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February No Spend: Dining Out

February 19th, 2016 at 08:39 am

We haven't eaten any meals out the entire month of February. Until yesterday. My husband had the retirement dinner for a colleague last night. I was mentally prepared for this since he mentioned it early in the month.

I don't know his exact spending yet, as he didn't enter it into YNAB and has the receipt in his wallet. He told me it was around $60. Turns out he ended up paying for the departing soldier's meal, since no one else offered or stepped up. What can I say? He's a generous person! I could have been upset, but there's really no point. I don't want to squash generosity, just for my little no spend game.

We are coming up on the weekend. I expect we will find free things to do. I don't know that anyone needs anything such as clothing or personal care (I might need contact solution before the month runs out, but trying to conserve). So as is usual for most weekends I expect our spending to be on food.

Just 10 more days of February! We have $230 that has not been spent, but is still in our budget. Hopeful we can get by without spending all of that. How much money do you have left in before the end of the month?

3 Responses to “February No Spend: Dining Out”

  1. Michelle Says:

    Very generous of your husband. Are there any movies on dvd you guys would like to see this weekend?

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    I'm not sure of any movies out on DVD. Maybe Martian. It's going to be warm here in the 70s this weekend, so I'm hoping for a walk in the woods! We have Netflix, too, so plenty of options.

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    That was very nice of your DH. Smile

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