Live Below The Line 2014 – Day 5



Day 5 – Tuesday April 1st Yay Final Day!! and this blog post is a week late 🙂

Breakfast: Porridge with water and dollop of Strawberry Jam. And a pot of tea with milk. (This is always the same 🙂

50g of porridge = €0.04

Strawberry jam = €0.03

Reused Tea Bag = €0.02

Drop of milk = €0.05

Total: €0.14


10am Cup of coffee:

cheap and cheerful coffee 1 tsp = €0.08

Drop of milk = €0.05

Total for the cup of coffee, you could get used to the taste but does the job waking me up = €0.13


Lunch: Two rice cakes with cream cheese – again!! 

2 x rice cakes = €0.13

2 tsp of cream cheese = €0.20

home grown chives = €0.02

Total €0.35


Dinner: Rice with milk and sugar (I was feeling a little tired and needed some “comfort food”, hence the rice pudding)

30g Rice =€0.15

2 tsp of sugar = €0.03

50ml Milk = €0.20

1 tsp of Jam = €0.03

Total = €0.41

Afternoon pot of tea – reused tea bag €0.02 & drop of milk €0.05 = €0.07


Total spend for the day = €1.10, saving of €0.09.

Thank you to all that have kindly donated thus far, some generous people out there!!

If you would like to donate to my Concern fund to buy some animals and follow their journey to help the less fortunate, you can right here. You can also sponsor me personally.

To date we have raised a total of €200 – Thank you all who donated and with your support I have reached my target of €200 🙂 Yay!! The Concern fund page will stay open for some time yet so you can still donate. Thanks again everyone – that’s my Live Below the Line for another year. I have heard that the challenge will be coming to Ireland soon.


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