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Spending Recap: September 22-28, 2014

Monday 22nd – Kauai, Hawaii
$119.90 luau
$14.18 groceries
$13.54 alcohol

Tuesday 23rd – Kauai, Hawaii
$5.23 coffee
$21.78 lunch
$11 dinner

Wednesday 24th – Kauai, Hawaii
$19.08 groceries
$5.79 snacks

Thursday 25th – Kauai, Hawaii
$18.42 lunch
$13.12 dinner

Friday 26th – Kauai, Hawaii
$186 snorkel sailing cruise (6 hours)
$9 dinner
$5 snacks

Saturday 27th – Kauai, Hawaii
$6.35 breakfast
$24.78 lunch
$11 dinner
$30 gas

Sunday 28th
$840.12 Grand Hyatt Kauai (7 nights)
$15 taxi ride

Freelance Income: $0
Expenses: – $1,369.29

TOTAL: – $1,369.29

I won’t say too much about this week’s spending, since I’ll be doing a Hawaii trip recap post this week sometime. :) But what I’m really proud of is that we came in under budget (sort of). Hawaii was definitely expensive, but we were able to do everything we wanted to do. I’m definitely happy, and we had such a great time. But more on that later!

Spending Recap: September 15-21, 2014

Monday 15th
$14.78 groceries

Tuesday 16th
No Spend Day!

Wednesday 17th
$8.40 Marble Slab Creamery

Thursday 18th
$5.25 lunch
$31.50 Stitch-It
$50.39 Banana Republic
$7.41 dinner

Friday 19th
$12.50 lunch

Saturday 20th – Kauai, Hawaii
$2.75 SkyTrain
$17.51 dinner
$109.65 groceries

Sunday 21st – Kauai, Hawaii
$13.56 dinner

Freelance Income: $0
Expenses: – $273.70

TOTAL: – $273.70

This was a pretty normal week of spending. I did go out for lunch twice, and bought dinner a few times. It was a pretty hectic week running last-minute errands before our trip, and going back and forth between my place and BF’s apartment. It was hard to find the right balance with the groceries. So that was a bit of a fail on my part.

But a huge plus is that since I’m a member of Hyundai’s Drive Squad, I got a brand new loaner car for the entire week. This meant that I didn’t have to pay for gas at all, which saved me $45-50 plus the wear-and-tear of driving my car. Definitely helpful. I’ve got another car that I’ll get to test drive for a week in October, and afterwards I’ll be sure to do a short recap of the cars.

I also won’t talk at all about the Hawaii trip, because I’ll have a spending recap post sometime next week. :)

Spending Recap: September 8-14, 2014

A little bit (okay a lot) late with this spending recap! :)

Monday 8th
No Spend Day!

Tuesday 9th
$240 field hockey fees
$20.56 groceries

Wednesday 10th
$8.10 dinner
$24 VIFF tickets + membership

Thursday 11th
No Spend Day!

Friday 12th
$87.75 Colin Mochrie show (October)

Saturday 13th
$33.56 dinner (for 2)

Sunday 14th
No Spend Day!

Freelance Income: $0
Expenses: – $413.97

TOTAL: – $413.97

Field hockey fees were due this week, and even though $240 is a lot of money to spend, the season is 5 months long, and includes 2 practices each week. So it ends up being a pretty good value.

As I mentioned in my earlier FOMO blog post, I ended up buying tickets to two VIFF films, as well as a comedy show. Since that post, I’ve actually seen the two films (Just Eat it, Everything Will Be), and they were definitely worth the money. So good. I highly recommend them!

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