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    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 10th Aug 17, 4:56 PM
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    Missy's spend £10 a week on groceries get the house sorted & hit this debt hard diary
    • #1
    • 10th Aug 17, 4:56 PM
    Missy's spend £10 a week on groceries get the house sorted & hit this debt hard diary 10th Aug 17 at 4:56 PM
    Right debts are at an all time high! House is an all time mess!!!!! I'm going to put the two credit cards onto a single 0% card (hopefully) and try and pay it all off in 2 years! Which means hefty payments of £340 a month!! I CAN do it.
    And to get me started I am going to spend only £10 per week on shopping for the next 6 weeks!!!!! OH is away working so it's just me DD 4yr old May and DS 5yr old Roo to feed.

    I have MASSES of food in all cupboards, freezers and fridge!

    Along side this I need to get the house sorted, img my house is a mess, just stuff everywhere, Everything needs a good clean and a good declutter!

    So who's with me?!

    Will write a meal plan and shopping list for Monday later! And to keep myself accountable I will update daily!

    Much love

    Missy
    Last edited by missymoo81; 12-08-2017 at 8:02 AM.
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    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 7th Sep 17, 7:17 AM
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    Morning, pretty emotional day yesterday. I've had v little sleep as was working late on my lap top last night. Have more work to do later have been slowly sorting stuff though. I've been through everyone's shoes and winter hats and scarves etc. Managed to fill another Tesco bag full, so that's 3 now. Going to tip out the kitchen toy chest, and see if I can downsize it, a lot!
    Thanks for the lovely messages over the last couple of days my dears, it's been really appreciated X
    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 7th Sep 17, 9:02 AM
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    Hope today goes a bit better for you doll. I am off to Tesco tonight armed with my 4.94 budget and a list. I have put the extra money I have saved into my Christmas shopping budget, as that will no doubt come thick and fast now. I bought my boys some lovely fluffy pyjamas' last night to keep them snuggly as it gets colder. My LO kicks his blankets off himself then can't get them back to thick pyjamas and those heat-able teddies are the future for us!! xx
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 7th Sep 17, 10:38 AM
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    Hey Lauren, let me know what you get, I need to work out how much I spent at Tesco the other day, I think I'm close to £10, but not sure as got loads of cleaning of stuff so need to take that off first. Good thinking on the Christmas shopping fund. My children do exactly the same they have snuggly pyjamas too. I got them funky hot water bottles too, with strong Velcro covers on so they can't undo them. We fill them from the kettle from the woodburner in the winter. Lovely!! I do love snuggling in the winter!
    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 7th Sep 17, 11:38 AM
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    ahhh they sound lovely. I got my microwavable ones so cheap a while ago. I try and avoid having the heating on all the time as winter comes in but I am a sucker for the fire, costs me a fortune I am sure, but I think it sets the mood ha ha . Yes I will. I have a carefully written out milk. I also got some M&S vouchers , not a lot but enough for a free block of cheese, hurrah lol. xx
    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 7th Sep 17, 1:52 PM
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    I managed to get some free milk , cheese and baking butter from Tesco ( I am making a lemon drizzle cake with some dubious looking lemons) .
    So, I just need some fruit and juice from Tesco tonight would you carry over any change, or spend it up to make next week easier?
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 7th Sep 17, 1:55 PM
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    I'd carry it over Hun x
    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 7th Sep 17, 2:59 PM
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    Even better
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 7th Sep 17, 7:05 PM
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    Hope you're feeling a bit better today Missy x
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    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 7th Sep 17, 9:44 PM
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    Hi

    Lots reduced at Tesco so I did ok:

    Goats cheese salad 21p
    Lettuce 6p
    Crumpets 9p (x4 - 36p)
    Iced buns 9p
    Peaches 10p
    Bread pockets 10p
    Pan au chocolate12p
    Bake at home ciabatta rolls 9p (x2 - 18p)
    Melon medley 20p
    Raspberries 10p
    Sunny D drink 5p
    Bananas 48p
    Chicken breast 1.38
    Value cordial 42p
    Fish pie 17p

    Spent 4.03 so I have 91p left in the budget hoping more of the same next week and to keep out of tesco over the weekend must must must sort through my freezer this weekend a make a list of things I need to eat and use up.

    I have a lot of slightly squishy plums Ive been given if anyone has suggestions.

    Hows your week gone for shopping missy xx
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 12th Sep 17, 1:43 PM
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    I'm so sorry for being MIA I've been really poorly . At work today and on the mend, will catch up with everyone later x
    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 12th Sep 17, 7:44 PM
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    Hope you're feeling a bit better xx
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 12th Sep 17, 7:45 PM
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    Hope you're okay missy x
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    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 12th Sep 17, 8:01 PM
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    Hope you are feeling better and that you have had some help with the littles
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 12th Sep 17, 8:20 PM
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    Hope you're feeling better by now xx
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    • parsniphead
    • By parsniphead 12th Sep 17, 8:22 PM
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    I hated sending mine off to school, even now he is in year 2. I hope you feel better about it soon. Try to spend the time they are away on the house/jobs then you can spend time together well.

    Belated happy birthday.
    My August to Christmas challenge:.
    Pay off £2500 debt - £1088/2500 43.52%
    Completely declutter the house by Christmas day...all of it.

    Nothing gets better until you get better.
    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 12th Sep 17, 8:23 PM
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    Hope your feeling ok Missy xx
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    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 17th Sep 17, 7:12 PM
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    Hope you're okay Missy x
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    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 26th Sep 17, 12:47 PM
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    Ok am back, OH has been home and I have had weeks of poorliness so budget and house sorting and everything has gone out of the window as have been relying on other people! But I am much better, apart from a cold! OH goes away Thursday and I will be back on my £10 a week. And it will be Vegan. So we will see how we get on. OH ordered £40 of shopping yesterday so cupboards are full. Am pretty sick of convenience food as that is all OH can make, so on Friday I am sorting through the cupboards and coming up with a good old meal plan.

    Thank you all so much for your well wishes I appreciate you thinking of me, turns out I had a sinus infection and was allergic to some tablets but think we're all in order now.

    Thanks again for thinking of me.

    Missy x
    Last edited by missymoo81; 26-09-2017 at 1:32 PM.
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 26th Sep 17, 1:07 PM
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    Missed you being around

    So glad you're feeling a little better x
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    • Mrs Money Penny
    • By Mrs Money Penny 26th Sep 17, 2:01 PM
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    Yeah missed you
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