|The oldies discuss who eats and in what order
I took a few minutes yesterday and made "The Binder". I plan to dress it up more in the future, but for now it has two sections--one for Cuna and one for Courage (trying this name on for size).
|Not exactly doing dressage yet
|Oh yes we have a pink halter
I want to be deliberate about tracking expenses, so I have my expense sheet divided up in sections. I track the date I spent money, what I purchased, what payment method I used, and what it was for. So far, my divisions are:
Upkeep (board, feed, farrier)
Education (lessons, clinics, training rides)
Other (vet supplies, random stuff)
Here's the thing: with two, I don't exactly have an unlimited tack budget, so I'm forcing myself to economize and be honest about money coming in and going out. My budget tells me it's possible--I'm hoping my expense sheet keeps me focused on the budget.
If this all sounds miserable to you, well, you're probably not a compulsive list maker like myself. The other motivating factor is this: