Category: Monthly Spending

Monthly Spending

January Spending – So High We May No Longer be Considered Frugal

See how much this family of two with two dogs spends every month of the year! Track their progress and get great frugal tips as they are saving their way to early retirement

It’s the start of a new month, which means I get to review our monthly spending! This month was pretty stressful unfortunately, with lots of doctors appointments and a new job for Mr. Kiwi. But, I’m glad we got our money situation figured out, so it’s one less thing we have to worry too much […]

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Monthly Spending

December Spending Report – Lots of Travel

December Spending for a family of two plus two dogs. See their line by line budget and spending

It’s the start of a new month, which means I get to review our spending! When I first started tracking spending using Personal Capital (sign up for free today), I was not excited to see where my money was going. However, taking the time to truly dig into our budget helped us slash our annual […]

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Monthly Spending

November Spending Report – We Bought an Electric Bike (Kit)

Spend less money, see this family's real spending (DINKs with dogs!)

It’s the start of a new month, which means I get to review our spending! When I first started tracking spending using Personal Capital (sign up for free today), I was not excited to see where about my money was going, but taking the time to truly dig into our budget helped us slash our […]

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Monthly Spending

October Spending Report – Homebrewing, Pumpkin Carving, and Yoga

Spending for this midwest based family with a mortgage, two adults, two dogs, and plenty of fun!

This year we were spoiled with almost perfect weather most October! So we tried to spend as much time outside in the garden, on bikes, and drinking on patios! I’m glad we did, because these last few days have been dreary and cold, but I’m ready for crafts and time indoors. I participated in my […]

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Monthly Spending

September Expense Report for Our Family of Two

September signals the end of summer, produces major garden yields, and the onset of all things pumpkin. We are overwhelmed with tomatoes and have been busy preserving the food our garden and mini-orchard are producing. We are freezing tomatoes whole and the chest freezer is full! Growing our own food has helped to save money […]

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August Expense Report – A Trip Up North, Bachelor Party and Trip to Colorado

Sunday morning and the living's easy

August was a busy month for our pack and the expense report shows it! First, we headed up north to visit a good friendĀ  in town from California! We drank wine, beer, Bloody Mary’s, and hung out on the water. It was great catching up and enjoying Michigan’s lakes in the summer. We took a […]

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