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Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-28-2012, 04:55 PM
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Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 4  Catching up from not recording...


Week 4 

Catching up from not recording here all week, although I did record my spending in my notebook. Here goes:
 
1/22 Groceries, hair stuff, a new kids' lunch box, large mixing bowl and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-22-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 4 1/22 Groceries, hair stuff, a new...


Week 4
1/22 Groceries, hair stuff, a new kids' lunch box, large mixing bowl and brand new leather purse at thrift store, DH bought new jacket and winter boots - online sale.
1/23 
1/24 
1/25 ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 3 Yippee, I feel like I'm...


Week 3

Yippee, I feel like I'm finishing the week strong. I can't remember the last time I had 4 no-spend days in one week. It helped that we had a big snowstorm and were home for most of the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-19-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 3 1/15 $8 snacks out ...


Week 3

1/15 $8 snacks out
1/16 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif No spend! Lots of snow here. Went skiing and brought our own food/drinks.
1/17 Costco groceries, Co-op...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-18-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 3 1/15 $8 snacks out ...


Week 3

1/15 $8 snacks out
1/16 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif No spend! Lots of snow here. Went skiing and brought our own food/drinks.
1/17 Costco groceries, Co-op...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 3 1/15 $8 snacks out 1/16 No...


Week 3

1/15 $8 snacks out
1/16 No spend! Lots of snow here. Went skiing and brought our own food/drinks.
1/17
1/18
1/19
1/20
1/21
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-15-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Been a few days since I posted, it hasn't...


Been a few days since I posted, it hasn't been pretty!
 
Week 2
1/8 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif budgeted spending: $20 groceries
1/9 $17.50 at Goodwill: mixing bowls,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-11-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 2 ...


Week 2
1/8 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif budgeted spending: $20 groceries
1/9 $17.50 at Goodwill: mixing bowls, wood hangers and a measuring cup, all needed, DD1 cute...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-10-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 2 ...


Week 2
1/8 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif budgeted spending: $20 groceries
1/9 $17.50 at Goodwill: mixing bowls, wood hangers and a measuring cup, all needed, DD1 cute...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-09-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 2 ...


Week 2
1/8 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif budgeted spending: $20 groceries
1/9 $17.50 at Goodwill: mixing bowls, wood hangers and a measuring cup, all needed, DD1 cute...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-08-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Week 2 ...


Week 2
1/8 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif budgeted spending: $20 groceries
1/9
1/10
1/11
1/12
1/13
1/14
1/15
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-07-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  My goal for month: to have more no-spend...


My goal for month: to have more no-spend days than days of budgeted spending.
 
1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-06-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  ...


1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend
1/2  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-05-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  Congrats, Ruthiegirl! Enjoy your babytime :)...


Congrats, Ruthiegirl! Enjoy your babytime :)
 
1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend
1/2  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-04-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
  ...


1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend
1/2  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif no spend...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
ParisAnne- Welcome! I live in Kirkland, too!! ...

ParisAnne- Welcome! I live in Kirkland, too!!
 
 
1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif No spend! Hike in woods, board games and hanging out at home. Happy New Year!...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-02-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smi...

1/1 http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif No spend! Hike in woods, board games and hanging out at home. Happy New Year!
1/2  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif No...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-01-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 4,482
Posted By nwmomof2
Happy to be joining this thread again, it's been...

Happy to be joining this thread again, it's been a while since I've done a no-spend month, and I am looking forward to starting the new year with some financial grounding and commitment.
 
a. I'm...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-21-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,496
Posted By nwmomof2
Well, both daughters (ages 5 and 8) want...

Well, both daughters (ages 5 and 8) want American Girl dolls (dolls plus "starter set" accessories) and each are $180. I am thinking this is crazy, but also thinking this is all they will get from...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-02-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By nwmomof2
Yes, I've been using Expense Tracker - Spending...

Yes, I've been using Expense Tracker - Spending for over a year now. It's great. I can't remember how much I paid for it, I think $2.99. Worth it.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-17-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,392
Posted By nwmomof2
  I'm realizing most of what I spend money on...


I'm realizing most of what I spend money on is food! I need to get back to weekly grocery shopping. All these little trips to the store are not good for sticking to my food budget.
 
4/1...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-14-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,392
Posted By nwmomof2
Welcome, Maia! This thread has been bustling in...

Welcome, Maia! This thread has been bustling in months past but is pretty quiet this month. Good luck to you as you track your spending. 
 
4/1 budgeted spend - ski day
4/2 no spend
4/3 budgeted...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-13-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,392
Posted By nwmomof2
  4/1 budgeted spend - ski day 4/2 no spend ...


4/1 budgeted spend - ski day
4/2 no spend
4/3 budgeted spend - birthday gifts for my dad and DD1's friend
4/4 budgeted spend - groceries, bills, summer camp fees
4/5 budgeted spend...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-12-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By nwmomof2
Just wondering. My daughters are 7.5 and 5 and...

Just wondering. My daughters are 7.5 and 5 and although they seem to do fewer extracurricular activities than many kids where we live, it seems like it could easily start adding up to a lot. Right...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-09-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,392
Posted By nwmomof2
  4/1 budgeted spend - ski day 4/2 no spend ...


4/1 budgeted spend - ski day
4/2 no spend
4/3 budgeted spend - birthday gifts for my dad and DD1's friend
4/4 budgeted spend - groceries, bills, summer camp fees
4/5 budgeted spend...
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