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Sealed Pot Challenge ~ 17

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  • Sue-UU
    Sue-UU Posts: 9,574 Forumite
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    A very happy Friday, folks, and I hope you'll have a wonderful weekend!
    For any members who are feeling poorly or low in spirits, do get well soon. Love from us all. 3

    You're not wrong with the week flying by Siju! 
    Another £5 potted, very well done!
    Another day like Monday and I'll be thinking spring IS with us! ☺️

    Excellent in potting £ 25 LMD!

    Oh bless your Winston Hetty! 😯 He's adorable! I bet you and Alex didn't take long to love him. 🥰
    A brilliant £30 potted!

    £10 transferred from our account to the SPC account

    Have a really lovely weekend folks!

    Sue
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    Anyone wishing to join us, please just ask and you'll be made very welcome
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 = £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48 17 = £871.52 18 = £800.00 19 = £851.022021=£820.26[/SizeGrand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!! 2015 = £52.852.06! 2016 = £52, 002.40!! 2017 = £50,456.23!! 2018 = £47, 815.88! 2019 = £38.538.37!!!! :j
  • LittleMissDetermined
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    Added £8.75 to the pot from survey pay outs.
    LMD x
    Life gets in the way...PADding is addictive...Saving's better than spending...
    2024 1p challenge #11 | Cash envelope challenge #01 | SPC #017
    Sealed pot 2024 £3975 | EF £1000/£1000 | Sabbatical £1390/£3000 | Holiday spends £1520 | General Saver £750
  • AntoMac
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    What a handsome boy @Hettyhound
    Of course you’ll never forget Hetty, but Winston will bring you a whole load of love and joy.
    Three one pound coins potted today. Electric potting still ongoing with travel savings etc
    27/5/17 Mort 64705 BTs 1904031/12/17 Mort 59815 BT 1673007/04/20 Mort 49208 BT 1572128/07/20 Mort 47387 BT 1263414/11/20 Mort 45905 BT 10134 20/05/21 Mort 42335 BT 686811/08/22 Mort 32050 BT 2915Sealed Pot Challenge 16 Number 5
  • rancid-a
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    edited 19 February at 9:19AM
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    Hi eveyone.

    It's been a while what with work and computer problems but all is settled for now so I thought I would  check in just to let everyone know I'm still alive...and not quite freezing to death - it seems to be getting warmer? Or maybe it's my bad cold making me think it's getting warmer?

    Anyway, my own savings are well under way... I've two big tins, one for coppers & small silver and the other one, I'm using exclusively for £2 coins. I'm not really keeping track of what's going in them though, I prefer a surprise.
    Mum's house, my inherited house was sold to my nephew just before Christmas for £83k. It was worth more but Mum asked me to sell it to him for a reasonable amount if I didn't want to keep it, so I did that. I haven't gone on a spending spree with the cash, although I'm finally looking forward to a trip to India next month, I used to go once a year, but Covid happened, then Mum got ill. The year after Mum died was awful, as I'm sure many of you may know if you've lost someone close, so it's a holiday I feel I need.

    Most of the cash from the sale has gone into a fixed rate savings account as there's no point leaving it in my normal bank account sitting there gaining no interest.

    I've lost track of my 'roundups' but nearer the opening date, I will look at my statements to grab a total.

    I hope everyone is doing well... I'd love to give Winston a big hug, Wish I could have a pet, alas my landlord wouldn't allow, and it would also be cruel as I work long hours.

    Off to tidy my flat - landlord is due a visit soon for an inspection

    Take care everyone :)

     
    Sealed Pot Challenge 15  #78

     Debt Free: July 2022.
  • madlyn
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    Happy Monday everyone.
    The sun is shining here in NW leicestershire, so that's a good start to the week.
    Potted £10 from a FB marketplace sale on Saturday and £11.50 from a carboot I did with my sister yesterday.
    SPC 037
  • Sue-UU
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    A very happy Monday, folks, and I hope you had a wonderful weekend apart from the rain on Saturday! :s
    For any members who are feeling poorly or low in spirits, do get well soon. Love from us all. 3

    Brilliant potting LMD!! Not bad at all as a result of surveys. ☺️

    He's a beauty, eh Ant. No you never forget them. I still remember our first Jack Russell, Ginny, from not long after we got married and all the others since. They each had their special traits, bless em. 
    Very well potted!!

    Hello James 🤗 it's so lovely to hear from you, and seems a long time ago. 
    It's so warm for the time of year, all brought up from other countries though.
    It certainly sounds as though you fulfilled your mum's wishes and sold her house to your nephew very reasonably!

