Alchemausterity II

Traditionally I would post in purple, but times change and on my mobile.

I was torn between DFW and MFW but I feel like this is my spiritual home! 

I haven't been around for years and in that time we've moved to a smallholding. DD1 now at uni, DD2 doing GCSEs and DS1 starting secondary in September.

We have a whacking 270k mortgage, but LTV is under 50%. We also have a car loan and *ahem* THREE credit cards.

Both still earning, but DH isn't too well.

Puppylove is now an auntie to DaughterofSatan and Ponyplops has a sister, Big'orse.

We have guinea pigs and accidental mice (8 so far!).

We're doing dry January...


  • Alchemilla
    Alchemilla Posts: 6,047
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    Hello Alchemilla - i remember you - i may have been under a different name back then - so great to see you back posting - i've subscribed. Sorry to hear your hubby isn't very well at the moment - sending him positive thoughts and well wishes x

    What are your plans? Debt free? mortgage free? 2 pronged approach?

    Good luck with dry-anuary - mines enforced at the moment due to meds - i'm sure having a glass of something would make me feel better  :D but it'll have to wait.

    looking forward to hearing your updates and following your progress x
    It's lovely to be remembered! 

    At the moment the plan is a bit of what DR calls storm mode since DH is due an op soon and who knows when/if he'll be ready to be back to work. When the treatment is over we'll see more clearly.

    So the CCs are part stooze, part fix the shower that was leaking badly 😢 
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