Monthly Status Report: December 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few reasons. It helps me evaluate how I did the previous month. Did I hit a target reduction in spending or did I go way over budget for a par­tic­u­lar category? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

Monthly Status Report: November 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for a par­tic­u­lar cat­e­gory? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

Monthly Status Report: October 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for a par­tic­u­lar cat­e­gory? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

Monthly Status Report: August 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for a par­tic­u­lar cat­e­gory? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

Monthly Status Report: May 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for a par­tic­u­lar cat­e­gory? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

Monthly Status Report: March 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for a par­tic­u­lar cat­e­gory? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

Monthly Spending Report: January 2016

January was a nice, calm month. It was great to get a chance to step back and recover from the craziness of the holidays, although I did take part in a number of events and activities. I started to play dodgeball every Wednesday (cheap, fun, and great exercise!) which has led me to meeting a … Read more…

Monthly Spending Report: December 2015

Whew! December is a whirlwind of weather, family and lots of driving. The month started out pretty calmly and ramped up the closer I got to Christmas. Fortunately, I was able to take most of the latter half of the month off from work, which helped me deal with everything. I had several whoops this … Read more…

Monthly Spending Report: November 2015

  November passed in a flurry of events! Between all my activities, events about town, friends visiting, our first big snow of the year and Thanksgiving I hardly had a chance to sit down and catch my breath. I spent about 16 total hours driving across 3 states for Thanksgiving, but the quality time with … Read more…

Monthly Spending Report: October 2015

  In last month’s spending report, I said October would be a fun and busy month. Little did I know that the last 31 days would beat every expectation I had! My month started off with my Mom coming into town for a ‘just-us-girls-weekend’. We had a blast wandering through the quilt show (and spending … Read more…