So I filled up the other day for the first time with E-85 gas at $2.59 a Gallon- And I think got about 14 miles to the gallon, but forgot to reset the gage until over 100 miles in – so Im not too sure about that. I filled up again last night at $2.39 a gallon and averaged 14 mpg on the way home (but going up hill the whole way). I know that with E-85 I get fewer mpg, but I still think its a much better deal. Check my math here:
E-85: $2.39 X 20 Gallons = $47.80 – 14mpg X 20 gallons = 280 miles so therefore each mile cost .17 cents
Reg Gas $3.59 X 20 gallons = $71.80 – 19 mpg X 20 gallons = 380 miles so each mile costs .19 cents
In the long run E-85 is less expensive even if its only a few cents per gallon. In my mind its a better deal cause Im paying less than $50 to fill up as apposed to over $70 each time… Am I Crazy?
Seems like we work all week to relax on the weekend, but our weekends run us just as ragged as the week! Here’s what we did this weekend~
– Friday Night – weekly guitar lesson for Noah. He is practicing for the School Talent show coming up. Working on a quartet- should be good!
– Saturday Morning- Lacrosse Game in Denver. They won! in over time 2 to 1. This was only their second game and our team is a combined 4th and 5th grade team, but all the teams we are playing are all 5th grade only teams. Pretty exciting for the kids to win – especially since our kids practice in a gym (no grass yet on the fields, just snow) and all the other kids we play are practicing on grass. Its a big difference scooping a ball from the gym floor than it is from grass!
– Saturday Afternoon- Noah had a birthday party sleepover, so he rode home from Denver with his friends. Al and I spent some time in Denver, and I was thrilled to find a gas station that sold E-85, which my new car takes- gas was $2.59 a gallon!!! I was able to fill up for under $50!
Saturday Evening- Noah is sleeping over at a friends so Al and I went out for Sushi! Yummy sushi and sake!
Sunday- the weather was not that great. Looked warm outside, but it was only about 40 with cold winds. Im really getting anxious to plant some flowers, but I know Im still a month and a half before its safe. Even with all the snow we still have on the ground and the cold temps, I never can seem to stop the dandilions!