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AnninGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 14:55

What shall I spend it on? I have received the great sum of £10 from DWP. I know, I know and I am sooo grateful for small (really small) mercies but don't know what to buy with it. :-D I am sure someone will have an idea.


Kay???? Report 3 Dec 2012 15:04

Next GR renewal?

or tan lotion for your next holiday in the sun.

the list is endless :)))))....or if you have no use for it......stick it in a charity box... ;-) :-D :-D :-D


LindainHerriotCountry Report 3 Dec 2012 15:05

Oh, I got that as well, I have no idea why

We could pool it and get something better, but then who would have it :-S


JustJohn Report 3 Dec 2012 15:08

You could book Russell Watson for a private evening of entertainment.

He is only a tenner :-) ;-)


Mauatthecoast Report 3 Dec 2012 15:08

A bottle of wine? 2 cups of coffee + sweet mince pies? box of chocolates for your neighbour?....or give to charity ...doesn't go far but 'every little helps' :-D


AnnMarieG Report 3 Dec 2012 15:11

Perhaps it was a cold weather payment. Has it been really cold where you are? :-|


JustJohn Report 3 Dec 2012 15:14

Ten things from Pound Shop?

Or one thing from Tenner Lady?


AnninGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 15:25

John :-D Like your advice. It was meant to be light hearted, I know where it comes from it is a bonus on the pension which has stayed at the same rate for ****?? years. I probably already give more than that amount to charity around Christmas (and other times) already.


AnnCardiff Report 3 Dec 2012 15:27

not had mine yet - but when I do shall spend it on something decadent - a bottle of red nail varnish or a red lipstick :-D :-D


BarbinSGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 15:29

Yep a £10 xmas bonus for being a good girl :-D :-D


AnninGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 15:34

Must have got mine by mistake. OH has got his too. Good idea Ann


JustJohn Report 3 Dec 2012 15:41

AnnG :-D :-D :-D

Many years ago I had £1,000 floating around spare. So I wanged it in a pension with Equitable Life. They were then absorbed into Prudential.

I get my annual pension on 1 Dec each year for the £1k annuity. Try not to spend, spend, spend. Probably just chip a bit off mortgage.

Last year I got £8.22. This year Prudential inform me it has reduced to £8.17p.a. (after tax of £2). :-D :-D :-D


LollyWithSprinklez Report 3 Dec 2012 16:11

Saw the £10 on my statement this morning and had no idea why? so thanks for that
mores the pity my small occupation pension is taxable so doesn't make up for that :-(

Now what to spend it on???

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 3 Dec 2012 16:15

Just put my £10 towards a new dresing gown from M & S.on sale today 20% off the price plus Free delivery.

And I will have it for Friday..


AnninGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 16:38

Sounds good Sue.


ButtercupFields Report 3 Dec 2012 16:40

Oooh I just looked at my account and I got £10 as well! *rushes out to buy nice bottle of wine.... :-D <3

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 3 Dec 2012 16:51

BC Thought you might buy a bottle of Baileys. :-D :-D :-D


AnninGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 16:52

Can you actually get a bottle of Baileys for £10?


ButtercupFields Report 3 Dec 2012 17:04

No girls, the Baileys is for special occasions ;-) <3 A nice crisp white wine with a peachy bouquet will do me fine for now.... :-D


Susan10146857 Report 3 Dec 2012 17:20

£12 in Tescos at the moment

you could get something from the supermarket and give it to the food bank

Just a thought Ann.....take all the suggestions and write them down on scraps of paper.....put them in a hat and choose.....with your eyes closed of course :-D