>> Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Last month I asked if these monthly budget round-ups have become redundant. Well, I decided to keep posting them simply because, as Downdoggin in MN pointed out in the comments of the last round-up, they do make me accountable.
So far this year, we've been high on groceries every month. I've been stocking up on a few things, so I'm hoping it will average out over the year. For example, I bought a 5-gallon bucket of Charlie's Soap, which will takes us three years to get through.
We were also high this month on transportation miles; my youngest had surgery two weeks ago, so we had to make several trips to the doctor and hospital. Unfortunately, I haven't switched to a closer pediatrician since we moved into our house last summer.
Here are the numbers:
Monthly Spending (budgeted amount) [year average]
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