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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 10:44 AM
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    April's Bring Your Lunch to Work
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    • 4th Apr 18, 10:44 AM
    April's Bring Your Lunch to Work 4th Apr 18 at 10:44 AM
    Spring time April is upon us 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 20 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???
    Last edited by Purplemumof2; 04-04-2018 at 3:16 PM.
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 10:45 AM
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    Members List:

    001 Purplemumof2 3/16
    002 suki1964 0/14
    003 rawdinosaur 4/10
    004 Poor_Single_lady 0/10
    005 fatrab 5/20
    006 selloptape 0/10
    007 Tropically 0/14
    Last edited by Purplemumof2; 09-04-2018 at 3:12 PM.
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    • rawdinosaur
    • By rawdinosaur 4th Apr 18, 12:00 PM
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    • 4th Apr 18, 12:00 PM
    I'm in!

    I'm generally pretty good at bringing my own lunch to work with me. The problems arise when either I'm out of the office all day and so can't use the microwave to heat up leftovers I'd planned to have or when I decide to top to the shops because I'm still peckish and walk out with far more food than I needed.
    Make 10 a day April 2018 Challenge: 113/300
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 4th Apr 18, 12:09 PM
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    Add me again please

    I think it may be 14 days again this month but who knows, it should be 12 and it could be 16 lol

    I just need some inspiration for lunches that fill me up enough that I don't get 3pm munchies, but don't over fill me so I still eat my dinner
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 12:43 PM
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    I'm in!

    I'm generally pretty good at bringing my own lunch to work with me. The problems arise when either I'm out of the office all day and so can't use the microwave to heat up leftovers I'd planned to have or when I decide to top to the shops because I'm still peckish and walk out with far more food than I needed.
    Originally posted by rawdinosaur
    Let me know how many days you want me to put you down for? x
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 12:45 PM
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    • 4th Apr 18, 12:45 PM
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    • 4th Apr 18, 12:45 PM
    Add me again please

    I think it may be 14 days again this month but who knows, it should be 12 and it could be 16 lol

    I just need some inspiration for lunches that fill me up enough that I don't get 3pm munchies, but don't over fill me so I still eat my dinner
    Originally posted by suki1964
    I've added you to the list and have put you down for a target of 14 days, I can always change it if wanted?
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 4th Apr 18, 12:52 PM
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    • 4th Apr 18, 12:52 PM
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    I've added you to the list and have put you down for a target of 14 days, I can always change it if wanted?
    Originally posted by Purplemumof2
    We will say 14 then, middle of the road

    Hopefully thats all I will be working. A girl is leaving and we don't know what the replacement will be like so I might have to pick up the slack
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 3:15 PM
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    Hopefully thats all I will be working. A girl is leaving and we don't know what the replacement will be like so I might have to pick up the slack
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Sounds like interesting times for you.
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 3:18 PM
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    • 4th Apr 18, 3:18 PM
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    Today was homemade egg and potato salad.

    Aiming for 16 days this month, should be doable.
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    • rawdinosaur
    • By rawdinosaur 4th Apr 18, 3:20 PM
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    Let me know how many days you want me to put you down for? x
    Originally posted by Purplemumof2
    Let's start out with 10 please.
    Make 10 a day April 2018 Challenge: 113/300
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 4th Apr 18, 3:21 PM
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    Let's start out with 10 please.
    Originally posted by rawdinosaur
    10 it is I've added you to the list at the top. Good luck x
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    • Poor_Single_lady
    • By Poor_Single_lady 4th Apr 18, 10:22 PM
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    Hello. Please can I be in with 10 please.
    Thank you. xx

    Tue Soup
    Wed Lasagne left over
    Thur potatoe salad
    Fri tbc
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    Overdraft And 1 credit card paid off.

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    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 5th Apr 18, 11:36 AM
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    I'm in for the full 20 please.


    Tues was cheese toasties
    Weds was thai chicken red curry
    Today its the cheese toasties again
    Tomorrow tbc, possibly pork and veggies


    3/20 so far
    You can have results or excuses, but not both.
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 5th Apr 18, 11:40 AM
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    Hello. Please can I be in with 10 please.
    Thank you. xx

    Tue Soup
    Wed Lasagne left over
    Thur potatoe salad
    Fri tbc
    Originally posted by Poor_Single_lady
    I'm in for the full 20 please.


    Tues was cheese toasties
    Weds was thai chicken red curry
    Today its the cheese toasties again
    Tomorrow tbc, possibly pork and veggies


    3/20 so far
    Originally posted by fatrab
    Morning,

    I've added you both to the list.

    Good luck x
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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 5th Apr 18, 11:41 AM
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    Morning,

    Chicken salad for me today, using left over chicken from last night and I have some reduced coleslaw to finish off too.
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    • fatrab
    • By fatrab 6th Apr 18, 9:21 AM
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    4/20 today please.


    Pork marinated in spices, with broccoli carrots and cauliflower in a cheese sauce today. Wasn't sure if the spicy pork would work but it does, it's currently on offer in Lidl.
    You can have results or excuses, but not both.
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    • rawdinosaur
    • By rawdinosaur 6th Apr 18, 10:21 PM
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    Brought lunch (and dinner) in yesterday & today. I was up cooking it at 7 this morning but considering I've only been at home for sleeping in the past two days and will be out over the weekend, I'm not doing too badly and have my lunch packed for tomorrow already.

    2/2 so far.
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    • selloptape
    • By selloptape 7th Apr 18, 6:17 PM
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    Hi there - please can I join with a target of 9 for April
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    • Tropically
    • By Tropically 8th Apr 18, 10:29 PM
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    Is it too late for me to join? Could I be in for 14 please? All working days before my holiday!!
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    • rawdinosaur
    • By rawdinosaur 8th Apr 18, 11:03 PM
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    4/4 so far. Going well so long as I stay organised. Have a couple of days off now so I can cook some more leftovers.
    Make 10 a day April 2018 Challenge: 113/300
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