November 2018 Expense Report

November 2018 Expense Report

November was the month of travel and family. I kicked off the first week with a business trip to California, where I spent most of the time working outside to soak up as much sun as possible. Traveling for work racked up a grand total of $1,500. That is usually how much I spend in [...]

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October 2018 Expense Report

October 2018 Expense Report

Was it just me or did October disappear in the blink of an eye? We filled our October weeks with lots of walks to appreciate the autumn colors, but besides those we have been full-on charging ahead with daily life. Mr. Mechanic has started interviewing for residency at hospitals across the nation and I have [...]

September 2018 Expense Report

September 2018 Expense Report

I didn’t spend too much time at home this month. I converted from hourly to salary at my new job so I flew down to California to go to orientation. I flew out early in order to take advantage of the weekend and crashed at a family's place in San Francisco. Disclosure – this post [...]

August 2018 Expense Report

August 2018 Expense Report

Despite smoke haze, August has been a great month for us. We spent weekends with family, hanging out at the lake, going to concerts on the green, and threw in a few days in Denver as well. The general trend of this month was frugality by generosity of our respective families. We are very grateful [...]

July 2018 Expense Report

July 2018 Expense Report

July was the month of beautiful sunsets. I had a couple of goals from based off of last month's spending, but since I don't budget, I wasn't sure how well I did until I wrote up this report. Spend less on eating out. In June, I spent $54 on eating out. Not an enormous sum, [...]

June 2018 Expense Report

June 2018 Expense Report

I like to think I'm good with money and saving, but I know I'm bad at budgeting, which is the #1 rule of finance: know where your money is going! So part of this blog will be to keep track of monthly expenditures. I'm hoping I will find some patterns and areas where I can [...]