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by MackerelCat
Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In Sept. 27, 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2963

Re: Daily Check In Sept. 27, 2015

Got all the produce washed and trimmed for easy eating. Made a pot of minestrone soup that turned out delicious. I used light red kidney beans in it and mashed up about a third of the can of those to thicken the soup. We're having that and a pan of cheese-herb quick bread for supper. I also made a p...
by MackerelCat
Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: September Use It Up and Recycle Challenge
Replies: 48
Views: 16131

Re: September Use It Up and Recycle Challenge

I used up an opened box of oat bran making pumpkin-oat bran muffins, and used up some frozen tomatoes and leftover tomato paste (also frozen) making a pot of minestrone soup.

Our only food waste this week was about a half cup of cooked spinach that got pushed to the back of the fridge.
by MackerelCat
Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Are you in your forever home???
Replies: 29
Views: 7650

Re: Are you in your forever home???

Yes. We specifically chose this house because it has no steps and the bathroom now used by our son can easily be modified to be handicapped accessible. DH has a neurological disorder that is progressing slowly, but his neurologist has warned him that he might need a wheelchair in the future. I think...
by MackerelCat
Sun Sep 27, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In Sept. 27, 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2963

Re: Daily Check In Sept. 27, 2015

Overcast and cool here in my part of Tennessee this morning. I have changed the sheets, given the dogs a bath, and have a ton of laundry to do. It's been so cool the past two days that I had to get some long-sleeved shirts out to wear. The rest of the day I'm going to spend in the kitchen. I want to...
by MackerelCat
Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things You Did This Week
Replies: 230
Views: 52328

Re: Five Frugal Things You Did This Week

That is really impressive, Shel, especially bartering for the photos. You'll get better, more personal shots that way. Here's my five: 1. Our local grocery store has been running a promotion where if you buy X amount of store brands, you get a high-value store coupon — it’s averaging $3-$4 so far — ...
by MackerelCat
Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: HELP!!
Replies: 16
Views: 4362

Re: HELP!!

Is that Mabel? She's so pretty!