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    • smallholdingsister
    • By smallholdingsister 10th Aug 15, 11:39 AM
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    smallholdingsister's strivings
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    • 10th Aug 15, 11:39 AM
    smallholdingsister's strivings 10th Aug 15 at 11:39 AM
    Righto, so as Ed says later (ooh I can time travel!) One can't rebrand oneself on MSE. However...
    I do feel - and partly because of the experiences of another MFW who was getting somewhat robust criticism for not being hard core enough - that, well, I'm not nearly hardcore enough.
    So here I am. 43. Mortgage due to expire when I'm 55.
    I am going to try for getting rid of it by 50. Including a move to a smallholding as that's what I am aiming for (no s h i t!).
    I am planning a LOT of storecupboard challenges and a LOT of fiscal fasts.
    Here goes!
    Last edited by smallholdingsister; 10-08-2015 at 6:00 PM.
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    • smallholdingsister
    • By smallholdingsister 3rd Dec 17, 11:36 AM
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    So far this morning; driven bnb guests to collect their car.

    Arranged to buy a Dyson for a tenner for DS.

    Arranged for someone to remove our 80s diesel generator so we can turn its shed into a tack room.

    Doing OK. Still to do...

    All the washing
    Clean the bnb room
    Collect said vacuum
    Mr T delivery.
    • Watty1
    • By Watty1 3rd Dec 17, 9:08 PM
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    It says "No hay in my manger, a dog in my bed".
    Originally posted by smallholdingsister

    love it
    Mortgage at start of diary Sept 2013: £132,995 Aug 2015 £0
    Overpaying next mortgage. £79,491 now £27152
    • Secret Saving Squirrel
    • By Secret Saving Squirrel 4th Dec 17, 6:21 PM
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    Secret Saving Squirrel
    Card sounds hilarious! Glad the accident got sorted and hope you have a calm run up to the end of term. X
    Paid off mortgage nine years early in 2013. Now picking and choosing our work to fit in with the rest of our lives!
    Still thrifty though, after all these years
    • michelle09
    • By michelle09 8th Dec 17, 4:06 PM
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    That's brilliant, am sure the cards look great! (The ones I have from last year have a 'mistle-toad' on them so I feel the bad puns).

    Hopefully your last week isn't too tiring.
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