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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 17th Jan 17, 10:40 AM
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    The Smoosh Bottle...........
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    • 17th Jan 17, 10:40 AM
    The Smoosh Bottle........... 17th Jan 17 at 10:40 AM
    Anyone else have one of these at home for all the loose change or smoosh as we call it?

    We had quite a bit in various different tins & jars so I picked up one of those huge plastic coke bottle banks & the aim is to keep adding the smoosh from our purse & wallet until its full to the brim.

    I'm gonna start getting some money bags stocked up from the bank in preparation of cashing it in(bit premature I know but I like to plan ahead ).

    Our aim for the smoosh is..........well we don't actually have one Will wait until we cash it in then decide what to use it for.

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 28th Feb 17, 6:23 PM
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    Lol, I want to but I always forget!!!! Now you have reminded me. This forum is great as then I can't slip!!!!! hugs, swx

    I did steal two £1 coins from the Smoosh Bottle earlier this week, as they will be redundant soon. I know it's in October but I was just making sure I got rid of them!!!!
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 28th Feb 17, 7:24 PM
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    Right we shall remind each other then!

    I always end up owing myself a fortune by December.

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Mar 17, 8:31 AM
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    Got a few £'s of smoosh in my coin purse.

    Once that's full I will count it & transfer it into the smoosh bottles.

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 20th Mar 17, 2:43 PM
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    82p in Smoosh bottle.

    I gave a pound to a homeless man and his dog sitting on the floor. He laughed and gave it back as he was waiting for the bus. It's still in my coat pocket. lol.

    My postbox money box is full now. I can use the other ones. I have quite a few. All empty.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 20th Mar 17, 3:47 PM
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    Oh good for you managing to fill your postbox money box.

    Mine still feels like it has ages to go!

    Put in about £0.40 yesterday, probably won't have anything else now till next week.

    My smoosh bottle is huge so will take me years to fill that I think.

    Dxxx
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    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 20th Mar 17, 8:33 PM
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    My postbox was tiny.lol. You have saved much more than me don't worry.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 22nd Mar 17, 9:38 AM
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    Nowt for me the last couple of days.

    DH left his change on the bedside cabinet & I was very tempted to bung it in but changed my mind LOL

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 27th Mar 17, 5:29 PM
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    Added a little bit to the smoosh bottle yesterday from DH.

    In my coin purse I have some in there too.

    I like to wait until this is full then transfer it in.

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 4th Apr 17, 8:47 AM
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    £6.88 added from me today.

    5x shiny new £1.00 coins!

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 4th Apr 17, 3:46 PM
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    Great savings today & shiny new coins I haven't seen any yet.
    Aims for 2017 -
    1. save as much as possible. spend as little as possible but still have a social life !
    2. no takeaways !
    3. shop once a week - no "top-up" shops - no unnecessary spending !!
    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 4th Apr 17, 4:30 PM
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    I know!

    DH came home with 5 yesterday so he gave them to me to fatten up Priscilla(piggy bank)

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 4th Apr 17, 7:02 PM
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    I haven't seen any yet. I have no change either well done you two.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 16th Apr 17, 7:49 PM
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    5x £2.00 coins added today.

    Dxxx
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    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 16th Apr 17, 7:57 PM
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    I have two as well I will put them in too. swx
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 18th Apr 17, 3:03 PM
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    Yay!

    Nowt more from me this month.

    Will start adding again in May 2017 when I actually have some cash

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 22nd Apr 17, 5:45 PM
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    I found 55p in my purse and tried to smoosh it but with all the building work don't know where money box is. lol.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 24th Apr 17, 10:44 AM
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    2 x £0.50 to be added to the smoosh bottle.

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th May 17, 8:56 AM
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    £3.42 added yesterday.

    Might be the last addition until I am back from my holiday!

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
    Add to deposit savings
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 7th May 17, 8:58 AM
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    OMG. HOLIDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do you have room in your suitcase? lol. Do have a wonderful time.

    Well done, I am hoping by the time you come back my decorating will be finished and I will have found my smoosh bottle. lol. It is lost in a carrier bag somewhere in the shadows of my house.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th May 17, 10:56 AM
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    I know!!! So excited.

    Finish work at 2pm on Wednesday, fly out Saturday!

    Oh really

    Well I got some change from the shops when I went on my break there. Out for lunch with my friend on Wednesday then will meet my sister on Thursday. Any change left at that point will be bunged in the smoosh bottle!

    Dxxx
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    Debt free by Christmas 2017
    Save for Christmas 2017
    Goal weight of 10st 7lbs by Christmas
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