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Date Night Expectations

$131 That’s how much is left. 9 days to go. If you subtract the $30 copay for baby’s check-up, that leaves $101, $11 a day. I could probably stop the e-mail there for accountability purposes, but as you know, I must elaborate. Here’s what we spent this week. $55.99 Harris Teeter Check out my post […]

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11 down. 2 to go.

The Low Down on this week is that I realized I have been remiss in reporting my spending. This is because I have gotten a little lax.  But I do keep receipts for all grocery, household, and pharmacy purchases and keep track of them on a spreadsheet, so I finally caught up tonight and filled […]

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Week 7 UPDATE: Drowning

Our financial week has been a bit like this picture of Dylan.  Drowning, but happy about it. Where have I been, you may be asking? I don’t know.  Summer vacation has not afforded me with the hours of leisure time that I  predicted. Until now. J has taken the kids to the Y, so I […]

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Week 3 Update: The Pepper Pickle

So I guess we all knew that the time would come when I would be over budget. I was just hoping that it wouldn’t be Week 3. There was a FIASCO this week from which I have still not recovered . Here’s the story.  Skip to the bottom if you just want the numbers. Saturday […]

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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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