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    • ginnyknit
    • By ginnyknit 10th Sep 19, 9:30 PM
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    Hitting 60, time for change.
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    • 10th Sep 19, 9:30 PM
    Hitting 60, time for change. 10th Sep 19 at 9:30 PM
    Well it arrived, the milestone I wasnt looking forward to. So I decided to get my bottom into gear and make some changes. My house is full to the brim with stuff and I mean full. Very little of it means anything its just detritus gathered in 40 years of marriage.

    My plan is to sell as much as humanly possible to buy a caravan for me and the family especially my autistic grandson who adores caravans.

    So I have started and earlier in the year managed to gather 100. With lots of little things cropping up and a very low income as Hubbys carer this has gone up and down but now is set at 100.

    In the next week I plan to clear a space and set up a photo area for all the things I plan to sell and put 5 things on at a time so Im not carrying tons to the post office.

    Im also making Christmas themed gifts which a friend will sell in her shop for me. It doesn't make a massive amount but definitely helps.

    I have a weeks respite starting next Sunday as Hubs is away so that's D day - no house work as no mess lol and will organise my meals ahead of time in true MSE fashion.
    Clearing the junk to travel light
    Saving every single penny.
    I will get my caravan
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 12th Sep 19, 12:28 PM
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    • 12th Sep 19, 12:28 PM
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    • 12th Sep 19, 12:28 PM
    Good luck with the selling ginnyknit.
    Saving for a caravan for you and your family is a lovely idea.
    Last edited by Skint yet Again; 12-09-2019 at 12:30 PM.
    Balance 0% credit card 1360 748
    0% Car Loan 7500 balance to pay 1/10/19 160 1/11/19 160 1/12/19 160 finishes 1/1/2020 140.
    Emergency fund 200
    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th Sep 19, 3:44 PM
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    • 12th Sep 19, 3:44 PM
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    • 12th Sep 19, 3:44 PM
    Welcome Ginny. It's great that you have things to sell as you will earn lots hopefully and declutter at the same time. Heaven. I hope you are having some rest now that DH is being looked after.
    Christmas Fund 208 No spend month?
    • ginnyknit
    • By ginnyknit 12th Sep 19, 10:47 PM
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    • 12th Sep 19, 10:47 PM
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    • 12th Sep 19, 10:47 PM
    Im really looking forward to the break and less washing! My aim is for a clutter free home so I can decorate right through with minimum fuss. Just sorted a few things to giveaway on Olio and some broken stuff from the garden for the scrap man who passed on Tuesdays.
    Clearing the junk to travel light
    Saving every single penny.
    I will get my caravan
    • ginnyknit
    • By ginnyknit 14th Sep 19, 11:11 PM
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    • 14th Sep 19, 11:11 PM
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    • 14th Sep 19, 11:11 PM
    Well D day tomorrow, start the big clear out and prepare the stuff for the next round of selling. Just cooked tomorrows meals so I wont forget to eat. I have bags and boxes ready to organise piles of things for CS/selling/ posting/ giving away and a bit for the bin. Im going to spend a couple of hours with my grandson in the morning which will be lovely then down to work.
    Clearing the junk to travel light
    Saving every single penny.
    I will get my caravan
    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 15th Sep 19, 6:28 AM
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    • 15th Sep 19, 6:28 AM
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    • 15th Sep 19, 6:28 AM
    Good luck Ginny you sound very focused
    Balance 0% credit card 1360 748
    0% Car Loan 7500 balance to pay 1/10/19 160 1/11/19 160 1/12/19 160 finishes 1/1/2020 140.
    Emergency fund 200
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