misscheriexx Blog Posts

  • 026. Make 101 Disney pin trades (70/101)
    on Jul 15, 2011 in disney pin trading 026
    Last weekend I sorted out my pin collection and actually made some trades after going 2 months without a single one. I turned off my Pin Pics trade assistant for No Buy May and that carried forward to June.I've now gone through my collection to try a...
  • 008. Sign up to be an organ donor
    on Jul 15, 2011 in 008 charity
    Tidying the office I found my driving licence paper counterpart in my files and remembered that I'd been given forms at the Post Office to change my licence address. I then saw that I could change my address by applying online - I also chose to updat...
  • 023. Watch 20 movies in the cinema (4/20)
    on Jul 12, 2011 in 023 movies 022
    Two of the girls at work wanted to see this movie again and knew I hadn't yet seen it, so they invited me to 'Cheap Tuesday Movie Night' - seeing a film for just £2.50, bargain. Why go on any other day of the week?It was busy, it made eating my smug...
    on Jul 10, 2011 in weight loss health fitness
    I love this idea of recording weekly WAGES (workouts, accomplishments, goals and ETC). Maria at Chasing the Now records her WAGES weekly.Definitely going to consider doing something similar.
  • 023. Watch 20 movies in the cinema (3/20)
    on Jul 6, 2011 in 023 movies 022
    I thought 'Senna' would only get a limited release and not make it to Norwich, so I was really pleased to find out that it was showing at the local Vue. We'd put off going to see it so many times and it had got to it's "Last Chance" viewing this week...
  • 011. Take That - 'Progress' Tour 2011 [Croke Park - Dublin, June 19]
    on Jul 1, 2011 in travel live event 011 dublin
    Our trip to Dublin came about purely because I could not get UK tickets for Take That's 'Progress' tour. The day that the tickets were released was crazy, I tried at 9am and at lunch, after work as well and couldn't get anything. A friend said to try...
  • 089. Try 20 new recipes - Cookies & Cupcakes
    on Jun 21, 2011 in 089 baking
    I quite fancy myself to be quite the baker nowadays, I've been trying out different things for a few weeks now.Firstly, I adapted a chocolate chip cookie recipe to be a bit more fun! I added lemon flavouring, white chocolate chips and some citrus sug...
  • 067. Visit 5 countries I've never been to before (2/5)
    on Jun 21, 2011 in 067 travel dublin
    IRELAND: DublinWe were in Dublin to see Take That play a concert at Croke Park stadium. We made the most of having to go so far to see the show and stayed an extra night and day so we could have some time to explore the city. More on the show later!W...
  • 013. Eat at 10 new restaurants (2/10)
    on Jun 21, 2011 in restaurant norwich 013
    For my birthday we booked a table at a restaurant in Norwich that we'd been meaning to try for such a long time. We went to The Library located on Guildhall Hill.The decor inside is amazing, it was once a library and lots of the old fittings still re...
  • No Buy May 2011: Week Four (and finish)
    on Jun 1, 2011 in finances no buy may 2011 060
    I was a huge £294 better off at the end of May, I had that amount of money left when I was paid - amazing! My payrise took effect from May 1 so I saw that come into my pay last week as well as the quaterly company bonus. Overall, May was an amazing...
  • 097. Do something amazing for our 10 year anniversary
    on Jun 1, 2011 in london london 2012 097
    James and I will have been together for 10 years on Tuesday July 31 2012.Yesterday I had £96.00 taken from my bank account for, what I assume, are London 2012 Olympic tickets! I don't know which event they're for, but we only applied for two events.
  • 071. Visit 5 UK cities I've never been to before (1/5)
    on May 31, 2011 in cambridge travel 071 cities
    CAMBRIDGEJames was away in Manila for the Bank Holiday weekends at Easter and the Royal Wedding, so the holiday at the end of May was a pleasant surprise. We decided to seize the opportunity of a day off work and do something that we weren't able to...
  • No Buy May 2011: Week Three (and a bit)
    on May 25, 2011 in finances no buy may 2011 060
    I slacked in updating for week three, so I'm catching up! I hope I don't miss any spends out because I've been forgetting!May 01 - £0May 02 - £0May 03 - £198.77 (£37.62 quarterly TV Licence Payment); (£19.63 monthly minimum Credit Card payment);...
  • 089. Try 20 new recipes - Plain Scones
    on May 21, 2011 in 089 baking
    I've made cookies, cupcakes and brownies but never made scones and never done anything where I had to make dough and roll it out. Today was fun, I made plain scones. Plain because I forgot to put the fruit in! Nevermind, there's always next time.Chec...
  • No Buy May 2011: Week Two
    on May 14, 2011 in finances no buy may 2011 060
    It's been a fairly quiet week, it's really easy to save money at work - well, until they introduced daily sample shops. But at 30p per product, I can't see myself spending that much.May 01 - £0May 02 - £0May 03 - £198.77 (£37.62 quarterly TV Lice...
  • No Buy May 2011: Week One
    on May 7, 2011 in finances no buy may 2011 060
    I've been forgetting to record my daily spending, so looks like I'll be going with weekly check-ins from now on?!May 01 - £0May 02 - £0May 03 - £198.77 (£37.62 quarterly TV Licence Payment); (£19.63 monthly minimum Credit Card payment); (£41.52...
  • 022. Watch 100 never-seen-before movies (12/100)
    on May 2, 2011 in movies 022
    I have a subscription to LoveFilm which I don't really use anymore and have had the film 'Coco Before Chanel' in the DVD drawer for a long, long time. I'd never felt in the mood to watch it, until today.Although, a foreign film with subtitles is not...
  • 077. Have my hair cut every two months
    on Apr 30, 2011 in beauty hair 077
    I was up early and in the city for 9am this morning, I had some things to mail out at the Post Office and then my hair appointment was at 9:45am. After finishing at the Post Office and a quick bacon panini from Cafe Nero I headed for the salon.The st...
  • 099. More Flowers Pics
    on Apr 28, 2011 in 099 flowers
    More flowers pics, in slightly better lighting. I've had them for a week now and they look pretty much the same, water just needs a top up - they're thirsty flowers!
  • No Buy May 2010
    on Apr 25, 2011 in finances no buy may 2011 060
    Last May I joined others on the DISBoards in something that call 'No Buy' months - the objective was to have as many days in the month where you spend nothing at all. Some would set out a monthly budget and targets for how many 'no buy' days they aim...