Happy New Year everyone!
This is very late because we had guests for almost 2 weeks and it has taken me a while to get back on my routine.
Total for Dec was $4,394.98
Grocery - it was by a lot, $448.14, extra 3 adults and a toddler can cost a bit.
Household goods – we bought a portable air conditioner, bed and bed frame for a total of $1,243.97.
Christmas Expense for December - $524.84
Car Registration – We renewed our annual car registration for $816.50. We looked at paying it quarterly but it would actually cost more.
Entertainment – We went out with our guest a few times, $268.59.
*Put as much money we possibly can into Investments (at least $45K). -DONE
*Save $4K for Holiday money. – Didn’t spend any this month
*Save $5K for future House Repairs/Future Remodel. – Spent $188.50, mainly fixing the main bathroom for our guest.
*Read 70 books. – didn’t have time to really read.
176 Breakfast with Einstein - Chad Orzel (2 Dec) - Audio
177 Saga Land - Karl Gislason & Richard Fidler (11 Dec) - Audio
178 The Spider and the Fly - Claudia Rowe (18 Dec) - Audio
179 The One Who Got Away - Caroline Overington (19 Dec) - Audio
180 The Fox - Frederick Forsyth (20 Dec) - Audio
*Learn Spanish. – still at it everyday
*Workout 3/4 times a week. – what is workout? Lol. Massive fail!!!
*Try new recipes every other week. - I’ve tried a bit of fermentation and I think a new recipe in the bbq.
*Blogging once per week. - failed
*Continue Garden/Landscaping. – yes still tiring out the front lawn, almost done. The back garden has been neglected and is not cover with pumpkin so we will have to wait until they are gone before we can finish the concreting bit.
*Wake-up early (before 7am) – yes but I finding myself slipping a bit. At one stage I was waking up around 6 am or just before but lately I’ve been getting up at 6:40am
*Continue Decluttering. – did it with the Christmas items.
January 8th, 2019 at 02:12 am