Cutting the Budget: Week 19 – Wishing all Mother’s a Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted May 10, 2014 by Shari in Cutting the Budget / 4 Comments

Cutting the Budget 2014

$29.08
left for May 2014

Week 19 of 2014

Week 19 and I didn’t spend any money on books. *Cries* I got bad news on my foot…well, bad news to me to see it might be a year before I can walk 3 miles a day. He still wants me off it and recommends I rent a wheelchair to get around.

Oh, oh, oh…I got a MacBook Pro for Mother’s Day and my birthday that is next weekend. So I have been spending time getting it ready instead of reading or even spending money. It is totally awesome and I love working on it.

So no new books, which is ok, since I am so far behind on my TBR pile.

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Delighted Readers Cutting the Budget Rules for 2014

  • $40.00 a month spending limit on bound & ebooks (March & April’s budget is now $35)
  • $22.95/month for 2 Audible Credits (Currently have 0)
  • Taxes are included in book prices
  • Weekly report on what was spent
  • Use includes coupon, code, or subscription services
  • Budget includes ebooks, bound books, and audio books
  • Books received as gifts, won or bought with a gift card can be included but they cost you nothing since you didn’t actually spend your own money on them. So keep using them and keeping your budget healthy!

How are you cutting your budget but still getting to read everything you want?

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Shari is the Delighted Reader. Married to her Prince Charming and mother to two Princesses and one Prince. When she is not slaving away as Cinderella she loves to get lost in the pages of a good book. Never without a reading device and a few good paperback books, because she never knows when she might get 5 minutes to read!

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  • Sorry to hear the new prognosis on the foot, but that’s great news about the new Mac.

    I am pleased to report that for the first time in weeks I bought nothing.

    But… I picked up 2 freebies and 8 review books. Haha! I would be a rare week that I didn’t acquire a new book.

    At least, I made no purchases. This leaves me with my full $25 still.

    Off I go to attack the review pile (and do some chores, grrrr).

    • Happy Mother’s Day Sophia 🙂

      • You too, Sharonda! Have a lovely day with your kids and be proud of all you’ve done with them and for them.

  • Happy Mother’s Day Shari!

    sorry to hear about your foot, but what an awesome present and your bd is next week too? 😀

    enjoy your gifts and your day!

    I did good,…didn’t spend that much.