We had a great weekend. On Friday, one of my best friends came over for a sleepover and cookout with 2 of her kids. Our kids are around the same age and had a blast. Usually we plan sleepovers when Mr. Ripples is working, but my friend's son is 5 and his father is not in the picture at all. He's also the only boy in the group. Mr. Ripples was really great when I asked if I could plan a sleep over on one of his nights off so he could hang out him.
On Saturday we went to a wedding and had a ton of fun. A lot of people from my work were there and we danced late into the night. Wobble Baby!
On Sunday we went to my grandparent's house on a lake. It was my pop-pops 83rd birthday. We had a ham, fruit salad, veggie tray, cookies and pie out on the deck and then went for a boat ride around the lake. The weather was beautiful. My sister sent a whole bunch of ham home with me so I'm not cooking tonight. Woohoo!
August Grocery Challenge Update -
On Friday Mr. Ripples' went to Aldi to get some food for the cookout and anything else we needed. He spent $43.48.
Then I stopped at Giant Eagle to get pop. Five 12 packs for $13.88.
So far we've spent $234.76 out of my $440 August Budget. I'm going to come up with a meal plan for this week to use up everything I can. We spent a little more than I had wanted with the cookout so I want to get back on track.