15. – May Budget Review & Shopping Ban Updates

So first of all, I am still doing gloriously with my shopping ban. I haven’t bought anything unnecessary – & I haven’t even been tempted to. When I first started the shopping ban I was extremely nervous – even just writing the post on here officially committing to it – but it’s been so muchContinue reading “15. – May Budget Review & Shopping Ban Updates”

No. 9 – The Silver Lining

My shopping ban has been going beautifully so far & I feel very optimistic about it. With how much money stress I’m under with the sudden 20% decrease in our income next month & how much I’ve been thinking about money – even spending it on necessities stresses me out at the moment. So thereContinue reading “No. 9 – The Silver Lining”

No. 7 – The Start of the Shopping Ban

I actually haven’t bought anything that wouldn’t be on the approved shopping list in quite a few days but I’m deciding to count today as the first day. I’m going to aim for 30 days at first & see how that goes. If it goes well I’ll probably try to go longer. I think IContinue reading “No. 7 – The Start of the Shopping Ban”

No. 1 – Introduction & Goals

I’m starting this blog in an attempt to keep myself accountable for my spending, my goal of getting out of debt & decluttering our home. I am not going to go full on minimalist but I’d like to do some minimizing of how much stuff is in our house & of our finances. I recentlyContinue reading “No. 1 – Introduction & Goals”