We said, as a family, we would put the sale value of the 182 books we sold towards a slap-up meal, and they have just been sold for a whacking £308.06. This covers the cost of a 7-course taster menu at our local one-Michelin-star restaurant for four of us, with a taxi and probably a new outfit for the kids too! We are all foodies AND the kids have never been to a "starred" restaurant before, so it's like Christmas here! Whoop whoop! They can see now the value of letting go in pounds and pence and I feel completely relieved to be sorting this out. And more importantly, not getting in this mess again.