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    • redfox
    • By redfox 16th Jun 16, 8:27 PM
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    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread
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    • 16th Jun 16, 8:27 PM
    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread 16th Jun 16 at 8:27 PM
    Welcome to a new long lasting Elite 11+ glitch and chat thread.

    Please see post number 2 for all the relevant information on the thread. Savvybuyer's excellent lists are in the subsequent posts.

    It's a great group and community so enjoy!
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    • tweets
    • By tweets 12th Oct 16, 9:08 PM
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    Honest answer I have no idea. I only want a few hours a week though.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    Mid day surpervisor at local school and get school holidays off
    Lost 3st-2lb
    • marrbett
    • By marrbett 12th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    But they do Marmite.
    Originally posted by scamps1966
    UGH
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 12th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    I know. When my alarm goes off at 5.05am I do NOT like it!!
    But, I only do 3 days a week and bring home around £300 every 4 weeks, which has proved to be a lifeline for us!!

    Its amazing what you get used to.xx
    Originally posted by marrbett
    It feels like such a big step but I know have been putting it off for far too long now.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    Oh dearim sorry..
    Originally posted by HILLBERN
    Its ok now worries x
    Is there no one to help him?

    If there isn't, there used to be some provision to help/run these package of support, I am assuming that there is similar provision.

    It does raise the importance of planning, and having things like power of attorney in place before you need it x
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Power of attorney was his dad, his brother is sorting it out now but its not pratical as he lives a 130 odd miles away, although all accounte were made joint dad/son even dads accounts
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
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    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • marrbett
    • By marrbett 12th Oct 16, 9:09 PM
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    Mid day surpervisor at local school and get school holidays off
    Originally posted by tweets
    Lollipop lady
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th Oct 16, 9:10 PM
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    Mid day surpervisor at local school and get school holidays off
    Originally posted by tweets
    Good idea, especially if in a primary school (at least the kids are semi-nice).

    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • Tinyshoes
    • By Tinyshoes 12th Oct 16, 9:11 PM
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    Mid day surpervisor at local school and get school holidays off
    Originally posted by tweets
    I have looked at that tweets. I don't really want to be tied to everyday of the week term time though. With DD1 living so far I would still like to be able to go and stay at drop of a hat.
    I'M A FROCKY
    Total spend for Frugal October £201.75/£100 for 3 of us. Wine glitch and M&S sale my downfall.
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th Oct 16, 9:12 PM
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    Its ok now worries x


    Power of attorney was his dad, his brother is sorting it out now but its not pratical as he lives a 130 odd miles away, although all accounte were made joint dad/son even dads accounts
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Can he live with his brother?
    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • marrbett
    • By marrbett 12th Oct 16, 9:13 PM
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    It feels like such a big step but I know have been putting it off for far too long now.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    I hadn't 'worked' for 13 years, but went into it with the attitude that I didn't even want the job!! I told them that I only wanted certain hours as we're still home edding 2 young 'uns. I go every shift thinking that I'll leave at the first sign of hassle, but seem to be living a bit of a charmed life there,so I'll keep going for another few months!!! It makes me feel in control knowing I can walk out.

    my ideal job would be working in a library I think
    • cjj
    • By cjj 12th Oct 16, 9:13 PM
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    TS don't be scared. You will know if a job is right for you. I'm scared to put my own wheelie bin out but I've found a job I can do & it's changed my life. I'm not lonely anymore xx
    Family is not about blood.Its about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it most.

    Cherish those you have in your life because you never know when they won't be there anymore.. CJJ
    • scamps1966
    • By scamps1966 12th Oct 16, 9:14 PM
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    UGH
    Originally posted by marrbett
    C'mon, who dosen't like Marmite.
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th Oct 16, 9:15 PM
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    Lollipop lady
    Originally posted by marrbett
    I have looked at that tweets. I don't really want to be tied to everyday of the week term time though. With DD1 living so far I would still like to be able to go and stay at drop of a hat.
    Originally posted by Tinyshoes
    What about setting up a small business which you can work around RL?

    Or doing some agency work....

    My favourite job of all time was doing some agency work in a hostel for women... I have very limited experience but I loved it
    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • Anon
    • By Anon 12th Oct 16, 9:15 PM
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    But they do Marmite.
    Originally posted by scamps1966
    I have that covered too .

    Anon
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th Oct 16, 9:16 PM
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    Can he live with his brother?
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    No, he has his own family and no room and son wants to stay at home, its a nightmare really and really nothing to do with e but i just cant see hi stuck and struggling
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th Oct 16, 9:17 PM
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    Sunshinemummy
    I hadn't 'worked' for 13 years, but went into it with the attitude that I didn't even want the job!! I told them that I only wanted certain hours as we're still home edding 2 young 'uns. I go every shift thinking that I'll leave at the first sign of hassle, but seem to be living a bit of a charmed life there,so I'll keep going for another few months!!! It makes me feel in control knowing I can walk out.

    my ideal job would be working in a library I think
    Originally posted by marrbett
    Before you know it you will have been there for years, and part of the furniture.

    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • marrbett
    • By marrbett 12th Oct 16, 9:17 PM
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    C'mon, who dosen't like Marmite.
    Originally posted by scamps1966
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th Oct 16, 9:20 PM
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    Sunshinemummy
    No, he has his own family and no room and son wants to stay at home, its a nightmare really and really nothing to do with e but i just cant see hi stuck and struggling
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Could you take on some caring jobs?
    Frugal November £100 for 4 adults (one of which has a huge appetite!) fingers crossed.
    • cjj
    • By cjj 12th Oct 16, 9:21 PM
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    I think the routine of work can be beneficial.

    I am lost when I am not at work, and start to thinking about cleaning and then realise how silly I am and go to work!
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    You are right about the routine of work SSM. I love how organised I am now I'm working and honestly feel I have more free time than when I wasn't working. I wasn't expecting the sense of fulfilment that brought me xx
    Family is not about blood.Its about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it most.

    Cherish those you have in your life because you never know when they won't be there anymore.. CJJ
    • scamps1966
    • By scamps1966 12th Oct 16, 9:24 PM
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    I have that covered too .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    So do I. Nothing better on an Autumn night than Toast with Marmite with a bowl of soup. Or just a cheese and Marmite toatsie.

    I wish I could find a Bovril spread. Use'd to have that as a drink after swimming in school, Many moons ago.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th Oct 16, 9:24 PM
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    bubbs
    Could you take on some caring jobs?
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    No i have enough work
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    FOR ALL YOU MOANERS , LOOSE GRAPES, MUSHROOM DOES NOT COUNT ON APG DO NOT BUY AS FILLER
    Happy now?
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