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Week 1: It is gone. Where did it escargot?

A few people have told me that they found the cash system “freeing.”  I’m waiting for that feeling.  Friday I did our shopping and then wrapped it up at the Farmer’s Market yesterday morning.  So here’s the general breakdown of where this week’s $140 went.  It certainly did go pretty quickly. 140 -20 (gas for […]

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Forseeing the Unforseen

A few of you have mentioned, that my weekly amounts seem overly generous. That remains to be seen; however, I did intentionally put a cushion in each week’s “allowance.” Our cash budget is going to have to cover the following inevitable items: car repair (Jeremy buying parts), doctor co-pay, clothing/ shoes, garden maintenance, sanity date, […]

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