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by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: USDA Food Chart
Replies: 1
Views: 659

Re: USDA Food Chart

The first thing I thought of is that protein doesn't have to be meat. Eggs are way more expensive than they used to be, but 30 cents an egg, which is a serving, is still pretty cheap. Cheese prices are pretty good right now if you're just eating basic stuff. And then there's beans, lentils, quiona, ...
by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: DeCluttering
Replies: 384
Views: 65309

Re: DeCluttering

Yesterday I re-organized two bins of odds and ends we keep in the laundry room cupboards. One is "fix-its," and contains small items to repair things, and the other is "fasteners," which holds Velcro, glue, tape, tacks, string, etc. Also tidied up the linen closet in DS's bathroom. It was decluttere...
by MackerelCat
Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Sept 14, 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3122

Re: Daily Check in Sept 14, 2015

Maggie, a cricket in the house is a sure sign that fall is coming. :) DH has a job interview this afternoon, so I've been working off nervous energy on his behalf by mopping floors. Approximately half this house is tile floors, so it's a lot of mopping. I also need to clean an ottoman that one of th...
by MackerelCat
Sun Sep 13, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In September 13
Replies: 12
Views: 2528

Re: Daily Check In September 13

It's been ages since I went grocery shopping on a Sunday, but we had run out of bread and milk, so it was kind of necessary. The checker at Aldi said they used to have lulls in business, like on Monday afternoon, but that word seems to have gotten out and they stay busy all the time now.
by MackerelCat
Sun Sep 13, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In September 13
Replies: 12
Views: 2528

Re: Daily Check In September 13

I cleaned house like crazy yesterday. It was so lovely to have the windows open and enjoy a cool breeze. That kind of weather inspires me to clean and tidy. DH and I have been grocery shopping this morning. We were surprised at how crowded the stores were -- Aldi had lines of people waiting to check...
by MackerelCat
Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: DeCluttering
Replies: 384
Views: 65309

Re: DeCluttering

You go girl! You'll be amazed how fast it goes once you get the decluttering bug.