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We survived No Spend Month – a look back
By     |    Aug 3, 2009
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We survived No Spend Month – a look back

We survived July’s No-Spend-Month odyssey! Though, oddly, my meandering last post proved un-prophetic. Down to $33something, we did NOT spend our last dime on the ice cream-making kid’s event, alas, but rather the co-pay for Benjamin’s surprise strep throat antibiotics (we lucked out that we had some overpayments at the doctor’s office so we didn’t have to pay the office co-pay, or we would’ve been over the limit). We did […]

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No Spend Month Final Tally!
By     |    Jul 30, 2009
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No Spend Month Final Tally!

An Arrested Development fan? (If not, skip to the second ‘graph). For those of you left: I really, really had to fight the urge to include a link to the song, “The Final Countdown.” I could totally just picture Gob dancing around to that song for me, in fact. This pic is my sloppy substitute. Just thought I’d share. Okay, it’s technically NOT final until tomorrow at midnight (must…resist…urge…to buy […]

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No Spend Month Continues
By     |    Jul 22, 2009
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No Spend Month Continues

We are nearing the home stretch and I’m shocked (and proud) to say it looks like we will meet our goal, knock on wood! We have spent $55.99 in gas, which wasn’t actually that bad, and our Jetta tank is still on “full”. (Yay for the diesel Jetta!) In fact, after accounting for grocery spending, some small gifts we bought various people at Target, some burn-aid medical supplies from a […]

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Kicking Off “No Spend Month”
By     |    Jul 10, 2009
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Kicking Off “No Spend Month”

This year my family started an annual tradition known as No Spend Month after reading about the concept from its creator over at Small Notebook. We chose February for our experiment since it was such a short month and we didn’t know how it was going to go. How it went Actually, it went really, really well. We gave ourselves a budget of $450 (which still high, we admit, but […]

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