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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
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    • 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 2nd Oct 17, 3:49 PM
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    Hey lovely peeps!

    Nice to see you purple and thanks Green bee! I have never poached pears! Oooh dried pears too, thanks lavender! Love your blue Peter comment will look into both!

    I like your running to the shop thoughts, wondering how safe is be on a 60mph road with no path though..... Will check out the fields that run along side next time I drive by and decide!! Good thoughts.

    Ok have had a good and bad day.

    Bad first, I spent £11 on coffee and cake and I bought some Xmas presents/birthday presents and a card for £27.50.

    But I actually took the scratch cards I've been hoarding from MIL putting them in birthday cards, and got £8 cash.
    I did my food shopping and came in at £9.34!!!!

    I got
    About 30 bananas reduced for 90p!!!
    Bourbon biscuits
    Rich tea biscuits
    2 X 4pt milk
    Golden syrup - for flapjacks
    White chocolate for raspberry and white chocolate muffins
    Tomato ketchup
    Herb passata
    Pasta
    Super noodles- work
    Cuppa soup - work
    Veggie rice - work
    Mango
    Cinnamon

    Go me!!!!

    Also managed to post letter and change Roo's trousers!!!!
    • jwil
    • By jwil 2nd Oct 17, 4:33 PM
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    You are doing so well Missy Love all the washing talk, we've got no drier either and it's awful trying to dry washing at the moment, I think I'm going to have to stick the heating on later to clear some.

    I think I'm going to try shopping from my cupboards and try and save a bit this month
    "If you can dream it, you can do it". Walt Disney
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 4:57 PM
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    Hey JWIL! Every diary I've read lately has washing woes on it. Everyone seem to be having issues.

    I love shopping to budget, especially with a crisp £10 note in hand! It's amazing how much you can get in aldi for so little. Fruit of choice will Obv be bsnanas this week!!

    Supposed to be at exercise class tonight but May is so tired feel awful dragging her out.
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 2nd Oct 17, 5:08 PM
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    That's a bargain on the bananas.
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 5:14 PM
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    That's a bargain on the bananas.
    Originally posted by redofromstart
    Yes it was all good until one of the mums from the school saw me and asked if I had a banana problem!!!!
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 2nd Oct 17, 6:04 PM
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    All looking good!

    I cancelled my appointment this afternoon so we could all come home and put pjs on after school run The wind is wild!
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    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 7:49 PM
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    Just did Bootcamp feel like a legend! Well a very tired one lol.
    • greenbee
    • By greenbee 2nd Oct 17, 7:58 PM
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    Freeze the spare bananas...

    Well done on bootcamp. Ran this morning, but am missing pilates - going to take my migraine to bed shortly and hope it goes away
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 8:08 PM
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    Yep I do greenbee, I stick them in the freezer and use them for smoothies!

    Oh you poor thing, I suffer with migraines too and they are so awful. I hope you can sleep it off!

    Just in bed eating cereal but I have just put the pe kits in go wash so will have to get up before 9pm to hang them up in the hope they will dry in time!

    Going to be downstairs much earlier tomorrow, can not be that stressed or running so close to time again!
    • laurenh1
    • By laurenh1 2nd Oct 17, 8:11 PM
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    My littlest has only just turned one and my eldest is 2 so youngest has bottles still. 2 cups during the day and a bottles at night, occasionally one during the night if he wakes up. My eldest just in cereal and a drink of am evening and occasionally one during thr day if he asks for it. Water rest of drinks.

    Sounds like my day Missy. Ted is being a pain in the bum lol did take him to the drs and he does have an ear infection but its meaning long nights and days with him as hes sp emotional , bless him.

    Did manage a no spend day though im hoping to avoid thr shops until Friday now xx
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 8:19 PM
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    Oh bless Lauren poor little man. I hope he feels better soon, but you absolutely have my sympathy. I've been there and it's not fun! I didn't realise yours were so tiny. I would just give as much milk as they can drink being that small. Mine are 4&5 so don't need as much.

    I am aiming for a NSD tomorrow, and hopefully another wednesdsy and Thursday. Need to try and make my 5!

    Still super pleased with my shopping bargains. I will do this! Super tired really wish I didn't have to wait for washing! My quick wash is 15 mins ish but only spins at 800 so everything is sopping wet so you have to wait for another 12 mins for spin so I might as well put it on a proper wash with a proper spin for 40 mins! Might make a cuppa I guess.
    • HairyHandofDartmoor
    • By HairyHandofDartmoor 2nd Oct 17, 8:29 PM
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    Ok positives from the weekend:
    I changed all of the beds and washed and dried the most of the sheets
    I washed and dried and ironed all uniforms
    I did 5 loads of washing
    I built a den
    I visited grandparents
    I visited parents
    I unloaded and loaded DW several times
    I didn't run out of milk!
    I showered the children
    I did a good workout
    Hmmmm can't think of anything else
    Originally posted by missymoo81

    Built a den is my favourite
    My Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5716867
    Debt at highest = £58,766
    Current debt = £16,234, Emergency Fund = £200
    Long Hauler No. 156 Spendaholics Anonymous No. 47
    • HairyHandofDartmoor
    • By HairyHandofDartmoor 2nd Oct 17, 8:33 PM
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    You'll think I'm insane, but if I want exercise, have time by myself to do it (sadly no kids for us) and need a few bits from the shops and don't want to come out with a trolley-load, I run to the shops There's nothing like the fact that I'm going to have to run home uphill with anything I buy (in a backpack!) to make me put down any non-essentials! That way:


    Workout achieved
    Shopping done
    No unnecessary spending


    Bananas are probably not the best fruit to do this with though

    Originally posted by LavenderBee
    That's a brilliant idea Lavender. It does deter me from shopping too much on a Saturday knowing I have to lug it all home on the bus
    My Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5716867
    Debt at highest = £58,766
    Current debt = £16,234, Emergency Fund = £200
    Long Hauler No. 156 Spendaholics Anonymous No. 47
    • HairyHandofDartmoor
    • By HairyHandofDartmoor 2nd Oct 17, 8:36 PM
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    Yes it was all good until one of the mums from the school saw me and asked if I had a banana problem!!!!
    Originally posted by missymoo81
    My Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5716867
    Debt at highest = £58,766
    Current debt = £16,234, Emergency Fund = £200
    Long Hauler No. 156 Spendaholics Anonymous No. 47
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 8:42 PM
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    Originally posted by HairyHandofDartmoor
    I guess 30 odd bananas is mildly strange/obsessive. I do like them a lot!

    Actually have my nutrition goals and macros so am putting them into MFP so I can hopefully lose the extra fat I'm carrying!
    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 2nd Oct 17, 8:58 PM
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    Youve been on fire today Missy!!! xx
    Mummytogirls x

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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 2nd Oct 17, 8:58 PM
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    Admit it Missy, you have a secret monkey army!
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    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 9:03 PM
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    Admit it Missy, you have a secret monkey army!
    Originally posted by Purplemumof2
    Well I didn't want to say, as you'd all want one....
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 9:04 PM
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    Youve been on fire today Missy!!! xx
    Originally posted by mummytogirls
    Hey mummytogirls, don't feel like I've achieved that much as house is still a mega tip but I did some stuff that really needed doing so that's good!
    • missymoo81
    • By missymoo81 2nd Oct 17, 9:06 PM
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    Right washing is hung up and I'm going to bed! Nights all x
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