Getting my Frugalness back - I lost it again
by, 09-08-2014 at 10:12 AM (5685 Views)
I have no good excuses for my unnecessary spending this summer. DH and I seem to rationalize our poor spending choices with overtime pay I earn or extra respite hours with homecare clients we pick up. I have nothing tangible to show for the unnecessary spending and we could have put that extra money towards the emergency fund and debt repayment. Most of the wasted spending has been during our summer travels. Eating out, junk food and soda, gasoline, entertainment costs. Don't get me wrong, I've enjoyed my summer taking road trips throughout Wisconsin on my days off, but I should have done it frugally. Somewhere along the way I lost it. I'm going to find it once again and develop better habits. I won't give up travelling as it helps me spiritually, mentally and physically being outdoors. Also my new hobby and passion is photograpy of the beauty in nature. I will however pack my Frugal (picnic lunches,snacks,water bottles, map out the route to avoid wasting gas etc) next time and try not to lose it again!