2017 Purchases

Food Groceries $397.27: an average of $12.82 a day
Food out $73.76: an average of $2.38

Pets $29.15: an average of 94 cents a day
Stuff $12.93: an average of 42 cents a day
Toiletries $24.93: an average of 80 cents a day
Clothing $36.87: an average of $1.19 a day
Christmas $0
Gifts $0
Cleaning and house supplies $65.78: an average of $2.12 a day
Garden $0

Average daily spending for 2017: $20.67

Total spending for January: $640.69



That's right folks every* purchase I made this year.
Groceries $2276.19: that's an average of $12.44 a day
Food out $200.37: that's an average of $1.09 a day
Pets $150.59: that's an average of 82 cents a day
Stuff $136.26: that's an average of 74 cents a day
Toiletries $167.65: that's an average of 92 cents a day
Clothing $153.01: that's an average of 84 cents a day
Christmas $0 : avg. a day
Gifts $147.61: that's an average of 81 cents a day
Cleaning $88.79: that's an average of 49 cents a day
Garden $53: avg. 29 cents a day
Jan. thru July: $3373.50                   $18.43 a day    183 days (missing all of June)

October 2016 Total: $77.06
NO SPEND day    8.18
lunch and coffee $7.31    8.19
Chips and water $4    8.17
NO SPEND day    8.16
Groceries $59.10    8.15
Breakfast $6.65    8.14

August 2016 Total: $194.99
NO SPEND day 61    8.14
8.13
8.12
8.11
8.10
8.9
Groceries $27.15    8.8
NO SPEND day 60    8.7
NO SPEND day 59    8.6
Dog food $27.55    8.5
Toilet paper $24.11    8.5
Groceries $72.60    8.5
Dinner downtown $21.37    8.4
Lunch $3.58   8.4

Farmer's market $13    8.3
Milk $2.49    8.2
Lunch $3.14    8.1

July 2016 Total: $614.56
Groceries $25.66     7.31
Canning jars $9.89    7.30 

Groceries $16.11     7.30
Farmer's market $12     7.30
Groceries $4.49     7.29
Lunch $4.18    7.28
Laundry detergent $10.99    7.27
Shower curtain liner & spray bottle $3.77    7.27

Groceries $54.51     7.27
Clothes for Abe $13.27    7.26
Lunch $2.09    7.25

NO SPEND day 58   7.24
Shorts for Abe $6.04    7.23
Groceries $18.50 7.23
Groceries $18.43 7.22
Ice cream $7    7.22
Gift $35.97    7.22
Food at work $6.20    7.21
Groceries $6.22 7.21
Groceries $8.81 7.20
Lighter fluid $4.85 7.20
Canning jars and tool $15.48    7.19
Groceries $18.41 7.19
Dog pee spray $7.99    7.18
Groceries $26.03 7.18
NO SPEND day 57   7.17
Shirt for me $24    7.16
Apples $1.85     7.16
Groceries $26.09     7.15
Groceries $28.31    7.14
NO SPEND day 56    7.13
Groceries $6.28     7.12
Groceries $10.45     7.11
Toy for Abe $3.99    7.10
Groceries $60.14     7.10
Soap $13    7.10

Groceries $11.77     7.9
NO SPEND day 55    7.8
Groceries $49.96     7.7
NO SPEND day 54    7.6

NO SPEND day 53    7.5
Groceries $17.21    7.4
Starbucks $2.65    7.4
Clothes for Abe $15.16    7.3

