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How is it that I am not a fatty?

The New Plan

Remember how I did NoSpend November last year? Well this year I decided to try it in December. There are a couple of reasons for this shift. First of all I had a vacation planned already for November so I didn't want to skimp on it since vacations for me are so rare. The other reason is that while last November was difficult (primarily because of football season) it wasn't as big a stretch to pull off. Christmas is a big spending time and I found that instead of really saving on holiday spending, it could have been differed. So is it really no spend? Tough call.


So this time I figured I would get back into the blogging habit by No Change November showing you what happens in a typical month for me. I will do my best to be realistic about it and not restrict my spending out of shame since you're watching! The only noted difference is that I am not allowing Christmas presents to get stockpiled a head of time. A benefit of this activity is for me to see how well I can track my spending. In this age of digital payments I rarely look at bank accounts or credit card statements. Lets see how it goes!


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Cash: $650.81 (-$23.75)

Day 13: Notary

I had cereal for breakfast. Truly innovative I know. JP came over and brought me some acorn squash and a pumpkin. I am going to see if I can dry the pumpkin for him. I happily passed along a jar of jalapeno jelly as a trade.

Yesterday I received documents to refinance my mortgage. I filled out most of it but needed to get a few things notarized. Dacia met me at the UPS store and once I was done with the papers I sent them off and we went to Souvlaki. The rest of the afternoon was spent watching football which I am happy to report was another good VT win. Dinner was the rest of the Hamburger Helper. A little lazy for a Saturday but that's ok. Can I just say though that I have no idea why I can't hold onto receipts??


Acquired: pie pumpkin, 3 acorn squash, 2 gyros
Consumed: $23.75, jalapeno jelly, Lucky Charms, 2 gyros, leftover Hamburger Helper

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