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Fluffycloudland77 Mon 13-Jul-15 16:08:40

Everyone welcome.

SpottyTeacakes Mon 13-Jul-15 16:15:04

Thanks fluffy.

I've just started my dhal wish me luck! I'm loving the smell of all the spices

colliewobbles83 Mon 13-Jul-15 16:24:04

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ipsos Mon 13-Jul-15 17:34:32

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CremeEggThief Mon 13-Jul-15 17:37:22

Hi all. Thanks Fluffy.

ipsos Mon 13-Jul-15 17:38:53

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Electrolux Mon 13-Jul-15 17:42:01

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girliefriend Mon 13-Jul-15 18:00:33

Ooo shiney new thread grin thanks Fluffy!!

So nsd for me, need to check online account as think money must be getting quite low.....

Dd moaning so will catch up properly later!!

Pointlessfan Mon 13-Jul-15 18:01:50

Hi everyone - just caught up on old thread, sorry to hear about all the tonsillitis and other bits of bad news.
Forgotten who asked about bread machine recipes, you can get books, they have a couple in our local library - might be worth a look?
Didn't quite manage my NSD as there was a really good veggie recipe book in the Book People box at work for £4. I bought one for me and one for a friend's birthday present. I think recipe books are my weakness, I can't resist them!

babsmam Mon 13-Jul-15 18:14:25

Thanks for the new thread will catch up later.
Pet insurance done.
£5 for dd haircut

colliewobbles83 Mon 13-Jul-15 18:25:41

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574ejones Mon 13-Jul-15 18:25:49

NSD for me, hooray!! Thanks for the new thread.

Electrolux Mon 13-Jul-15 18:42:42

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babsmam Mon 13-Jul-15 18:44:36

Sorry about your dad Electrolux. Black trousers and a smart top or black dress if you prefer dresses. Yy to supermarket clothes they will be fine. If the black is a bit cheap looking gray or navy work well too.

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Myturnnow4 Mon 13-Jul-15 18:57:12

My first NSD since ever joining the thread.

However, tonight I'll have to run the dishwasher.

Myturnnow4 Mon 13-Jul-15 18:57:51

[Flowers] so sorry to hear of those having sad times.

Pointlessfan Mon 13-Jul-15 18:59:29

Well done, *Myturn"!

NK5BM3 Mon 13-Jul-15 19:06:14

Hello and thanks fluffy for setting up new thread. Tonsillitis, don't you have to go to the doctors? I'd not had it ever until one recently and omg it was the most painful thing ever... They gave me antibiotics and it was much better.

Nsd today!

northender Mon 13-Jul-15 19:12:23

Thanks for the new thread fluffy I'll catch up later. Have had quite a few days away from the thread and been terribly unfrugal so need to redeem myself!

wheelycote Mon 13-Jul-15 19:16:47

Electrolux so sorry about your Dad, much love and hugs xxx

I bought a plain black dress from Tesco for my Dads funeral. If none of the supermarkets have anything plain and black, try matalan aswellthanks thanks

NK5BM3 Mon 13-Jul-15 19:27:05

Electrolux, sorry to hear about your dad. thanks

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Outwith Mon 13-Jul-15 19:39:08

Just marking my place smile.

Outwith Mon 13-Jul-15 19:50:04

Sorry, I was marking my place during a complicated app to web browser to app manoeuvre grin.

Does anyone have any good birthday present ideas for 5 year olds for £5? I try to stick to a £5 limit for classmate parties (is this too frugal blush?), and I generally think I get something good / nice. Does anyone have any good ideas though? I've found small £5 LEGO sets to be pretty good, and some books too (usually from the Book People).

I also object to the cost of birthday cards grin, so I've been buying kids multipacks (£3 for 6 I think) and single cards (£1 each) from M&S.

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