So yesterday was probably my most difficult day yet, since embarking on this New Year No Spend challenge. I’ve been obsessing over an Instant Pot, oh my have you seen these things? Do you know what a life changer it would be to cook a whole chicken in 30 minutes?!
Ok, in all seriousness, yes I want an Instant Pot terribly, but yesterday was also our wedding anniversary. Talk about a difficult day NOT to spend money on. Who doesn’t want to shower the love of their life with lavish gifts…or even just go out to a fancy dinner. Believe me, I gave a lot of thought to asking my husband to buy me that Instant Pot for our anniversary and to at the very least go out to dinner and a movie, and throwing this #newyearnospend idea out the window for just one day. Of course because I hadn’t really thought this out ahead of time, I didn’t have a gift card on hand to use for a nice dinner, and we had already used our AMC card to take the kiddos to see Star Wars last weekend. Sigh. [Read more…]