Weekly Money Check-Up: Valentine’s Day Version

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone has a wonderful Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re single, in an “it’s complicated” relationship, dating, engaged, or married, I hope you have a wonderful day and feel loved from someone. :) Okay, on to the Weekly Money Check-Up…

1. The most I’ve spent this last week was on a gift I gave my sister for doing my bridal portraits this past weekend! I wanted to get her something nice in exchange for her very kind services (that would have cost me probably $400 for those and the engagement session), so I got her a gift basket of little presents. I used some of my own money and some of the wedding savings money.

2. Today I feel pretty good about money. I get paid tomorrow, and I should be getting back my tax refund soon. Cha-ching!

3. Money can’t buy happiness. One free/inexpensive thing I did last week that made me happy was play with my parent’s adorable dog. Every time I come home, she gets so stinking excited she runs in circles around the living room. What a funny welcome! 

4. I will consider this week a success if I send out the wedding invitations! They are all addressed, stuffed and stamped, now I just need to go to the post office and make sure they don’t need another stamp because of the weight (fingers crossed). I will be so happy to get these sent and cannot wait to get the reply cards!

5. This Valentine’s Day I am going out with J. I usually don’t love Valentine’s Day because I was single for so many years and it just feels like a holiday that leaves people out. However, this is my first Valentine’s Day that I actually have a date (the last two years J and I never saw each other on V-day), so I have decided to embrace it. I put a flower in my hair and am wearing a light pink shirt and we’re going out to dinner tonight with the rest of the love-struck couples in the Triangle. Perhaps I’ve converted? :)

Weekly Money Check-Up is a fill-in-the blank post once a week. The first four questions are always the same each week and the fifth is always different. Care to participate? Fill in the blanks in the comments section or post it on your blog and link back to here! Thanks for participating! :)

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. This Valentine’s Day I am  _____________.

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