Sorry to have been A.W.O.L for a while. We've been through a tough time recently as a family and my mind has been with those I love.
Now I am back (briefly) as tomorrow we leave for our trip to Tunisia. This is turning into very much a beach style holiday (which I haven't experienced for 20 years) and may be what need, especially as we are now taking some close family members with us.
So here is the latest SEALED POT UPDATE
MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE-JULY 2015
Our New Challenge: I am particularly looking forward to the islands of Penang and Tioman. Also the Petronas Towers and of course Singapore! Our neighbours also recommend Malacca.
TOTAL to SAVE=£560
WEEK 15 and 16 have been a good WEEKs for the challenge.
FOOD AND DRINK BUDGET: £366
Progress so far: £169.40/£366 £196.60 to go
£3 from school lunches this week-2 were missed due to family circumstances
£40 saved from March Food Shopping Budget
This all seems in hand as we hope to get the rest from:
Money to raised from: April, May, June, July FOOD Budgets (£40 per month)-£160.
School Lunches (£5 per week-term time) 12x5=£55
EXCURSIONS TO PAY FOR:
Jungle Boat Trip-£3.40/£24-A little progress made.
We will save for this from Heptagonal Challenge now:
Kuala Lumpur Dance Show-£2/£4-NO PROGRESS MADE
Hope to get rest from SAVED NOT SPENT MONEY
Singapore Night Safari-£2/£24-NO PROGRESS MADE
Hope to get rest from: any SAVED NOT SPENT MONEY
ALL PAID FOR:
TIPPING: £80 /£80=All paid for!
Hope to get the rest FROM:
£10 given to us from my lovely parents for our anniversary.
£20 given to us from my lovely parents for Easter.
£10 from extra payment from tickets sales-long story!
Petronas Tower-£46/46=All paid for!
7 x 50p =3.50p
1 x 20p =20p
Rest from Heptagonal Challenge
Penang Furnicular Railway-£7/£14.00-50% of the way there!
£5 from extra ticket sales payment.
ALL PAID FOR!Teman National Park-Canopy Walk-£2/£2-
FROM: ticket sales
Current Total: £311.80/£560
At the end of Week 14 we have £248.20 LEFT to save to reach our goal (we are 55% there).
I have paid the deposit for this trip=£171-I now have to pay that money back!
STEP ONE-Give up Chocolate-i still have not touched chocolate. I have been sponsored by a few people at school and family members for the de-chox challenge so that has spurred me on. I have still not had any chocolate so have been steadily adding to my MALDIVES sealed pot.
I will be back focusing on Steps 2 and 3 now. I have to say recent events having helped.
STEP TWO:Exercise more regularly. The walking started well last week then I ran out of puff. So I have added extra for those days.
STEP THREE: Avoid Refined Sugar-I have swapped my 'LOW FAT' flavoured breakfast yoghurt for Natural Yoghurt and have been flavouring it with honey.
Current Deposit total is £53 so that is 30% of the deposit paid for
Or 3.4% of the total needed for the trip.
All photos from Google Images
HOW HAVE YOUR SEALED POT WEEKS GONE?