Strangely addicted to gardening

My newest way to save money in the kitchen? Grow it yourself! Since we bought our house last fall, we have been discovering all kinds of goodies in our yard. When we first moved in, the previous owners left behind a full harvest of carrots and beets for us. We discovered we have a pear … Continue reading

Getting serious

Today was a massive pantry clean-out. Hubby and I are getting ready for our new weight loss plan, and I am determined to do this right. We have been using up as much as we could, but there’s just no getting around the excess that is left over. So, the unopened cereal boxes have already been … Continue reading

Multiple meal times

So, my hubby started his new work schedule this week, of 3 days on, 3 days off. Which is actually quite fabulous. I am really looking forward to having some weekdays to do things as a family or just get stuff done around the house that we want to do (but can’t seem to cram … Continue reading

Gross grapes

It is officially that time of year when it suddenly becomes affordable to buy (most) fruit again. And, since there has been more variety in the store, I have been trying to buy more than just bananas for my daughter. This past week, I bought a beautiful bag of grapes … which are already growing fuzz … Continue reading

I’m going in!

Today is officially one of my least favorite days of the year. I knew it was coming. I have dreaded it’s arrival. I thought maybe it might still be a few days away … until my husband muttered those ominous words, “Something smells funny in the refrigerator.”Time to clean out the fridge. Blech.About the only … Continue reading