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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 28th Feb 18, 10:41 AM
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    March's Bring Your Lunch to Work
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    • 28th Feb 18, 10:41 AM
    March's Bring Your Lunch to Work 28th Feb 18 at 10:41 AM
    Happy March and welcome to a new shiny month and a new even shinier challenge.

    Feel free to post what you're having/planning/eating for lunch as this may give others a idea of what to make and I'm always up for inspiration.

    There are 22 working days up for grabs.

    Let me know if you want to join in and I'll add you to the list on the next post.

    So come on.....who's in???
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 6200.00 Cap 1: 395.80 BC: 6841.81
    AFD xxx LTW 6/16
    POAMAYC 2018 #041 PD 6288.87/7000
    Savings for Christmas 191.84/365
    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 2nd Mar 18, 9:59 AM
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    Purplemumof2
    Morning,

    Welcome to new and existing members

    I think I've included everyone, please let me know if I've missed anyone.

    List has been updated too.

    Hope everyone isn't too snowed in x
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 6200.00 Cap 1: 395.80 BC: 6841.81
    AFD xxx LTW 6/16
    POAMAYC 2018 #041 PD 6288.87/7000
    Savings for Christmas 191.84/365
    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • short_bird
    • By short_bird 2nd Mar 18, 1:15 PM
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    Hello! I'm in again with 1/11 to report.
    Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings, and call off Christmas.
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 2nd Mar 18, 5:49 PM
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    Well that 2/14 done

    Dead boring, bread pudding for breakfast ( I start at 7 so have breakfast at (am) and a ham and pepper cheese sandwich for lunch both days

    Ive had major yearnings for macaroni cheese of late so Im making one Sunday for my lunches next week. Comfort food
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 3rd Mar 18, 6:24 AM
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    fatrab
    My meeting has been cancelled next week so I have 3 more days to add to my target please.


    Hope everyone has a great weekend and stay safe
    You can have results or excuses, but not both - Wannabe debt free by Dec 2022
    June's targets - Be 15st by end of month, 19/30 AFDs
    39 x 2 coins (#32)
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Mar 18, 7:47 AM
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    Morning,

    Lunches next week, look like this:

    Monday - Roast beef dinner (left overs)
    Tuesday - Lasagne (left overs)
    Wednesday - Chilli and rice (DH bought for me )
    Thursday - Pot noodle or sandwich and cuppa soup
    Friday - Pot noodle or buy my lunch

    Going to be more organised this month.
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
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    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 5th Mar 18, 10:00 AM
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    fatrab
    3/16 today please!


    Haggis, tatties and neeps today! Mince and tatties tomorrow! I'm well organised this week!
    You can have results or excuses, but not both - Wannabe debt free by Dec 2022
    June's targets - Be 15st by end of month, 19/30 AFDs
    39 x 2 coins (#32)
    • archwaysaver
    • By archwaysaver 5th Mar 18, 10:08 AM
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    Morning all! Brought my lunch in today so at 2/13 (on track, woohoo) - Sainsbury's pasta with tomato sauce and green veg. One from the freezer.
    Bring lunch to work March: 5/13
    NSD March: 6/18

    Goal by Sept 2019: 20,100
    So far: 3,749.89
    (tuition 1,920/4,100, cushion 456/1,000, dream 1,300.44/15,000)
    • Rocco86
    • By Rocco86 5th Mar 18, 12:17 PM
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    Can I join please, looking for 21 days! I may treat myself on the last day, not sure yet.


    I have just updated the Feb thread as went a bit awol due to family stress. I am not letting things bother me this month and will sort lunch out the night before. I am 3/3 so far, 2 snow days and getting sent home at 12pm last week helped and eaten lentil curry for lunch. Managed to get 4 days out of it so that's my lunch sorted for the week. It's a good job I don't mind repetitive meals!
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 5th Mar 18, 12:23 PM
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    3/14. For me.

