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January 5th, 2013 at 08:41 am

YNAB 4 is downloaded and ready to go. DH left this morning to drive cross country to drop off my 1999 Camry to our daughter. We were able to get him a flight home for about $250.00, which means I have to drive to SF to pick him up in a few weeks.

My daughter and granddaughter will be flying home Wednesday, so I go down this week too (DSIL is deploying to Afghanistan soon)! Luckily the drive down 101 to San Francisco is beautiful, from the Redwoods through the wine country. Nothing like coming around the corner and seeing the city on a clear day....hopefully it will be a clear day!

DH got a small dividend check and bought lifetime warranty nonstick pots and pans from Costco. I told him that was the last thing he got to buy this year!

I have the best, most understanding boss (who is actually our business partner too in another business) so there is no problem with me working on the weekends to make up for the time I am taking off.

So this weekend I need to finish our budget for January, talk DH through entering his expenses into his droid phone, and clean the house!

There is a party tonight at the hairdresser from work's house, so I need to make something. I have a well stocked pantry and freezer so I can come up with a dish I am almost certain.

I have errands to do, returning a couple of Matilda Jane items (boy did my order get screwed up for granddaughter) and get a package off to Afghanistan. Monday is an appointment at the DMV (oh goody) to renew my driver's license and get my new disabled plates for my "new" 2006 Camry. Yes I am working, but have trouble walking and shopping (thus DH doing most of it). I only use the disabled parking when I am having a "bad" day. Otherwise, I figure there is someone worse off than me that needs it.

Time for breakfast and watching the rest of this episode of Princess and then time to attack the house.

Happy New Year everyone and here's to reaching at least some of our goals if not all of them!

6 Responses to “January.... ”

  1. Looking Forward Says:

    You are right, the drive down 101 is beautiful. Smile

  2. Petunia in a Flower Garden Says:

    Thanks for reminding me. . . I need to make a trip to the DMV too! I have renewed online before, but I think my license picture is over 10 years old - time for an update.

  3. twest Says:

    I love watching Princes. I could probably watch that and Suze Orman all day.


    You will have to let us know how you like YNAB. I have been thinking of something like that. I just do an Excel budget right now. Good Luck with all your goals!

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I love the drive down 101 too. Big Grin
    Have fun with YNAB Big Grin It is a great budget program, and even better philosophy. Smile

  5. Jerry Says:

    That is great that your relationship with your boss leads to scheduling flexibility when you need it. If you have that kind of work situation it offers you some insurance against stress when life throws a curve...
    Jerry

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