I just went out to a really nice Valentine’s dinner with my husband…and I’m pissed. Before we go there, yes- I’m aware that it’s February 27, almost two weeks after Valentine’s Day. We waited until today because my mom was coming into town, so we’d save money on a babysitter. We also bought a Groupon to use so that we’d save money on this outing.
To be clear, I’m not pissed at my husband. The beef is with myself for overspending…and possibly overeating. As the stay-at-home mom/wife, we’ve decided that I’m in charge of most expenses. So, when I spend $30 for $60 worth of food on a Groupon, and then we pay $75 more out of pocket, plus $30 in cab, I feel like a failure. $135 is just not the deal I was going for… Below are five stupid ways I’ve spent money. Believe me, there are way more than five. Continue reading