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    • elsiepac
    • By elsiepac 28th Jul 18, 10:09 PM
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    May 2019 Grocery Challenge
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    • 28th Jul 18, 10:09 PM
    May 2019 Grocery Challenge 28th Jul 18 at 10:09 PM
    Hi everyone,

    Welcome to the fifth Grocery Challenge of 2019 !!!!

    If your new month starts early feel free to join this thread, or if you're still working on your April budget, then keep on posting in the April Challenge.

    As always this challenge is to reduce your own grocery budget to levels that you will be pleased with, not forgetting that we always recommend that you stay inside your own comfort levels and take things gently one step at a time. Remember that this is not a competition....it's designed to take you and your grocery spending to a level you are happy with.

    If you are new to the challenge I have quoted the advice from Galtizz below which will help you get started.

    Please post into this thread for help and advice and support at any time. Good luck to everyone taking part!


    I have said this before, but for all the newbies to the challenge;

    For the first month I took a guess at the budget but I really had no idea how much I was spending.

    I found the best thing is to have a guess the first month but SAVE ALL OF YOUR RECEIPTS (and yes, that does include the ones from the local shop when you run out of milk), then at the end of the month add them all up and have a look if you were on budget, if not, it doesn't matter because your budget was a guess. For the next month you can use the total of your receipts and take a bit off to get a realistic budget, just shave off as much as you think you can, it could be 1 a week or 20 a week.

    If you are currently spending 200 a month don't suddenly drop it to 100 - you'll never do it but if you cut 20 a month off for a few months you'll get there eventually without feeling you're missing out on anything.

    You might think you've done everything you can in the first month but someone always comes up with a new idea and, if you try it you often find you save a bit more (unless you are SarahSaver who is an expert at this and could only save more if she turned her back garden into a paddy field and lived on rice ) In the first month I thought, I'm planning meals, I couldn't possibly save any more, but then I started double cooking and freezing, and making soup instead of buying it in tins.

    I've been doing this since Feb but only saved ALL of my receipts last month, it has given me a much better idea of where it is all going. Budget for next month is 80 for 2 of us, I'll start on 30/4. I could probably save more, by eating different foods but I can afford to live on 80, I have saved a lot of money since Feb. and I don't waste food or money any more. So I'm happy with my budget.
    By request, here is Spiggles wonderful helpful post


    We all have different budgets that suit our households. The most important thing to remember is that you set yours according to your needs and finances. It can take time to get to where you want to be too so don't knock yourself out if you go over in the first few months. We are here to support each other and it is not a competition.

    I thought it might help to outline where we've come from and the top tips I've learned.

    When we started in March 2010 we had spent in excess of 600 in the previous month. This had to stop, (there's only me and him and our two beautiful black cats) something which thankfully my OH completely agreed with so I have been lucky that he has been on board from the start. He gave me his debit card voluntarily and I still keep hold of it until he needs to get something for the home. At the same time we set up a system of pocket money (pm) at 15 each per week which doesn't count towards the GC and which we can each spend as we wish with no comebacks or complaints. OH predominantly uses his pm on his beer and I ferret mine away mostly.

    The next step was to set up my own spreadsheet which is absolutely simple onto which I put all spends so that I have a continuous running total for the month and for the year. We initially set our budget at 280 per month and brought it down to 240 where it resides for most of the year it is occasionally increased to allow for extras e.g. Christmas to 260.

    The important 'tools' we found greatly helped and continue to do so now are:

    Stocktake cupboards, fridge, freezer - make lists and ensure that the older products get used up first. You'll be amazed at what you find squirrelled away and it will help with your shopping list as you'll realise that you don't actually need so much.

    Before you go shopping check staples - running out of milk, bread, butter, etc often leads to going into a shop for one thing and coming out 20 lighter. Always check these and if they'll run out tomorrow buy them the same time as getting other things.

    Always make a shopping list and stick to it - the supermarkets (sm) try every which way to get us to spend so having a list and strong resolve is the only way to beat them.

