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    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 24th Jul 18, 1:44 PM
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    August's Bring your Lunch to Work
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    • 24th Jul 18, 1:44 PM
    August's Bring your Lunch to Work 24th Jul 18 at 1:44 PM
    Welcome to August's bring your lunch to work, the summer holidays have started and no doubt some people will be going on holiday.

    Feel free to post what you're having/planning/eating for lunch as this may give others a idea of what to make and I'm always up for inspiration.

    There are 23 working days up for grabs.

    Let me know if you want to join in and I'll add you to the list on the next post.

    So come on.....who's in??? The more the merrier.
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    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 31st Jul 18, 2:47 PM
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    Count me in! I'm going for 18 days.


    Really need to save money and spending too much on buying lunch eat day! Plan is to prepare everything on Sunday night ready for the week!
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Oct: Unsecured Debt : 3,846.. Bring your lunch to work 8/18..NSD challenge 8/20

    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 1st Aug 18, 11:01 AM
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    Day 1 completed. I've gone with a cheese & Ham pita bread and banana for snack.
    Made this morning in a rush, really want to start getting in to habit of making lunch the night before.
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Oct: Unsecured Debt : 3,846.. Bring your lunch to work 8/18..NSD challenge 8/20

    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 1st Aug 18, 11:14 AM
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    Purplemumof2
    Morning,

    Welcome to the newbies

    The challenge has officially begun, good luck.

    There's still room for more people that want to join in, the more the merrier.

    Cheese and salad cream sandwich and a cuppa soup for lunch for me today, 1 down and 21 to go.

    Have a great day

    Pmo2
    xx
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
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    Savings for Christmas 344.80/400
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    • FaceHeelTurn
    • By FaceHeelTurn 1st Aug 18, 12:51 PM
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    Day 1 done! Bit of a last minute and unhealthy choice however.....peanut butter and gooseberry jam sandwich!
    Debts: CC1 3269.46 3138.46 | CC2 1637.40 | Partner 833.64
    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 1st Aug 18, 3:10 PM
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    Day 1 for me too - salad and toast (I'd have preferred a toasted pitta but the bread needed eating )

    1/11
    Sept GC 90.29/240 Oct 193.85/ 200
    NSD target: Aug 21/20, Sept 14/14 Oct 10/20
    Sept Bring Your Lunch to Work Target
    11/13 Oct 9/20
    1 a day: Aug 60.88/31
    Sept 32.42/30 Oct 20.34/31
    Tesco CC Aug 18 10,151.56 10050.56 0% 30mnths, First Direct CC Aug 18 4321.80 3980 0% til Feb 20
    • squeeeek
    • By squeeeek 1st Aug 18, 9:52 PM
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    Day 1 of 18 completed, salmon and sweet potato salad
    Family Loan 1 2200.00 0.00 Family Loan 2 750.00 0.00 MBNA 1967.00 1467.00 Lloyds Loan 10,000 6156.67 Mortgage 78,000 72949.39
    • karla_p
    • By karla_p 1st Aug 18, 11:43 PM
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    15 days please
    Can I do 15 days please as have a number of events so can do the whole month x
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 2nd Aug 18, 8:19 AM
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    Can I do 15 days please as have a number of events so can do the whole month x
    Originally posted by karla_p
    Hi karla_p

    Welcome aboard, I've added you to the list on the first page.

    Good luck x
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    • kathrynha
    • By kathrynha 2nd Aug 18, 8:25 AM
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    Day one I had Cajun pasta salad thing, made up from lots of bits in my fridge. Really nice, although a tad too spicy


    Got left over chilli from last night for todays lunch.


    2 days in and 2 days of homemade lunches
    Weight loss start date: 3rd January 2017
    Weight loss total: 53 lb
    Last updated: 27th February 2018
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 2nd Aug 18, 8:27 AM
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    Cheese and pickle sandwiches for me today and a cuppa soup

    2 in 20 to go
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
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    Savings for Christmas 344.80/400
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    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 2nd Aug 18, 4:30 PM
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    Last nights left over chicken salad. 2 down.
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Oct: Unsecured Debt : 3,846.. Bring your lunch to work 8/18..NSD challenge 8/20

    • squeeeek
    • By squeeeek 3rd Aug 18, 12:45 AM
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    Day 2 of 18 was a cheese and marmite sandwich
    Family Loan 1 2200.00 0.00 Family Loan 2 750.00 0.00 MBNA 1967.00 1467.00 Lloyds Loan 10,000 6156.67 Mortgage 78,000 72949.39
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 3rd Aug 18, 8:21 AM
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    Morning,

    Cheese and biscuits for me today as I'm on a half day today.