Groceries $6.81     7.3
NO SPEND day 53    7.2
NO SPEND day 52    7.1




June 2016 Total: TOTALLY LOST TRACK
NO SPEND day 51    6.2

May 2016 Total: $450.41              Goal $448
Cash spent $10    5.31
NO SPEND day 50    5.30
Groceries $16.26    5.29
NO SPEND day 49    5.28
NO SPEND day 48    5.27
NO SPEND day 47    5.26
Groceries $14.33 5.25
Groceries $19.38 5.24
Laundry detergent $3.54    5.23
NO SPEND day 46    5.22
NO SPEND day 45    5.21
Groceries $29.69 5.20
NO SPEND day 44    5.19
Groceries $27.52 5.18
NO SPEND day 43    5.17
NO SPEND day 42    5.16
NO SPEND day 41    5.15
Groceries $34.29 5.14
NO SPEND day 40    5.13
Two books for Abe $7.60    5.12
Lunch $3.50    5.12
Groceries $28.64 5.11
NO SPEND day 39    5.10
NO SPEND day 38    5.9
NO SPEND day 37    5.8
Garden soil $12.53    5.7
Dog food $27.55    5.7
Groceries $55.37    5.6
Toilet paper $25.61    5.6
Toiletries $19.25    5.6
Gifts $23.86    5.6
Groceries $13.67     5.5
Ice Cream $6.23    5.5
Groceries $17.97    5.4
Groceries $3.77    5.3
Groceries $41.50    5.2
Groceries $8.35    5.1


April 2016 Total: $570.53
NO SPEND day  36  4.30
School supplies $10.16    4.29
Dog bones $4.48    4.29
Groceries $34.55    4.29
Coffee $3.26    4.29
Groceries $36.55    4.28
Coffee $3.26    4.27
Groceries $8.98    4.26
NO SPEND day  35  4.25
NO SPEND day  34  4.24
lunch $2.44    4.23
Groceries $53.23    4.23
Groceries $2.66    4.22

Groceries $30.01    4.21
Vit. E $5.31    4.20
Yard waste bags $1.99    4.20
Groceries $3.64    4.20

Groceries $6.88    4.19
Groceries $39.48    4.18
Coffee $4.93    4.18
Coffee $2.95    4.17
NO SPEND day 33 4.16
Face scrub $5.79    4.15
Groceries $20.15   4.15
Groceries $24.45    4.14
NO SPEND day 32 4.13
NO SPEND day 31 4.12
Gift $25.72    4.11
Groceries $41.14    4.11

NO SPEND day 30 4.10
Soil $4.99    4.9
Groceries $18.69    4.9
Groceries $38.51    4.8
soap and face lotion $17.10    4.7
Groceries $9.17    4.7
Groceries $11.71    4.6
Ice cream outing $8.75    4.6
Groceries $21.81    4.4
Nail clipper $5.24    4.4
Dog food $27.55    4.3
Qdoba $19.29    4.3
NO SPEND day 29    4.2
Groceries $15.71    4.1

March 2016 Total: $567.37               $422.46 goal
Water $1.09    3.31
Clothes $38.25    3.30
Groceries $30.66    3.30
Groceries $9.46    3.29
NO SPEND day 28    3.28
NO SPEND day 27    3.27
Easter basket stuff $14.40    3.26
Dog bones $5.98    3.26
Groceries $53.22    3.26
Groceries $6.26    3.25

Groceries $6.85    3.24
Coffee $3.26    3.23
Groceries $5.36    3.22
Soap $1.33    3.22
Coffee $3.26    3.21
NO SPEND day 26     3.20
Shamrocks $4.96    3.19
Groceries $87.41    3.19
NO SPEND day 25    3.18
St. Patrick's Day $9.78    3.17
Groceries $24.57    3.17
Pizza $27.12    3.16
Groceries $3    3.16
NO SPEND day 24    3.15
NO SPEND day 23    3.14
Groceries $52.05    3.13
Toy $19.08    3.13
McD's $3.37    3.12
Groceries $11.28    3.11
Groceries $13.68    3.10
two coffees and sandwich $5.05    3.10
Water and candy $2.09    3.9
Dollar store run $3.65    3.8
Groceries $6.98    3.7
NO SPEND day 22    3.6
Groceries $53.39    3.5
Groceries $10.73    3.4
Seeds $6.25   3.3 (I know, I'm getting carried away now)
Groceries $3.06    3.3
Groceries $23.47    3.2
A book $6.71    3.2
Batteries $5.26    3.1
Groceries $6.14    3.1

