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Re: Marvelous May Recycle and Use It Up

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 10:58 pm
by Jackielou
Not many use it ups since the last time I posted.

I have however used up two small skeins of yarn. Hopefully more gone by the end of the week.

Re: Marvelous May Recycle and Use It Up

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 12:42 pm
by rinty
Using up craft room stash at a good rate. Nearly out of wool / yarn.

Using up lotions and potions, very satisfying to finish. DH is on board too which is great re food. He is agreat cook and will go in the fridge and come up with a meal, its like Ready Steady Cook !

Re: Marvelous May Recycle and Use It Up

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 6:39 pm
by ephofma
I am in this month. So far I used up the rest of a jar of mayo, a pie crust, the remainder of a bag of grated cheese and 4 eggs making DH favorite quiche. It is enough for 3 meals. On the same day I used a pie crust (pie crusts are now used up), half a bag of coconut and the last 2 eggs from a carton to make a coconut pie. Also, finished a can of cranberry sauce that really needed finishing. Last week I used the last jar of mushrooms (need more) and a can of spaghetti sauce (still have one). Oh, I forgot, cooked a package of bacon and used half in the above quiche.

Last weekend I brought 4 packages of cookies I had at the house (bought on sale within the last several months) for a cookie tree at my MIL's 90th birthday party. Down to only 1 package of store bought cookies - but, I think we will survive. Also, brought an open package of paper plates for back-up for dessert and they were used. Progress, progress - thanks for the inspiration.

Re: Marvelous May Recycle and Use It Up

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 6:55 pm
by ephofma
Oops, forgot I used the last of the onions in the quiche. Now I am out of onions. Unfortunately, I lost 1 of the 6 onions in the package to rot.

Re: Marvelous May Recycle and Use It Up

Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 8:32 pm
by Jackielou
Used up all the leftovers this week.

Tonights soup is in a jar as youngest DS raved about it and asked if he could take some home. So I am counting that as used up as well.

Used up the salad fixings.

Used up hotel sized bottles of shampoo and conditioner. Using some travel sized bottles now.

Used up another ball of yarn on the prayer shawl I am making.

Used up a couple of jar candles.

Re: Marvelous May Recycle and Use It Up

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 10:22 pm
by Jackielou
So far these past few days I have used up a number of items. Both food and non food items are disappearing.

I have used up another trial/travel sized shampoo and conditioner.

A bar of soap was used up as well.

Used up two of the dental flosses I got from the dentist.

Used up two balls of yarn.

Used up some half bags of soil in my planters.

Used up all the lentil soup.

Used up all the leftover chicken.

Used up a loaf of bread.

Used up the meatloaf.

Used up all the asparagus.

Used up a cucumber.

Used up the remaining potatoes from a 5 lb bag.

Used up two scented candles.

Used up all tje chocolate cake.