    Keep every receipt - and then note it down on your spreadsheet/spend diary so that you always know where you are.

    When tempted, ask yourself do you NEED it or just WANT it - now this advice goes with two things. Firstly, the things you see in store when shopping that APPEAR to be bargains - if you hadn't planned spending the money then its not a bargain. Secondly, the sm send us loads of vouchers for X off a spend of XX - if you had no NEED to spend XX then have you SAVED anything???

    Use my supermarket to compare prices (limited to four of the biggies) - The site may be used to actually do an online shop at whichever of the big four offers the best value or, if you have the time and sm availability, to make up lists for visiting each of the stores so that you can purchase all you need at different stores thus getting the best possible value. (I'd add, do a 'shop' virtually on this site and take the list you create on it with you, whichever one you shop at, it will help keep target prices in your head and allow you to spot bargains. Mr M is not included but you can do a virtual list on their website so you know what you're going to be spending.)

    Always have a list - this is just as important when shopping online as shopping on foot.

    Use Approved Foods online (with a list!) - if you don't mind out of date things (ood) or you can search for only in date items. The only drawback is storing the goods as far as I can tell. Oh, and watch the delivery as it's done on a scaled charge for weight so keep an eye on it. You can of course do an AF order with friends, family, colleagues or like minded neighbours. Other GCers use Big Br*nds 4 Less too.

    Invest in a bread maker - we have saved so much by making our own bread. The prices in the shops are extortionate for bread these days. There's loads of advice on this thread and others in the forum on this.

    Use the recipe lists - always posted at the front of a new thread. There are fantastic, tasty, healthy and economical recipes to use on them and there are a number of other threads on the forum such as Weezl's that will help you to eat well on a budget.

    Shop locally - the local greengrocer (or preferably market but I don't have one ) is usually cheaper as an option for fruit and veg (f&v) than the sm. Often the prices may look the same but when you look at the quantity for the same price the greengrocer will be cheaper. The same goes for the local butcher. Often you will have far more variety of meat available, advice on how to cook a particular meat can be offered and there is (for me at least) no comparison in terms of quality. We buy our huge FR eggs there and I'm yet to find an equivalent FR egg in a sm at the same or lower price. Obviously if you have your own chicks/know someone who has chicks you can get them even cheaper again.

    Grow your own - it's quite simple to grow some f&v at home even if it's only in pots on the patio. There are also supportive threads on the forum for this.

    Cook your own - making meals at home from ingredients is far more economical, often tastes better than shop bought and is probably far better health wise.

    Meal Plan - this is something that others can advise on as we don't do it. I have a tremendous capacity for eating the same food over many days but presented in slightly different form. For example, we could buy 7 worth of brisket from the butchers and eat it as pot roast for a couple of days, sliced for sarnies, sliced with a salad, chucked into a casserole or shredded up and fried as crispy beef.

    Don't waste food - either only make what you need or use any leftovers for other meals/creations or freeze it for another day.

    Withdraw the cash you want to spend - and keep it in a separate purse. This can be particularly effective as you have the money in front of you reducing rather than spending with plastic which is so easy to lose track of. Very useful when you first start out.

    Don't go to the shops to browse - this can only lead to pain and hardship!!!

    Keep posting and reading the thread - there really is no better supportive, wise and inspirational place to be! I think I saw that somebody mentioned forgetting to read/post. I get around this by using the Advanced button to post, below the window where your text is displayed you will see Additional Options. In the Thread Subscription box use the dropdown to select either instant email notification (this is what I use) or daily email notification before you submit your latest post. Then you will get an email into your inbox from which you can click to the thread to see what others are saying.

    Always remember the sm is not your friend - it wants to profit from you and take as much of your money as it can coerce out of you!

    So, there you go as a starting point. Others on here will offer tremendous advice on meal planning. And don't forget, the only silly question is the one you didn't ask!

    See you all later,
    Spigs
    For guidelines on posting in this thread please read the second post in this thread.

