OK, maybe not bliss. More like, "stink I'm glad that's done!". I just finished our budget for 2013. Yes I realize it's Feb. Yes, I realize I'm late, but let's look at the bright side, I don't have to do it again until Feb 2014!! Silver Lining Baby!
If you are interested in doing a budget for the year and discovering where your money disappears to in a puff of smoke... trust me it's not ACTUALLY flying out the front door every time you open it like your Dad used to tell you. And now that the Canadian money is all plastic it really DOESN'T grow on trees!!
Anyway. A few great resources for budget starting:
Dave Ramsey has got some great downloadable forms to use: http://www.daveramsey.com/tools/budget-forms/
I LOVE Gail!! She doesn't sugar-coat it!! :
Here is an article on how to go about doing a budget: http://www.gailvazoxlade.com/resources/guide_to_building_budget.html
Here are a bunch of online forms etc. to help you: