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  1. Budget

    by , 05-30-2009 at 05:38 PM (Frugal Lifestyle? Can I Keep Up With Myself)
    So here are the bills and outgoings that me and DBF have

    Mortgage: 330
    Rent: 90
    Council Tax: 90
    Gas: 35
    Water: 25
    Electric: 25
    TV Licence: 11
    Contents Cover: 15
    Life Cover: 34
    Dentist: 30
    Car Insurance: 59
    Car Loan: 140
    Bank Loan: 118
    Total Outgoings: 1002

    Food: 100
    Petrol: 100
    Other: 50

    My Pay: (after tax's) 370 x 2 = 740
    DBF Pay: ...

    Updated 05-30-2009 at 05:41 PM by Bournecrazy

  2. Hello Again :)

    by , 05-30-2009 at 04:20 PM (Frugal Lifestyle? Can I Keep Up With Myself)
    Itís been a busy month for me, Iím shattered. Work on the flat is slowing down now, all rooms have been sanded down and glossed - that took about a week to do. I hate glossing! The original doors in the flat were a dark brown colour and didnít seem to match the new white bits so I went crazy and painted them all and glossed them all white, with the new super-cheap chrome handles I bought they look great, the lounge just needs the wallpaper finishing and one wall painting and thatís finished its ...
  3. Update

    by , 05-13-2009 at 04:09 PM (Frugal Lifestyle? Can I Keep Up With Myself)
    Long time, no speak.

    I have been super busy over the last few weeks, hence the lack of updates from me.

    Well I and DBF got the keys for our flat that we bought at the end of April and since then we have been cleaning and decorating like crazy. The first 2 days there we cleaned all the surfaces and floors - it hadn't been lived in for a number of years, so it was all covered in grim. Yuck!

    I spent the best part of a day scrubbing the bathroom clean, ...
  4. Day 16

    by , 04-16-2009 at 02:51 PM (Frugal Lifestyle? Can I Keep Up With Myself)
    Pay day. I added £11 today. its less than what i would of liked to put in there its just that i didnt get as much as i had planned to, i over estimated and i put a lot of it into my house fund. Ebay got very busy last week and i am getting a big chunk from that soon.

    Total to date: £119

    84 days to go.
    £500 in 100 Days
  5. Never Forget.

    by , 04-15-2009 at 02:56 PM (Frugal Lifestyle? Can I Keep Up With Myself)
    Today is the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough football disaster, I was only 2 when it happened and never really understood how so many people could have died on that day until i found out that the stands which were over crowded had huge metal barriers to stop people going onto the pitch. People were jumping onto the tiers to get out of the crush that killed 96 people one of which was a 10 year old boy.

    It makes you think how much has changed since that day, now we have all-seater ...
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