3/03/2016

Eating Out Ban

 Yesterday I mentioned that Jordan and I had cut our eating out spending by quite a bit but that we still had a ways to go.

To 'reset' this habit, we have decided that for the month of March we will spend $0 on eating out.  Jordan actually made the commitment first after reading some of my previous posts. 

I don't know if we have ever gone a week, let alone a month without a single restaurant or fast food purchase so I'm really excited for this.  

I'm excited to see what happens to the budget - if we spend more on groceries or not, and if there are any changes to our waistlines.

Wish us luck!



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4 comments:

  1. Good luck. I don't know if we could go a whole month without some food from the outside or not.

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    1. We've never done an all out ban on anything before, but it feels like the right call to give it a try and see if we can.

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  2. Good luck! When we banned eating out, we started to see a real difference in our ability to save money. And you do get used to it! Experimenting with new recipes at home really helps.

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    1. Thank you! I'm hoping we not only are able to stick to our day to day spending budget as a result, but also spend less overall and maybe even trim a little off of our waistlines. I'll be posting some of our new foods this month to help stay on track!

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