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    fedupandskint
    2012 100 Day Challenge
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    • 29th Dec 11, 1:27 PM
    2012 100 Day Challenge 29th Dec 11 at 1:27 PM
    Following on from the last couple of years I thought it was time to start a nice new New Year thread

    This thread has helped me a great deal and also the lovely kerrywoman and gothrockchic

    Now can it help you too?

    The last few challenges have focused on not buying something that's a habit for 100 days. Now this has worked well and something else developed too.

    Concentrating on using up what we have stashed away first of all then finding a feeling of joy in using something up and creating a space in the cupboards and drawers and so on

    Then it became a happy habit to put 1 into a pot everytime something was used it. I did the earlier this year and saved up 40+ which I put towards a new coat. When I bought the coat I had a very big smile on my face when I thought about how I had saved up for it instead of constantly spending on shopping tv beauty offers.

    This is the first year in a long time when I don't have any outstanding spending in shopping tv and that's a good feeling

    I've got there at last - conquered one of my demons It took a couple of years to get there but I got there in the end.

    My ideas are these. What do you think?
    1. 100 days of not buying of not doing something thats a habit.
    2. Use up as much as we can from the stocks
    3. Put 1 in the pot everytime you do - save it up for a treat you really want (not the one you habitually buy)
    Everyone's welcome, there's no membership list. However, there is a cost if you want to contribute - the 1 into the pot each time so of the stocks are used up. If this doesn't apply then there's no cost at all!
    SPC no.16 NSD July 23/31 2015 GC
    crazy clothes 2015 9.99/100 clothes no spend July 27/31
    final unsecured debt to repay currently 12901.25 VSP no.121 78.65
    Proud to be Dealing With my Debt
    DFW Nerd 1154 Long Haul 155
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