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    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 1st Mar 18, 1:27 PM
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    Marvellous March NSD Challenge
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    • 1st Mar 18, 1:27 PM
    Marvellous March NSD Challenge 1st Mar 18 at 1:27 PM
    This challenge is about setting yourself a weekly / monthly target of how many No Spend Days you would like to try and achieve during the month of January.
    Keep us updated with your progress and hope you all have a great start to the new year.

    To join,
    just post your personal target and you are on your way.

    Tips for the challenge;
    1. Decide on a clear goal weekly or monthly of how many No Spend days you'd like to try and achieve

    2. Create a list of allowances...What counts as a spend and what doesn't. Keep the list on you so you don't fall of the wagon or make exceptions for everything

    3. Keep a tally of how many NSDs you get. See if you can beat your previous amount!
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
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    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 1st Mar 18, 1:28 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 1:28 PM
    Members
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    • 1st Mar 18, 1:28 PM
    01. xironsongx 1/15
    02. Poppy1984 0/10
    03. beanielou 2/15
    04. RhiBi 0/15
    05. LLM2018 2/14

    In a row challengers
    06. Chocolatedrinker 0/5 days in a row
    Last edited by xironsongx; 03-03-2018 at 1:26 PM.
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • Poppy1984
    • By Poppy1984 1st Mar 18, 6:19 PM
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    • #3
    • 1st Mar 18, 6:19 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 6:19 PM
    Hi can I join please? I've never done this before. So I'm going to set my self a challenge of 10 NSD's in March.
    My direct debit bills don't count. But any money either cash or on card counts.
    X
    19-02-18 Total Debt 4,015 Next 815 Very 1600 Tesco Credit Card 1600
    PAID Next 815/815 now closed Very 900/ 1600 Tesco 160/ 1600
    Emergency Fund 280/300
    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 1st Mar 18, 7:14 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 7:14 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 7:14 PM
    Sure welcome aboard!

    Today for me isn't really a non spend day my work closed early due to weather and I took a uber home as I wasn't sure if buses were running. I don't know whether to count it or not
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 1st Mar 18, 9:14 PM
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    • #5
    • 1st Mar 18, 9:14 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 9:14 PM
    Hello again.
    I will go for 15 NSD's.
    I dont count food or petrol unless I go over budget & I dont count yoga as I need to do that.
    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.
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 1st Mar 18, 9:15 PM
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    • #6
    • 1st Mar 18, 9:15 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 9:15 PM
    As snowed in today today is no 1.
    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.
    • RhiBi
    • By RhiBi 1st Mar 18, 9:27 PM
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    • #7
    • 1st Mar 18, 9:27 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 9:27 PM
    I!!!8217;m going to go for 15 NSD!!!8217;s!

    I!!!8217;m going to continue meal planning and doing a shopping list as that has really cut down my food bill.
    Virtual Sealed Pot 2018 #7 173.69/250
    • LLM2018
    • By LLM2018 1st Mar 18, 10:18 PM
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    • #8
    • 1st Mar 18, 10:18 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 10:18 PM
    Hello. I will join for March please.

    Target of 14 please
    #21 Make 1% challenge 19.4/100%
    #78 PAYDBX '18 484/2494
    #6 Crazy clothes challenge 10 per month only
    #19 Surveys pay for Xmas' 18 5
    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 1st Mar 18, 10:49 PM
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    • #9
    • 1st Mar 18, 10:49 PM
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    • 1st Mar 18, 10:49 PM
    I'll update the member list tomorrow but good luck everyone. Hoping tomorrow is an NSD I mean... we're pretty much snowed in so I doubt i will spend.

    I almost just purchased some ear stretchers (I'm really into body mods) but closed the page down before clicking "buy now" . I'll wait until payday and on a say I spend .
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 2nd Mar 18, 11:24 AM
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    Today is NSD2 because of the snow.
    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.
    • LLM2018
    • By LLM2018 2nd Mar 18, 8:43 PM
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    LLM2018
    2 NSDs so far due to snow
    #21 Make 1% challenge 19.4/100%
    #78 PAYDBX '18 484/2494
    #6 Crazy clothes challenge 10 per month only
    #19 Surveys pay for Xmas' 18 5
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 2nd Mar 18, 8:46 PM
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    Tomorrow will be NSD no 3.
    Getting cabin fever now
    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.
    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 3rd Mar 18, 8:01 AM
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    Yesterday was an NSD ,
    I'm ill again so I'm hoping today is and nsd too
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • Chocolatedrinker
    • By Chocolatedrinker 3rd Mar 18, 11:42 AM
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    Can I go for 5 days please?
    March NSD 0/5; 2018 1% challenge - 9% gone ; 2 savers 168; 5p savers 10.00; 20p savers 60; declutter 2018 in 2018 - 454/2018 CCCC 2018 80/300
    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 3rd Mar 18, 1:27 PM
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    Welcome everyone thee list has been updated.

    Hoping today is another NSD,
    The mr is working from home & I'm trying to tidy the house
    and do more of my blog.
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 3rd Mar 18, 3:06 PM
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    beanielou
    Today indeed no 3.
    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.
    • xironsongx
    • By xironsongx 4th Mar 18, 1:18 PM
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    xironsongx
    Yesterday was an NSD.
    Hoping today is but might have to buy lunch stuff for tomorrow,
    me & the hubs are both unwell. If i feel like this tomorrow I probablly wont go in. I pretty much have every symptom of tonsillitis
    Engaged 01-09-17 Wedding 519.78 (BA) 80.22 (Sp) / 5,600 5,000 left to save
    • chesteroo
    • By chesteroo 4th Mar 18, 7:00 PM
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    chesteroo
    Hi a newbie here and I know a little late to the party but can you put me down for 10 NSD please?
    • spudsmum
    • By spudsmum 4th Mar 18, 7:14 PM
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    spudsmum
    Another one late to the party but can I join too please?

    Would like to aim for 5 initially.

    Petrol, medication and baby milk exempted.
    Total debts 21050! now 19977 . 1% challenge 812.50/15000 (5.42%) Total money squirrelled away/NOT wasted in 2018 2067.31 frugal budget 2018 2996/3800 Aiming for debt free at 40 - only 27 months to go!
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 4th Mar 18, 7:42 PM
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    beanielou
    no 4 today.
    Have cabin fever.
    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.
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