    Have a great day x
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 5860.00 BC: 395.64 Cap One: GONE Lloyds: 10,150.00
    OD 0/500 LC 150/1500 Washer 50/309.99
    POAMAYC 2018 #041 PD 7219.86/7000
    Savings for Christmas 344.80/400
    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • natlie
    • By natlie 3rd Aug 18, 1:53 PM
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    Hi I'm a newbie on this thread

    16 for me please as I'm off a few days - and I had to buy lunch on the 1st as was at a meeting all day

    1st Aug Bought lunch d'oh
    2nd Aug Falafel wrap with Mango Chutney, hummus and salad, homemade cake
    3rd August Soup and a banana
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    • s1n25
    • By s1n25 3rd Aug 18, 2:11 PM
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    Day 3 - Ham & Cheese Pitta.
    Off work Mon & Tues. I'll be checking in on Weds.


    Have a lovely weekend guys!
    Debt Free Diary..."Start of a new chapter"
    Oct: Unsecured Debt : 3,846.. Bring your lunch to work 8/18..NSD challenge 8/20

    • squeeeek
    • By squeeeek 4th Aug 18, 1:00 AM
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    Day 3 was a long day! So two meals at work- chicken and bacon pasta salad for lunch and cheese and sandwich spread sandwich for tea
    Family Loan 1 2200.00 0.00 Family Loan 2 750.00 0.00 MBNA 1967.00 1467.00 Lloyds Loan 10,000 6156.67 Mortgage 78,000 72949.39
    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 4th Aug 18, 6:49 AM
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    Day 2/11 for me - a corn tortilla wrap filled with salad, it was lovely!
    Sept GC 90.29/240 Oct 193.85/ 200
    NSD target: Aug 21/20, Sept 14/14 Oct 10/20
    Sept Bring Your Lunch to Work Target
    11/13 Oct 9/20
    1 a day: Aug 60.88/31
    Sept 32.42/30 Oct 20.34/31
    Tesco CC Aug 18 10,151.56 10050.56 0% 30mnths, First Direct CC Aug 18 4321.80 3980 0% til Feb 20
    • squeeeek
    • By squeeeek 4th Aug 18, 11:38 PM
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    Day 4 of 18- cheese and sandwich spread sandwich
    Family Loan 1 2200.00 0.00 Family Loan 2 750.00 0.00 MBNA 1967.00 1467.00 Lloyds Loan 10,000 6156.67 Mortgage 78,000 72949.39
    • Purplemumof2
    • By Purplemumof2 6th Aug 18, 8:44 AM
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    Purplemumof2
    Hi I'm a newbie on this thread

    16 for me please as I'm off a few days - and I had to buy lunch on the 1st as was at a meeting all day

    1st Aug Bought lunch d'oh
    2nd Aug Falafel wrap with Mango Chutney, hummus and salad, homemade cake
    3rd August Soup and a banana
    Originally posted by natlie
    Morning natlie,

    Welcome to the thread, I've added you to the list on the fist page.

    Good luck x
    Official DFW Nerd Club - Member no. 791 - Proud to be dealing with my debts
    MBNA: 5860.00 BC: 395.64 Cap One: GONE Lloyds: 10,150.00
    OD 0/500 LC 150/1500 Washer 50/309.99
    POAMAYC 2018 #041 PD 7219.86/7000
    Savings for Christmas 344.80/400
    20p Savers 2018 2 Savers 2018 50p Savers 2018 SPC 11 2018 #003
    • Thrice
    • By Thrice 6th Aug 18, 8:59 AM
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    Morning all!

    I've brought lunch the three days last week, so 100% so far! I'm going home for lunch today, so I'm making toast and peanut butter as a quick snack.

    DH starts back work today after being off for a few months, so I packed him a sandwich as well. I don't count his days, but it sure helps the budget if I make him something! He would tend to get a burger meal at a drive through for lunch, so it's like 6-7 a time eek!!

    3/23 for me, 1/20 for him so far :-)
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