Today I totally lost momentum and decided to get Starbucks with quarters from my change jar. I got there, the barista said, "Hi! we've missed you!" (yes, I have a coffee addiction...) and then comped my drink!! That totally made my day! I'm going to spend some money tonight on an abdominal support. My midwife recommended it at my appointment on Monday, and I've been having lots of ligament pain because my abs are just SO shot. At this point, it's more of a necessary medical expense, and I don't plan on getting anything else while I'm out.
Tomorrow is farmer's market day, but groceries are budgeted. Need to make my meal plan for the coming week so I don't buy things I won't use.
3/25 - cooked dinner and had enough leftovers to freeze two portions for homemade "Lean Cuisines" for later. It was a day off, so I didn't have to worry about taking lunch to work. Also tossed the chicken bones into the crockpot with veggie scraps I'd been saving in the freezer for homemade broth.
3/26 - $60 at Meijer for some groceries. Made quesadillas, mexican rice, and refried beans for dinner. LOTS of leftovers. Fried up some bacon to use for sandwiches/breakfast burritos later this week. Canned the chicken broth. Day off, so no work lunch.
3/27 - New fan. Packed lunch for DS and I to take to the babysitters (quesadillas), then packed dinner for myself to take to work (salad, apple, and chili from the freezer). Plenty of leftovers at home for DH and DS tonight.
3/28 - Went to movies with DH, but this was a planned date night from a while back. Ate dinner at a friend's party, then smuggled our own snacks in to the theatre.
3/29 - Co-worker brought in dinner for everyone, plus I packed a salad and other food. DH and DS had leftovers.
3/30 - Brought lunch, cooking dinner at home after work
3/31 - projected
Strong single mama to Ethan (9/09) and Rowyn (7/12)
Mar 1 --
Mar 2 --
Mar 3 -- 9.54 3 pairs of jeans for dd, 10.60 goggles for lacrosse
Mar 4 --
Mar 5 --
Mar 6 --
Mar 7 --
Mar 8 -- 3.00 snack for ds, 9.00 ice cream
Mar 9 --
Mar 10 -- 34.00 family day at the Eagle fesitval
Mar 11 --
Mar 12 --
Mar 13 -- 9.00 bathing suits for the younger boys
Mar 14 -- 4.50 spring baskets and juice glasses
Mar 15 --
Mar 16 --
Mar 17 --
Mar 18 -- 128.00 bathing suits for me, dh, dd, and ds (returning 1 suit for $80 refund)
Mar 19 --
Mar 20 --
Mar 21 --
Mar 22 --
Mar 23 -- 3.00 movie rental
Mar 24 -- 3.00 movie rental
Mar 25 -- $$$ huge spending -- tow for the van, AAA membership
Frugal, food growing mama to my four loves
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