It’s over. We did it. We made it through No Spend Month, where we had only $400 to spend on gas, groceries, and entertainment, with money to spare. We spent $339.54.
The last week was both challenging and liberating.
We hosted Thanksgiving for the family, and we managed to buy the turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries, and bake two apple pies without breaking the bank. We even made ice cream from scratch on Black Friday and had enough money left to go bowling.
Now that the challenge is winding down, we’ve had the chance to wax philosophical.
“I think it was really good to be reminded what it’s like to live without money,” the hubby said over coffee this morni...