whew. almost done paying back the debt incurred over the summer. i had home repairs done over the summer with no regrets. i planned and executed going into debt. the condition of the house was "bringing me down" spiritually and emotionally. it was so worth it.
now the house is uplifting and a joy to walk into everyday.
president kimball (?) said the commandment "fix up and paint up your property and take good care of it" so true. psst.. But,
Updated 12-21-2010 at 11:44 AM by ladykemma2
Okay so the Christmas budget has already been blown but here is my attempt to keep track of it.
Christmas shopping list:
Kitchen $190 BOUGHT
Table and chairs $180 BOUGHT and saved $80
The rest of nephews presents $85 BOUGHT over by $10
Brain toys $50 BOUGHT over by $10
Play-dough thing and drawing stuff $70 BOUGHT, no drawing stuff as we have spare paper, saved $50
Books $25 BOUGHT over by $15
KK presents $150 BOUGHT, saved
Well this blog is a results of a finacial slap in the face a recevied...unfortunately it has taken me years since that slap in the face to get to the place where I am now.
My history in a nut shell...
DP and I have been together since we were 16, instead of doing the smart thing and staying at our own houses with our parents and finishing a degree we both got jobs and wanted to move out together. Fast forward 4-5 years, 3 cars, two moves, and a few vacations later
...to bust my eating out budget!! Can we say serious issues!!!
Here's a rundown on the eating out activity for December:
12/1: Mr Goodcents $5.03-dinner-sub sandwich, chips, drink (could have eaten at home before class)
12/2: Spangles $5.77-breakfast-breakfast bowl, large drink (this was unecessary)
12/2: Old Chicago-$27.00-dinner-Fish & Chips, 2 Captain/Pepsi's (met a friend)
12/3: Samurai-$8.46-lunch-teriyaki steak meal, drink (bad day at
Well the end of the year is fast approaching and I am still not in a comfortable place financially. I am paying down debt(just not as fast as I would like). I have elimanated some small debts, got some of my jewelry out of the pawn shop. Sold some more gold yesterday for $1800. So that brings my total around $4600 so far for gold and silver sold. I still have some more scrap and rings that I am going to remove the stones and sell the gold as I do not like the setting or do not need the pieces. I