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An update

March 22nd, 2018 at 03:46 pm

I am still at reduced hours at work. One of the schools is closed due to an electrical fire during a nor'easter. I can get used to these hours which are basically part time hours. Anyway, I've been preparing a lot more meals ready to eat after work. I mainly do this because I know I will be completely not up to it and also because DS#2 comes home after work and the guy is famished. It is definitely helping me eat out less and save money.

I am on month two of keeping track of every penny we spend and I am happy to report that it is indeed helping us spend less. Our electric bill was a bit less this month since I've been washing clothes and running the dishwasher after our provider's peek hours. I wish I can bring it down to under $100; we are just a bit over. On a side note, I hardly ever use the clothes dryer.

Mini Lofty Savings Goal Part II sits at 70% as of today. This one is taking longer than previous one but it is mainly because some money has been diverted to the mortgage principal and the Roth IRA.

2 Responses to “An update”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Good idea to meal prep. Glad it's working out for you! I should go back to hang drying most of clothes again. I didn't see as much of a difference as I thought I would.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Fine job on the meal prep. I know when I have stuff prepped, it sure keeps me from being tempted to eat out. After all, I have it ready and I wouldn't want to waste it AND spend extra money.

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