Friday, January 20, 2012

Next Week's Challenge!

I've been toying with the idea of having an entire no-spend month, but I'm a 'baby steps' kinda girl, so next week I'll be celebrating (hopefully at the end) a NO SPEND WEEK!

This No Spend Week won't include regular monthly payments that happen to fall during the week (like Rogers or Hydro Ottawa) or money I will be paying on Closing Day, January 26th for the balance of my deposit and closing costs (approximately $12,000) -- that money comes from a special account from when I sold my Toronto Condo, not my regular bank account.

Money that won't be touched next week include:
- Gas
- Grocery/Restaurant
- Entertainment
- Clothing
- Gifts

With all of the purchases I made for the condo - things like a shower curtain rod, a shoe rack, cleaning supplies, curtains, blinds, furniture, will be so refreshing not to spend a penny for an entire week!!!  My plan this weekend is to do a batch of soups, a casserole, and pasta dish to last me for the week.  I usually have a fully stocked freezer, but since moving in on the 4th I just have had the time.


  1. Good luck! I should really do a no spend week.

  2. I'm sure you can do it!

    Have a great weekend.

  3. Big challenge, but you can do it!

    (I will live vicariously through your blog)