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Our Sealed Pot

Our Sealed Pot by thesmithsontour
Our Sealed Pot, a photo by thesmithsontour on Flickr.
Today we are linking up with Saving For Travel.

A year's worth of saving begins & this will be the spending money for our December 2013 holiday with the kidlets... We've not quite decided where we're going yet, but it will probably be for a week & just before Christmas. Scandinavia & New York have been suggested, but not sure whether Momma & Popsy's funds will stretch that far... We shall see!

We have decided to also include money we save, instead of spend... On Tuesdays we sometimes go for a coffee, but instead the money has gone into the pot... We didn't have a £5 note, so we've started our pot with £10!

Thank you all for your comments on the previous post - we'll send replies probably tomorrow now, as it's dinner time!

Bye for now & happy saving to those joining in!!!

Kay & Sime xx

Comments

Karin said…
I do hope it will be going into the bank, otherwise the burglars now know where is a good place to come in a few months time. ;-)
Jane and Chris said…
Holy Moly,guys!!! Your pot already has what I reckon we will get over the year!
It's going to be fun opening up the pots isn't it,whatever they have inside!
Jane x
Anonymous said…
Such a great thing to do!

We have a piggy bank that we put all of our coins in, then we cash it out before each vacation. It always gives us some nice spending money. :)
Fran said…
I started mine yesterday too, but I wasn't as flush, so I started mine off with £2 xxx

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