Buy less – much less. Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without. And if you must buy, buy used – or sustainable. Come read why I think the way I do about clothes, learn some startling facts, and see how you can use your shopping habits to make a difference.
This was the hardest week of no/low spend November. Not only was there days off work, but also frankly we’re tired of not spending. The checking account (where we do the majority of our day-to-day spending) ran lower than it has in a looooong time. And although we were never in jeopardy of running out […]
What did we do on our Thanksgiving break? Why, created Nintendo Christmas World, of course! Come check out the step-by-step process, and our families financial lessons, here. Bonus – video of the finished product!
So how’s no/low spend November going over here? Frankly, this week was a rough one. Unexpected expenses cropped up, ones I should have expected came up, and I started spending my Christmas fund. Although I’m still doing well with not eating out, buying clothes, or impulse shopping – I’m not feeling like this was a […]
Hi All, and welcome back to low/no spend November! This is the challenge where we’re trying to spend as little as possible through the whole month of November. Today I’m going to report how Week 1 went, and talk about the others joining in on the challenge. Why did I pick November as a low/no […]
I don’t know about you, but I’ve got some big expenses here. New tires for my husbands car – $510. A new oven door, because our oven door glass shattered – $330. Carpentry repair for the stairs my dog broke – ???. Christmas is coming. And I want to cap off my kids college savings […]