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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 18th Feb 15, 6:31 PM
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    The Happy Savings Fund
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    • 18th Feb 15, 6:31 PM
    The Happy Savings Fund 18th Feb 15 at 6:31 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 8:16 PM. Reason: to re-focus my savings
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 5th Jan 19, 2:06 PM
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    So far I haven't seen any perfume at an affordable price so I am holding on. The rest of my parcels came today including my lovely jacket!!!! Yay.

    I have ironed 8 items only another 13 to go but I am resting first. It is so grey outside.
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    • pinknsparkly
    • By pinknsparkly 5th Jan 19, 5:34 PM
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    I'm so glad you're feeling more human again, SW! I'm imaging you twirling around the kitchen in your new jacket with a massive grin on your face

    Not checking fleabay until payday is probably a wise move actually. I actually had to take a couple of years away from Ebay because I got a bit addicted and was buying so much lovely that I totally didn't need but was "just so lovely" and "a complete bargain". I've never really got back into the habit of thinking of using it....!
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 5th Jan 19, 5:42 PM
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    Hello Pinky, how disciplined are you? I wish I could stop using it but it is so cheap. This jacket is brand new and only a quarter of the original price.

    I have slept so much today. I am going to iron again.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 6th Jan 19, 4:54 PM
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    I made a mistake with injections this morning and was ill for most of the day. I have slept. What a surprise that's all I seem to do. Still I will be ok for tomorrow and hope I will finish my work.

    I popped into the garden for about a minute and saw that my bulbs are growing in another month or so they will look spectacular. I cannot wait.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Jan 19, 9:35 AM
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    Happy new year (late I know)!

    Sorry to hear you were ill yesterday, hope you are feeling better today.

    Glad to hear that your bulbs are growing!

    Dxxx
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 7th Jan 19, 1:13 PM
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    Hello Dolly I am marking at home. Today is a NSD.

    I am really excited and want to wear my new jacket to work tomorrow. I am such a child!!!!
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 7th Jan 19, 1:22 PM
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    Haha I would be the same.

    Dxxx
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    • tori.k
    • By tori.k 7th Jan 19, 8:50 PM
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    Sorry to hear you not feeling to well, hopefully your on the mend I've also got a lot of bulbs that are a little too forward due to the mild weather, one of my camellias is also in full flower.
    You put me to shame with the ironing its something im terribly lazy with, Its a good job I minimised my wardrobe or it never get done.
    • pinknsparkly
    • By pinknsparkly 8th Jan 19, 3:44 PM
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    Oh no, hope you're feeling better SW.

    And on the EBay front - I'm not sure disciplined is the right word at all, I decided I had to stop even going on the website purely because i was so undisciplined if I let myself Kind of like the "I can't buy junk food if I don't go to the supermarket" mentality! My sister has got some lovely bargains from there though, so if when I lose this weight I'm planning on doing some shopping on there. Your jacket sounds fab!

    And Tori - I'm just as lazy as you when it comes to ironing, possibly even more so. I now refuse to buy any items of clothing that require ironing. I found some lovely lightweight drapey material blouses that don't require ironing and non-iron trousers for work. My husband irons his own work shirts, but I've also invested in some non-iron shirts for him too - they've made mornings a LOT less stressful (he flat out refused to iron five shirts on a weekend....).
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th Jan 19, 2:40 PM
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    Lol. I feel chuffed as you all think I am good at ironing. Lol Im so embarrassed the only reason I had to do so much is that I didn't do it in term time and I almost ran out of clothes!!!!

    Work was hard this week. So glad it's over. blood sugars have been rubbish due to all the bugs. Went for a hospital appointment and dr wants to see me in 2 months. Yikes they are bad and I am spend today in bed recovering. The week cost 30 including taxis to hospital. I have only spent about 7 at work but will really reduce this next week as I have noticed my blood sugars are rubbish when I don't make my own food.


    Outfox The Market took a dd out of 134 when I have a credit of 54 - I rang them and they told me to reverse the dd with my bank. They then said I would be hearing about my real final bill in a few weeks. I do hope I get all my money back but shan't hold out too much hope.

    I am utterly exhausted so I am spending much of the day in bed.
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    • Kittikins
    • By Kittikins 12th Jan 19, 3:01 PM
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    Sorry to hear about the blood sugars, processed food can be so bad for you whilst tasting sooooo good

    Hope you have a great weekend and that the annoyances of this week are but mere memories soon!
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th Jan 19, 3:02 PM
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    Bless you I am in heaven here. Just chilling in bed drinking cups of tea and reading and snoozing. lol.
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    • tori.k
    • By tori.k 12th Jan 19, 8:44 PM
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    Im another that's waiting for a OFTM refund of credit, luckily its only 77 as im not holding my breath that it will be anytime soon, It wont surprise me if they are the next company to fold.
    Believe me you you have the weather we've had, then you missed nothing having a duvet day.
    With the amount of colds that seems to be doing the rounds feels like i've been working in an elephant enclosure all day
    Get better soon SW
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 13th Jan 19, 6:58 AM
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    Get well soon from me too SW. Hope you feel better today.x So many people having problems with OFTM hope you all get refunded soon.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 13th Jan 19, 5:55 PM
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    It is sunday night and I have spent most of the weekend in bed with exhaustion due to a v busy week at work and rubbish sugars. I feel ok now but have done no work!

    I will mark tomorrow. Today I spent 4 at cornershop.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 14th Jan 19, 8:40 AM
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    Hope you are feeling better today.

    Dxxx
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 15th Jan 19, 3:46 PM
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    I spent most of the weekend recovering and did some marking on Monday. I am starting to feel better now. I was v naughty and ordered an expensive Chinese which will feed me for days 17!
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 15th Jan 19, 3:51 PM
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    Sometimes you just have to treat yourself.

    What did you get?

    I could go a chinese, I'm being good again. Holiday in July!

    Dxxx
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 15th Jan 19, 6:23 PM
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    Yay to hols. Where are you going?

    I had a chow mein, chicken fried rice, prawn crackers and spare ribs.Too much I shouldn't have had it.

    Im watching Brexit on the tv. So exciting. OMG. It's like the 1970s all over again.
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    • Dolly Rocker
    • By Dolly Rocker 15th Jan 19, 6:28 PM
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    Mallorca with the girls in July! Cannot wait.

    Oh that sounds delicious, I want it all!

    Oh I'm still stuck in work right now.

    Dxxx
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