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#481 of 484 Old 09-01-2008, 12:41 AM
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8/1: $47.08 groceries, $10.50 diapers, $25.85 gas
8/2: : $.50 honey sticks at farmer's market, $3 rhinestone stickers (bindis for the kids ), $2 burrito in the lot after Yonder
8/3: : $3 ringtone for my cell
8/4: :
8/5: $24.63 groceries, $19.76 diapers; : $8.17 cool socks for me & yarn to finish a hat for my DD; $2.11 bandanas
8/6: :
8/7: :
8/8: :
8/9: : $35.95 enwrapture skirts (2 for me, 2 for x-mas gifts)
8/10: $50.89 groceries, $9.03 soap for kids, $36.12 gas; : $20 beer and hummus/chips
8/11: :
8/12: : $20 bike trailer from craigslist--unbudgeted, but will save me lots in the long run, as I'll soon be biking the kids to daycare and myself to work at my new job
8/13: :
8/14: $2.77 groceries, $3.40 ear plugs; : $5 beer
8/15: $28.23 gas
8/16: :
8/17: :
8/18: : $7 coffee for myself & my mom
8/19: $2.50 milk
8/20: $58.36 groceries
8/21: : $19.50 new bag for me
8/22: :
8/23: : $9 clothes for me at Goodwill, $6.83 beads for friend's bridal shower gift (that's all I spent on her gift and I think she will LOVE it! )
8/24: :
8/25: :
8/26: $50.45 groceries, $7.71 deodorant/toothpaste, $14.70 diapers (wishing hard for this expense to go away, but not so far with my stubborn almost-3-year-old)
8/27: $20.39 Cold Snap (I woke up with a tickle in my throat and do NOT want to get sick!)
8/28: :
8/29: :
8/30: : $3 gelato
8/31: :

No spend days 14/16
Grocery total: $236.68/$250

My key:
: = no spend
= budgeted spending
: = unnecessary spending

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#482 of 484 Old 09-01-2008, 04:52 AM
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Starting for the rest of the month

8/29 $25.47 Bookstore

Key :
No spend

1/2 days no spending

"If we are to heal the planet, we must begin by healing birthing."
~Agnes Sallet Von Tannenberg
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Okay, since I joined late into this, I am not going to post all expenses. But I will say I have done really good since agreeing to the no spend challenge. I NEED this thread for September!!

Vicki- Homeschooling Mama to 4 girls
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Aug 1 groceries 12.40,drinks out3.73
August 2No Spend/No drive
August 38.00-dipe on diaperswappers
August 45.87-Anti itch cream for dd-count as necessary she had at LEAST 15 mosquitio bites on just one leg.no unbudget spend!
August 510.00 dr copay, 4.00 parking,49.31groceries,13.71post
August 6No Spend
August 7Post14.36,Aldi26.01,lawn Mowed (nephew)15.00
August 8Outing13.78,parking1.75,
August 9No Spend/No Drive
August 1067.50 Groceries
August 116.59Snacks out (after dentist),
August 12No Spend/No Drive
August 1318.70thrift,1.11 water/tea,11.77 book (selling two to make up cost of this book)
August 14no Spend
aug 1520.37 groceries,24.00 midwife,+13.00 ebay,16.01 gas,22.51 target,4.34 snacks
aug 16no spend/no drive
aug 17no spend
aug 18no spend
August 1914.00 Lunch for outing,
August 2013.50 groceries,50.33 gas
Aug 2110.00 dr. copay-bugeted (babe is healthy and almost 12 lbs):::
aug 22No spend
aug 23no spend
aug 2430.00 groceries/no drive-in indiana
aug 2525.oo dinner out/no drive ""
aug 266.56 tacos,10.00/no drive groceries
aug 2721.00 paypal doll clothes for dd (RH present)
aug 28No spend:
aug 29no spend
aug 3ono spend/no drive
aug 311.25 carwash tip,92.00 groceries

August Goals
No unbudget spend days goal 15/30, 15/30
No Drive Days goal: 9/30,7/30
No frivolous spending over 100 actual: 102.00/100
Sold items 67/50
Thrift/HB kit items: 18.70/20
Decluttering/organizing 20 min day 14/24
Grocery budget 397.72/350.00
Baked/bulk cooking:6/10
Study/Daven daily goal 7/15

July Goals:Awesome!:
No unbudget spend days goal 17/30 +2,No Drive Days goal:11/30+1
No frivolous spending93.56/100 7.00 under!, Grocery budget 341.73/375-30.00 UNDER
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