Spending Ban Week #16: I Said Brrr, It’s Cold In Here!

Spending Ban Week #16: I Said Brrr, It’s Cold In Here!

We had our coldest day of the winter so far this week! I spent most of my week hunkered down at the house, although my spending report doesn't really reflect that since I spent something every single day last week. I also got a great start on some projects that I plan to put in [...]

Spending Ban Week #12: Spending Less and Owning Less

Spending Ban Week #12: Spending Less and Owning Less

*scroll to bottom for Spending Report One of the most eye opening things for me since I have started the Spending Ban is how easy decluttering has gone along with it. By challenging myself to only spend money on essential items, I am realizing how much I am surrounded by the non-essential. It's actually driving [...]

Spending Ban Week #6: Examining Cost Per Use of the Gym

Spending Ban Week #6: Examining Cost Per Use of the Gym

*scroll down for Spending Report My Approved Spending List includes a gym membership at $22.04 per month. I go to Planet Fitness and I'm the fancy membership that includes the tanning and massage beds. That is still an incredibly cheap gym membership. Except that I used it two times in November. Which means it was [...]