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#241 of 350 Old 10-19-2009, 08:49 AM
 
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10/01:
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10/03: Chinese food $16.26
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10/09: Chinese food $19.05
10/10: Booze $6
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15/20 No-spend days
$41.31/$100 Frivolous spending

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Had to spend $10 yesterday to buy more medicine for my baby, but had a CVS pharmacy coupon for $25 gift card with new prescription. So, my groceries and gift came to $26.40, I used the $25 gift card, and then I had a $3 ECB print out on my receipt. So my grocery total was really negative $1.60 when you subtract the extra care bucks from the total after gift card. That sure helps keep my grocery budget down! I'm a dork, but shopping trips like these really make me happy!

9/30- $4 milk. Story hour at library- free!
10/1-
2- $20 gas, $1 gift (new baby card), $4 bday party preparations, $102 groceries, $4 baby cereal :
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5- $6 birthday stuff, $10 groceries, $46 baby diapers ( couldn't pass up sale)
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11- : $405 Target ( $290 for carseat- which will last several years, $30 groceries, $10 shirts for DS, $30 shoes for DD, $10 breastmilk storage bags, $4 bday invites, : $10 DVD for DD that wasn't really necessary) :
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13 $42 gas
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15 $65 xmas gifts, $15 homeschool preschool items, $37 Jubilee bday gift (dd and nephew xmas DONE!)
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18 $1.40 groceries (milk eggs etc bought with CVS gift card), $10 baby meds, $8 stamps (to mail bday invites)

October goals:

Budgeted:
Groceries /household $147 / $360
Gas $62 / $100
Homeschool $15 / $20
Kid clothing & items- $40 / $20
Baby $60 / $30
Gifts $103 / $40 (may start xmas shopping)
Jubilee birthday prep! $22 / $30
: Stupid medical bill $577 / $100- Paid in full! :
Carseat- $290 / $290
unbudgeted spending $10 / $20
No spend days 12 / 20 days

Other goals:
: Exercise 7 / 10
Declutter/ Deep clean 3 / 5
: Cook from scratch 5 / 5

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1-$0
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3-$70 bday gift, winter stuff for the kids; $150 shoes for everyone; $10 canning supplies
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6-$75 hunting supplies, $1.46 for cilantro
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8-$32.71 groceries
9-$131.57 groceries
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13-$18.02 misc, $37.37 groceries, $17.26 eating out
14-payday $67.02 groceries
15-$0
16-payday $0
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Goals:
7/12 - "no spend" days
2/3 - Eating Dinner out days

Spending Goals:
$482.00/500.00 for groceries
$10.00/100.00 for Halloween spending
$170 - Emergency Spending

Key:
- no spending
- budgeted spending
- unbugeted spending
- unbudgeted & emergency spending

October
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3 - ($307 at Costco & $142 at the grocer)
4 - ($58 at Target) and $6 at goodwill for 3 movies for DSs- this might be a , but we had leftover $$ from our budgeted Target run. Just watch -This will come back & bite me later in the month.
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6 - $10 for DS2's prescription re: staph/diaper rash. UGH!
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10 - $11 Farmer's Market I have to add another expense here $7.99 sidewalk chalk
11 - $33 for coffee beans
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14 - $31 for groceries (per DH) & a big ole for me
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17 - $6 for pumpkins/gourds & $2 for baby carrots
18 - target run $27, chinese take-out for dinner $31
19 - $170 computer monitor (but its nice & pretty now!!)

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10/01:
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10/03: Chinese food $16.26
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10/09: Chinese food $19.05
10/10: Booze $6
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16/20 No-spend days
$41.31/$100 Frivolous spending

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Big "me" purchase of the day: Socks (+ tights)! And I used a merchandise credit. But seriously, they were really needed, + I am a wee bit too excited about the prospect of opening my top drawer and seeing all of those new socks (+ tights) just waiting to be donned (+ no longer needing to search DH's drawers, the drying rack, the dirty laundry baskets...when I am late for a meeting) Sometimes it really is the little things...

