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8 Things I Wish I Didn't Spend Money On

we are that familia There are some things that  physically hurt me to pay for.  You know those things you wish you had time to make from scratch. Or the visits to the dentist you make monthly for your son who has braces. Or getting out of the car to pump gas and slowly watch those numbers double and depending on the kind of car you drive, even triple.

These are the things I wish I didn’t have to spend money on but at the end of the day the reality is we need them. Well, there are few things that are not on a necessities.

1. Cable – Why does anyone need cable? I am not sure but for some reason we got it in our initial internet plan because it was cheaper.

2. Bread – I really wish I could go gluten-free.

3. Diapers – I am so ready to have my kids out of the potty training years.

4. Laundry detergent- Oh, how I wish I could make our own laundry detergent but I REALLY, REALLY do want to be whisked away on a mini-vacation when I do laundry with my Island Fresh scent detergent.

5. Medical Insurance – I know it’s good for you and everyone should have it but we pay an outrageous amount for our insurance and we live in a country where I only pay $35 for an x-ray. So it’s hard to justify that expense every month.

6. Yogurt – If only I had super powers and could make everything from scratch.

7. Weekly Salon Visits- Just kidding, I so do not do this. But I did walk into a salon once and the lady asked me, if I wanted to get on their monthly plan. Seriously, what mom of 3 little kids has time for weekly visits to the salon. When she saw my hands and feet she quickly realized I only go the salon twice a year: Mother’s day and my birthday.

8. Granola/Cereal – I love homemade granola but I can’t keep that stuffed stocked for than 2 days so I would rather buy it then make it.

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