So, as I said, tomorrow is the 1st of April, and I am getting serious about spending less. These past couple of months I really haven't given much thought to what I buy in the grocery store. If I want some ice cream, I buy some. If we want to grab some candy or muffins, we get them. I never make a grocery list, and I simply wander through the aisles and pop things into my cart that I think we need. But oh no, not any longer. I now have an exact list of the things I need for the entire week, and I am only allowed to buy other things if I come in under my set budget (I told you I was serious about this). Unfortunately for Mark, this means that his cookie consumption is going to take a serious hit. And we are going to start drinking a lot of water. :)
I have also planned out all the meals I'm cooking for the week in advance, so I know what meats and veggies to buy, and I am all organized and ready to test my theory. My goal is to save $100 a week this way. And if I actually think I can save that much, I'm sure you can only imagine how much we were spending per week!!! It seriously gives me a headache just thinking about it. I'm sure there are families of 5 that don't spend that much on food. And I know I'm pregnant, but I'm not eating THAT much! So, we'll see how it goes!
Oh yes yes yes, how could I almost forget, APRIL 1ST IS MY SISTER'S 25TH BIRTHDAY!!! Happy Birthday Jennie!!!