Kim

Oct. 1:
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Oct. 10: ~$5 library fines
Oct. 11: $15 toy for kiddos
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Oct. 14: $6 movie ticket
Oct. 15:
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Oct. 19:

No Spend/Spend w/in Budget: 16/27
Grocery/Eating Out: $480/$600
Exercise (happier me = less spending): 13/27
Minimalize (saner me = less spending): 15/27
Debt Blasting: $232,998/$235K Oct. Goal (debt paid off since start of snowball on 2/15/08)
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My key:
No Spend
No Driving
Budgeted Spending/Necessities/Thought Over Purchase
Unnecessary Spending
: Exercise Day

Groceries $555

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October 1 - ($10 Breakfast & Lunch)
October 2 - ($12 lunch)
October 3 - ($226 Groceries)
October 4 - ($40 Groceries)
October 5 -
October 6 - ($2 breakfast)
October 7 -
October 8 -
October 9 - ($17 breakfast & lunch)
October 10 - ($130 Groceries)
October 11 -
October 12 -
October 13 -
October 14 - ($13 lunch, $24 Halloween costume stuff)
October 15 -
October 16 - ($127 groceries, $6 breakfast)
October 17 -
October 18 -
October 19 - ($13 postage, $8 lunch)


My goals and key:

$523/$625 Groceries/Household items
$81/$100 Frivolous Spending (including lunches at work)

- No Spend
- Budgeted Spending
- Unbudgeted Spending
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Legend:
Budgeted spend
No spend
Unplanned spend

October:
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2. a coworker's last day, we took her out to lunch. 9.18
3. gas 22.58, food 104.26, NFC 28.59, gladrags 58.57 (building up my supply). under cabinet water filtration system 56.02. wanted to get this next year but dh had to have it now cuz he has a buddy who can install it for us this coming weekend.
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9. dinner out 31.78
10. food 65.61, NFC 22.80
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14. bought girl scout product from coworker 5.00
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17. food 100.01, NFC 16.01, gas 21.59, sister's bday 20.00. household 44.11 (went a little crazy for kitchen supplies. in my defense i did need everything but really could have waited for most items!)
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My key:
No Spend
No Driving
Budgeted Spending/Necessities/Thought Over Purchase
Unnecessary Spending
: Exercise Day

Groceries $555

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10/01:
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10/03: Chinese food $16.26
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10/09: Chinese food $19.05
10/10: Booze $6
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17/20 No-spend days
$41.31/$100 Frivolous spending

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Back from our trip to Vermont. Loved every minute of it.

Oct 1 --
Oct 2 --
Oct 3 -- 18.55 thrift store clothes
Oct 4 -- $20 campsite, $103 camping gear
Oct 5 --
Oct 6 --
Oct 7 --
Oct 8 -- 11.55 fast food
Oct 9 --
Oct 10 -- 20.00 gift
Oct 11 --
Oct 12 --
Oct 13 --
Oct 14 -- 10.00 coat and bookcase
Oct 15 --
Oct 16-19 -- travel, stayed within budget
Oct 20 --
Oct 21 --
Oct 22 --
Oct 23 --
Oct 24 -- payday


600/2250.00 savings (extra paycheck this month)
426.32/600.00 groceries/household stuff

Frugal, food growing mama to my four loves

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Welcome back Ruth!

Kim -- I bought socks for the baby and I feel the same way! Those little socks disappear around here.

 

 

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01.. $61 kid winter gear
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03.. $51 clothes, $14 yoga book
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06.. $110 cat stuff
07.. $20 mudslides
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09.. $8.37 McD's
10.. $89 Isis vest
11.. $26 blender
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17.. $5 frou-frou health food store drink
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31.. boo!

My Goals:

13/20 No Spend days
3/5 Let the car rest days

 

 

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October 1 - ($10 Breakfast & Lunch)
October 2 - ($12 lunch)
October 3 - ($226 Groceries)
October 4 - ($40 Groceries)
October 5 -
October 6 - ($2 breakfast)
October 7 -
October 8 -
October 9 - ($17 breakfast & lunch)
October 10 - ($130 Groceries)
October 11 -
October 12 -
October 13 -
October 14 - ($13 lunch, $24 Halloween costume stuff)
October 15 -
October 16 - ($127 groceries, $6 breakfast)
October 17 -
October 18 -
October 19 - ($13 postage, $8 lunch)
October 20 - ($10 milk & bread, $7 fabric for halloween costume)


My goals and key:

$533/$625 Groceries/Household items
$81/$100 Frivolous Spending (including lunches at work)