    For the Grocery challenge Recipe Index please see posts #4 to #10 this thread (the list is growing!!!!!)

    For everyone's totals, see post #3 on this thread

    I hope everyone has a great month!

    elsiepac
    Last edited by elsiepac; 18-04-2019 at 9:09 AM.
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    SPC No 074
    GC: Apr 19 59.94/200
    Vegan 27-8-13
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    • elsiepac
    • By elsiepac 23rd Apr 19, 7:12 AM
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    Budgets updated to here

    My May budget is 200. May is a 4 week month for me. I'd like to keep trying to aim for my 40 a week. I may not have managed it in April, but that's no reason not to keep trying! Of the 40 left, I think 20 will be on toiletries top ups, and a double batch of loo rolls as I've been operating without a spare pack and I like to have spares of EVERYTHING! The other 20 is going to sit there and be there for emergencies by which I mean incidentals
    I'm a Board Guide on the Old Style, Greenfingered, Energy & Going Out Deals boards which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly and I can move and merge threads there. Please remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an illegal or inappropriate post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with this) Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.
    SPC No 074
    GC: Apr 19 59.94/200
    Vegan 27-8-13
    • stinabean
    • By stinabean 23rd Apr 19, 8:13 AM
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    stinabean
    Starting this for the first time

    MY MAY BUDGET IS 200

    This should be fairly easy if I pay attention, but we easily go over it by just buying what we want without checking - not this month! Hopefully we can get it lower and lower.

    This is to cover 2 adults, a dog, a cat, and the baby formula.
    • euronorris
    • By euronorris 23rd Apr 19, 10:41 AM
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    euronorris
    I failed miserably in April. I stopped tracking early on, and things got out of hand. Annoyed with myself as I have picked up some good habits as to how to keep those spends down, and where to source things as cheap as possible etc, but I just got lazy and complacent.


    Am back on board though, and looking to try again for May. Please put me down for 300 again. My month starts on Friday (26th)


    Our cupboards, fridge and freezer are fit to burst with yellow sticker goods! So I shouldn't need to top up anything other than bread/milk for a while. I am going to do as much eating out of the freezer etc as possible.


    We have a holiday from 17th May to 24th May (my next payday). It is self catering, so I want to hold back a chunk of the budget for that week (as much as possible ideally).


    Good luck everyone! x
    May Grocery challenge: 192.98/300
    • elsiepac
    • By elsiepac 23rd Apr 19, 12:14 PM
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    Budgets updated to here
    I'm a Board Guide on the Old Style, Greenfingered, Energy & Going Out Deals boards which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly and I can move and merge threads there. Please remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an illegal or inappropriate post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with this) Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.
    SPC No 074
    GC: Apr 19 59.94/200
    Vegan 27-8-13
    • Cheapskate
    • By Cheapskate 25th Apr 19, 12:25 PM
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    Cheapskate
    Afternoon, fell off the wagon again, but getting back to it this week! Please can I go down for 350 for May, please? Thanks elsiepac and everyone who runs this thread.

