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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 21st Jan 18, 5:47 PM
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    Dusty's Frugal Fortnights
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    • 21st Jan 18, 5:47 PM
    Dusty's Frugal Fortnights 21st Jan 18 at 5:47 PM
    I love MSE,so much wisdom and practical advice for someone seeking to improve not just finances but the quality of life. However it is surely a time eater,and being frugal with my time is certainly a high priority on my agenda! I spend way to much time online these days,and frequenting MSE has added another hour to the total!
    So I thought it wiser for now to have a diary where I can post my thoughts and plans,rather than posting - however much fun it is - on lots of threads.
    I will be 70 end of a,Mr Dusty is 78. We live on the guaranteed minimum income pension,and need to live frugally,because with 4 children,5 granddaughters,a great granddaughter with a great grandson due in March,plus various partners making a grand total of 14 people to buy for at Xmas and birthdays I definitely need to keep control of my finances. Plus of course saving for household needs,and all the normal expenses of running a home.
    For years there was always at least one child in dire financial straits,but things thankfully have stabilized,they have jobs and are settled,and at last I can get my finances firmly under control.I have one more arg*s payment and then I am totally debt free
    I have my bills on direct debit,and this month have set up several bank accounts for different purpose,and am starting this new year with eagerness for once (more later on various woes).Mr Dusty saves for himself,but he has family in Africa where life is extremely hard and he has constant drains on his finances.All the bills and running the house come out of my part of our income,and we arrange our affairs on a fortnightly basis. I hope keeping track of all my affairs in a mindful manner will lead to a feeling of financial security and stability - and its quite fun too challenging myself to live in a frugal way. A new fortnight starts tomorrow
    I also hope to add posts about decluttering and organizing the home,about my Slimming World continuing challenges,recycling,and also about the Sealed Pot challenge,surveys,hobbies etc,and anything really that comes into my head!
    Looking forward to improving many parts of my life!
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 16th Apr 18, 8:45 PM
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    really need to show my ''gratitudes'' instead of focusing on the downsides so much.

    +Grateful for keeping the Asd@ shop below 60. I managed not to do a shop last fortnight and the cupboards were rather bare,so the bill could have been much higher. I went through before checkout and cut out what was not essential,reduced it by 15!
    +Lovely to see the washing drying on the line in the sun,instead of blocking all the radiators.
    +Mr Dusty ironed all the sheets etc,3 sets of bedding! I DETEST ironing!
    + looking forward to snuggling into the newly washed bedding tonight,its always such a pleasure.
    + finished another book,making 6/12
    + the family history lady worked through my info on an uncle and confirmed the procedure I will need to follow to move ahead.Nice class,only 2 for a 2 hr session,with free access to several genealogy sites,and free printouts etc.
    +Mr Dusty only wants soup and sandwich for supper,Hurray to not having to poach salmon,make broccoli etc,as I am really shattered.

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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 16th Apr 18, 8:55 PM
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    Lovely to see some positives.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
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    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 16th Apr 18, 9:59 PM
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    Dusty! Fantastic, fantastic news on the visit with the diabetic nurse! I can't say I fully understand everything but 49 down to 37 looks pretty great to me

    Glad to hear the ironing has been done as well by Mr. Dusty! It's the little things! Sinking into bed with freshly washed sheets/ duvet covers really is one of my favourite things. I feel like I'm sinking into a cloud! Now if I could just get OH to start ironing them for me, hmmmm!

    I like your list of positives. I am going to aim to write down a list of things I have to be grateful for/ positive about every week. Am hoping it will help me be slightly less of a negative nancy!
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 17th Apr 18, 10:46 AM
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    Oh LonelyRat,I love it,''Negative Nancy'' thats me!
    I'm lucky that Mr Dusty does the ironing. Apart from washing up once in a long while he does no domestic stuff whatsoever. I remember when we were first married,48 LOOONG years ago, he was so fussy if I left even one tiny crease on his shirt collars that we had a truly massive row,and he took over ironing all his own stuff and the sheets,and has done so ever since.I cant stay in the room when he's doing it though,he goes over every spot about 5 times.It can take 5 minutes to iron one shirt.It drives me bonkers. But it is truly immaculate,I couldnt equal it in a million years
    And of course,he leaves the ironing board and iron out,but putting them away is a small price to pay to avoid those shirt collars
    I dont even bother to iron most of my stuff I wear around the house(good old artificial fibres,I love you,the creases fall out within an hour)