- No Spend
- Budgeted Spending
- Unbudgeted Spending
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=No Spend Day!
=No Spending outside of Prewritten Budget
=Unnecessary Spending
=Not Budgeted but Needed
=No drive days

216.10/566.10 Paid to Hospital (350 to go)
395.42/500.00 To Emergency Fund (104.58 to go)
6/10 No drive days

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2- Paid Bills $33.79 Ordered Floradix (in budget for the week)
3- $39 Gas, $204.99 Home Improvement $24.20 Dinner Out
4- $199.58 Home Improvement, $13.65 Kids Underwear, Fall Decorations $3.15 ff lunch
5- $24.82 Bought some groceries early so I could take snacks with me to the hospital and cook lunch for a friend after~ instead of ordering take out. (HUGE for me!) +10.00 rebate refund +33.00 took some stuff we bought this weekend back that we didn't use+48.00 ebay sales
6- Sick Family, Fell off the wagon-Ordered dinner in, pregnancy tea $10 ebay
7- Sick Family, Fell off the wagon- Dr copays, lunch, medicine, snacks, dinner
8-Grocery Day 131.11/125, $5.25 lunch
9-Sick
10-Sick
11-Sick
12-Sick
13-Sick
14-Sick
15- We used a lot of emergency funds this last week as all the kids came down with H1N1, pnemonia and bronchitis~ med bills=not good! I think I am back on track now for the month
16- Paid Bills
17- $11.00 take out dinner
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19- More Dr fees... Kids just aren't kicking this flu
20- $13 Christmas Gift for Daughter (used paypal funds from things I had sold)
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28-Grocery Day 0/125
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No Spend
No Driving
Budgeted Spending/Necessities/Thought Over Purchase
Unnecessary Spending
: Exercise Day

Groceries $603

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10/01:
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10/03: Chinese food $16.26
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10/09: Chinese food $19.05
10/10: Booze $6
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18/20 No-spend days
$41.31/$100 Frivolous spending

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10/1 BUT ran into a palm tree so must pay $500 insurance deductible next week when I take van to the shop. Grrrr.
10/2 $7.35 Little Caesar's pizza - but I was craving it for 2 weeks now and it was soooo good I can't regret it!
10/3
10/4
10/5 Paid electric bill.
Going to be a spending day because going on a day trip to the Polynesian Cultural Center (have annual pass). Planning to buy kids a dvd or cd of Poly music at the gift shop-been looking for one online for a while but can't find any, so I guess I have to bite the bullet and buy it brand new. The kids have been longing for one, so I don't feel bad. I'll give myself a for the day because we're packing our own dinner.
10/6
10/7
10/8 Target and WalMart splurges, spur of the moment party invite.
10/9 Don't know what to call this one - necessary, but dumb. Got van fixed for backing into palm tree. $500 deductible paid.
10/10 Spent $6 on a book I've been looking for! Border's 40% off coupon ROCKS!
10/11 BUT I will be putting in a LARGE glowstick order which is going over my entire Halloween budget. Grrr. And I will still have to buy treats.
10/12 Spent 58 cents today. Can I count that as a ?
10/13 $50 in glowsticks, $4 for Robeks smoothie for kids (and it was tiny)
10/14 $6 at Aquarium Gearing up for tomorrow, which will be a big spend day. (groceries, gas, household)
10/15 Gas
10/16
10/17
10/18
10/19
10/20
10/21



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= no spend 7/10
= spent within budget
= frivolous spending
= eating out 3/3
$50/$35 Halloween supplies (costumes already purchased, this is only for treats and light sticks - enough light sticks to last us the entire year)

ARGH! It looks like I'm within budget often, yet my frivolous spending is costing a TON! A LOT OVER budget!

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Stopped for coffee this morning while out early to pick up our bulk food goods. It was good coffee....

