We spent a good deal of time on Tuesday in complete shock, then the realization kicked in that we were going to have to become even more frugal than we are now. A few weeks ago I found a blog via Pinterest that tells how their family does a "No Spend Month" and I thought it would be a fun challenge. We are starting our first No Spend Month today, not because we necessarily want to, but because we have to.
My husband's last full paycheck came in today. We went to the bank and took out $200 to live on for the month (excluding our mortgage, utility bills and any medical expenses that might come up). This will include anything we need for the house, cars, food, gas, toiletries, stuff for Luke (including formula, diapers, and wipes), clothes, etc. It's going to be a challenge for sure, but we know we can do it because it's temporary. At least that's what we're praying. And we can for sure feel the prayers of our friends and family! The peace God has given us is incredible.
Anyway, I will let you know how the month progresses!
P.S. I just want you to see how cute my little man is and how big he is getting!
|Our family at a wedding last weekend.|
|Blowing raspberries while I was feeding him yogurt|
|Happiest in the morning|