Sunday, November 28, 2010

This Dave Ramsey envelope system

Now that we're using this envelope system, we have to figure out from whence the money will come for any purchase.  There's the pet (aka dog) envelope, the grocery envelope, the medical expense envelope, the clothing envelope, and the "fun" envelope.  
When I mention buying something, Cliff loves to ask, "Do we have an envelope for that?"   
So when I informed him we'll probably go get a Christmas tree next weekend, I didn't wait for his smart-aleck reply.  
"Cliff," I said, "We'll go get our Christmas tree next weekend.  The dog is paying for it."  

10 comments:

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

I love it! Let the dog take care of it...maybe you need an incidental envelope too. I always spend more at the holidays than any other time of year. My system is way out of sight and I'll have to do much better next year if I want to stay retires. Otherwise I'll need to go back to work. Heaven forbid I should ever do that so I'm going to try much harder and stick to the budget ...after Christmas is over.

Margaret said...

We pay plenty for the animals; they need to pay us back by buying us Christmas trees! :)

Rachel said...

Good dog, Iris!

Anonymous said...

What Rachel said.

Astaryth said...

Iris loves her people.. and apparently Christmas too ;p

Anonymous said...

Ha Ha Ha, I love it when it works like that! Karen

Ora said...

LOLOLOLOL....

Fernan said...

ROFLMAO
Frieda liked this one.

Lori said...

That's a good one. And I'm sure Sadie won't mind at all.

Lori said...

Oops! I am so sorry! I meant Iris!!