Oct 1 --
Oct 2 --
Oct 3 -- 18.55 thrift store clothes
Oct 4 -- $20 campsite, $103 camping gear
Oct 5 --
Oct 6 --
Oct 7 --
Oct 8 -- 11.55 fast food
Oct 9 --
Oct 10 -- 20.00 gift
Oct 11 --
Oct 12 --
Oct 13 --
Oct 14 -- 10.00 coat and bookcase
Oct 15 --
Oct 16-19 -- travel, stayed within budget
Oct 20 --
Oct 21 --
Oct 22 -- 2.00 coffee
Oct 23 --
Oct 24 -- payday


600/2250.00 savings (extra paycheck this month)
426.32/600.00 groceries/household stuff

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October 1 - ($10 Breakfast & Lunch)
October 2 - ($12 lunch)
October 3 - ($226 Groceries)
October 4 - ($40 Groceries)
October 5 -
October 6 - ($2 breakfast)
October 7 -
October 8 -
October 9 - ($17 breakfast & lunch)
October 10 - ($130 Groceries)
October 11 -
October 12 -
October 13 -
October 14 - ($13 lunch, $24 Halloween costume stuff)
October 15 -
October 16 - ($127 groceries, $6 breakfast)
October 17 -
October 18 -
October 19 - ($13 postage, $8 lunch)
October 20 - ($10 milk & bread, $7 fabric for halloween costume)
October 21 -


My goals and key:

$533/$625 Groceries/Household items
$81/$100 Frivolous Spending (including lunches at work)

- No Spend
- Budgeted Spending
- Unbudgeted Spending
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No Spend
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Budgeted Spending/Necessities/Thought Over Purchase
Unnecessary Spending
: Exercise Day

Groceries $603

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Think I will withdraw the remainder of this month's food budget in cash to avoid going over. Last month was VERY close (over by less than $10); would really like to wrap up October under budget!

Kim

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Oct. 10: ~$5 library fines
Oct. 11: $15 toy for kiddos
Oct. 12:
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Oct. 14: $6 movie ticket
Oct. 15:
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No Spend/Spend w/in Budget: 19/27
Grocery/Eating Out: $517.69/$600
Exercise (happier me = less spending): 14/27
Minimalize (saner me = less spending): 18/27
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October 1 - ($10 Breakfast & Lunch)
October 2 - ($12 lunch)
October 3 - ($226 Groceries)
October 4 - ($40 Groceries)
October 5 -
October 6 - ($2 breakfast)
October 7 -
October 8 -
October 9 - ($17 breakfast & lunch)
October 10 - ($130 Groceries)
October 11 -
October 12 -
October 13 -
October 14 - ($13 lunch, $24 Halloween costume stuff)
October 15 -
October 16 - ($127 groceries, $6 breakfast)
October 17 -
October 18 -
October 19 - ($13 postage, $8 lunch)
October 20 - ($10 milk & bread, $7 fabric for halloween costume)
October 21 -
October 22 - ($40 groceries, $38 book & 2 magazines )

Man, the month was going so well. I am disappointed that I fell off the wagon with only about a week to go. Oh well, the book I bought is Your Money or Your Life so hopefully it will be inspirational

My goals and key:

$573/$625 Groceries/Household items
$119/$100 Frivolous Spending (including lunches at work)
- No Spend
- Budgeted Spending
- Unbudgeted Spending
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Goals:
7/12 - "no spend" days
2/3 - Eating Dinner out days

Spending Goals:
$482.00/500.00 for groceries
$24.00/100.00 for Halloween spending
$205 - Emergency Spending

Key:
- no spending
- budgeted spending
- unbugeted spending
- unbudgeted & emergency spending

October
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3 - ($307 at Costco & $142 at the grocer)
4 - ($58 at Target) and $6 at goodwill for 3 movies for DSs- this might be a , but we had leftover $$ from our budgeted Target run. Just watch -This will come back & bite me later in the month.
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6 - $25 co-pay & $10 for DS2's prescription re: staph/diaper rash
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10 - $11 Farmer's Market I have to add another expense here $7.99 sidewalk chalk
11 - $33 for coffee beans
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14 - $31 for groceries (per DH) & a big ole for me
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17 - $6 for pumpkins/gourds & $2 for baby carrots
18 - target run $27 (though $8 were for halloween), chinese take-out for dinner $31
19 - $170 computer monitor (but its nice & pretty now!!)
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21 - $25 co-pay & $10 for DS2 killer diaper rash
22 - $4.99 lunch out
23 - $9.99, I got donuts for my office (to boost morale!)

I just have to buckle down for the rest of the month to hit my goal of "No Spend" days!!

