Spending Recap May 6th-May 13th

Monday  no spend day

Tuesday $ 35 Wal-Mart ($5 was donated though)

Wednesday $210 car repair (b!!!)

Thursday no spend day

Friday $13 Brahms

Saturday $xxx ring for me (I’m not really supposed to know so I just know that it was budgeted for!), $16 Champagne (not budgeted for at all but I’m only planning on getting engaged once so I’m okay with it)

Sunday $5 Gas store donuts

So it’s truly official now! I’m engaged and extremely excited! I honestly didn’t care that we spend the $16 on champagne on Saturday—it was really good and I think for a great cause.  (Okay I might be a little biased there but so what?)

And I absolutely love Wednesday’s spending note—it was budgeted for.  It didn’t break my wallet or my sanity and I may have danced a happy dance when I looked at the bank book this weekend.  No overdrafts or having to chose between bills.  So yeah, very cool in my books.

And some of that spending at Wal-Mart was for gift wrap and stuff for the baby shower.  No excuses but I found some really pretty wrapping paper.  That part was actually budgeted for though.  I did pick up a candy bar (and it lasted me 4 days so I effectively paid 25 cents a day for a piece of candy bar.  Not too bad right?  And of course milk was bought—as it was at Brahms.  Seriously we go through milk like crazy.  I blame the guy (fiancé!!) as I am not a huge fan of milk and will begrudgingly drink it.  The weird part is I love cheese, yogurt and ice cream—just not milk.

Sunday I helped mostly decorate for the upcoming baby shower and that took most of the day.  I didn’t even go swimming! But this Saturday I think it will be so worth it just to see the mom to be’s face!

How was your weekend?

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18 Comments on “Spending Recap May 6th-May 13th”

  1. addvodka says:

    Wow, congrats on your engagement! That’s so awesome!

  2. Congrats again on your engagement!! Will you be blogging about it? Have you picked a date yet??

    • bogofdebt says:

      Planning the date now actually 🙂 We are checking out next June/July. And thanks again! I probably will be blogging about it some I just haven’t decided what yet!

  3. Congrats on your engagement!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 Can’t wait to hear about all the details!

  4. Modest Money says:

    Congratulations on getting engaged! That’s awesome news! You must be very excited. How on earth do you make a candy bar last 4 days though?! 4 minutes is a lifetime for me.

    • bogofdebt says:

      Thanks! And because I’ve been working out my appetite has changed. I eat about 1/4 of the candy bar and am good for awhile. Otherwise it’s too sweet for me. Trust me, my guy wanted to eat my candy bar because his lasted about 4 minutes as well.

  5. Michelle says:

    Congrats on your engagement! I’m glad everything was budgeted for.

    • bogofdebt says:

      Me too! He persuaded me that I needed an engagement ring and I said that we could budget for it but I won’t ask the exact price. Seemed to work out!

  6. Congrats on the engagement and good job for budgeting for the car repair 🙂

  7. Congratulations! Please can you tell the engagement story in it’s own separate post? GIRLS LOVE ENGAGEMENT STORIES!

  8. Congratulations!! Sounds like an exciting time!!

  9. Jessica says:

    Congrats on the engagement! So exciting! Good luck with the wedding planning.


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