No Spend Challenge

Gluten free cheesecake – recipe from my pantry challenge

January 28, 2014

My kids have been with their dad for nearly 3 weeks now*. When they left, I decided to try to eat what I had in the cupboard and not spend much on groceries. I have done pretty well. I have some traumatic news in the middle of this, which did cause me to buy some […]

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Sell 1,000 things completed!

July 16, 2012

  Last month I had a no spend just sell challenge and I hoped to complete my sell 1,000 things challenge. I had decided that by the end of June anything that was sitting to be sold, but hadn’t been, would be donated. Things like books, fabric and other ‘stuff’ from around my home. The […]

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No Spend Just Sell Challenge – Hardest One Ever

June 22, 2012

This has been possibly the hardest no spend challenge I have ever done. I always knew to a degree, that when I get upset or depressed I shop. The past few months have been rather hard for numerous reasons and previously when things got hard I would buy myself something new. It’s stupid I know, […]

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No spend just sell challenge

June 11, 2012

It’s been just over a week for the no spend just sell challenge and so far it has been pretty good. I will admit I did get takeaway one day for my kids, but other than that I think I have done pretty well. I did make my dress for the formal wedding on the […]

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Make your own laundry/washing powder

June 7, 2012

Today I experimented with making my own laundry powder. We ran out during the week and it is something I have been meaning to try making my own for some time as I hear it is much cheaper and just as good. I have seen many different versions but essentially they all have grated pure […]

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No Spend Just Sell Challenge

May 30, 2012

We live pretty frugally but this past month spending has been slightly out of control and I need to rein it in. I have found the bests way for me to do this and break the spending habit it to do a no spend challenge. So next month, from June 1 – June 30 I […]

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