Update on our January and February Goals – Food and Fun!
As you recall if you have been following my posts, I committed to monthly goals for 2018. I decided that monthly goals as opposed to “New Year’s Resolutions” would be easier to manage and follow. January’s goal was to spend less, with the focus on food spending.
My Goal for January: Spend Less
The main focus was to spend much less on food.
We took the following steps to reach this goal:
Set our goal (Spend much less on food)
Made our plan (Use planning and creativity to spend less on food.)
Saying goodbye is always hard. So many memories and regrets. Take a minute to think about the good memories. Did they cost anything? If so, could you have done something similar but for less money? Do you regret any purchases? Is it too late to take them back?
Having our son home from college has been a much needed pause for all of us. I am fortunate to have a paid winter break from my employer and my husband is self employed so he was able to take some time off or re-arrange his workload around our family activities.
What a great week it has been (even though we didn’t get any snow).
Thank you to those that shared some of their no cost/low cost holiday traditions.
As promised, here are some of mine!
When our son was little we made our own Christmas Card “picture” to send out to friends and family usually in front of the Christmas tree. We would spend quite a bit of time picking a theme, getting ready and then take a ton of pictures. We had fun choosing which one to use as our “Christmas Card picture” too! Continue reading “No Cost/Low Cost Holiday Traditions”