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Daydream thread... without the rose-tinted specs

edited 16 June 2013 at 7:15AM in Greenfingered MoneySaving
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AlexeliseyAlexelisey Forumite
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edited 16 June 2013 at 7:15AM in Greenfingered MoneySaving
Here's the new Daydreamers thread, all nice and shiny!

Welcome one and all, tell us your highs and lows, you'll always find someone to congratulate or commiserate!

Here's to the next 10,000 posts... :beer:

Here is the old thread if you want to wade through 510 pages of it:
http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=3812953
"...And if it don't feel good, what are you doing it for?" - Robbie Williams - 'Candy'
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  • ItismehonestItismehonest Forumite
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    Thanks for the new thread, Alex & let's hope this one brings even more daydreams to fruition ....... including yours & mine :D

    Love the title :rotfl:
  • AlexeliseyAlexelisey Forumite
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    Thanks for the new thread, Alex & let's hope this one brings even more daydreams to fruition ....... including yours & mine :D

    Mine is definitely still a WIP but I'm closer than I was a few months ago :j Who knows, by the end of the year I might have it within reach *crosses fingers*
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  • DavesnaveDavesnave Forumite
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    Alexelisey wrote: »

    Here is the old thread if you want to wade through 510 pages of it:
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=3812953

    And here is the original one for the real masochists among you...:rotfl:


    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/....php?t=1544047
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  • stitching_witchstitching_witch Forumite
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    Davesnave wrote: »
    And here is the original one for the real masochists among you...:rotfl:


    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/....php?t=1544047

    Oh my word, I'm on the first page of that one!!! :D
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  • alfie_1alfie_1 Forumite
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    oh.....i dont like the title !! doom and gloom or what !!

    wheres the positive gone.....

    i know i feel poorly but now im depressed...;)
  • AlexeliseyAlexelisey Forumite
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    I didn't mean it to be all doom and gloom. We all know that sometimes there are rough patches - it's those that make us appreciate the good times! I can try and change it if everyone thinks it should be a more upbeat title?
    "...And if it don't feel good, what are you doing it for?" - Robbie Williams - 'Candy'
  • DavesnaveDavesnave Forumite
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    We all say the nightmare thing sometimes. Me especially. :o But then, sometimes it is. :(

    Maybe something like".....Not All Roses Round The Door." might convey the same sort of message, but in a less full-on way. :)
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  • DavesnaveDavesnave Forumite
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    Oh my word, I'm on the first page of that one!!! :D

    ....And I must say your avatar has improved immensely since then! action-smiley-015.gif:D:o
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  • RummerRummer Forumite
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    Oh my word, I'm on the first page of that one!!! :D

    So am I :D, I feel so lucky to have been part of this group and adventure from the very beginning!

    CTC Those piglets are gorgeous!

    The rain is teeming down today and our front lawn appears to be turning into a bit of a wildflower meadow :o I had hoped to cut it today however it will have to be lush and tall for a bit longer.

    Last week we went to my favourite local gardens, it is quite a small area however they have divided it beautifully into different sections with very varied planting that all seems to tie together. They do a number of talks throughout the year and I think I will try to pop along to some to get some inspiration.

    I have made a small start on the savings fund and am determined to keep on track. We have earmarked a few pieces to sell and I am hugely cutting back the food bills which should help. Limited time means exploring other things is unlikely we will just have to make what we already have work harder for us ;) Not sure if it is just me but I always find the summer a good time to save so I am hoping to make good head way between now and Oct.

    Due to have a bit more time soon and I am determined to get the garden sorted (where have we heard that one before :rotfl:)
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  • rozeepozeerozeepozee Forumite
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    Do we get a telegram from the Queen when we reach 30,000 posts? Or Martin Lewis?!

    Nothing but wind and rain here at the moment.

    My twins are "performing" in Puss in Boots at Theatr Mwldan tonight for the local dance troupe. That should be interesting...

    Hehe, I really must change my avatar.....
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