Well, we are 1/3 through the month and I have RESISTED all temptation to buy crafting supplies. i've made it by a tiny Joann's in the next town, and even avoided shopping while at our local Michael's taking a beginning Cricut class. Through away the Joann's flyer without reading it, and I've been deleting the emails about SALES as they hit my inbox. It's not easy, but I'm doing it. I will be spending $10 to sign up for a Valentine card class- I'm afraid it will fill up if I wait. I don't know what 1/2 the stuff is you all talk about in your posts, but since I'm trying to not spend this month, and just use what I have, that might be a good thing!
As for the receipts- If there are any, they will be scanned. Don't want to be holding onto paper.