It’s that time again to reflect on my goals for the month, update you all on how I did and groan on my failures. Let’s see how I did. No fast food – 90% Success. Aside from a Starbucks treat here or there for my daughter and that one time when I got back to… Continue reading End of Month Update: June 2016
I had an incredible time on my work trip. There was just enough time to do a little sight seeing in between our meetings. I love international travel even though I have not had a chance to do much of it in my lifetime. My first international trip was with a study abroad program my… Continue reading She’s Back!
I have been doing a horrible job at keeping track of my daily spending. June 9th was my last day of really paying attention to where my dollar go. Since then, I have let life get in the way. On top of that, I am taking an unexpected international trip for work replacing a coworker who… Continue reading June Goals -What is happening
The following has been in my draft folder for a little bit. Not finance related but just some thoughts mine. It feels insensitive of me to be thinking about money as our nation mourns the largest mass shooting in our history. I previously lived in Florida and have fond memories of trips to Orlando. It… Continue reading Reflections
The week has gotten away from me. Today I have 3-day update of my spending. June 6th – I used some money on my Starbucks gift card to buy a treat for my daughter after a long day of soccer camp. I don’t really count this as spending money, but I didn’t have enough to… Continue reading Day #6, #7 and #8 – Lesson for my daughter
I spent zero dollars yesterday! Well, technically that isn’t true. My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful mother/daughter day as planned. I informed her that we were going to have fun, but we couldn’t spend any money. She gave one of those pre-teen “mom, you are crazy” looks but I assured her we would still… Continue reading Day #5 – Mother/Daughter Day
On June 4th, I spent more than I really wanted or planned to. This might be a general theme with me. I am learning a lot about my spending habits by this daily blog challenge. Usually when I head out to shop, I make a physical list of what I need to get and a… Continue reading Day 4 and a Mini Challenge