Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@.

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 26th Feb 17, 10:09 PM
    • 7,385Posts
    • 33,579Thanks
    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 september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
Page 8
    • Kittencat
    • By Kittencat 10th Mar 17, 6:43 PM
    • 631 Posts
    • 3,966 Thanks
    Kittencat
    Number 5 today.......unusual for a Friday as it's after school treat day. Normally a magazine and kinder egg but she didn't ask so didn't buy! Result.
    May 2017 ..... debt was £37,000..
    June 17' - we now owe £34,500.
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 10th Mar 17, 8:52 PM
    • 751 Posts
    • 2,593 Thanks
    Jo Blogs
    Hi everyone Well done with the NSDs

    No Spend Day No.8 today
    Saved Nitty Gritty £7440.75 [149%] / £5000-[Sep] £58.44 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £3463.27 Sept NSDs 4/15CCCChl 9/12 months
    Sept PPChl#002 Pts 71
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 10th Mar 17, 10:01 PM
    • 9,306 Posts
    • 54,611 Thanks
    Nargleblast
    Oh dear,I'm feeling a bit queasy now....

    Igor served us some top notch Olde Fartinge Bishope last night to wash down his deviled pilchard kedgeree cobbler on a bed of kale.



    The Cauldron of Doom....where is it indeed?

    I'll have a word with Inspector Swindle.Maybe we should get The Narglehounds on it too?

    I'm still a bit miffed about someone giving them a whiff of my 18 hour girdle though when they were tasked with finding Igor's missing unmentionionables.... It was not funny.

    I have my suspicions.
    Originally posted by marmiterulesok
    You mean....Igor's been wearing YOUR unmentionables??????
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    September NSDs 15 of 15 plus 1 makes 16
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 10th Mar 17, 10:05 PM
    • 9,306 Posts
    • 54,611 Thanks
    Nargleblast
    And here's NSD number 5 to join the gang! Hurry up with the chamber pot, Igor, the NSDs are coming in....whaddya mean, it's being used???

    Eeeeewwwww!
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    September NSDs 15 of 15 plus 1 makes 16
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 11th Mar 17, 2:09 AM
    • 751 Posts
    • 2,593 Thanks
    Jo Blogs
    Good morning everyone Hope you are all have a great day
    Saved Nitty Gritty £7440.75 [149%] / £5000-[Sep] £58.44 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £3463.27 Sept NSDs 4/15CCCChl 9/12 months
    Sept PPChl#002 Pts 71
    • Starlighthappiness
    • By Starlighthappiness 11th Mar 17, 9:44 AM
    • 69 Posts
    • 167 Thanks
    Starlighthappiness
    Yesterday was the last day of term (and the day I handed in my last ever uni essay)! Went out with a friend to a restaurant to celebrate. £14.50 spent.
    • ceb1995
    • By ceb1995 11th Mar 17, 9:57 AM
    • 140 Posts
    • 134 Thanks
    ceb1995
    No Nass to declare this week, the hamster died earlier in the week and had a rough week at work so kept forgetting lunches so fell off the band wagon a bit
    Earnings 2017:
    Swagbucks £49
    Cashback: £113.04
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 11th Mar 17, 2:37 PM
    • 751 Posts
    • 2,593 Thanks
    Jo Blogs
    No Nass to declare this week, the hamster died earlier in the week and had a rough week at work so kept forgetting lunches so fell off the band wagon a bit
    Originally posted by ceb1995
    So sorry to hear that you've had a rough week - Hopefully things will be better next week

    ..........Hurry up with the chamber pot, Igor, the NSDs are coming in....whaddya mean, it's being used???

    Eeeeewwwww!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    I see igor has used the Olde Fartinge Bishope to clean the chamber pot with The fumes have turned my grey hair bright RED, but I think I like the new look



    NSD NO. 9 into the chamber pot it goes
    Saved Nitty Gritty £7440.75 [149%] / £5000-[Sep] £58.44 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £3463.27 Sept NSDs 4/15CCCChl 9/12 months
    Sept PPChl#002 Pts 71
    • Starlighthappiness
    • By Starlighthappiness 11th Mar 17, 8:04 PM
    • 69 Posts
    • 167 Thanks
    Starlighthappiness
    Today was NSD 5/12.

    Had SUCH a lazy day - literally didn't leave the house.