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=No Spend Day!
=No Spending outside of Prewritten Budget
=Unnecessary Spending
=Not Budgeted but Needed
=No drive days

216.10/566.10 Paid to Hospital (350 to go)
428.18/500.00 To Emergency Fund (71.82 to go)
6/10 No drive days

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2- Paid Bills $33.79 Ordered Floradix (in budget for the week)
3- $39 Gas, $204.99 Home Improvement $24.20 Dinner Out
4- $199.58 Home Improvement, $13.65 Kids Underwear, Fall Decorations $3.15 ff lunch
5- $24.82 Bought some groceries early so I could take snacks with me to the hospital and cook lunch for a friend after~ instead of ordering take out. (HUGE for me!) +10.00 rebate refund +33.00 took some stuff we bought this weekend back that we didn't use+48.00 ebay sales
6- Sick Family, Fell off the wagon-Ordered dinner in, pregnancy tea $10 ebay
7- Sick Family, Fell off the wagon- Dr copays, lunch, medicine, snacks, dinner
8-Grocery Day 131.11/125, $5.25 lunch
9-Sick
10-Sick
11-Sick
12-Sick
13-Sick
14-Sick
15- We used a lot of emergency funds this last week as all the kids came down with H1N1, pnemonia and bronchitis~ med bills=not good! I think I am back on track now for the month
16- Paid Bills
17- $11.00 take out dinner
18-
19- More Dr fees... Kids just aren't kicking this flu
20- $13 Christmas Gift for Daughter (used paypal funds from things I had sold)
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22- $20 groceries $7 Thrift Store~ clothes
23- Paid Bills, $105 groceries/household, $70 4 Christmas presents for kids
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I am a little worried I won't meet my savings & debt payoff goals for this month... I know I will have a little bit of extra income from ebay coming in next week but I have my fingers and toes crossed that sales really pick up this week!!!

~Loved Wife & Blessed Mama to 7~
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Legend:
Budgeted spend
No spend
Unplanned spend

October:
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2. a coworker's last day, we took her out to lunch. 9.18
3. gas 22.58, food 104.26, NFC 28.59, gladrags 58.57 (building up my supply). under cabinet water filtration system 56.02. wanted to get this next year but dh had to have it now cuz he has a buddy who can install it for us this coming weekend.
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9. dinner out 31.78
10. food 65.61, NFC 22.80
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14. bought girl scout product from coworker 5.00
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17. food 100.01, NFC 16.01, gas 21.59, sister's bday 20.00. household 44.11 (went a little crazy for kitchen supplies. in my defense i did need everything but really could have waited for most items!)
18. dad's airfare to fly out here for thanksgiving 375.00
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I keep wanting to stock up on great deals every week at the grocery store or drugstore. I have plenty in my pantry and bathroom but I can't seem to pass up a good deal. I need to not do that this weekend because buying my dad's ticket for the holiday was a serious chunk of change for us what with medical bills still coming in. I am going to go over the grocery list tonite. We seriously do not need much for the next week or two.
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01.. $61 kid winter gear
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03.. $51 clothes, $14 yoga book
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06.. $110 cat stuff
07.. $20 mudslides
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09.. $8.37 McD's
10.. $89 Isis vest
11.. $26 blender
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17.. $5 frou-frou health food store drink
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31.. boo!

My Goals:

14/20 No Spend days
3/5 Let the car rest days

 

 

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Overalls -- What do you sell on ebay?

 

 

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Oct 1 --
Oct 2 --
Oct 3 -- 18.55 thrift store clothes
Oct 4 -- $20 campsite, $103 camping gear
Oct 5 --
Oct 6 --
Oct 7 --
Oct 8 -- 11.55 fast food
Oct 9 --
Oct 10 -- 20.00 gift
Oct 11 --
Oct 12 --
Oct 13 --
Oct 14 -- 10.00 coat and bookcase
Oct 15 --
Oct 16-19 -- travel, stayed within budget
Oct 20 --
Oct 21 --
Oct 22 -- 2.00 coffee
Oct 23 --
Oct 24 --
Oct 25 --
Oct 26 --
Oct 27 --
Oct 28 --
Oct 29 --
Oct 30 -- pay day
Oct 31 --



1800/2250.00 savings (extra paycheck this month)
426.32/600.00 groceries/household stuff

Frugal, food growing mama to my four loves

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