    A xo
    Feb GC 0.00/300
    Decluttering 183/2019 items this year
    • MadamMim2013
    • By MadamMim2013 25th Apr 19, 1:17 PM
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    Hi all.. thanks again for the thread.. its really kept me focused this year!
    Please add me in for 300 for May..
    Thankoooo
    "There's a little witch in all of us"
    2018 GC 93 2019 GC 3 2 JUNE GC 192.92/300
    : DEBT FREE 06/2018
    • VickyV
    • By VickyV 26th Apr 19, 9:09 AM
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    VickyV
    Setting budget...
    Hi all,
    Thanks again Elsie for running the thread!
    I didn't join in in April aw we were away for the first 2 weeks and I thought I'd just take the cash out and be accountable that way.
    Back here now that I have time to plan and log etc. So since it's a 5 week month, I'm going to allow 320 for the month but trying to keep to under 60 per week.
    Grocery challenge July 2019 0/260.
    2019, Q1 Weight loss challenge 20/11lb
    Q2 weight loss challenge 16/16
    Saving money, decluttering and getting fit. How hard can it be?
    • Suffolk lass
    • By Suffolk lass 26th Apr 19, 10:21 AM
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    Suffolk lass
    I have just finished April with a total of 154.81 but further updated my stores so my total spend is 27.62% of my annual budget. This means I am slightly overspent on where I would like to be. It would be 21.71% but for the stores. Hopefully some of my home-grown salads will be ready soon, with other seasonal veg to follow. In the meantime we carry on spending. I notice my lettuce was up from 50p to 70p this week
    MFIT T5 target to clear our mortgage completely (59,998) Q1 26,828 or 44.71% paid - Mortgage Free Wannabes 2019 #37 29,215.99 after May
    Save 12k in 2019 - #68 target is 7k 4,998.99 or 71.41% after May
    OS Grocery Challenge 2019 target is 3k - 36.16% spent so far, after May
    My DFD is here
    • euronorris
    • By euronorris 26th Apr 19, 1:50 PM
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    euronorris
    OK, it was payday today, so bought some essentials:


    11.45 in Lidl (foil, milk, ketchup, butter (for office), cashews, ibuprofen, blueberries, tissues and kitchen roll)
    18.37 in Morries (toilet roll, a few yellow sticker goodies, choc, couple lunchable packs for DD for zoo trips, BIG butter for home)
    4.49 owed to colleague who kindly picked me up some Abbot Ale for DH yesterday


    Total: 34.31/300


    Was hoping to get more yellow stickered stuff in Morries to be honest, but it either wasn't what I wanted/needed, or it wasn't reduced by very much (bacon packs reduced from 2 to 1.50, but have a sticker on them saying 2 packs for 3 anyway!!).


    I plan to go to Farmfoods tomorrow to stock up on soft drinks and some other bits that are VERY cheap there. Other than that the freezers and cupboards are full, so the plan next week is to only buy bread, milk and potato UNLESS it is yellow stickered AND under half original price AND we will definitely eat it.


    I booked a holiday to Florida yesterday for next year, I need to budget HARD! lol


    Our dinner last night, for all three of us, was less than 1.50 thanks to yellow sticker goods from Morrisons. 75p for 2 chicken kievs, 5p for tinned alaphabetti spaghetti, half of a Lidl bread chicken breast 24p for daughter, and home made chips 20p (ish).


    Thank you for the thread again!
    May Grocery challenge: 192.98/300
    • Domestic devil
    • By Domestic devil 26th Apr 19, 5:33 PM
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    Hej, we live in Sweden where the cost of groceries is super high. I am going to try for 4000kr. Our month runs from the 28/4 till 27/5.
    • Domestic devil
    • By Domestic devil 26th Apr 19, 6:18 PM
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    Sorry I couldn't get the colour before could I. Be pout down for 4000kr
    • elsiepac
    • By elsiepac 27th Apr 19, 8:47 AM
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    elsiepac
    My 200 is going to be 40 a week plus 40 stock (I ran some useful bits down last month but I'm also streamlining what I keep in "stock" as realised I have a lot of things I don't use too regularly so I'm paring it down). My 40 a week I will be trying to do the 30/10 split that I first attempted last month and failed horribly! The idea being I aim for 30 for my main shop for the week on a Sunday usually, but by Friday I want treat stuff for the weekend, so by keeping a tenner specially for that, hopefully it'll stay more under control.

    Had my first spend of 2.10 yesterday on some blueberries (a colleague actually got them for me and got his few bits as well but he bought a bag and charged it to me the cheeky wotsit, hence the additional 10p haha!)

    Today I want to do my stock up shop but I don't actually need anything else as I have lunch made and I may be out for tea with friends - or at friends for tea, and if not, I have =stuff in to make something with.

