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Old 08-04-2012, 11:58 AM
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Happy Easter to you too mumof3

Fozzie, I like your thinking re: selling items to your daughter did she get them at cost price?

Where has the sun gone? Hope everyone has a lovely, relaxing day regardless of missing sunshine x
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Old 08-04-2012, 2:27 PM
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ok well ive tried to balance out my SP and after putting in most of what I remember taking out, I owe SP £26 and 3rd P £11.50 I think I need to be more vigilant about paying myself back as it sure adds up over time

DH came up with a cracking idea during a conversation about the food shop run as i need stuffing from Mr M, chicken from Mr A and cereal from Mr T, and ours are not that close to each other, he pipes up with 'well why dont you just order your chickens from Mr A and have them delivered for £3, as that would be cheaper than us going to pick them up! then we can just do Mr M and Mr T as they are closer together' he got a big for that
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Old 08-04-2012, 3:02 PM
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ok well ive tried to balance out my SP and after putting in most of what I remember taking out, I owe SP £26 and 3rd P £11.50 I think I need to be more vigilant about paying myself back as it sure adds up over time

DH came up with a cracking idea during a conversation about the food shop run as i need stuffing from Mr M, chicken from Mr A and cereal from Mr T, and ours are not that close to each other, he pipes up with 'well why dont you just order your chickens from Mr A and have them delivered for £3, as that would be cheaper than us going to pick them up! then we can just do Mr M and Mr T as they are closer together' he got a big for that
Unless you bulk buy loads of chickens there is a minimum basket of £25 before they deliver. Don't know why though coz as long as you pay the delivery fee, why should they care how much you have spent? Sorry to disappoint you, but hope this helps
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Old 08-04-2012, 3:31 PM
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Unless you bulk buy loads of chickens there is a minimum basket of £25 before they deliver. Don't know why though coz as long as you pay the delivery fee, why should they care how much you have spent? Sorry to disappoint you, but hope this helps
Thats exactly what I do do I want 6 which is £21, then was going to bulk the order up with some crisps
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Old 08-04-2012, 4:00 PM
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Thats exactly what I do do I want 6 which is £21, then was going to bulk the order up with some crisps
That's okay then - didn't want you to get all excited at this cost saving plan to find that there was the min basket charge of £25 and no room in your freezer for that many chickens:
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Old 08-04-2012, 8:34 PM
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Jake's Mum - I ordered from Mr A and then didn't for a few weeks and they sent me a free delivery e-mail. So if you could just order from them every few weeks, they might do this regularly?? I don't know, but I think I'm going to try that as a possible trick

Happy Easter everyone hope you are having a good day
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Old 09-04-2012, 9:29 AM
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Happy Easter to you too mumof3

Fozzie, I like your thinking re: selling items to your daughter did she get them at cost price?

x

No - Sallys Stores made a loss on the sale.......daughters, eh????

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Old 09-04-2012, 9:44 AM
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For anyone with the Discovery Realtime channel, there is a whole morning of Extreme Couponing on tv today......

I should be sorting the attic but I just cant stop watching, love it!!

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Old 09-04-2012, 9:53 AM
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For anyone with the Discovery Realtime channel, there is a whole morning of Extreme Couponing on tv today......

I should be sorting the attic but I just cant stop watching, love it!!
Ive been addicted to that for weeks, when the DJ bloke was on I couldnt help turning to DH and saying 'why arnt YOU like that??'
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Old 09-04-2012, 9:59 AM
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For anyone with the Discovery Realtime channel, there is a whole morning of Extreme Couponing on tv today......
Bless you Fozzie, I love this programme

I'll just pop one of my whoopsied crumpets in the toaster and make some more coffee and I have a little bank holiday party all to myself
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:10 AM
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Haha, the woman I'm watching on EC just broke the cash register
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:59 AM
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Good morning ladies.I am SO sorry Im not posting lately-we just have so much going on.MIL,BIL,SIL and niece are coming from South Africa i May and we need to move in June-so Im trying to get the house packed up before they arrive-Im trying to find a packing inventory but not doing well.

