June was a particularly fun month because our travels took us to the eastern shores of Maine. We joined up with fellow Full-timers Tom and Cathy in Boston (Hanscom FamCamp) and journeyed north along the eastern seaboard and to Bar Harbor Maine. We had a fabulous time together. It was really a 'summer' we will remember fondly!
- Andrews FamCamp, Joint Base Andrews, MD
- West Point FMWR Round Pond Campground, West Point NY
- Hanscom FamCamp AFB, Bedford MA
- Silver Springs Campground, Saco ME
- Hadley's Point Campground, Bar Harbor ME
Here's an interactive map of where we camped during the month. Click on the letters (waypoints) to see locations:
Good News Areas We Are Under Budget
Here's a snapshot of our spending for the month:
We didn't spend any money on RV Maintenance so, we did well in that category.
We also saved a lot of money because of the military campgrounds we stayed in at MD and MA.
We had no 'One Time Costs' this month so that gave us another $200 'to the good' in that category.
Large One Time Cost Item
The area that accounted for most of our over spending during the month was in the area of eating. We spent a lot of money on lobster and eating out.
This is the first month of our fourth year on the road. We began in June 2009 and May - June is our 'fiscal year'. I track the spending in calendar years but it skews it a bit since we started fulltiming in the middle of the calendar year.
We had another good month coming in almost $300 under budget with no RV or car repairs. We need more of these months!
I have often said this is more of a tracking tool and an estimate than a budget -- this month's spending proves it. That's what our spending looked like for the month. Thanks for taking a peek. Hopefully they provide help or entertainment of some sort...
If you'd like a free copy of the spreadsheet I use, drop me a note and I will be glad to send it along.