Friday Breakdown

Automobile/Maintenance
Budget $618
Actual $487.38  Includes: Gas, car wash, and car payment

Cable/Internet/Cell Phone
Budgeted $195 
Actual $140.94  Cable/Internet payment

Christmas Savings
Budgeted $100
Actual $50

Clothing
Budgeted $70
Actual $56.92  Much needed pants for myself, only had two pairs and ones leg ripped up to my knee

Credit Card/Loan Payments
Budgeted $940
Actual $220.00 Home loan payment

Education
Budgeted $105
Actual $85 includes: piano lessons, swim lessons and book fair money

Entertainment and Recreation
Budgeted $230
Actual $69.93 allowances and satellite radio

Food
Budgeted $770
Actual $181.69  school lunches, groceries and $13 on a pizza

House/Home
Budgeted $100
Actual $14 much needed electric pencil sharpener

Mortgage
Budgeted $1000
Actual $1000.00

Utilities
Budgeted $340
Actual $168.48

Vacation
Budgeted $75
Actual $37.50

Thanksgiving Trip
Budgeted $110
Actual $0

TOTALS
Budgeted $4653
Actual $2024.27

Overall not bad, although kids are expensive but that is just the golden rule.  I wish I could have not bought some new clothes, but I did really need them, it wasn't idle shopping.