Haircuts and foiling from every 6 weeks to every 7/8 weeks
Dogs' groomings/spa baths from every 2 weeks to every 5/6 weeks
Silk wrap nails and pedicures from every 2 weeks to DIY at home and maybe the salon every 6/8 weeks
Brazilians no more from a regular schedule (ugh!)
Brow waxing and tint from every 4 weeks to 8 weeks
Dining out at best once a quarter compared to several days/nights a week forever -- loveee cooking at home so this is fine with me! Make lots so have leftovers for days
Drinks out with friends -- same as above; Trader Joe's $3.99 Gaetano D'Aquino Pinot Grigio is a treasure find!
Shopping -- haven't stepped foot in a mall in Charlotte since March 2009 (shop in my closet and happy with "new" finds>see blog entry re this), plus if you never go out, who needs clothes?! ;-) ***How do I recall the date?! Because my ex-boyfriend Zack had a high-maintenance female friend visit us from Germany who spent all her money shopping while we shelled out $1,000 to feed and water her for the week so she could shop. He proposed having her visit and us doing the same thing in 2010; not on my dime or time again. Thus he is my ex! ;-)***
Socializing -- FB is a gem for this outlet! As is Skype and unlimited mobile-phone minutes, which Verizon finally got onboard with recently
Gas for car -- thank God for working at home. I need virtually no gas to speak of...
Entertainment -- Netflix always, and dogs at home! ;-)
Home heating costs -- a winter with an inside temp of 67F degrees compared to a usual 72-74F degrees, and sporadic gas fireplace use only on snow days