My October expense report is coming late this month. A lot happened in October, which I will likely write about in the future, but is too much to cover in one report. However, I’m not one to break a streak so here is the expense report for October!
Note: This is the spending for just me. I report expenses when I pay them, so you may not see insurance or other bills until the month that I pay them.
|Pet care||$109||As a long-term pet owner I’ve never had to deal with dreaded fleas… but apparently Santa Barbara is home to a resilient flea population that is immune to over-the-counter treatment. I took MechaniCat to the vet and he is now happy and flea-free.
|Clothes||$138||I broke my nearly 2 year clothing ban to buy myself a dress as we were going to have professional photos taken. First I tried out the local Buy Nothing group and one woman generously lent me 2 dresses, but unfortunately they did not fit me well. After some back-and-forth I finally just decided to order a dress online, and also picked up some shoes from Goodwill.|
|Professional Photos||$100||A local student took the photos and they came out great!
|Medical||$100||Annual check-up and some over the counter treatments.|
|Haircut||$55||Also in the name of professional photos I decided to go ahead and get my hair cut. I called ahead and was told it would be $35, but it turned out that my hair was so difficult and it took so long that the final cost was more than I first expected. However, I was glad to have a professional cut after years of doing it myself.|
|Travel||$55||Flights and parking|
|Restaurants||$35||Breakfast for dinner, tacos, and ice cream. I also got some baklava and Turkish coffee on a whim
|Heating & Electric bill||$11|
|Total||$2,183||I spent $863 on things other than rent this month, which isn’t too bad.|
What about you?
Have you paid for professional photography?
Did you do anything fun for a socially-distanced Halloween?
Share in the comments below!