    Finally made the macaroni cheese and have just scoffed it. Was really satisfying in this cold damp weather
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Poppy1984
    • By Poppy1984 5th Mar 18, 12:36 PM
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    3/22 for me today, cheese sandwhich and a cuppa soup
    19-02-18 Total Debt 4,015 Next 815 Very 1600 Tesco Credit Card 1600
    PAID Next 815/815 now closed Very 900/ 1600 Tesco 160/ 1600
    Emergency Fund 280/300
    • lemonverbena
    • By lemonverbena 5th Mar 18, 1:38 PM
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    I remembered to pack leftover cabbage and ricotta casserole (much nicer than it sounds), rice, and some fruit - which I'm about to eat now. 1/15!
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 6th Mar 18, 9:16 AM
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    Can I join please, looking for 21 days! I may treat myself on the last day, not sure yet.


    I have just updated the Feb thread as went a bit awol due to family stress. I am not letting things bother me this month and will sort lunch out the night before. I am 3/3 so far, 2 snow days and getting sent home at 12pm last week helped and eaten lentil curry for lunch. Managed to get 4 days out of it so that's my lunch sorted for the week. It's a good job I don't mind repetitive meals!
    Originally posted by Rocco86
    Morning Rocco,

    Welcome back Hope that your stress has calmed down a bit now?

    I've added you to the list on the first page x
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 6200.00 Cap 1: 395.80 BC: 6841.81
    AFD xxx LTW 6/16
    POAMAYC 2018 #041 PD 6288.87/7000
    Savings for Christmas 191.84/365
    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 6th Mar 18, 9:17 AM
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    Purplemumof2
    Morning,

    I've updated the list on the first page, as usual please let me know if I have missed anyone or made any errors

    Left over lasagne for me today.

    Have a great day xx
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 6200.00 Cap 1: 395.80 BC: 6841.81
    AFD xxx LTW 6/16
    POAMAYC 2018 #041 PD 6288.87/7000
    Savings for Christmas 191.84/365
    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • Poppy1984
    • By Poppy1984 6th Mar 18, 9:09 PM
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    4/22 today brought soup and ryvitas but was feeling stressed so only had the ryvitas. Corned beef hash tomorrow x
    19-02-18 Total Debt 4,015 Next 815 Very 1600 Tesco Credit Card 1600
    PAID Next 815/815 now closed Very 900/ 1600 Tesco 160/ 1600
    Emergency Fund 280/300
    • short_bird
    • By short_bird 7th Mar 18, 1:20 PM
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    Number 10: 2/11... Forgot my wallet so couldn't snack even if I wanted to
    Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings, and call off Christmas.
    • lemonverbena
    • By lemonverbena 8th Mar 18, 12:49 AM
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    lemonverbena
    2/15 tinned minestrone soup
    • determined new ms
    • By determined new ms 8th Mar 18, 6:35 PM
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    determined new ms
    can I join in? There are 14 working days for me - I work 12 hour shifts. Have just got my lunch/food for the day! ready:

    HM spiced bns soup, some apricots and nuts, apple, orange & kiwi and yogurt. Might take a marmite sandwich I've got in the freezer in case I get hungry later on!

    I'll have the same on Sat & have spicy bean rice in the freezer for sunday
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    Wombling 2018 145.73/RK 0.04
    • short_bird
    • By short_bird 8th Mar 18, 7:55 PM
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    Number 10: 3/11
    Cancel the kitchen scraps for lepers and orphans, no more merciful beheadings, and call off Christmas.
    • Poppy1984
    • By Poppy1984 8th Mar 18, 8:08 PM
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    6/22 tinned soup yday and today x
    19-02-18 Total Debt 4,015 Next 815 Very 1600 Tesco Credit Card 1600
    PAID Next 815/815 now closed Very 900/ 1600 Tesco 160/ 1600
    Emergency Fund 280/300
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 8th Mar 18, 9:40 PM
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    5/14 for me please

    Tuesday I had the rest of the macaroni cheese
    Today I had left over beef stew and dumplings


    Tomorrow I have some left over Bolognese but we won't count that one till its under my belt

    Im enjoying a hot lunch but its meaning Im not wanting my dinner at night. Think Ill be back on the soup next week
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
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