Weekly Money Check-Up

1. The most I’ve spent this last week was on my cell phone bill–$72. 

2. Today I feel hyper aware of my money. In fact, I only have about $40 for the rest of the month (eek!) as I spent a lot in apartment expenses. I’m about to get creative!!

3. Money can’t buy happiness. One free/inexpensive thing I did last week that made me happy was host our first couple over at our new apartment! Because we are working with a small budget (see #2), I used what I had to make a go-to recipe (Cooking Light’s Salsa Chicken) and a box of brownies I had in my cabinet. It was hard not to buy tons of ingredients and make a fancy meal, but it turned out delicious and everyone loved it. Who says entertaining has to be expensive? :)

4. I will consider this week a success if I check four things off my Wedding To Do list. Here are four I could choose from
1) Figure out first dance song
2) Finish wedding favors
3) Print & cut out guestbook cards
4) Update registries

5. My favorite way to relax is with a glass of wine (preferably pinot noir), scented candle, comfy feather throw, and TV with J. In fact, that is exactly what I am doing right now (Sunday night) as I make this post. :) 

Have a great week everyone!


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1. The most I’ve spent this last week was on _____.
2. Today I feel _______towards money.
3. Money can’t buy happiness. One free/inexpensive thing I did last week that made me happy was_____________.
4. I will consider this week a success if I _____________.
5. My favorite way to relax is _____________.

  • Chelsea

    Have you heard “When you say nothing at all”? Not sure if it’s too upbeat, but “You are the best thing” by Ray LaMontagne is also a great song. Good luck!

  • 1. The most I’ve spent this last week was on………. Groceries I,ve spent very little this week.

    2. Today I feel ___Excited Nervous and in control____towards money. Hubby is making plans for a week away in March, and I know I will have enough in my holiday Fund, to make my payments.

    3. Money can’t buy happiness. One free/inexpensive thing I did last week that made me happy was____Watch my Grandson,s face as he proudly showed off his school bag and uniform_________.He started school today, tears all round

    4. I will consider this week a success if I ___manage to write out my weeks menu, without having an argument about it__________.We all like different foods.

    5. My favorite way to relax is _____A good book________.