    I think you're wise in wanting a surprise in September, the same as most of us. Good for you in deciding to go back to India for a holiday.  
    Yes, I'm sure many of us have lost loved ones in past years, it's very difficult for quite a time after, but as time goes by we begin to accept their death so it does gradually get easier.

    I'm pleased you've managed to get yourself a flat. Apart from your landlord not wanting pets, I think you're very wise not to get a pet when it's going to be left alone for long hours.
    Take care of yourself James, see you soon all being well. 🫢

    Ooh lucky you madlyn in having the sun in the NW Leicestershire, I think it must be general up north as I was talking to a friend from near Yorkshire earlier and he said it was sunny. It gets a little bit sunny here in Somerset, but is mostly cloudy.
    A lovely sumt to put from FB as well as from the car boot sale with your sister! Brilliant potting.

    Have a good Monday and Tuesday and a good week ahead folks!

    Sue
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    The end date for SPC is on the 24th October 2024.............but no later, please!

    Anyone wishing to join us, please just ask and you'll be made very welcome
    Sealed Pot Challenge 001 My Totals = 08 = £163.95 09 = £315.78 10 = £518.80 11 = £481.87 12 = £694.53 13 = £1200.20! 14 = £881 15 = £839.21 16 = £870.48 17 = £871.52 18 = £800.00 19 = £851.022021=£820.26[/SizeGrand Totals of all members (2008 uncounted) 2009 = £32.154.32! 2010 = £37.581.47! 2011 = £42.474.34! 2012 = £49.759.46! 2013 = £50.642.78! 2014 = £61.367.88!! 2015 = £52.852.06! 2016 = £52, 002.40!! 2017 = £50,456.23!! 2018 = £47, 815.88! 2019 = £38.538.37!!!! :j
  • Makingabobor2
    Makingabobor2 Posts: 3,066 Forumite
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    #041 checking in, to say I have finally added some more.....a mere £1.21 that was change when I actually remembered to take out some cash when I went to the local shops. So I am now on the grand total of £10.41!!  I know its not a lot, but I have so many other challenged going on as well. 
    Making the debt go down and savings go up

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Now £32,466

    Mortgage July'24 £15,100 Officially ends 06/26 but plan to be MF sooner
    Total OPs 2022 - £240   2023 - £1766
    OPs so far in 2024 £1008.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £250/£1000
    1p a Day '24 #12  £106.49/£667.  SPC '24 #41 £20.46
    Christmas '24 £15 
     
    Make £5 a day July £36.26/£155      
    NSDs July 5/15

    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-d£own-the-savings-up


  • siju
    siju Posts: 585 Forumite
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    edited 21 February at 9:21AM
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    Your nephew must be absolutely thrilled @rancid-a to get his foot on the property ladder, it's so hard today to save the required big deposits and find a property in the right price range. I'm sure your Mum would be very proud 👏 I hope you have am amazing holiday 😊 A lovely sunny day yesterday, but it's back to the rain this morning 😢 another £5 in the pot. Take care everyone ❤ 

    SPC 16 - #09 Totals: 2014 - £264.51 2015 - £207.50 2016 - £396.79 2017 - £369.49 2018 - £484.24 2019 - £309.90 2020 -£282.06 2021- £1839.89 2022 -£1627.83
  • Makingabobor2
    Makingabobor2 Posts: 3,066 Forumite
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    Another 46p added....slow & steady wins the race...lol
    Making the debt go down and savings go up

    LBM 2015 - debt £57K / Now £32,466

    Mortgage July'24 £15,100 Officially ends 06/26 but plan to be MF sooner
    Total OPs 2022 - £240   2023 - £1766
    OPs so far in 2024 £1008.00


    Challenges

    EF #68  £250/£1000
    1p a Day '24 #12  £106.49/£667.  SPC '24 #41 £20.46
    Christmas '24 £15 
     
    Make £5 a day July £36.26/£155      
    NSDs July 5/15

    My debt free diary...https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6396218/we-will-get-this-debt-d£own-the-savings-up


  • LittleMissDetermined
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    £6.61 in change added to the pot from my purse today
    LMD x
    Life gets in the way...PADding is addictive...Saving's better than spending...
    2024 1p challenge #11 | Cash envelope challenge #01 | SPC #017
    Sealed pot 2024 £3975 | EF £1000/£1000 | Sabbatical £1390/£3000 | Holiday spends £1520 | General Saver £750
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