July was a pretty expensive month around our house. We’ve been writing checks like there is no tomorrow. Well, only two checks, but otherwise we’ve spent the most out of any monthly report thus far. Ugh.
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June was no exception to being an exciting month for spending. More exciting than I’d like to admit. I considered ending my monthly expense reports as I felt they were getting boring and provided little else than regular budget bills. Oh, how I was wrong looking back at this past month. If anything, pushing myself to reevaluate June opened my eyes to some weak spots in our (my) spending and where we could improve.
Summertime is the time we spend a great deal as we have more time to shop and do projects around the house. This summer especially is epic with a huge expense for our outdoor fence and landscaping.
Recently, Chris built me two raised planting beds, but it just didn’t feel like enough.
After we had our fence finally put in, I took a trip with Monkey to pickup just a few hostas. We went to a semi-local farm everyone raves about and I had never been to.
If you know Monkey, he talks constantly and it can be distracting to try to formulate a shopping plan. This trip was no less exciting.