Our main family goal for 2010 is to not eat out- at all for 2010. We chose this for many different reasons but the main two are health and finances. It costs us at least $25 each time we run through the drive thru or even when we get pizza. If we do that two times a week that means at least $100 a month wasted. Many times we hit the drive thru more than that. This goal is really going to stretch me. I'll be cooking even when I don't feel like it. I will also really need to watch our grocery budget so it doesn't go up either. Menu planning will become my best friend.
Our other goal is to save $5000. By not eating out we should have no trouble hitting this goal. I'm on a spending freeze for January to kick the year off on the right foot. I want to get out of the spending habit. My husband wants to get his business going and if we have a cushion in the bank he'll be able to do that.
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