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This not spending is killing me

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banned8y, 9m agoPosted 8 years, 9 months ago
I have had to really cut back on my spending of late in the hope of saving enough to make a start on the house and its really gettting to me - lol
It is great to see the money mounting up and the fact it has to be done but can you really get shopping withdrawal symptoms, i havent been into town for three weeks
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banned8y, 9m agoPosted 8 years, 9 months ago
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#1
Aww..........sassie, it will be worth it when you are all cosy and settled in your beautiful home :)
#2
my god im the same, jst got a new car so brassic now.
banned#3
suze
Aww..........sassie, it will be worth it when you are all cosy and settled in your beautiful home :)


[COLOR="Red"]settled i been here 15 years[/COLOR]-lol
jennie-jack
my god im the same, jst got a new car so brassic now.


[COLOR="red"]But at least you have spent, i aint spending and it really is making me feel like i need to spend, must stop looking at desktops[/COLOR]:w00t:
#4
Chocolate helps.:)
#5
[QUOTE=sassie][COLOR="Red"]settled i been here 15 years[/COLOR]-lol

OOooppppsssss :oops: Oh, well guess you have "settled" in by now then!!! :-D
banned#6
chesso
Chocolate helps.:)


No, i can't afford to spend - lol
suze


OOooppppsssss :oops: Oh, well guess you have "settled" in by now then!!! :-D


well nearly;-)
#7
Lol.

My Mrs gets sad when she doesn't spend, Im surprised she isnt into this site! (But glad at the same time).

Dont let it get to you, but must be tough as your on here a fair bit
banned#8
crow99
Lol.

My Mrs gets sad when she doesn't spend, Im surprised she isnt into this site! (But glad at the same time).

Dont let it get to you, but must be tough as your on here a fair bit


i do feel a bit low, with not spending, always cheers ya up to spend a little, and i only pop on once a day....












































its just i forget to leave:oops:
#9
I know! It's just soooooooooooo addictive here!!!
#10
I hate being tight with money as well to save, the needing to spend always overcomes me BUT....

I find a deal on here and think well i still saved money as it would of cost me X amount if i didnt find it on here lmao.......

The shopping bug is cured hehehehe
#11
This site must have put firmly at the top of our internet users at work!

Often have it in the background and just click a little F5 every so often...
#12
I know it's the wrong time of the year really but Car Boot sales were always my answer to your problem Sassie. I used to make sure that I had between £10 and £20 to spend at the weekend and then trot off round the boot sales and spend, spend, spend ! Our boy here spent the first 8 years of his life wearing, playing and reading stuff bought from car boots and the majority of it was excellent brand named stuff and ended up getting handed down even further, or sold on !!

Amazing what you can buy for £20 and if you're really switched on you can easily sell on some of the stuff to friends, relatives etc. I used to ask them before the weekend if there was anything they were after etc etc.
You might even make enough to go on a real shopping trip !!

Ebay always used to be the answer but it's hard to either get a bargain nowadays, some exceptions like clothes, and selling is becoming more expensive by the week.

Anyway thought I'd just add a bit of support because it can be painful :)

Take care :):)
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sassie

chesso
Chocolate helps.:)




No, i can't afford to spend - lol



Try here :thumbsup:
#14
nightswimmer
Try here :thumbsup:


Yummy ! Thanks nightswimmer ! Free chocolate = rep in my book ! :thumbsup:
#15
hottoshop
Yummy ! Thanks nightswimmer ! Free chocolate = rep in my book ! :thumbsup:


Thanks hts, but linxadu2 should get all the credit for this find. :)
#16
This is how I am feeling. :|

I have just had an op and can not walk for 3 months so not only can I not walk round town, my partner gave up work to look after me so I have no income either!!

As I am the DIY Queen, I am not even going to be left with a revamped home after all of this!!!

(I will have a new sparkly ankle though...yaay!!)
#17
You're right of course but I do like to reward the messenger as opposed to always shooting them , lol :)

Will backtrack to the original OP :)
#18
andreahh24
This is how I am feeling. :|

I have just had an op and can not walk for 3 months so not only can I not walk round town, my partner gave up work to look after me so I have no income either!!

As I am the DIY Queen, I am not even going to be left with a revamped home after all of this!!!

(I will have a new sparkly ankle though...yaay!!)


Aww poor you ! Spend the time training your wonderful partner in DIY ? That will take your mind of things ?

Scrabble ?

Jeremy Kyle ?

Tantric Sex ?

(Trying to be helpful here !) :whistling::-D
#19
hottoshop
Aww poor you ! Spend the time training your wonderful partner in DIY ? That will take your mind of things ?

Scrabble ?

Jeremy Kyle ?

Tantric Sex ?

(Trying to be helpful here !) :whistling::-D


Jeremy Kyle is Vile...

I could try scrabble but my oh will just try to find rude words and then s****** a lot...

Tantric sex...see above description of scrabble and apply to this suggestion also...

I did actually buy some filler for a crack that needs filling (in the wall, not my face, haha). It's still sat here unopened, I fear DIY is my job and my job only.
banned#20
andreah when you back on your feet, your welcome to come here and help out, i am absolute cack at DIY, and if bathroom ever gets sorted i have got to learn how to tile:w00t:
#21
I am the exact opposite - it kills me to spend!

I am generous and would spend everything I have on someone else, but when it comes to buying stuff for myself I hate it! Even if it is totally necessary I hold off until the last minute when I have no choice but to get my ££ out!
banned#22
kelly_o_fanatic
I am the exact opposite - it kills me to spend!

