We are chugging along with our no spend year. I have spent money on gifts this month (I bought my baby niece some food and not candy for Easter and gifts much deserved to 2 work friends,but that’s it!)
Our big money saver is that we sold our panel truck! It was a hard choice to make, but we were not using it. We are glad to have more money in our savings and one less vehicle to tag and insure!
I’m doing my best to keep gardening costs down by using what we have and starting everything from seed! I also save my own seeds and plant mostly heirloom varieties to help with the seeds saving.
I have also been mending so much around here! We are up to 3 pairs of paints that are hole free and a certain pup decided to tear a hole in his bed, but all are fixed!
The screen door to the garden was ripped and broken and we almost bought a new one, but we used some old paint that we had to fix it up and put some reused wire fencing on it. Good as new!
We also try to do as much as we can around here, instead of paying others to do it for us. I am the dog groomer:
And we have been doing all of the work on the camper ourselves!
And the pollinator garden is slowly being completed by us mainly using materials that we have!
Instead of buying eggs from the grocery store or an egg dying kit, we used food coloring that we already had and brown and white eggs.
And instead of going out to eat or paying to go do something, the boy and I took a nice walk locally! We hadn’t walked on this trail in a few years!
Overall, I’m thinking we are doing well with our no spend year! I’m hoping to continue spending less and gettting this house paid off!