We stopped by the Russian store on the way home (it's in the neighborhood where I doctor works, so I don't go there very often) and left with a $38. 60
Talking about our budget, we actually did really good last week. I wanted to spend $25 at first but then my Hubby found the receipt that we forgot about.And we had to buy Benadryl unexpectedly for the Kid (almost $7!!). So I bumped it to $50 for a week, and we spent $45.65 (and saved about $15). We also did great in all the other categories, so this month looks very optimistic so far.
So when I came back home, I did another load of laundry, some dishes and cleaned the fridge. We have very little food waste this week. I didn't throw away anything today but on Friday I had to chuck some black bean salsa:
I love black bean salsa but, unfortunately, I'm the only one who eats it. There was about a cup left (about $1 worth, but could be even less) that was forgotten on the back of the fridge. But that was the only food waste this week. We ate LOTS of leftovers. I'm still following our 2-week menu that I created last week but, I think, next time I will stick to my 1-week plans. It just works better for us.
And the last thing I wanted to share with you today is a picture of my beautiful tulips. The spring is definitely in full bloom right now!
Have a wonderful Monday, everyone!!
Total spent this month (in one week): $143.72
Total saved: $73.96
Left to spend this month: $113.28
YTD spending: $885.59
YTD savings: $581.89
YTD coupons used: 125
YTD waste: $29.77