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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 26th Feb 17, 10:09 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    The Mad and Marvelous NSD March Challenge!
    • #1
    • 26th Feb 17, 10:09 PM
    The Mad and Marvelous NSD March Challenge! 26th Feb 17 at 10:09 PM
    Welcome to March...g-gulp!March already, goodness.Where does the time go?

    Who will join me in the wondrous, all absorbing pastime that is NSD chasing?

    Sign up, give it a twirl, and I assure you, you'll be hooked!
    Nsd May 7/10
    I need to learn to budget again
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    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 16th Mar 17, 9:03 PM
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    NSD over here bringing me up to 6/10.
    NSD May - 3/16
    ,
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2017 #150 - 1111.84/3729.05
    ,
    SPC10 #564
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 16th Mar 17, 9:12 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Now I am the proud owner of 10. NSDs. Double figures at last!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    May NSDs. 11 of 15
    • We_can_do_this!
    • By We_can_do_this! 16th Mar 17, 10:24 PM
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    We_can_do_this!
    Thanks indigowarrior!

    NSD 9/18 for me today - woooaaah! I'm halfway there!
    Target: to support myself through studies without borrowing money!
    70% of savings remaining, with 80% of time to go! (Uh-oh!)
    May NSD Challenge: 12/23
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 16th Mar 17, 11:38 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    Hi folks!Aren't we doing well?!

    I've copied all the numbers down,just haven't updated the front page.Will do tomorrow.

    #6 for me today plus 3 in a row.
    Nsd May 7/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 17th Mar 17, 2:15 AM
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    Jo Blogs
    Good morning everyone

    Well done with all the NSD's

    Hope you all have a great NSD

    Friday No.13
    here today
    Saved Nitty Gritty 3895.25 [77.91%] / 5000-[June] 1592.56 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 3265.97 May NSDs 23/15CCCChl 21/52 weeks
    May PPChl#002 Pts 119
    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 17th Mar 17, 5:38 AM
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    indigowarrior
    Today will be another no spend day. I have to wait in for a delivery. I will need to buy formula but thats for my 5mo.
    #545- SPC
    debt free by end of august 2018. First debt to clear CCJ 0/1800
    May NSD 3/10, Grocery Budget: 16/120, Allowance: 5/20
    • medusasmummy
    • By medusasmummy 17th Mar 17, 7:10 AM
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    medusasmummy
    Morning all

    Ive been very good, keeping myself busy getting ready for holidays and not spending a penny
    Wednesday and Thursday were NSDs #9 and #10. Today will be #11 but i wont declare it just yet
    NSDs 10/21
    Hopefully im still on strack

    Keep it up everyone
    Good luck for the weekend
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 17th Mar 17, 11:44 AM
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    Nargleblast
    New kitchen being installed today so whole house in upheaval. Microwave, kettle and food in the study, kitchen stuff in two spare bedrooms, new kitchen stuff in dining room and hall. Ordered fish and chips from chippy for lunch. Washing up taking place in ensuite shower room using large preserving pan as a bowl as no sink or water supply in kitchen at present. Actually not such a hassle, quite a laugh really. Anyway, money being spent on convenience foods today so not a NSD.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    May NSDs. 11 of 15
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 17th Mar 17, 11:47 AM
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    So, Igor, what's with the St Patrick's Day menus? Guinness porridge, Guinness soup, Irish beef stew with Guinness gravy......you say you have an Irish connection?

    Ah, so your granny gave birth to your dad after being frightened by an Irish sheep....I see.....carry on........
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    May NSDs. 11 of 15
    • SkintTeacher
    • By SkintTeacher 17th Mar 17, 12:55 PM
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    SkintTeacher
    12/15 today - planning for a low spend weekend too
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 17th Mar 17, 7:32 PM
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    Jo Blogs
    ............ Anyway, money being spent on convenience foods today so not a NSD.
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    I'm sure Igor would have thrown something together for you, if you'd asked

    NSD No.13 Done! - Going to have another NSD's weekend, so will have to increase the original amount of 15 NSD's this month

