May save on work lunches challenge

Nottoobadyet Posts: 1,754
Debt-free and Proud!
edited 5 May 2010 at 7:50AM in Debt-free wannabe
Where has the year gone!! May already.

Anyway, the idea is simple - try to save as much money as you can by bringing food into work instead of buying it. I know that I had been spending as much as £5 on lunches out before I started really focusing on bringing my food in - it's saved me loads of money and I hope it can be encouraging you too. There are lots of good food ideas floating around, so feel free to ask.

Please post your target in big letters so I can update the master list.

May challenge:

Nottoobadyet: no bought lunches!
Treacly: two bought lunches
Sortingmyself: three bought lunches
Josephine82: no bought lunches!
Drea: no bought lunches!
niklepic: four bought lunches
enigma82: four bought lunches
MrGreen: three bought lunches but no more than £10 spend
Stoney G: no bought lunches!
complimentschemistry: four bought lunches
shadowsfall: no bought lunches!
moremoneythansense: four bought lunches
izzydogsam: eight bought lunches
elfen: no bought lunches!
azkaban420: no bought lunches!
swampduck: two bought lunches
bramble1: no bought lunches!
dark^knight: no bought lunches!
tazzy2010: no bought lunches!
La escocesa: two bought lunches
Nglady: six bought lunches
Chaz16: four bought lunches
Sarah86pink: three bought lunches
willbdebtfree: three bought lunches, for less than £3 each
inthered: no bought lunches!
beat the debt: no bought lunches!
Mortgage free by 30:eek:: £28,000/£100,000
:DDebt free as of 1 October, 2010:D
Taking my frugal life on the road!


  • Treacly
    Treacly Posts: 157 Forumite
    Oooh, me first! Morning Nottoobadyet - could you please put me down for TWO BOUGHT LUNCHES in May please? It'll be a stretch...but what the heck.
    May NSDs 10/11 (Feb 8/10, Mar 11/10, April 11/11)
    May save on lunches challenge 12/18 (Feb 16/16, Mar 20/20, April 18/18)
  • Please count me in. My target will be three bought lunches as this is the first time I have signed up for the challenge.
  • josephine82
    josephine82 Posts: 444
    First Anniversary First Post Combo Breaker Debt-free and Proud!
    Yay, May thread!
    All lunches from home for me in May please!

    Jo x
    Debt free as of 2 October 2009
    Mortgage free wanabee
  • Drea
    Drea Posts: 9,892 Forumite
    I'd like to join again please :)

    No bought lunches for me this month.

    Only bought one last month so hopefully I can make it none this time!
    Just because you made a mistake doesn't mean you are a mistake.
  • niklepic
    niklepic Posts: 276
    First Anniversary Combo Breaker
    Could i join please - i spend a bomb!

    Four bought lunches for May :j
  • enigma82
    enigma82 Posts: 16 Forumite
    I'll join, as I seem to have fallen of the buying lunch wagon lately, I'll go for 4 bought lunches in may
  • MrGreen
    MrGreen Posts: 583
    First Post First Anniversary Combo Breaker
    I'm definatley up for another month.

    Please put me down for 3 bought lunches but no more than £10 spend.


    Nearly debt free
  • Stoney_G
    Stoney_G Posts: 76 Forumite


    I was successful last month so looing forward to this!!! Saved me so much money!!! Thanks guys :beer:
  • Hi, would like to join please :)

    As I'm a newbie, put me down for 4 BOUGHT LUNCHES

    October Grocery Challenge - £67.18/£135
    Save up £500 - £0/£500
    NSDs for October - 0/10
  • Shadowsfall
    Shadowsfall Posts: 163 Forumite
    edited 30 April 2010 at 12:16PM
    Hi all,

    Thanks for the shiny new thread!

    I'm going for all lunches bought from home so thats 0 lunches out of 21 days!

    Have a fun HM month everyone! :D
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