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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 17th Apr 18, 11:13 AM
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    Have to say I dont iron these days.
    Life is way too short
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 17th Apr 18, 11:18 AM
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    Well,I typed out my list of positives last night,jumped up and somehow twisted my ankle on standing!
    Its throbbing and I'm limping. Had intended to go for a walk this p.m. .Oh well,its nice to be indoors because its absolutely freezing out there.There's always a silver lining
    And I should get some reading done,and perhaps read some MSE diaries. I havent had time lately to do it.I always learn something new,and its fun seeing the varied content,attitudes and strategies.I always thank heavens that I was so poor no-one would give me a credit card. The misery those things have caused the world is horrendous
    Wonder if there is some sort of new ruling on receiving advertising emails. I did declutter my subscribed sites recently,but today I got emails from 4 different companies asking me to click if I want to continue with getting info. So except for my internet provider I clicked them ''off''
    If you bought a hoover 3 months ago,do you REALLY need ads for the latest machine? Doesnt say much for the quality of their product,does it?
    I am steadily working through all my son's old correspondence,chucking out masses of old paynotes etc from as far back as 2010. My shredder's not working so it takes a while obliterating bank statement details etc by hand. Very boring,but makes me feel better doing that rather than putting it in the recycling bin untouched.Probably another half hour's work and that will be one load of rubbish out of the house
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 18th Apr 18, 5:18 PM
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    Healthwise,the cystitis is almost gone,and I would feel confident of being able to go out without needing to rush to the loo every 10 minutes,(for a couple of measly drops!I hate cystitis)but I hurt my foot last night and amstill limping!
    Not much achieved today,got a big load of washing out,and it dried nicely in all that wind and sun. I have waited all day for this purported 20 degrees temp,but there was a nasty wind which brought the temp down,only now is it abating and it feels a bit warmer.With little wind tomorrow it should be better when I have to go to SW. No idea how its gone this week,better have a salad for supper tonight!
    We've had problems with the toilet cistern continuously running . The plumber mended it on Friday,back to the same situation yesterday,it ran all night sounding like a waterfall. Then as I was ready to phone the plumber again it stopped all on its own!
    Did a couple of surveys today,many times I miss out,but I made 3 on Prolific.thats a totalof 12 69,but I think you have to reach 30 before you can cash out. Long way to go,but the surveys are often interesting and quite short.Also cash in for a 5 amaz*n voucher for my book fund.Thats 15 altogether from My Survey in 3months,its quite quick building up considering how irregular I am at hitting onto surveys. 70year old are not usually the most popular demographic!.The worst is YouGov,I barely get more than one a week for 50 points,and you need 5000 to cash out.I am at 600 points now,so maybe by Xmas NEXT year?
    Finished off my sons old paynotes and bank statements from days of yore. Of course his latest paynotes still come to my house,he reads them then chucks them on top of the china cabinet, pile is building up nicely....(sigh)......
    Making progress with my books,finished a sixth,but am still a long way behind.
    If I hadnt hurt my foot I had intended to visit the family graves today,will see how I feel tomorrow,but after SW,my top up Ald! shop,and a visit to the library in the morning,then doing the dinner,I'm not sure if I will be up to it. But I will get a little bunch of flowers at Ald!

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    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 19th Apr 18, 4:13 PM
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    Hope your foot is feeling a wee bit better! Typical ... writing a list of positives then that happens

    There is going to be a change soon with advertising emails! GDPR (general data protection regulation) comes into effect in May so it means that companies will be sending out emails getting your consent to continue marketing to you etc.

