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Spending Recap: June 14-20, 2010

Monday 14th
$4 wonton soup

Tuesday 15th
$101.99 prescriptions (will be fully refunded)

Wednesday 16th
+ $102.36 (sold shoes on eBay)
$18.60 shipping

Thursday 17th
No Spend Day!

Friday 18th
$29.38 pizza

Saturday 19th
No Spend Day!

Sunday 20th
$4.81 bakery (breakfast for BF and I)
$10.36 coin roller papers (BF rolled $375+ worth of coin!)
$40.29 London Drugs

TOTAL = $107.07
TOTAL when refunded prescription expenses = $5.08

This was a good week. I kept my spending to a minimum, and was able to bring in some extra income. I sent in my receipts to my extended health care provider ($101.99), and I should receive a cheque in the mail sometime in the next 2-3 weeks for the full amount.

Spending Recap: June 7-13, 2010

Monday 7th
$129.47 groceries (I paid for BF’s share – he’ll pay for mine next week)

Tuesday 8th
No Spend Day!

Wednesday 9th
No Spend Day!

Thursday 10th
No Spend Day!

Friday 11th
$14 ferry
$38 parking (WTF! It used to be only $10/day! Next time we’ll park way way way down the road and take the shuttle)
+$57 MSP (I paid in April, but got the job in April & they cover MSP with no waiting period)

Saturday 12th
$55.99 dress (regular price $88)

Sunday 13th
$19.27 breakfast for BF and I
$14
ferry
$12.56 dinner for BF and I

TOTAL = $170.30

I got that MSP refund, and then spent it right away on the dress. I could have saved it, maybe should have saved it. But what’s done is done and the dress is beautiful. Perfect for my upcoming trips to hot destinations.

Spending Recap: May 31-June 6, 2010

Monday 31st
$14.60 dinner
$11.99 movie (Sex and the City 2)

Tuesday 1st
No Spend Day!

Wednesday 2nd
$75.87 dinner (Cactus Club) – do not get me started on how over-priced CC is. I had no idea. And the food wasn’t even that good. Now we will never go again. It was for BF’s birthday.
$23.98 movie (MacGruber) – paid for BF b/c it was his birthday

Thursday 3rd
No Spend Day!

Friday 4th
$8.38 Subway (bought lunch for my boss & I)

Saturday 5th
$41.43 gas
$22.89 Target (make-up) – blush & pressed powder, that will last me until close to the end of the year

Sunday 6th
$10.98 Taco Bell

TOTAL = $210.12

The $$ for BF’s birthday date has come out of my Travel Fund, so that it doesn’t affect this month’s budget. Clearly it’s not a “travel” related expense, but I’ve always used the Travel Fund as a loose term. It’s also for Entertainment too, like sports events, concerts, etc. if I can’t find a way to wiggle those expenses into my monthly budget.

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