Wow what a month! March was a month of changes and a pretty standard month in terms of finances. Every month I share how well my spending went according to my budget and acknowledge my highs and lows for the month. I’ve been thinking that this may be one of the last reviews I’ll post since I’m getting married in May and I imagine it will be a huge adjustment to combine finances and work out a joint budget.
I made some progress on my wedding planning to-do list, had a great Easter at my mom’s house, and spent some quality time with my son for his spring break. This past weekend we went took my son and brother to LegoLand which was super fun. I had almost as much fun as the kids did checking out all the attractions and included some pictures below of the awesome Lego city of Chicago display. Even though it’s technically April, I paid for our tickets in March so the spending is reflected in this month’s review. I am spending a little more than I show on the spreadsheet below for wedding expenses each month, but since I deposit money to a wedding savings account each month and place it on the savings side of my budget, I don’t think I should account for it twice when I spend it. Plus, I plan on sharing a big wedding budget review later to see how we did with keeping our spending under control.
Onto the Budget
How was your month? Any wins or surprise expenses?
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