I have this amazing vintage toffee jar. It was given to me buy my old next door neighbour. It is made from really thick glass and has a real bakelite lid.
I've been throwing my loose change in it for a while now. Then I had a thought. I wondered if I can save enough loose change to pay for all my food shopping in December and January. These are the months that are toughest for me financially, spending on fun and frolics in December and the 6 week wait 'till January pay day, after being paid early in December due to payroll being closed over Christmas.
There is a magical machine in the supermarket that you tip your pennies into. It counts them and gives you a voucher in exchange that you can use for your shopping in store.
I usually do one big supermarket shop a month, and spend about £30 - £35. So I need to save about £70 in my lovely penny jar. Otherwise I'll be back on the plain rice and left over candy cane diet in January!
Do you think I can do it? I have £19.99 (and 1 American dime and 2 googly eyes) in it at the moment!
Are you saving up for anything?