    I love being able to hang washing out! It hasn't happened in a long while but currently have a load flapping about on the washing line
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 19th Apr 18, 4:30 PM
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    You Gov is sooo slow.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 19th Apr 18, 9:18 PM
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    Woo-hoo,FINALLY reached the 4 stone loss level/I lost 1 1/2 lbs this week,though I dont really believe that,I have lost a bit of the oedema is all,but at last I can say I lost 4 stone. It only took 12 weeks to move from 3st 13 1/2 lbs to 4 stone!I bounced between the same 2 or 3 lb till I was demented.
    I will need to increase my sluggish metabolism,and cut down on my syns if I am to compensate for the slowdown.
    Anyhoo,I have totally negated the loss today by eating fish and chips
    Never had my fave meal for many months,but promised myself the treat when I reached the 4 stone. And thoroughly enjoyed it!
    Sad to say I still have the waterworks problem,its got worse again just when I thought i was improving.It was hard to sit still at SW for the whole class. So still not been to the cemetery. Want to bet by time I feel better the weather will have changed for the worse?
    Little housework.or decluttering done this week at all.Hairdresser is due tomorrow for a trim,and I need to tidy up!Mr Dusty has been doing the garden this evening and there is grass trodden right through the house,and I couldnt be bothered to do anything about it.too busy enjoying my fish Hoovering and mopping and returning stuff he left out to their rightful places will be a priorityin the morning. Will be salmon tomorrow for Mr Dusty,I have made a big pan of soup for me,so not too much cooking to do.
    LonelyRat was laughing at how as soon as I finished a list of ''gratitudes'' I hurt my foot,so dare I risk it again?
    +my foot is much better I had little trouble walking today.
    + another couple of Prolific surveys brought me up to 16
    +the wind finally dropped and we had lovely weather here on the northeast coast.Unusual!!!
    +the light nights are coming in apace,after 8pm before it was too dark to read.I find reading by artificial light very difficult so its great to be able to read more Also am waking earlier with the dawn chorus,and I am managing about 1 hour reading before getting up now.
    + finished another book,that makes 7/12
    +dont you just love the modern catch up TV,and the pause and rewind feature? I love all the BBC4 documentaries etc,especially art,music and history.Also old detective things on Drama etc.I rarely watch ordinary TV,and if Mr Dusty is in the room its wall to wall news!

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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 19th Apr 18, 9:32 PM
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    Good news on the fish & chips & the 4 stones
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 23rd Apr 18, 9:19 PM
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    Well done dusty!!!!!!! A very well deserved fish and chips
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 25th Apr 18, 12:15 PM
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    Ouch! Almost a week since I posted here. Not been well,cant shake the infections. Also I have been in a bit of a fog of depression. It rolls in and I just cant push myself to do anything at all,just sit there mostly staring at the garden,with a roiling stomach full of the butterflies you get before the dentist or that crucial work interview or whatever,but with little logical cause.Mind you,it was probably triggered by the birthdays of my two sisters,but for some reason I focused mostly on the 101st anniversary of my grandfather who died in France in 1917. Last year I took flowers to the local cenotaph where his name is engraved. This year I couldnt drag my thoughts away from my mother. She was only six when her father died,and two weeks later her 15 year old brother died too. She left school at 11 to take care of her younger siblings,and never ever mentioned her father or brother or those difficult years,not once down the years.Somehow that upset me even more,and I just generally felt down. Couldnt even bring myself to post here,or on any of my sites. Normally I never miss a day
    Ah well,I am coming out of it now. But its a good job I am keeping the house fairly tidy these days,because for the best part of a week I didnt do a thing,and as for the diet,good luck with that,just been calming my insides with carbs,dreading tomorrow's weigh-in

    No recycling,no exercise either. Did do a fair bit reading,usually in the middle of the night,or at dawnas sleep was a joke,so I have now managed to finish 11/12 of my April TBR pile,so thats a silver lining. But I've got to get back on track,post daily tasks,hobbies and exercise and frugal finances. Posting here helps me get on track and accomplish things,a bit ashamed I couldnt work up the gumption to post here,which would have perhaps prodded me out of my funk.
    Ah well,as Scarlett says,tomorrow is another day!
    Mr Dusty has been doing the shopping and I got a few more 2 coins for the pot,making 84I think more of them are turning up now
    Family history group today,I may snaffle one or two there.Have done nothing at all in sorting the paperwork for my family tree,got to focus on that too.
    Off to cook now then the history group,so I may not get back on here today,but definitely tomorrow.Promise!!!!

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    • Sayschezza
    • By Sayschezza 25th Apr 18, 1:01 PM
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    Sorry to hear you have felt rotten but you did the best you could by battening down the hatches and riding it out. Sometimes it's good to just wallow. Glad you are now feeling better though. Hope SW isn't too grim.
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 25th Apr 18, 1:37 PM
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    Sorry that things are difficult for you.
    Take care.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
    • lonelyrat
    • By lonelyrat 26th Apr 18, 11:00 AM
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    Aw Dusty, seems like a tough week. Sometimes things get overwhelming and you do sink into it... There's nothing wrong with it as long as you do eventually "chin up" (my favourite phrase ) You've had a lot on your mind and sometimes you do just need time.