I am generous and would spend everything I have on someone else, but when it comes to buying stuff for myself I hate it! Even if it is totally necessary I hold off until the last minute when I have no choice but to get my ££ out!


oh my spending is never really on me, its on the kids, i start xmas shopping in january, but have had to put a stop to that whilst i get enough money to start putting some work into the house
#23
I never buy myself anything but i love buying others stuff, especially when they're not expecting it.

A great believer in "Spontaneous acts of human kindness" lol

There was a film wasn't there, "Pay it Forward" I never did see it, anyone ??

Sassie tiling is easy peasy. We can do that online lol !!!
#24
sassie
andreah when you back on your feet, your welcome to come here and help out, i am absolute cack at DIY, and if bathroom ever gets sorted i have got to learn how to tile:w00t:


I am good at tiling!!
I retiled my whole kitchen and bathroom.
Maybe not to everyones taste but miles better than the ****** white tiles that were there before.

I actually have a picture that I took so I could show my friends why I had disappeared for a week!

Yes, I am very sad...

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg47/andreahh25/passport096.jpg
#25
hottoshop
I never buy myself anything but i love buying others stuff, especially when they're not expecting it.

A great believer in "Spontaneous acts of human kindness" lol

There was a film wasn't there, "Pay it Forward" I never did see it, anyone ??

Sassie tiling is easy peasy. We can do that online lol !!!


Me too. I love buying for others. I have a loft full of stuff to give to family and friends. I do sometimes give people stuff and look at me like I am mad?? Like I'm weird?? Does anyone else get that, or are my partners family just really rude?
banned#26
well done andreah, im not very good at things like that, im afraid my patience or lack of them, really do let me down:oops:
banned#27
hottoshop


Sassie tiling is easy peasy. We can do that online lol !!!


if this wall ever gets removed i will hold you to that - lol
#28
andreahh24
Me too. I love buying for others. I have a loft full of stuff to give to family and friends. I do sometimes give people stuff and look at me like I am mad?? Like I'm weird?? Does anyone else get that, or are my partners family just really rude?


I often give my parents little things to cheer them up, and have a ready supply in my bedroom. They never look at me like I'm weird!
#29
andreahh24
Me too. I love buying for others. I have a loft full of stuff to give to family and friends. I do sometimes give people stuff and look at me like I am mad?? Like I'm weird?? Does anyone else get that, or are my partners family just really rude?


LOL yes I know what you mean and nowadays you are treated with suspicion even by friends and family.
I don't do the things I used to because of that and because in some instances I would end up in deep trouble !
Manys the time when I managed supermarkets I've given the odd 50p or £1 to kids who were being angels while out with their parents shopping. Also used to get friends kids around to clean for me and do odd jobs in the garden and pay them when they were expecting nothing.
The look on their faces when you gave them a £5 note was priceless !!

Doesn't happen now because everyone thinks any man over 40 is a potential pedo, no matter how well they know you. Too much of a risk and very very sad.
banned#30
hottoshop

Doesn't happen now because everyone thinks any man over 40 is a potential pedo, no matter how well they know you. Too much of a risk and very very sad.


HOW MUCH :w00t: you need any cleaning doing:-D
#31
andreahh24
I am good at tiling!!
I retiled my whole kitchen and bathroom.
Maybe not to everyones taste but miles better than the ****** white tiles that were there before.

I actually have a picture that I took so I could show my friends why I had disappeared for a week!

Yes, I am very sad...

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg47/andreahh25/passport096.jpg


Good bit of tiling andrea !
I ventured into mosaics for a while and here are a couple I did for outside and in the garden house (Taverna we like to call it !)
lol now who's the sad one !!

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f160/ordinaryphotos/hukdshowphoto/gardenmosaic.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f160/ordinaryphotos/hukdshowphoto/tavernatable.jpg
#32
sassie
HOW MUCH :w00t: you need any cleaning doing:-D


lmao SASSIE !!!!!!
quoting the right paragraph might save me from getting lynched !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

£5 an hour for cleaning BTW !
banned#33
hottoshop
lmao SASSIE !!!!!!
quoting the right paragraph might save me from getting lynched !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

£5 an hour for cleaning BTW !


whhhooopppsss:w00t:

£5 an hour would have been a deal tilli saw the piccies, you got one of those houses with bottles and nick nacks, £10 per hour now -lol
#34
sassie
whhhooopppsss:w00t:

£5 an hour would have been a deal tilli saw the piccies, you got one of those houses with bottles and nick nacks, £10 per hour now -lol


lol bother !!
I'm actually banished to the garden with all my nick nacks nowadays so not paying more than a fiver !!

All joking aside do you know how hard it is to get a reliable honest cleaner nowadays ! I tell you anyone wanting to start their own business would do well in this field !
banned#35
hottoshop
lol bother !!
I'm actually banished to the garden with all my nick nacks nowadays so not paying more than a fiver !!

All joking aside do you know how hard it is to get a reliable honest cleaner nowadays ! I tell you anyone wanting to start their own business would do well in this field !


lol

i wouldnt know, never been able to afford one:oops:
#36
sassie
lol

i wouldnt know, never been able to afford one:oops:


You got ready made ones there already ! How else woiuld they get pocket money lol
Nothing like a bit of child slave labour.

Time for my tablets and lie down I think, lol, before I get into another child related fight :whistling:

Later kind lady, and be good ! ! :)

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