51 app & $4.25 from ibotta app

 

Went to some stores to use my shopkicks at to get some points for a giftcard. Picked up some food from the store as well and made $4.75 from it. Been wearing my Fitbit Zip all day today and walked 2 miles so far and over 5000 steps! Also have been watching what I eat. Time to lose some weight!

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