Frugal spend – w/e 06/03/16

Out of this week’s budget of £10 (March is a 5-week month), I have spent:

  • £2.00 – chocolate
  • £3.49 – dinner on Friday

Total £5.49, £4.61 carried forward to next week.

Out of savings I spent £10.98 to cover fees in my shares account.

Food shopping

  • 4 bags for life – £0.20
  • Pickled onions – £1.45
  • Cottage cheese – £1.90
  • Tomatoes x 2 – £1.30
  • Sundried tomatoes – £2.00
  • Peppers – £1.00
  • Brown sauce – £0.35
  • Ice cream – £2.50
  • Beetroot – £0.75
  • Cauliflower – £1.00
  • Mushrooms – £0.85
  • Leeks – £1.00
  • Pears – £0.80
  • Kale – £1.00
  • Carrots – £0.60
  • Parsnips – £0.80
  • Lemons and limes – £1.75
  • Swede – £0.49 (reduced)
  • Avocados – £1.75
  • Bananas – £0.80
  • Lettuce – £0.80
  • Peanuts – £1.00 (reduced)
  • Crisps – £0.49 (reduced)
  • Tortillas – £1.34 (reduced)
  • Vegetable crisps – £1.75
  • Tortillas – £0.55
  • Coriander – £0.80
  • Bread – £0.60 (reduced)
  • Bread – £1.00
  • Cheese and bacon mushrooms – £0.99 (reduced)
  • Duck breasts – £4.29 (reduced)
  • Pork mince – £1.69 (reduced)
  • King prawns x 2 – £4.68 (reduced)
  • Lemon sole fillets – £1.75 (reduced)
  • Fish pie mix – £1.99 (reduced)
  • Cod fillets – £1.99 (reduced)
  • Chicken breast fillets – £1.99 (reduced)
  • Lamb shoulder – £2.24 (reduced)
  • Oxtail – £2.54 (reduced)
  • Pork joint – £3.04 (reduced)
  • Pork shoulder – £3.74 (reduced)

Subtotal – £61.45

  • Pears – £0.80
  • Apples – £1.50
  • Ice cream – £2.50
  • Eggs – £2.00

Subtotal – £6.80

Total – £68.25

Running total for March – monthly budget £146.62 (£3.38 overspend in February), £68.25 spent, £78.37 remaining.

Counselling savings- £83.46/£435 (to cover initial consultation and ten sessions) – 19%

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