    I have 30p of my food budget left so will take out £30 next week to see how that goes. I still have loads of the fish left in the freezer so I think all I'll need to buy next week is vegetables.
    • ceb1995
    • By ceb1995 11th Mar 17, 8:09 PM
    • 140 Posts
    • 134 Thanks
    ceb1995
    So sorry to hear that you've had a rough week - Hopefully things will be better next week



    I see igor has used the Olde Fartinge Bishope to clean the chamber pot with The fumes have turned my grey hair bright RED, but I think I like the new look



    NSD NO. 9 into the chamber pot it goes
    Originally posted by Jo Blogs
    thank you, keep reminding myself i've 5 days in work before 6 days off so hopefully next week will be better.
    Earnings 2017:
    Swagbucks £49
    Cashback: £113.04
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 11th Mar 17, 9:51 PM
    • 9,306 Posts
    • 54,611 Thanks
    Nargleblast
    So sorry to hear that you've had a rough week - Hopefully things will be better next week



    I see igor has used the Olde Fartinge Bishope to clean the chamber pot with The fumes have turned my grey hair bright RED, but I think I like the new look



    NSD NO. 9 into the chamber pot it goes
    Originally posted by Jo Blogs
    If you think I'm going to colour my hair red by sticking my head in that chamber pot you'd better think again......
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    September NSDs 15 of 15 plus 1 makes 16
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 11th Mar 17, 9:52 PM
    • 9,306 Posts
    • 54,611 Thanks
    Nargleblast
    Anyway, here's NSD number 6 for the collection.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash





    September NSDs 15 of 15 plus 1 makes 16
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 11th Mar 17, 10:51 PM
    • 7,385 Posts
    • 33,579 Thanks
    marmiterulesok
    loving the challenge - makes me really think about my spending
    Originally posted by SkintTeacher
    'pats self on back' ;-)

    Yes,Hubert,you helped too!

    Today was a NSD and the £125 bonus arrived from switching my account to first direct.
    Originally posted by Starlighthappiness
    Nice!

    No Nass to declare this week, the hamster died earlier in the week and had a rough week at work so kept forgetting lunches so fell off the band wagon a bit
    Originally posted by ceb1995
    Oh dear,a tough week.Sorry to hear about your hamster.
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 11th Mar 17, 10:55 PM
    • 7,385 Posts
    • 33,579 Thanks
    marmiterulesok
    You mean....Igor's been wearing YOUR unmentionables??????
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Oh Nargle honestly,I know you're just winding me up,you naughty bosslady....If Igor has so much looked at my delicate,lacy underthings then they'll be in the bin before you can say 'mini stoatburger to go please'

    No,I meant the indignity of someone thinking that my beloved 18 hour girdle smells anything like Igor's stinky (sorry folks) unmentionables.
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 11th Mar 17, 11:04 PM
    • 7,385 Posts
    • 33,579 Thanks
    marmiterulesok
    Well,the front page is looking in shipshape shape.Aren't we doing well?! Yay!!!!!

    Sorry,got to dash off.Emergency.Cheffie has been out on the town and is presently lying in the ornamental pond,singing Gimme Gimme Gimme by his fave group and threatening to fetch his rubber ducky.

    What will the neighbours think?
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 12th Mar 17, 12:27 PM
    • 1,578 Posts
    • 8,938 Thanks
    Florence J
    I think I am up to 2 now, will do a check later. I'm afraid my life has got a bit complicated and whilst I will still try to keep on track this is no longer my number 1 priority.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 10 #553 (£90) Wombling free 2017 = £1505.37 Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£2743.11/£3000) Debt to OH paid back £1120.95/£1120.95
    September 2017 Credit Card Debt: £4344.96
    • ceb1995
    • By ceb1995 12th Mar 17, 12:54 PM
    • 140 Posts
    • 134 Thanks
    ceb1995
    NSD 3/10 for today, went for a run and hoping to get lunches made up for tommorow so hopefully will have a good start to the week.
    Earnings 2017:
    Swagbucks £49
    Cashback: £113.04
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 12th Mar 17, 1:27 PM
    • 7,385 Posts
    • 33,579 Thanks
    marmiterulesok
    I think I am up to 2 now, will do a check later. I'm afraid my life has got a bit complicated and whilst I will still try to keep on track this is no longer my number 1 priority.
    Originally posted by Florence J
    It's happens.I hope that things improve for you soon.

    You can decrease your target too if you want.
    Nsd september 2/10
    I need to learn to budget again
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 12th Mar 17, 3:26 PM
    • 751 Posts
    • 2,593 Thanks
    Jo Blogs
    NSD No.10 - will have to have a spend day tomorrow
    Saved Nitty Gritty £7440.75 [149%] / £5000-[Sep] £58.44 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £3463.27 Sept NSDs 4/15CCCChl 9/12 months
    Sept PPChl#002 Pts 71
    • SkintTeacher
    • By SkintTeacher 12th Mar 17, 7:20 PM
    • 323 Posts
    • 1,872 Thanks
    SkintTeacher
    In awe of anyone who can catch an NSD on a weekend!
    Lunch packed ready for tomorrow and hopefully another 5 day NSD 'chain'... next weekend I'll see if I can cadge another one but I do find it oh so hard, especially with a child in tow!
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

301Posts Today

2,684Users online

Martin's Twitter
  • RT @iiSteveJonesii: @MartinSLewis After watching you talk this morning about me burning £300 I got on a comparison site tonight & sure enou?

  • In or near York? This Wed the @itvmlshow Roadshow" will be at the York Food & Drink Festival - do come and say hi; St Sampsons Square 11-4.

  • It's the subtle poetry and lyricism of tweets like this that I find so endearing https://t.co/XhSKBCGyXe

  • Follow Martin