I feel like I should let you know how our 30 day spending fast went, since you are my adoring fans and all.
We didn’t spend a penny on ANYTHING (including laundry!) that we agreed not to spend money on… for the first 10 days.
Yeah, we failed.
It started with my craft fair. I’m proud to say I didn’t spend any money getting ready for it, especially since I didn’t make much. But there was a vendor there… you understand, right?
For the next week we were frugal, but we did spend money that we didn’t NEED to spend- on things like mushrooms and crab legs that went on clearance. The following week we spent in Sequim, and it was then that I just decided I didn’t care anymore. I made 2 JoAnn’s fabric trips, and a few Wal-mart trips while we were there.
I’m proud to say, however, that thanks to loving parents we did manage to go the entire 30 days without spending money on laundry.
All in all, it was a fun experiment. I’m grateful that Steve doesn’t resent me for it. He actually told me that he liked the feeling that we were working on a goal to better ourselves and has suggested some other goals that we might try soon. April 18th-24th is National Turn Off Your TV Week this year, and we may try that one out.
Other things I’ve thought of are setting a certain number of days without sweets, or without Facebook.
What are some of your self-improvement fasting suggestions?