    Well done on all the reading and good luck with SW
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 26th Apr 18, 10:35 PM
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    Thanks for your kind support,people

    Managed to get to the cemetery at last today. The bus didnt go near the place so I got my daily exercise getting there! .It was a sunny day,the place looked so beautiful,but the wind was fierce and very cold. My nieces had obviously been up on my sister's birthday,the 22nd,as the grave was sparkling clean(its under a tree and can get stained) and the flowers fresh.. Had a few tears,but it can be a comfort when there to think of family.
    I had a 10 min walkafterwards to get to a bus stop and then I stood 25 mins waiting in the freezing cold. The bus just never turned up,and when the next one appeared the driver said he hadnt passed him anywhere so goodness knows where he was!
    Unfortunately I wasnt feeling too good and went dizzy climbing on the bus,fell flat on the floor,very embarrassing. Driver was very kind and concerned and when I staggered after getting off he got out and asked if I needed help. I pointed out my home about 25 yards away,but he kindly stayed at the stop till I turned in my gate. What a lovely young man!Tonight my shin bones and my hands where I fell are a bit bruised and tender,but I'm otherwise OK.Not sure what was wrong exactly,but I havent been really up to par for about 10 days,though I am improving I think.As I always say,you couldnt raffle me,no-one would buy a ticket!
    Busy time for birthdays round about now.Over in USA its my step granddaughters' birthdays today and 5th May,and my stepson's on 12 May. We sent all three cards in a covering envelope to save on postage,hope we dont look too much like Scrooges! Tomorrow its GD2s 19th birthday,I popped over with her card tonight. Where do the years go? Now I have a good break till July for birthdays.Just as well,the birthday fund is empty once more.
    Made 2.50 on Prolific surveys today,that makes 19.45,one more survey and I can cash out,I will still keep on doing them though,they are so odd and quirky,and I enjoy trying to work out if the researchers have any hidden agendas. Good fun.
    On the reading front I have just finished the witty,informative and amusing Eats,Shoots and Leaves,by Lynn Truss about the history and use of punctuation,and how the latest generation havent a clue,because of tweeting and texting etc. It was a fun refresher for me,I had forgotten an awful lot of rules in the last few decades.There are quite a few missing apostrophe in this very post. I cant be bothered to fiddle with apostrophes (there's one missing in ''cant'' in this very sentence! But I would automatically if I was writing - which is rare these days, when I come to think of it,cant remember when I last wrote a letter to anyone.
    But the rules are pretty ingrained. Those teachers back in grammar school way way back definitely did a thorough job on us. I remember our English language teacher used to deduct a half mark for any spelling mistakes. We soon learned to be very careful indeed.
    Hmmm,but all that parsing sentences,subordinate clauses,etc etc,was tough stuff. I doubt if my grandkids have even HEARD of parsing
    Anyway that leaves only one book to finish to complete one of my mini challenges on LibraryThing,to read books from 8 different genres this month. Only the fantasy category to finish,50 pages left.I like the challenge,it keeps my reading fresh reading from different genres.
    My genres this month were : science fiction,fantasy,crime,young adult, junior fiction,nonfiction,women's fiction,and historical mystery.
    Oops,time to go to bed. Poor night's sleep(as usual) last night,lots of exercise and a fall today,so I hope to sleep well tonight!
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    • dustydigger
    • By dustydigger 27th Apr 18, 1:13 PM
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    Maintained this week at SW at the 4 stone lost level.Pretty good after the fish and chips! But 1/2lb in 12 weeks is really depressing.Embarrassing too as my son pays for me. What with weekly fees,magazines,hi-fi bars etc,thats more than 70.
    I will try to stay at the 4 st lost level next week (its nice looking at a weight in the 13 st instead of 14 st ) but I will not take part in the next SWchallenge in the slimming thread. I want to maintain at this weight for a while,and avoid the stress of fighting against the stupid underactive thyroid which is obviously interfering with weight loss. With 3 stone still to lose I shouldnt be stuck when I am eating healthier now that I ever have. But apparently hyperthyroidism is a notorious obstacle to good weight loss.
    I will continue eating as much free food as possible,and tomatoes,cucumber and eggs are all great for a healthy thyroid,though I cant see me eating seaweed Plus step up the exercise to raise my metabolism if possible.Got plans for that!
    Hopefully I can restart with the July challenge.

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    • try harder
    • By try harder 27th Apr 18, 8:37 PM
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    try harder
    Sorry to hear that you had a fall when you got on the bus .Had you been standing in the same spot for a good while ? I have that problem too if i stand still for a long while so now try to walk up and down even if its a few steps either way and even if it looks silly ,i hope you are feeling a bit better this evening .
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 27th Apr 18, 8:41 PM
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    Sorry to hear about your fall.
    Take care.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. MFW 2018. No 144
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