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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 18th Feb 15, 6:31 PM
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    The Happy Savings Fund
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    • 18th Feb 15, 6:31 PM
    The Happy Savings Fund 18th Feb 15 at 6:31 PM
    I am going to copy over all my posts about my new kitchen or lack of it!!!!

    I am changing my thread name back to a more saving focussed one so I don't get distracted.

    Addendum: I have changed the name again as I am planning to chill out now I have savings and am going to continue to save for happy times. lol.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 03-12-2016 at 8:16 PM. Reason: to re-focus my savings
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 9th Jun 17, 4:05 PM
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    OMG I was too scared to get out of bed as I thought Labour would have hardly any votes. I am so happy we have a viable opposition again.

    I am so biased and am wondering if Theresa May do more damage to the Conservatives if she stays as PM or if she steps down? Is there really any chance of Boris being appointed? The man is a nutter in my opinion. If he is appointed the Tories will continue to be the laughing stock of Europe and he will kill the NHS
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th Jun 17, 9:20 AM
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    Today is a beautiful bright day. I have washed some clothes and am about to empty out my old bedroom furniture for the new (er from fleabay) ones that are arriving today.

    In between I am watching some tv.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 10th Jun 17, 10:05 AM
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    Nice day here too SW I also have washing on. I don't know how we get so much washing... there's only 2 of us lol.


    Have a lovely day and enjoy your new storage Your bedroom will look lovely. Hope I win my drawers then I only need to finish skirtings and get a new carpet in my bedroom. This is my current carpet


    https://www.carpetright.co.uk/kids-collection-loop-pile-pattern-carpet
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th Jun 17, 10:57 AM
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    Don't worry when I first moved in here my carpets were as old as my house and older than you and me combined!!!!!

    Builder has gone to pick up my new coat fleabay from post office and also first chest of drawers. The owners of chest of drawers live in a house in the middle of nowhere! I hope he can find it.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th Jun 17, 1:08 PM
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    The first set of drawers came this morning, they were much bigger than I had thought they would be but they look great. My delivery driver couldn't collect the second chest of drawers - my new dressing table so to speak as he was worried about he size so the sellers have kindly agreed to deliver it to me tomorrow.

    Dead excited to move all my stuff in tomorrow.

    I have had to resell the new gorgeous coat as I am too fat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WAAAAAAAAAAH.

    swx
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 11th Jun 17, 7:20 AM
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    The last chest of drawers arrives this morning. I am sooooo happy as I will be able to tidy housey!!!!
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 11th Jun 17, 8:19 AM
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    Great news about the drawers SW Shame about the coat though
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 11th Jun 17, 9:47 AM
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    My clothes would fit me if I lost some weight, I always say this don't I????

    Anyway house is tidy. All furniture is sold. One piece has been picked up. The other two will be disappearing v soon. Money made so far £61.99. I am cooking a curry and also have ordered some hoover bags for £7.50.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 11-06-2017 at 5:33 PM.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 11th Jun 17, 5:43 PM
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    That's great news about the old furniture SW. We will be tidy soon I hope, starting to see light at the end of the tunnel !
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    2. no takeaways !
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 11th Jun 17, 6:44 PM
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    I am so glad the house is nearly tidy. My store room needs a good going through as I put loads in there but the majority of the house is done. I would like to mow the grass this week too. Only a few weeks then we have summer holidays I can't wait. I will have a wage drop next year but hopefully I will still have a job I hope.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 13th Jun 17, 8:15 PM
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    I had a looooong day today at work but I achieved all I'd planned to. I will not have a day off this week I don't think. I will see if I can take two days next week in lieu.

    My ebay buyer collected the biggest of my for sale items of furniture today and the house is so airy right now!!!

    No more buying anything now I am counting the pennies till payday.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 14th Jun 17, 9:13 PM
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    I am owed one day off this week and am waiting to see which day I can take off. it would be nice to make the most of this glorious weather.

    I will be on holidays v soon. I have enough in my account to pay my credit card but not much left over. I cannot wait till payday.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 15th Jun 17, 5:05 PM
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    I will have four days off starting this evening! Jobs to do-

    Washing
    Ironing
    Mow grass
    Paint garden table
    Fit new hoover bags
    Try to sort out spare room

    My new job will mean lots of unpaid work over the summer holidays but at least I have a job and I am alive and have so much to be grateful for. I keep thinking of those poor people in Grenfell Tower in the horrific fire that did not make it.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 17-06-2017 at 7:05 PM.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 15th Jun 17, 6:13 PM
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    It's horrific isn't it SW. Reminds you to be grateful for what you have I think.


    I have tomorrow off work too I have been so exhausted this week at work and haven't been sleeping very well either. I hope you will have some time to relax and enjoy the weather too


    Is it work you can do from home in the summer holidays or do you have to go in ?
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 15th Jun 17, 9:08 PM
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    I am hoping that I can do most of it from home but will need to pop in a few times.

    I just did a £17 pound shop in Asda. I have bought some healthy food for the weekend but forgot Weetabix which was the reason I went! lol.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 16th Jun 17, 3:55 PM
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    Hello, today I mowed grass (exhausting), did one load of washing which dried nicely on the line, helped the builder level some soil in the back part of the garden, cooked some lovely chicken.

    Now I am resting. I am going to do projects for the next few days as I have 3 days off.

    Tomorrow I will start some ironing. It is glorious outside, I hope it is like this in the summer as I would like to pretend I am far away somewhere abroad.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 16th Jun 17, 8:48 PM
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    It has been a lovely weather today I've been in and out with washing and more rubbish. Sounds like you had a busy day SW, wouldn't it be lovely to be on a tropical beach somewhere I'd love a dip in a cool sea or a pool right now
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 17th Jun 17, 8:25 AM
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    Morning, it is glorious outside. I am going to iron, wash whites and chill.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 17th Jun 17, 8:47 AM
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    Have a lovely day SW it looks like being a hot one !
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    2. no takeaways !
    3. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 17th Jun 17, 10:43 AM
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    I am, I have done washing, hung it up and ironed. I have to clean bathroom and then start clearing in the store room.

    Tomorrow I am visiting a carboot and then plan to paint garden table. Fingers crossed I can do it. Now I am watering garden as it has been 26 degrees today.
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