We're heading to costco today to get some more vanish-weve already finished the last batch. I currently owe SP £27 for stuff Ive bought this week end (certainly is showing its worth now) with that amount-I'm up to £75, which is the biggest amount Ive ever had in SP.

My bank accounts now are empty but its payday tomorrow so Im borrowing from DH for today.

Oh and also,Ive found desktop stickies.Is a post it not programme so you can "stick post its" on your desk top.I was paying SP and updating spreadsheets immediately,but now at the beginning of the week,then I just add stuff to that as I take stuff out-then I update the total at the end of the week before putting up a new post it.
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2nd purse: £23.85/£100.00 3rd purse: £0/£200.00 Stockpile value: £781.98


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Old 09-04-2012, 12:02 PM
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agggh wish I had some room in m freezer - chicken thighs and drum sticks on half price offer at morrisons...maybe if I force feed bread to oh and kids I could squeeze in a coupla packs!
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:21 PM
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omorrow so Im borrowing from DH for today.

Oh and also,Ive found desktop stickies.Is a post it not programme so you can "stick post its" on your desk top.I was paying SP and updating spreadsheets immediately,but now at the beginning of the week,then I just add stuff to that as I take stuff out-then I update the total at the end of the week before putting up a new post it.
Excellent idea Polkadot - think I might just copy that idea (iydm?)
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Excellent idea Polkadot - think I might just copy that idea (iydm?)
Of course I dont mind.DH has just told me that if you have windows 7 then you should already have it on your pc-otherwise, just google "stickies".

Just got back from C0stc0.Got a fantastic fix for my obsession with colour and permanent markers together...25 different coloured sharpies = £8.49
rolls packing tape=£5
I got a label maker for £10 Is it sad that that excites me?
Sensodyne toothpaste 12x75g= £17 (£4 each at MrT)
Also 150 Ziploc bags (the big ones) £8.99
DH also got an obscene amount of meat.

Will update my spreadsheets and then update totals in signature.

I cant wait to move-part of my criteria for our new house will be "where will Polkadot Palace go?" Ive found one on rightmove that I REALLY want-but as we cant move until June I dont know if it will wait for us-please hold thmbs.
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3rd NSD in a row so no money handed over to the SM's!

But Sallys Stores has been called upon to provide some bits and pieces and all monies go straight into 3rd Purse, because SP still has its £20 float intact!

Dishwasher tablets bought for 99p paid £2.50
Posh sausages bought YS/whoopsied £1.25 paid £2.00
Jar of sauce bought for £1.00 and paid £1.00
Jelly & ice-cream for a bank holiday pudding charged myself 50p in the hope it will discourage me to eat naughty stuff if it
isnt FREE
6 x diet pepsi bought for £1.39 paid £2.50

So that another £8.50 into the 3rd purse

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Got myself a few bits for MM's yesterday, including my first considered purchase of YS items!

4 pizza bases YS @ 59P will buy back at 30p each and have put in freezer
Also:
Nap0lina chopped toms 4 pk x 2 @ 50p per tin, buy back at 80p
Ch1cken tonite sauce x 4 @ 84p each, buy back at £1.69 each
He1nz soup 4pks x 4 (2 for £3) 38p each, buy back 75p each
H0mepride pasta bake sauce x 5 @ £1 each, buy back at £1.75 each

MM's is looking quite healthy and I'm starting to run out of room on my shelves already!

Hope everyone had a good Easter!
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I have removed my first payment from my 3rd purse today as its DH's birthday today so £60 saved from the evil SM's and given to Dh for his birthday present (to pay for a trip to the bike show ) so will now be starting 3rd purse all over again and saving for my actifry
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Yay well done Jakes-mum I'm waiting for my AF order of mostly cake supplies to arrive
Still negative on the old SP balance, so still eating for free....but my lovely fabric has arrived so I may soon need to buy the bedding from myself
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I have removed my first payment from my 3rd purse today as its DH's birthday today so £60 saved from the evil SM's and given to Dh for his birthday present (to pay for a trip to the bike show ) so will now be starting 3rd purse all over again and saving for my actifry
Well done, hope DH has a good birthday and enjoys the bike show
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