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MCG's Mortgage Free Mission

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  • Madcatgirl
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    I've not spent any money today other than 86p on a cookie cutter for a cake I'm making. We've been doing the heritage open days today and saw a few interesting places for free.

    In my quest to Eat All The Food, I'm also trying to Drink All The Alcohol - although not all at the same time! Luckily we're not big drinkers, but there's quite a lot of random booze hanging around which we will try to use up before buying any more!
    March 2016 - £178,914.59; July 2017 £146,160.38
    Mortgage end Sept 2043; Target - pay off by March 2022, now Sept 2021
    Target balance July 2018 £112,560
  • Madcatgirl
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    So I've had another NSD today, with more heritage open day stuff, which was really interesting and we scored some free biscuits.

    We did a bit of allotmenting in the rain, which my 3 year old enjoyed for once. As we've only just got it, there's not a lot we can do, but there are loads of raspberries, and a few corguettes I planted as well as spring cabbage and kalettes. Someone had left some help yourself marrows, which I didn't take with me. However, I might pop back and get them tomorrow in order to make marrow jam! I quite fancy experimenting with food, especially if it's free!

    I've set up another payment for the last of my half of this year's op allowance to the mortgage, so that should hit later this week. My oh has also made a large payment today, and will make a further payment at the end of the month.

    I've also transferred some of my cash EF to a slightly higher paying account, although I doubt it will make much money, it's better than nothing.
    March 2016 - £178,914.59; July 2017 £146,160.38
    Mortgage end Sept 2043; Target - pay off by March 2022, now Sept 2021
    Target balance July 2018 £112,560
  • fiona100
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    Hi.

    Thanks for the inspiration. I am trying to reduce my food spending, so it can go onto the op for the mortgage. Apart from gardening (which I recognise as good advice, but is not as practical in a 3rd floor flat, :( ) I would be interested in the eat all the food challenge. Is the challenge on a thread in here? Or somewhere else in the t'internet?
    Thanks fiona100
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