    In car news - it's gone to the big scrapyard in the sky (incidentally I used removemycar.com and I got 135 AND the scrapper collected it same day!) - I've been borrowing my dad's "spare" car which GUZZLES petrol!! BUT he's found me a good one - a Peugot 207 58 plate and he's haggled it from 1350 down to 950! Getting it checked for me at a garage this morning as we know there's a gear box issue but just want to check nothing else, so I could potentially have that later today, so I'm really excited! The gear box thing isn't a safety issue it's just noisy and will be a few hundred to sort at some point, so I can save for that once I've finished paying dad the rest back for the car! Thanks goodness for overtime as I was able to give him most of it already! I need to get better at saving, I just never seem to have enough to save! I know I do, just need to focus more I guess.


    ..............................200 Budget
    Date......Shop......Amount....Remaining
    26 Apr....T3sc0.....02.10....197.90...(WEEK 1)



    Last edited by elsiepac; 27-04-2019 at 8:49 AM.
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    GC: Apr 19 59.94/200
    Vegan 27-8-13
    • Vanlady
    • By Vanlady 27th Apr 19, 4:33 PM
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    Vanlady
    Hi everyone, May is almost here
    Elsie please can you put me down for :
    280 and 18NSD (Sorry I can't seem to find font colours on my phone )
    This is a reduced amount for me so should be interesting
    Elsie, so glad you didn't have to wait too long for your car replacing.
    Euronorris. ...so impressed by your YS meal, sounds yum. I'm quite jealous as I never seem to find any yellow labels except at xmas.
    I have started to look at mysupermarket and compare prices though, such a huge difference sometimes!
    • Lauralozzle
    • By Lauralozzle 27th Apr 19, 9:42 PM
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    Lauralozzle
    Count me again this month! Still in April at the moment - May runs from 30th April - 30th May.

    Budget still 300 although well under for April. We will need to visit the butchers at some point which costs a fortune so... also planning a BBQ end of the month so it should cover that also.
    Grocery Budget: 52.23/300.00 | NSD: 5/16 |
    Car Finance: 4,682 (7.9% APR) | Mortgage: 108,097.94 (2.79% APR) |
    • Suffolk lass
    • By Suffolk lass 28th Apr 19, 6:30 AM
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    Suffolk lass
    Hi everyone, May is almost here
    Elsie please can you put me down for :
    280 and 18NSD (Sorry I can't seem to find font colours on my phone )
    This is a reduced amount for me so should be interesting
    Elsie, so glad you didn't have to wait too long for your car replacing.
    Euronorris. ...so impressed by your YS meal, sounds yum. I'm quite jealous as I never seem to find any yellow labels except at xmas.
    I have started to look at mysupermarket and compare prices though, such a huge difference sometimes!
    Originally posted by Vanlady
    There you go Vanlady - Elsiepac will definitely see this one
    MFIT T5 target to clear our mortgage completely (59,998) Q1 26,828 or 44.71% paid - Mortgage Free Wannabes 2019 #37 29,215.99 after May
    Save 12k in 2019 - #68 target is 7k 4,998.99 or 71.41% after May
    OS Grocery Challenge 2019 target is 3k - 36.16% spent so far, after May
    My DFD is here
    • Suffolk lass
    • By Suffolk lass 28th Apr 19, 6:32 AM
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    Suffolk lass
    Count me again this month! Still in April at the moment - May runs from 30th April - 30th May.

    Budget still 300 although well under for April. We will need to visit the butchers at some point which costs a fortune so... also planning a BBQ end of the month so it should cover that also.
    Originally posted by Lauralozzle
    Well done Lauralozzle - it's a real boost when you come in either below, or only just above your budget. And the fact that you are following, tracking and recording your progress is what this thread is all about
    MFIT T5 target to clear our mortgage completely (59,998) Q1 26,828 or 44.71% paid - Mortgage Free Wannabes 2019 #37 29,215.99 after May
    Save 12k in 2019 - #68 target is 7k 4,998.99 or 71.41% after May
    OS Grocery Challenge 2019 target is 3k - 36.16% spent so far, after May
    My DFD is here
    • getmyacttogether2016
    • By getmyacttogether2016 28th Apr 19, 6:51 AM
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    getmyacttogether2016
    Morning all

    I would like to join in for this month please.

