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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 18th Feb 15, 5:31 PM
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    The Happy Savings Fund
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    • 18th Feb 15, 5:31 PM
    The Happy Savings Fund 18th Feb 15 at 5:31 PM
    I am going to copy over all my posts about my new kitchen or lack of it!!!!

    I am changing my thread name back to a more saving focussed one so I don't get distracted.

    Addendum: I have changed the name again as I am planning to chill out now I have savings and am going to continue to save for happy times. lol.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 03-12-2016 at 7:16 PM. Reason: to re-focus my savings
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 2nd Jun 19, 4:05 PM
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    It has clouded over now but I have mowed grass so don't mind. I finished today's marking. Yay.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 02-06-2019 at 7:07 PM.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 3rd Jun 19, 6:23 AM
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    Today I have some marking to do until 11am and then I am going to have a hair cut (15). Food + taxis 42.00. Just watered garden. It may rain tomorrow. It hasn't rained for about a week here and it feels glorious.

    I am going to try to avoid spending at work to save money luckily I bought lots of good food today.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 03-06-2019 at 7:28 PM.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 3rd Jun 19, 7:06 AM
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    Enjoy your day.

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
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    Goal Weight 2019 37lbs/91lbs
    28.05.19 - 4 Nationwide Referrals left, PM me for 100 to switch accounts, 1 link available straight away
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 4th Jun 19, 7:44 PM
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    After my credit card bill (including London spending) is paid off I have 200 to last till the end of the month to spend on food and fun. I reckon i'll be ok.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 5th Jun 19, 9:59 AM
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    You can do this.

    Budget budget budget!

    Dxxx
    DF 2018 12,754.09 - PIF 30.11.18
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 5th Jun 19, 4:02 PM
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    I think I can but I did spend 10 on student sweets today. lol. 75th Anniversary of end of WWR . RIP to the Fallen, I am humbled and salute your bravery and sacrifice.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 07-06-2019 at 6:40 PM.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 7th Jun 19, 6:45 PM
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    It has rained so much today, roll on summer. I bought sandwiches for two days as I forgot to buy filling lol.

    Crazy marking to do this week and then things will slow down. Hurrah nearly there.


    When work calms down might be switching one of my accounts and hope I can get some money for doing so.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 8th Jun 19, 6:12 AM
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    Good luck with the bank switch SW. I was looking at the offers but I don't get paid enough for the larger 175 offer.


    The rain here has been torrential too but it is bright and sunny this morning so I am hoping it will last.


    Poor you, (((hug))) that marking is never ending !
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 8th Jun 19, 4:55 PM
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    I've a manic week and then things will calm down. I am going to take tonight off as my brain is popcorn at present. lol

    Im going to have a cup of tea and then tidy up. The account I am thinking of going to is Nationwide I will get a bonus and so will Steve for recommending me.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 08-06-2019 at 5:26 PM.
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    • thrifty-hayley
    • By thrifty-hayley 8th Jun 19, 6:04 PM
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    I've a manic week and then things will calm down. I am going to take tonight off as my brain is popcorn at present. lol
    Originally posted by savingwannabe
    I know that feeling! Enjoy your night off and good luck with the switch
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 8th Jun 19, 6:20 PM
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    I will try the switch in about two weeks when work calms down as I am so tired I don't want to make a mistake. It is raining again luckily I just bought my clothes in.

    I haven't done any decluttering this week of the spare room. I love your grocery challenge Hayley. I will try that one time. In about a month I will break up for hols. I hope I get lots of hours with my summer job! I want the money and travelling.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 9th Jun 19, 6:33 PM
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    I did all my marking. This week will be mad at work. Please let it be a good week.

    It's supposed to rain till Friday and hopefully be nice at the weekend. I have just decluttered two more carrier bags of mirrors, glass ornaments and some nice shoes towards my carboot. I am watching decluttering videos on the internet to inspire me. I will try to do some more even if it rains. I really wish I didn't have all this stuff I would be so rich now. lol.

    My parents come at the weekend. I cannot wait to see them.

    I gave 30 from xmas fund to my niece for her birthday. This leaves 165 for food and for fun for the rest of the month. 5 weeks till summer hols. Not that Im desperate or anything. lol.rotfl:
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 09-06-2019 at 8:25 PM.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 15th Jun 19, 7:40 PM
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    Well my crazy work week will be over in the next few days. I have spent a fortune on taxis doing late nights and eating lots of pre-prepared carp at work.

    Today I took a day off and helped my father with his paperwork and tidied the house. He's visiting for Father's Day. Hurrah.

    Roll on the summer hols. I am visiting the boys next weekend and am really looking forward to it.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 16th Jun 19, 5:47 AM
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    Hope all goes well at work and then you can get some rest ! Have a lovely weekend with your parents x
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 16th Jun 19, 6:05 PM
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    I finished my work at 3 my niece popped over to see my father on Father's Day. All is well after tomorrow I am going to chill!
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 17th Jun 19, 6:11 PM
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    Hurrah we passed with flying colours. I don't know how but I am sooo happy it's over.

    AMEN.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 17th Jun 19, 8:41 PM
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    Well done SW you so deserve it
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 20th Jun 19, 5:41 PM
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    I am going to visit the boys in the New Forest tomorrow. Work have given me Friday off as I have been working unpaid for weeks on nonsense for them.

    I cannot wait to see Steve and Andy and to enjoy Lymington. Hurrah. I am v poor. I will try to avoid spending money. Im going to see how much is in my pension fund just to be nosey.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 20th Jun 19, 9:20 PM
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    Have a great weekend x
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 23rd Jun 19, 3:01 PM
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    I had a great weekend. I spent 20 on house things, 17 on travel, 20 on fishnchips for all of us. We spent Saturday in Dorset helping Andy's mum packing and then went to a fabulous barbeque in the afternoon. I ate so much and then we got to Lymington really late. The boys dropped me off today. It was a great weekend. So nice to see my friends and enjoy myself.

    I have just done a clothes wash as lodger was using the machine and am going to take it easy. Handyman is coming tomorrow let's hope for a good day. If possible I would like to do some more tidying in the spare room.
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