Frugal spend w/e 14/08/16

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Out of this week’s budget of £15 (overspent by £5 last week), I have spent:

  • £1.50 – drink at knit group
  • £1.33 – letter postage

Total £2.83, £12.17 into savings.

From money I received for my birthday, I bought a replacement suitcase (the previous replacement suitcase having broken after one trip) for £20. I also bought two 2kg dumbbells for £12.

Food shopping

  • Carrots – £0.60
  • Cucumber – £0.45
  • Cucumber (large) – £0.70
  • Cauliflower – £1.00
  • Onions – £0.70
  • Grapefruit – £1.00
  • Mushrooms – £0.85
  • Pork belly – £3.50
  • Eggs – £2.00
  • Tomatoes – £0.60
  • Avocados – £1.75
  • Lettuce – £0.50

Subtotal – £13.65

  • Tissues – £0.55
  • Onions x 2 – £1.40
  • Lemongrass paste
  • Coconut cream

Subtotal – £4.90

  • Beef frying steak – £2.79 (reduced)
  • Chicken thigh fillets – £3.20
  • Oxtail – £2.89 (reduced)
  • Peppers – £1.00

Subtotal – £9.88

  • Handwash x 4 – £3.00
  • Shower gel x 4 – £2.60
  • Handwash – £0.89
  • Body spray x 2 – £1.50
  • Bananas – £0.68
  • Pears – £0.89
  • lettuce – £0.55
  • Lemongrass – £0.49
  • Apples – £0.88
  • Sweet potato – £0.85
  • Parsnips – £0.59
  • Leeks – £0.85
  • Tomatoes – £0.85
  • Blueberries – £0.85
  • Tomatoes x 2 – £1.10
  • Onions – £0.49
  • Seasoning x 2 – £1.38
  • Cucumber – £0.74

Subtotal – £21.38

Total – £49.81

Running total for August – monthly budget £175, £49.81 spent, £125.19 remaining.

Counselling savings- £109.80/£435 (to cover initial consultation and ten sessions) – 25%

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