February 2016 Total: $496.90
NO SPEND day 21    2.29
Seeds $13.75    2.28
Food after museum $15.00    2.27
Groceries $33.44    2.26
Carpet spray $7.62    2.25
NO SPEND day 20    2.24
NO SPEND day 19    2.23
Groceries $29.28    2.22
NO SPEND day 18    2.21
Arby's $19.35    2.20
Frozen yogurt with Abe $6    2.20
Groceries $54.41    2.19
Two furnace filters $12.87    2.19
Groceries $9.01    2.18
Coffee and lunch $5.44    2.17
Coffee $1.90    2.16
Groceries $9.57    2.16
Shampoo and Conditioner $18.57    2.15
Groceries $28.64    2.15
NO SPEND day 17    2.14
Groceries $2.36    2.13
NO SPEND day 16    2.12
Groceries $13.85    2.11
McD's $3.26    2.11
Groceries $13.69    2.10
Birthday gift $16.68    2.10
NO SPEND day 15    2.9
Groceries $10.47    2.8
Toiletries $2.65    2.8
NO SPEND day 14    2.7
Groceries $51.39    2.6
Shampoo, Cond. & Deodorant $15.28    2.6
Stuff $10.52
B-day gift $8.03    2.6
NO SPEND day 13    2.5
Groceries $19.75    2.4
Valentines gift for Abe $4.99    2.4
Groceries $11.77    2.3
A book for my boy $3.99    2.2
Groceries $17.79    2.2  
Grocery store sub $4.99    2.2
Groceries $17.32    2.1
McD's $3.26    2.1

January 2016 Total: $673.73
NO SPEND day 12    1.31
Groceries $42.42    1.30
Birthday present $3.99    1.30
Dog bones $4.48    1.30
Car booster seat (for when he's a bit bigger) $19.89    1.30 (saved $11.90)
Book for little Abe $3.81    1.29
Donut 65 cents    1.29
Groceries $16.54    1.28
Dish soap $2.85    1.28
Clothes $3.54    1.28
Groceries $12.79    1.27
NO SPEND day 11    1.26
Groceries $12.89    1.25
NO SPEND day 10    1.24
NO SPEND day 9    1.23
Groceries $53.95    1.22
Dog food $27.55    1.22
Laundry and dish detergent $34.44    1.22
Groceries $17.37    1.21
Toy $14.99    1.21
Draino $8.49    1.21
NO SPEND day 8    1.20
NO SPEND day 7    1.19
Groceries $34.24    1.18
NO SPEND day 6    1.17
Groceries $5.46    1.16
Dollar store run & solar light $5.97    1.16
Hubby bought clothes for Abe $9.54    1.16  ($41.34 retail)
Groceries $10.90    1.15
Teeth gel and bones $20.89    1.14
Toiletries $3.79    1.14
Toy for Abe $4.99    1.14
Groceries $24.66    1.14
Groceries $20.15    1.13
Coffee and a donut $2.16    1.13
Dinner out $11    1.12
Toilet paper $30.22    1.11
Groceries hubby picked up $7.98    1.11
Groceries $7.46    1.11
NO SPEND day 5    1.10
NO SPEND day 4    1.9
Groceries $5.81    1.8
Groceries $26.54    1.7
Pair of shoes & 3 shirts for Abe $25.74    1.7
Birthday gift $4.19    1.7
Groceries $14.10     1.6
NO SPEND day 3    1.5
Winter coat (for Abe next year) $12.52    1.4
Sweatshirt/ light jacket (for Abe next year) $4.95    1.4
Coffee $1.52    1.4
Toothpaste $3.19    1.4
Groceries $18.74    1.4
NO SPEND day 2    1.3
NO SPEND day 1    1.2
Dog food $26.87    1.1
Groceries $42.95    1.1
Toiletries $6.56    1.1


*In the spending tally and daily average I do not include purchases that my husband makes with his spending money or specifically for himself. I also do not include home repairs (almost never made), auto expenses, medical expenses, or educational stuff for the kiddo.




2015 totals and spending tally
Groceries $4181.81: avg. $11.68 a day
Food out $420.17: avg. $1.17 a day
Pets $408.59: avg. $1.14 a day
Stuff $273.10: avg. 76 cents a day
Toiletries $269.94: avg. 76 cents a day
Clothing $242.94: avg. 68 cents a day
Christmas $243.73: avg. 68 cents a day
Gifts $196.06 avg: 55 cents a day
Cleaning $123.40: avg. 34 cents a day
Garden $43.25 avg: 12 cents a day
School and kiddo crafts $19.47: avg. 5 cents a day
January - December Total: $6422.45: avg. $17.94 a day (358 days)