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    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 29th Jan 18, 8:49 PM
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    Mummytogirls - taking the scenic route
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    • 29th Jan 18, 8:49 PM
    Mummytogirls - taking the scenic route 29th Jan 18 at 8:49 PM
    Evening Diary,

    Well there seems to be so many diaries being deleted at the moment I have decided to start a new one to try and preserve my history on here.

    My first diary can be found here: http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=2311479&page=265

    So I started in March 2010 and it hasn't always been an easy route but weve managed to pay off quite a bit of our debt and we stand at £6069.37 today. We probably could have paid the debt off my now but we are enjoying our life (taking the scenic route) with our two girls (now aged 11 and 9). They are growing up too fast before my eyes, wish time would slow down a bit.

    So feel free to join my ramblings... usually about my MSE ways, what I eat and the all important pegging out in the summer .

    Mummytogirls xx
    Mummytogirls x

    £23164.32 - 12/12/10
    £5419.83 - 08/04/18 - 76.61% paid off
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    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 13th Apr 18, 7:18 PM
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    Evening PLMBL,

    One of the parcels came but not the one they really wanted! Fingers crossed for tomorrow.

    Just noticed my post above says takeaway for tea... this should read fakeaway! It was sooooo delicious and DH got 3 portions for work lunches.

    Today has been NSD7, so please with this total especially since its been the holidays too .

    Thats about all! xx
    Mummytogirls x

    £23164.32 - 12/12/10
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    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 14th Apr 18, 10:20 AM
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    Morning Diary,

    Happy Saturday!!! Got a busy but pottering kind of a day today.
    DD2 is off to her friends for the evening, DH is going out and DD1 has a friend over from 2.

    DD1s bedding is just in the washer and then I've got another 2 loads to do... don't know where it all comes from .

    I also need to pop to Mr Al's for a couple of things we forgot the other day. Also the farmshop for sausages for tomorrows tea. Could also do with a top up of petrol so will get that whilst I'm out and about too. Looks like a spendyish day too .

    I have my friend coming round tonight and were having a pizza and chips which is already ready in the freezer.

    Think thats about all really. The fog has finally lifted!!! Still cloudy but at least we can see the top of the street now.

    Hope all ok x
    Mummytogirls x

    £23164.32 - 12/12/10
    £5419.83 - 08/04/18 - 76.61% paid off
    • redofromstart
    • By redofromstart 14th Apr 18, 10:40 AM
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    Just noticed my post above says takeaway for tea... this should read fakeaway! It was sooooo delicious and DH got 3 portions for work lunches.
    Originally posted by mummytogirls
    I did think that was unlike you? Recipe please.


    Meant to add that if you do buy Fuschias look for 'Hardy' ones as they will survive the winter.
    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 14th Apr 18, 11:14 AM
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    Morning Redo,

    Its just the Mayflower sauce which you can pick up from home bargains. I just add cooked chicken, onions and peas and then serve with homemade egg fried rice. So tasty and such a good but healthy substitute!

    Thanks for the tip re the hardy fuchsias.

    Just done my meter readings, we have just dipped into debit with 2 weeks left to go . I can't believe we still have the heating coming on in April! Hopefully this will change next week as the weather is meant to pick right up.

    xx
    Mummytogirls x

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    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 14th Apr 18, 11:20 AM
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    Forgot to say I've got a couple of items on 3bay which are ending tomorrow. No bids as yet but a couple of watchers so fingers crossed xx
    Mummytogirls x

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    • pennywisepoundstupid
    • By pennywisepoundstupid 14th Apr 18, 1:11 PM
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    All sounding good, hope you have a nice chilled evening. x
    Be mindful of your self-talk. It's a conversation with the Universe."
    Debt free and saving for my future
    Long term savings £10,000 Holiday spends £349.02 General savings £160.24
    • HairyHandofDartmoor
    • By HairyHandofDartmoor 14th Apr 18, 3:23 PM
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    Have a lovely MTG. Weekends are always more spendy in our house.
    My Diary http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5716867
    Debt in July 2017 = £58,766 DEBT FREE 31 OCTOBER 2017
    NEW GOALS - Build an Emergency Fund & Loss of Income Fund. Then save up for repairs to the house.
    Emergency Fund 1 = £530/Emergency Fund 2 = £0/Loss of Income Fund £0
    • WannabeFree
    • By WannabeFree 14th Apr 18, 6:50 PM
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    Hope you have a lovely weekend MTG x
    “Once you hit rock bottom, that's where you perfectly stand; That's your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.”
    • mummytogirls
    • By mummytogirls 15th Apr 18, 2:37 PM
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    Afternoon Diary,

    Had a lovely weekend thank you all!!

    Enjoyed my pizza and catch up with friend last night and DD enjoyed having her friend over.
    DD2 is still with her friend but I'm expecting them both back any minute really and her friend is staying for tea.

    So today been to N3xt to collect a parcel of some crop tops for DD1. Bought my favourite reed diffuser whilst I was there too , £4 spent and it could have been a NSD but never mind. At least my hallway smells devine

    One of my 3bay items is just about to sell for £4.20 at least. Chuffed with this as its a dress DD2 has hardly worn and only cost me £10. The other item which is an old pair of DD1s football boots has a couple of watchers but no bids as yet.

    I think I may have secured us a lower rate on the mortgage aswell, just need DH to complete his part. Im not counting my chickens just yet as it all seems a bit too easy for me!! Basically because were not changing the term or the amount its seems straightforward and should be sorted for our next payment . It will save us over £100 a month which will be brilliant . Will keep you posted.

    Think thats about all, hope all ok. Back to work tomorrow boooooooooo xx
    Mummytogirls x

    £23164.32 - 12/12/10
    £5419.83 - 08/04/18 - 76.61% paid off
    • Sun Addict
    • By Sun Addict 15th Apr 18, 2:40 PM
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    Just catching up with your diary, glad all is well. Great news on the cheaper mortgage. Boo to going back to work tomorrow
    Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 £250.33
    Debt £2572.50
    April NSDs 2 AFDs 3
    Weight loss 7/10LBS Emergency Fund £2000/£10,000
    Dining room fund £
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 15th Apr 18, 6:55 PM
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    Good news on the cheaper mortgage.
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