Tag Archives: budgets

Back to Office work

No, I haven’t had to get a job to make ends meet following our reduction in income, but I am intending to revisit my spreadsheets and make them easier not only to complete, but also to understand. We have found … Continue reading

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Good News and Bad News

For the past eight weeks, we have been waiting for The Brown Envelope to hit the mat sealing Hubby’s fate following his assessment a couple of months ago. In truth, we received a letter a fortnight or so ago saying … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #123 – Delicate

Thanks to Sammi for our weekend writing prompt. You can check out her challenge here: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/20204174/posts/2413126799 Ah, a delicate matter and one close to my heart. You can’t be a number cruncher and get away with not doing budgets. Money, … Continue reading

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Cutting a new cloth

Hubby read this post this morning and knew I would immediately want to follow it up. We are always looking for ways to save money, and the first port of call is to see where your money actually goes. Keeping … Continue reading

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A tentative beginning

Well my prototype sheet is up and running and I’ve done a dummy run with my figures. Can’t say much until I have a full month to work with and I’m bound to have forgotten some things to add to … Continue reading

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Food for my own thought

Hubby asked me a question about our shopping bill today, and it set me thinking. Since rejoining SW, my food spreadsheet has been expanding and by the end of the year I anticipate the total being some £200 more than … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now………………

or at least we will in a couple of weeks. We had another double glazed panel blow over the weekend and made a call to the company we used to replace the others to come and give us a quote……………….. … Continue reading

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In Contrast, weather, food and council bills

If I hadn’t witnessed the stair rods coming down yesterday, I would not have believed we had such torrential rain over the past 24 hours. It is a gloriously sunny day today. I have been able to walk the dog … Continue reading

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Thursday 6 June

Quite a lazy day for us, though Hubby was up early to put the washing in as we were due to have rain this afternoon. We went shopping for a new length of wood as Hubby had made a small … Continue reading

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Positive Day 26 April

On this day 28 years ago, my business with Ex Partner was finally concluded and all debts against the house were settled. It had been a trying 2 years, and I’d chosen a useless solicitor to act for me whose … Continue reading

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