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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 25th Mar 17, 11:42 PM
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    The Awesome April NSD Challenge.
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    • 25th Mar 17, 11:42 PM
    The Awesome April NSD Challenge. 25th Mar 17 at 11:42 PM
    Spring is here.April showers,lambs bleating in the fields,little birds chirping in the trees,Easter eggs galore.
    Yes indeed,a wondrous month!
    So join us doing the NSD challenge,the best of them all!

    You're all welcome.
    Last edited by marmiterulesok; 25-03-2017 at 11:51 PM.
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    I need to learn to budget again
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    • SkintTeacher
    • By SkintTeacher 17th Apr 17, 11:19 PM
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    nsd 5 apologies for going awol- the small matter of my wedding (which was amazing) and seeing my entire family.

    I'll clock in more when the Easter holidays are up. But for the time ever going I'm cheering you all on from the sidelines! I've been catching up on some charity shop clothes purchases and some sporty stuff as mine is now falling off me hence lack of NSDs. Still in budget and hefted a load into the savings account. Already looking forward to being more frugal in May.
    • wegle
    • By wegle 18th Apr 17, 10:51 AM
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    Hope everyone had a lovely Easter and isn't too sad to be back at work. I'm on 8 NSDs so really need to knuckle down now to hit my 16 target. Caved in last night and had a Dominos Pizza otherwise yesterday would have been NSD as well.

    No NSD today as I need to do grocery shopping but am going to try and pre-empt any other spending I might need to do this week and try and get it all done today.
    April NSD Challenge - 8/16 3 Month Emergency Fund Challenge - £462.62/£6000
    No Costa all month! - 19/30 Bring Lunch to Work Everyday - 5/10 (Have been off work so only 10 working days this month)
    Last itty bits of debt! 0% until October 2017
    Next - £53.58/£115.00 Very - £66.67/£199.99
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 19th Apr 17, 1:01 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Great going with all the NSDs

    Today is NSD No.17 for me. Went past my goal of 15 for the month, and seem to be more than happy to carry on

    Wishing you all a wonderful NSDay
    Saved Nitty Gritty £3167.67 [63.36%] / £5000-[May] £548.00 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £2529.01 April NSDs 22/25CCCChl 18/52 weeks
    Apl PPChl#002 Pts 189
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 19th Apr 17, 9:15 PM
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    Today makes it 10 for me.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    April NSDs. 12 of 15
    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 20th Apr 17, 1:06 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Great going with the NSDs Nargleblast

    Today will be NSD No.18 for me. Still enjoying not spending

    Wishing you all a great NSDay
    Saved Nitty Gritty £3167.67 [63.36%] / £5000-[May] £548.00 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £2529.01 April NSDs 22/25CCCChl 18/52 weeks
    Apl PPChl#002 Pts 189
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 20th Apr 17, 10:14 PM
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    Oh dear I'm in the doghouse again.....sorry for the absence folks.

    I was taken unwell when I unfortunately glimpsed Igor checking himself out in his new mankini.
    Blame that stupid donkey Hubert and his atrocious fashion advice.

    Update to follow.
    NSD March 8/10 J 10 F 9 NSD Total '17 27
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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 21st Apr 17, 1:11 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Today will be NSD No.19 here

    Wishing you all a super NSDay!
    Saved Nitty Gritty £3167.67 [63.36%] / £5000-[May] £548.00 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £2529.01 April NSDs 22/25CCCChl 18/52 weeks
    Apl PPChl#002 Pts 189
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 21st Apr 17, 12:36 PM
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    NSD 3 today. Managed to pack four boxes for the move apparently there will be many more many many.
    Originally posted by donkids22
    NSD 3 today.
    Originally posted by donkids22
    That was #4 as you'd claimed #3 the day before.

    ps your total is 6,not 5,according to your sig.
    I've changed it on the front page.
    Last edited by marmiterulesok; 21-04-2017 at 12:54 PM.
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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 21st Apr 17, 12:47 PM
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    Well done Jo Blogs!

    Jo Blogs 15/15 achieved! Target exceeded 19/15

    Are you sure you don't want to increase your target?
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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 21st Apr 17, 12:50 PM
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    Jo Blogs 3 5 7

    Yay!

    ps increasing your target means more prizes.....
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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 21st Apr 17, 12:52 PM
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    nsd 5 apologies for going awol- the small matter of my wedding (which was amazing) and seeing my entire family.
    Originally posted by SkintTeacher
    Congratulations SkintTeacher!

    Hubert was disappointed though that you didn't let him be flower girl.....
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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 21st Apr 17, 12:58 PM
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    Catastrophic spending going on chez marmite......I was doing so well too.

    The thing is, I have the money except I'm using my savings.

    Help.

    No, Igor, I'm in need of some common sense.A mini stoatburger or five will not suffice.
    I wouldn't say no to a chocolate moose though.
    NSD March 8/10 J 10 F 9 NSD Total '17 27
    I need to learn to budget again
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 21st Apr 17, 8:44 PM
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    Oh dear I'm in the doghouse again.....sorry for the absence folks.

