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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 7th May 18, 4:15 PM
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    Ive just finished. OMG. I am sooooo happy. Yay. Now I'm off to enjoy the sun.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 8th May 18, 5:27 PM
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    Well I passed my observation I am v surprised. I am not in trouble neither am I failing teacher. lol.

    Ive got some admin to do for the next few days and then hopefully the job will calm down for a bit.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 8th May 18, 5:37 PM
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    Well done on the observation SW you are FAB and don't let anyone let you think otherwise
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 9th May 18, 5:56 PM
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    The main task I have been working on for the last few weeks is nearly over. I think I have done enough. OMG I shall find out tomorrow.

    Thank goodness for the nice weather. My parents arrive on Saturday. hurrah to good food and chilling and being looked after.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 09-05-2018 at 8:28 PM.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 10th May 18, 5:36 PM
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    I have just spent 15.10 on a takeaway to celebrate finishing my huge marking deadline. Everything is complete and most of the stress is off for the rest of the year.

    I should have eaten healthy food but there is nothing in the fridge so I am treating myself. ~I don't know what a Chinese Singapore chowmein, fortune cookies (extra), barbeque spare ribs, chicken and sweetcorn soup is going to do to my diet though. lol.
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    • Kittikins
    • By Kittikins 10th May 18, 8:00 PM
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    Sounds like it's a well-deserved treat, therefore no calories

    Well done on finishing, I felt like having a treat yesterday when I realised ALL my marking was up to date - and I only have 19 kids in the class. God knows how I'll cope with probably 30 next year!
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 11th May 18, 5:06 PM
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    Thank you so much. At least in the new school you wont have a dragon to work for.

    Some people at work have been given extra hours. I wonder if I will. My boss has said twice she will try?????
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 11th May 18, 6:53 PM
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    Well done on finishing all your marking. I hope the Chinese was nice. Good luck getting extra hours
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th May 18, 9:51 AM
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    It is a bit chillier today but at least the sky is clear so far. I have put a wash out to dry. I need to dust, do lots of ironing.
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    • susiejq
    • By susiejq 12th May 18, 10:27 AM
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    Well done in passing your observation. I hated being observed but also hated doing observations when I managed staff. xx
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 12th May 18, 2:38 PM
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    Hello, bless you. My observer said they hated observing too. Especially when it is so late in the year and we haven't really got that much to teach on our syllabus.

    It's raining here. I've ironed the grand sum of 3 blouses. Ive robbed my lodgers chocolate from the fridge as i was soooo bored. Oh dear id better go and do some more before he comes back. 15 blouses ironed.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 13th May 18, 8:25 AM
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    Well after Eurovision I ate all of the lodgers chocolate (as I had no food in the house). All of it. Unless we send Wills and Kate, Robbie Williams, or Harry and Megan as our entries to Eurovision next year we shall not win.

    Weather is glorious. I might do some marking outside. Parents are coming v soon.

    Ive bid on some more fleabay clothes. They are just so cheap and I want to feel good about myself. I will definitely have spent over 50 by end of the month on fripperies, so I am going to go back to my usual fun budget of 100.

    I have windows to wash, bedsheets to wash, mowing the lawn. Oh the fun I have. lol.
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 13-05-2018 at 5:40 PM.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 13th May 18, 9:25 PM
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    The exam board have asked for more work than we expected. Guess who is going to be going in on her day off????? and will be working full time next week.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 14th May 18, 6:20 PM
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    Work was nuts. Let's just say I spent a lot. Ive a ton of work to do but it will be finished by Friday.
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 14th May 18, 7:15 PM
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    I hope they are paying you for all the extra hours !
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 14th May 18, 7:25 PM
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    Nope. lol. This is education!!!!!
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    • Skint yet Again
    • By Skint yet Again 14th May 18, 8:49 PM
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    I thought they were giving out extra hours ? Surely your contract states how many hours you get paid for ? I didn't realise they expect you to work for free
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 15th May 18, 7:31 PM
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    This job relies on a lot of goodwill. I will make sure my seniors are aware of it. It is only for this week and I will not do any extra after this for sure.

    All is well am drowning in work but it should be over by the weekend when I hope to make the most of the weather. Today was a NSD. Hurrah.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 17th May 18, 6:38 PM
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    Work has calmed down thank goodness. Ive barely spent anything this week at breaks as I haven't had any!!!!

    Weather is still nice I will look forward to enjoying it this weekend.
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    • savingwannabe
    • By savingwannabe 19th May 18, 2:50 PM
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    It's Royal Wedding Day and the weather is glorious.Ive washed some clothes.


    Am taking it easy today as so tired. Might do a bit of housework now.

    To do jobs for weekend:
    vacuum house
    mop
    clean bathrooms
    dust
    wash bedsheets
    write scheme of work
    marking
    feed and weed lawn
    Last edited by savingwannabe; 20-05-2018 at 4:53 PM.
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