Begin our travels home for Christmas break! Our ultimate goal on Friday was to make it to James’ mom’s house which was about a 12-13 hours drive. We made a pitstop to pick up a third golden retriever on the way Splitting meals, packing snacks, and bringing water bottles helped keep food costs low.
- Coffee (lots of it) $10.00 (for both of us)
- Breakfast at Chik-fil-A $5.00 (for both of us)
- Snacks from home $0.00
- Lunch-split Subway sub $6.00
- Dinner at James’ mom’s home $0.00
Total Friday Spending: $21.00
Estimated Total Friday Savings: $10.00
Insanity max:30, quality time with family, and a delicious dinner helped up recover from a long drive and prepare for another one My future MIL spoiled us by taking us to an AMAZING restaurant with fresh food and interesting flavor combinations…yum!
$0.00 thanks to our amazing host (aka “mom”)
Total Saturday Spending: $0.00
Another travel day to visit my family for Christmas. Even less spent on meals and carried our snacks with us. We even got lost and took a scenic detour through DC!
Sunday Spending Stats:
- Coffee $10.00 (what can I say, we love coffee!)
- Breakfast $0.00
- Snacks $0.00
- Dinner at home with my family $0.00 thanks to our hosts/parents
Total Sunday Spending: $10.00
Estimated Total Sunday Savings: $10.00
Total Estimated Weekend Spending: $31.00
Total Estimated Weekend Savings: $20.00
Our coffee addiction (also known as “stay-awake-and-focus-on-driving-for-24-hours-total) contributed to most of our spending over our trip…I have to say…I’m totally OK with that What do you just HAVE to splurge on when you travel?