I have not posted last week, but it is similar to this week’s spending; my grocery spending is more or less around the same level across the weeks; I continue to be generous with great people and gifting them (which is a delight); and I have reached one of my financial goals for this month, thanks to the budget for the year 2017! What a success 🙂
Here is this week’s spendings and savings:
Weekly allowance: $120
Expenses related to the weekly allowance (grocery and cab ride x 2): $68.5
Fun funds saved this week: $120 – $68.5= $51.5
Fun funds expenses: $47
Total fun funds accumulated so far in 2017: $1,176.25 !!!
Other expenses: $64 (cab to an appointment and donation)
Savings from would-be-expenses: $49.75 (these are the savings from expenses that I would normally make, but decided not to; such as having breakfast at home rather than at a cafe, walking rather than taking the bus, using coupons/sales etc.).
Pantry and freezer treasures enjoyed this week: The ones I remember are: frozen veggies from the freezer; canned beans x 2, canned lentils from the pantry.
My pantry and freezer are in good condition, with old purchases being consumed – I am pleased with this 🙂 #endfoodhoarding!
And as part of my “eat more diverse food challenge”, I believe I have eaten some food that I have not eaten the week before, some of which are lentil, beet, celery, garlic, and lettuce. I am not paying attention as much as I want to, but I will get serious about eating diverse food again starting tomorrow 🙂
One positive experience I can note, however, is that my consumption of canned food is significantly reduced! This has been something that I wanted to do for quite some time! I am excited and quite satisfied with this 🙂
Thanks for listening! Happy savings and happy healthy eating!