    200.00, this is for 2 adults, 3 cats and 5 chickens (hoping for more chickens soon).

    Thanks
    GMAT
    Lost my way for a while but now back on board

    Grocery challenge June 160.34/200, May 234.30/200
    2019 Fashion on the Ration 17/44
    No buying unnecessary toiletries - UU 8
    • Suffolk lass
    • By Suffolk lass 28th Apr 19, 7:12 AM
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    Suffolk lass
    Hi 250 for me.
    I might be ready to start doing a wholesale type shop in the beginning of May as would like to build stock for summer through September (the low income monts for hourly teaching), but this has to come out of general food budget.
    Is there a list of good places to buy quality bulk?
    I know i have seen organic wholesalers, but have long forgotten where. I would like things like quality flour and stuff. I also need to restock things like organic henna hair colour and maybe other toiletries.
    Originally posted by ditty1234
    My stores have been built over time using offers in SM - so I check mysupermarket for the specific commodity and then where to go for it. I think it depends on what you want as to where you get it.

    For quality flour I have looked for a local mill and had missed out on last year's harvest so I bought mine in two ways - boxes of 4x2.5kg standard SM bags and a 16kg sack - both from artisan mills I knew from my Waitflower days - Becheldre (in Wales) via Amazing (got a feeling they might be stopping, or selling) and Shipton, for wheatgerm (the good bits the millers used to keep for themselves) from Shipton Mill direct (in paper sacks too!) - I am pretty sure they also use Amazing Marketplace but this link shows they sell direct and I think that is better for them. I can vouch for the quality. I use old sweet jars to store it so there is no danger of mice or weevils in the bulk bags. They are also great for re-use; storing onions or potatoes (and other root veg) in the giant paper sacks too. Marriages are local and I could switch to them but I have been fortunate enough to be able to afford to go premium on flour - I avoid flour improvers for reasons I can't completely explain. I can't prove it but it seems it may be the thing that makes me bloat and feel lethargic in bread.

    I have bought nuts and seeds in bulk (from World Foods which I now think is owned by Amazing) but I have found they were not fresh enough - you know that kind of oily film on the outside that forms? I will buy them in the local (independent) Health Food Shop or when on offer in the SM in future

    In terms of organic I am a bit selective now - milk is always organic but provenance is more important. So having got the nice butcher man to explain the coding to me in Morries, I know what I am buying from their farms in the UK where welfare standards are akin to Waitflower. So not organic now, just less.

    I hope this is helpful
    MFIT T5 target to clear our mortgage completely (59,998) Q1 26,828 or 44.71% paid - Mortgage Free Wannabes 2019 #37 29,215.99 after May
    Save 12k in 2019 - #68 target is 7k 4,998.99 or 71.41% after May
    OS Grocery Challenge 2019 target is 3k - 36.16% spent so far, after May
    My DFD is here
    • Puddleglum
    • By Puddleglum 28th Apr 19, 9:04 AM
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    Puddleglum
    Hello!

    Could I put myself down for 80 again in May please. It will be really tight and I'm still on the yellow sticker diet big time but I managed to achieve it in April and include a bottle of wine for the Easter weekend. Hopefully I'll be able to ease up a bit come June
    "A thousand candles can be lit from a single candle without shortening the life of that candle."

    April 2019 - pick myself up, dust myself down and give myself a stern talking to.
    Grocery spend 5814/80
    • cuddlymarm
    • By cuddlymarm 28th Apr 19, 4:32 PM
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    cuddlymarm
    Hi guys
    I failed miserably in the April challenge but always looking forward.
    I’m aiming to come in under 150 in May. I’m counting mine as a yearly challenge of 2000 for the year so hopefully I’ll claw back any losses by the end of the year.
    Good luck for May everyone
    Cuddles
    2019 Grocery Spend 739.4.33/2000
    June grocery spend 52.05/150
    June NSDs 8/15
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