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I called Next regarding an order they have messed me around with and got £10 off my account bill plus 25% off the trainers I am buying. All in all, a productive day!
We have had a productive weekend without too much spending.
Saturday morning I did my Tesco.com shopping order online to come this week. I find if I do it online, I can control my spending.
We had an inspection due on our BTL property so went off and had a coffee and chat with our tenant. He is really looking after the property with no intensions of leaving so that’s good. Just waiting on our P60’s to come in at the end of this month then will do the figures myself for the BTL saving somewhere in the region of £250-£300 for an accountant.
Did some washing. Unfortunately I ended up using the tumble dryer on Saturday not realising how nice it was outside. But, on Sunday, I did put a wash outside and it did dry!
We only spent the money DH made on selling excess slabs to a neighbour. We purchased some new pots for the garden. The garden is nearly finished – or should be in a couple of days.
Booked MOT for my car and DS’s car for May – fingers crossed.
I also booked kennels for fur baby for our holiday and a couple of other breaks.
Need to get Monday over and done with and try not to spend any money this week unless it's petrol or food.
Have a good week.
Having a treatment on my hair this weekend. My sister is doing it for me so it is free.
We need some compost for our pots. DH has some cash left from selling stuff out of the garage so he will use that.
Was hoping to do a car boot this weekend but the forecast this weekend is not warm enough for me to stand in a field for 5 hours. I will continue with the decluttering.
I also need to return some purchases back to the shops for refunds – that will lower my cc balance.
We are on our last bucket of logs for the burner. The log supplier emailed yesterday to say the prices are going up next week so DH ordered a crate that will last all next winter.
Watching the pennies so the pounds look after themselves!
I got a treatment on my hair. My sister did it for me but it usually costs £150 so BIG saving there! 😱
DH tiedied the garage and shed out as both had got into a mess. We have a crate of logs arriving Wednesday so they will fit into the garage nicely now.
I cleaned the outside of the windows (when they cut the slabs when laying the patio, there was a lot of dust), only for the window cleaner to turn up this morning! 🤦🏻♀️
Couldn't get to work this morning as I couldn't get fuel anywhere in our area. I have managed to get some now so will be back at work tomorrow. I did manage to wash a load and get it dried on the line today, done some ironing, vacuumed, cleaned the sink and a few other small chores so it's not been a wasted day. Off to walk the dog now.
DH asked this morning why I haven't updated him with the mortgage figure for a while. I informed him I only op on payday. I can op more often if he would like to make contributions 😜
Only a short week this week what with Easter. I finish on Friday for the weekend and really looking forward to it.
I have a haircut this week but the money was put aside from payday. I decided I only needed a wet cut instead of cut & blow dry which saved £15!
Over the Easter weekend we have a family get together. There will be approx. 40 of us. I am in charge of sausage rolls/veggie rolls/cheese & onion rolls, cocktail sausages, napkins, paper plates/cups. I purchased it all over a few weeks so I didn’t notice the cost. Really looking forward to it as we usually all have a really good time.
My sister has invited us all over for Easter day lunch. Again, looking forward to seeing the immediate family and someone else doing the cooking even though I will be helping. I will probably be in charge of getting dessert so will make a crumble and get some profiteroles.
Then, on Easter Sunday evening, we have friends over for drinks but will also do cheese & biscuits. We still have lots of booze left from Christmas as we are not big drinkers so it’s just some cheese and crackers I need to get.
Really looking forward to some walks and fresh air too as I believe it is going to be dry in Cambs over the Easter weekend.