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    • sugarbaby125
    • By sugarbaby125 4th Jan 18, 9:45 AM
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    My Over 50's Spending Diary
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    • 4th Jan 18, 9:45 AM
    My Over 50's Spending Diary 4th Jan 18 at 9:45 AM
    I have been with MSE a number of years and each year I have become better and better at making sure that I spend my money wisely. I find that recording the savings I am making no matter how small reminds me that if I take care of the pennies the pounds will take care of themselves.

    Littlewoods Clearance bargains via eBay:

    1. V By Very Chambray Men's shorts 3.99 saved 21.01

    2. Reebok Supremium Ladies Black T-shirt 4.99 saved 17.01

    3. V By Very Black Ruffle Jumper 7.99 saved 30.01

    4. V By Very Black/cream High Neck Striped Jumper 5.99 saved 26.01

    5. V By Very Men's Navy Woven Jogger Shorts 4.99 saved 27.01

    Plus I saved 15.80 on P & P costs
    Plus a 5 discount because I had spent 20 plus
    Plus I used an eBay 20% voucher code which saved me another 4.59

    1 hopper bus journey worth 75p

    Free Metro Newspaper 20p

    Council Tax Support for 2017 to 2018 899.83

    Tesco Mid Week Delivery Saver cost me 40 for the year in 2017 but I saved 263 on the price of the individual delivery slots I used ( Tesco delivery drivers deliver to my kitchen which is really helpful as I live in a maisonette and there are so many stairs to negotiate)

    Revolution Super Light 4 Wheeled Suitcase from Tesco Direct which was half price in the Sale so I saved 22.50 and I got free delivery worth 3 because I have a Delivery Saver Mid Week Plan and I had spent over 10 on my order

    Poundland Bargains:

    2 X Maltesers and Friends small selection pack half price saved me 1

    4 X 6 Packets of Sensations crisps saved me 2.80

    Superdrug In Store Shop:


    2 X Cadbury's Buttons Tubes half price saved me 1

    4 X Dove Men's Duo Sets 50p reduction saved me 2

    Current total = 1,342.52
    Last edited by sugarbaby125; 04-01-2018 at 10:02 AM.
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    • sugarbaby125
    • By sugarbaby125 12th Sep 19, 12:02 PM
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    I found 10 Roadkill on my way to a party (7th Sept)

    M bought me a bottle of water at the party in the wine bar (7th Sept) 2

    3 hopper bus journeys (9th Sept) 2.25

    I found 3p Roadkill on my Estate (10th Sept)

    Free Metro & Evening Standard newspapers (10th Sept) 1.20

    Free Metro newspaper (11th Sept) 60p

    B & S both bought me a bottle of water when I was at Karaoke (11th Sept) 4

    My Weekly Online Grocery Shopping special offers and price reductions saved me 26.25 this week (12th Sept)

    Current Total = 7205.64
    • sugarbaby125
    • By sugarbaby125 17th Sep 19, 11:48 AM
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    Lidl Bargains: (11th & 13th Sept)

    2 X Cien antibacterial hand wash 500ml 59p each = 1.18 compared to a similar product from Poundland, I saved myself 82p

    2 X Snacktastic multipack of 6 crisps 65p each = 1.30 compared to Tesco own brand 77p each I saved 24p

    Fin Carre 100g MIlk chocolate and hazelnut 59p compared to Cadbury's from Poundland I saved 41p

    2 packets of Tower Gate custard creams 400g compared to Tesco own brand 44p I saved 32p

    2 X 500g Red seedless grapes 95p each compared to Tesco own brand at 2 each I saved 2.10

    2 X Sweet & Crunchy salad on offer for 49p each compared to Tesco for 1 each I saved 1.02

    2 X Fin Carre 100g Dark Chocolate at 39p compared to Galaxy Dark from Tesco at 1 each I saved myself 1.22

    2 X multipack 6 Snaktastic crisps at 65p each compare to Tesco own brand at 77p each I saved 24p

    6 Jazz apples 1.95 compared to Tesco at 2.25 I saved 30p

    2 X Tower Gate Bourbons 400g 22p each = 44p compared to Tesco own brand 400g I saved 16p

    2 X 30M Strong Kitchen Foil at 1.99 each = 3.98 compared to Tesco own brand at 3.40 each I saved 2.82

    4 Fresh Peaches 79p compared to Tesco at 1.25 I saved 46p


    2 hopper bus journeys (13th Sept) 1.50

    I got a free ticket in Row B from the stage to watch Heartbeat of Home that saved me 71 (14th Sept)

    3 hopper bus journeys (14th Sept) 2.25

    I got a free ticket for the live podcast Trolled that saved me 14.50 (15th Sept)

    6 hopper bus journeys (15th Sept) 4.50

    3 X M & S jacquard high leg briefs from eBay for 6.97 including P & P compared to the tagged price of 6 each I saved 11.03 (16th Sept)

    I bought 1 Hardback 20 and 1 Paperback book 7.99 from Poundland for myself and I saved 25.99 (16th Sept)

    2 X Nando's Hot Marinade from Poundland for 2 compared to the price on the bottle of 2.19 each I saved 2.38 (16th Sept)

    1 hopper bus journey (16th Sept) 75p

    Free Metro newspaper (16th Sept) 60p

    Current Total = 7277
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