    I was taken unwell when I unfortunately glimpsed Igor checking himself out in his new mankini.
    Blame that stupid donkey Hubert and his atrocious fashion advice.

    Update to follow.
    Originally posted by marmiterulesok
    Mankini???? Is that what you call it? And there was me thinking he was wearing a threadbare string vest and a pair of unmentionables that Mrs Doyle had put through a boil wash..
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash



    April NSDs. 12 of 15
    • Honeysucklelou2
    • By Honeysucklelou2 21st Apr 17, 9:51 PM
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    NSD day here making a total of 7/10
    paydbx #90 £275/£10,000.
    365 day penny challenge £37.66/£667.95
    Loan £17k in 2012- £1094 in April 2017. Home improvement loans £3342 March 2017
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 21st Apr 17, 9:58 PM
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    Mankini???? Is that what you call it? And there was me thinking he was wearing a threadbare string vest and a pair of unmentionables that Mrs Doyle had put through a boil wash..
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Apparently, before Igor turned his dubious,god given talents to becoming a chef, he had hopes of becoming one of Madonna's backing dancers.....his hopes were cruelly dashed (sadly he was lacking in good looks and a dashing bod, plus any dancing skills) but he hung on to his mankini fiercely and proudly.He told me in confidence that it's his second favourite attire after his beloved lederhosen.

    The mind boggles.
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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 22nd Apr 17, 3:21 AM
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    Well done Jo Blogs!

    Jo Blogs 15/15 achieved! Target exceeded 19/15

    Are you sure you don't want to increase your target?
    Originally posted by marmiterulesok
    Thank you Ok, I'll try to increase to 25 NSDs for the month
    Saved Nitty Gritty £3167.67 [63.36%] / £5000-[May] £548.00 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 22nd Apr 17, 3:24 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Great going with all the NSDs everyone

    Today will be NSD No.20 here

    Wishing you all a fantastic NSDay!
    Saved Nitty Gritty £3167.67 [63.36%] / £5000-[May] £548.00 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 £2529.01 April NSDs 22/25CCCChl 18/52 weeks
    Apl PPChl#002 Pts 189
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 22nd Apr 17, 10:03 AM
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    Thank you Ok, I'll try to increase to 25 NSDs for the month
    Originally posted by Jo Blogs
    Roger!

    Good morning everyone

    Great going with all the NSDs everyone

    Today will be NSD No.20 here

    Wishing you all a fantastic NSDay!
    Originally posted by Jo Blogs
    Yes,who will manage an nsd weekend?!

    Happy Saturday all!
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    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 22nd Apr 17, 8:01 PM
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    I am going to be sneaky and claim today as NSD number 11 because, even though I went shopping in town, I spent the money I got for my birthday the other week.

    Ah, the infamous lederhosen...I'd forgotten about them. Let's hope Igor has too, I hope Mrs Doyle hid them well.

    What's that, Mrs Doyle? You put them in your sewing cupboard and cut a patch out to mend the torn piece of the leather sofa.......you're joking! Igor came in while you were doing it and grabbed the lederhosen off you? Where did he go then?

    Oh good grief! Here he comes now....wearing said lederhosen, no sign of any holes though.....you cut it from where? The back part......

    Igor! Whatever you do, don't turn round...please! I know you don't wear underwear under those lederhosen to avoid VPL.....no, don't turn round...!

    Hubert! Avert your eyes, or you will be sick!
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    April NSDs. 12 of 15
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 22nd Apr 17, 9:56 PM
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    I am going to be sneaky and claim today as NSD number 11 because, even though I went shopping in town, I spent the money I got for my birthday the other week.

    Ah, the infamous lederhosen...I'd forgotten about them. Let's hope Igor has too, I hope Mrs Doyle hid them well.

    What's that, Mrs Doyle? You put them in your sewing cupboard and cut a patch out to mend the torn piece of the leather sofa.......you're joking! Igor came in while you were doing it and grabbed the lederhosen off you? Where did he go then?

    Oh good grief! Here he comes now....wearing said lederhosen, no sign of any holes though.....you cut it from where? The back part......

    Igor! Whatever you do, don't turn round...please! I know you don't wear underwear under those lederhosen to avoid VPL.....no, don't turn round...!

    Hubert! Avert your eyes, or you will be sick!
    Originally posted by Nargleblast
    Happy belated birthday Nargle!

    Too late though....Hubert saw the thing that should never be seen and that can never be unseen......

    You know how Hubert has a nervous bladder problem.Well......and I'm glad I'm not the one that'll have to explain to Mrs Doyle that a big,fat donkey in stilletoes and pink lippy pee'd on her favourite slippers.

    That your job Jo Blogs.Go on,be a mate and I'll share my bag of wotsits with you.
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    I need to learn to budget again
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