(Closed) A budget miracle has happened!

posted 5 years ago in Money
  • poll: Where do you stand on your budget?
    Under budget : (2 votes)
    8 %
    On budget (or close to it) : (13 votes)
    50 %
    Over budget : (5 votes)
    19 %
    No budget : (6 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 3
    2685 posts
    Sugar bee

    That is awesome, great work!  I think you deserve an awesome honeymoon for budgeting so well!

    I had a budget miracle of sorts yesterday.  At work, they were handing out annual raises, and for the first time ever I got a bonus!  And the timing is awesome because we need to start making down payments with vendors.  I haven’t decided whether to use it for the catering, or the photographer, or maybe I’ll start my dress shopping earlier than expected 🙂

    Post # 4
    242 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m kind of hoping this will happen to us! hahahah then it’ll go to a honeymoon for sure!

    Post # 5
    2375 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Honeymoon, without hesitation! 

    Post # 6
    2555 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    food and drinks OR take a little trip

    Post # 7
    2625 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I would put it toward the household bills and let us just relax for the next couple of months following the wedding hoopla.

    Post # 8
    4495 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013


    Post # 9
    922 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I second the honeymoon!

    Post # 10
    418 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    we just recently had a budget miracle as well!

    Fiance and i were planning on paying for the wedding ourselves for the most part (aside from a deposit his mother made for us as a Christmas gift totaling around $250) and were on track to be around our planned budget but with little savings left to start our lives with.  we were okay with that as we plan on saving a ton after the wedding.

    BUT THEN we just received a beautiful gift from FI’s parents around tax time- they gave us a HUGE chunk of their return ($3,000), telling us it’s to cover the remainder we owe on the caterer and honeymoon, because they want us to have at least a small savings once we are married. 

    i am overwhelmed by their generosity!

    Post # 11
    337 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Honeymoon. With all the wedding stress he and  I deserve the time away just him and I to relax and be with one another

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