Okay, it's no secret that we are bringing in way less than when I was working full time. I've been managing our budget, and doing OKAY, but I still seem to be spending money like I was when we had two full time incomes coming in, and I seriously need to scale it back. I need some accountability. My plan is to post here every day for a month, exactly how much money I spent that day. Bills don't count, rent doesn't count, and that's about it. I'm hoping this will give me the accountability I need.
I'm a little nervous about sharing my spending habits with the world (ha, and by "world" I mean all 2 people who read my frugal blog ;) But in all seriousness, it's going to take a little extra effort to come here and post every day. Especially since my To Do list these days is never ending. I need to get my spending in check though so I'm going to try and make it a priority.
I feel that I need to add a disclaimer before we even start....Adam's Baptism is in 2 weeks and the weekend after that I have friends coming to town. No doubt the spending will be a little high on those weekends, however I really don't feel like delaying this any further, so that will just have to be taken into account.
So far I've started off well. I haven't bought anything today ;) But I've been meaning to order some fabric and sling rings to make water ring slings for myself and a friend, so if I get around to that tonight it may be my first purchase.
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