    Come on folks we can do it
    Saved Nitty Gritty 3895.25 [77.91%] / 5000-[June] 1592.56 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 3265.97 May NSDs 23/15CCCChl 21/52 weeks
    May PPChl#002 Pts 119
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 18th Mar 17, 3:23 AM
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    Jo Blogs
    Good morning all

    Well one eveyone for all the NSDs

    Keep up the great efforts. let's go,go,GO
    Saved Nitty Gritty 3895.25 [77.91%] / 5000-[June] 1592.56 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 3265.97 May NSDs 23/15CCCChl 21/52 weeks
    May PPChl#002 Pts 119
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 18th Mar 17, 8:22 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    Good morning all

    Well one eveyone for all the NSDs

    Keep up the great efforts. let's go,go,GO
    Originally posted by Jo Blogs
    You're up early...or is it a late night?!

    Nargle how long will you be in upheaval?

    Igor is busy defrosting some yummy sprouts curry for lunch.
    Don't worry,it's a fresh batch.
    No,thank you Igor,but I'm eating out today.
    Nsd May 7/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • Starlighthappiness
    • By Starlighthappiness 18th Mar 17, 8:28 AM
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    Starlighthappiness
    Last two days have been quite spend-heavy days. Term has ended and I've been meeting up with friends before they go away for the Easter vacation. I've eaten out twice and bought the stationary I need for my revision.

    Here's to hoping that today will be a NSD though
    NSD March 7/12
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 18th Mar 17, 8:30 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    I'm on a roll currently...yes,yesterday was #7.
    Finally got my budget under control and have cunningly banned my debit card from my purse.It's amazing what a difference that makes.I know that that's achingly obvious but I really was a bit lost as regards budgeting and managing my money.I haven't gone into debt but I was spending very flippantly.I have a weekly grocery budget and have decided only to take out small amounts of this when I go out,rather than the whole amount.Any spending that is budgeted doesn't count.
    Enough from me though.

    Have a fab,non spendy if possible,weekend folks!!

    Update today,promised...ie I'll update the front page and hand out any prizes....that's me,I'm the first one to reach my 'in a row' total!!!!
    Nsd May 7/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • ChicaBonita
    • By ChicaBonita 18th Mar 17, 6:08 PM
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    ChicaBonita
    I've been AWOL, need to report NSD 8, 9 and 10/15 (not in a row though!)

    Well done everyone!
    House Deposit:10,044.72/15,000 = 66.96% Money Made'17 May:5.30April: 51.09March:28.25Feb: 120.47 Jan:14. 35Total Made '16:284.60
    Clothes bought '17 - 119.99/600

    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 18th Mar 17, 6:51 PM
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    indigowarrior
    8/20 NSD
    It was actually my 3 year old that helped. I asked her if she wanted icecream and she said no!
    #545- SPC
    debt free by end of august 2018. First debt to clear CCJ 0/1800
    May NSD 3/10, Grocery Budget: 16/120, Allowance: 5/20
    • medusasmummy
    • By medusasmummy 18th Mar 17, 7:15 PM
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    medusasmummy
    Hey all How is everyone's weekend going?

    Yesterday was NSD #11 and Today is #12. I'm up to 4 in a row so only tomorrow needed to achieve my 5 in a row goal.

    NSD 12/21

    So far we have no plans for tomorrow, p be spending the day slobbing around the house. I'm so close to my target.
    I must not spend any money
    I must not spend any money
    I must not spend any money

    Keep it up guys
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 18th Mar 17, 9:22 PM
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    beanielou
    So no 12 today
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 2 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.*** ***Keep plodding***
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 18th Mar 17, 10:26 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Spendy day today, odds and ends at the supermarket. Kitchen main part done, just cooker to reconnect and fiddly bits to finish off. Still.looks pretty magnificent though. We have a brand new working sink at last, beats doing the washing up in a preserving pan on the floor of the ensuite shower room.

    Been at the neighbours' this evening having a curry dinner and a trio.of desserts with Prosecco cocktails. I shall sleep well tonight.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    May NSDs. 11 of 15
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