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  1. Fourth (and hopefully last) grocery shopping trip for April

    by , 04-23-2009 at 10:58 AM
    I have less than $4.00 in my grocery budget, so I cut it pretty close this month!

    Purchased yesterday:

    Frozen organic mixed veggies (2 bags) $3.78
    Frozen organic corn (2 bags) $3.78
    Sushi (2 containers) $15.78
    Organic salad greens $2.99
    Soy milk (4 cartons) $12.00
    Tuna fish (4 cans) $3.96
    Root beer extract $4.69
    Almond extract $4.29
    Orange extract $4.29
    Gerbers baby cookies $2.39
    Vitamin supplements ...
  2. 04/22/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 04-23-2009 at 12:35 AM
    Not a good day to resume my blog, as I was bad, bad, bad.

    Eaten today: 2 cups of coffee, a handful of dehydrated sweet potatoes, about 7 pieces of sushi, lots of chocolate soy milk, and about 3/4 of an apple!

    I had about 5 cups of water. I haven't been being good about water because I don't like room temp water, but I have roasted garlic in the fridge, and when I put water in there, it takes on the taste of the garlic. So I am going to have to resume room temp ...
  3. A week on the ranch (April 13 - April 19, 2009)

    by , 04-20-2009 at 09:51 AM
    Most of the week was spent, when I wasn't at work, preparing for an "open house" at the craft mall in which I have a booth. (Pics are in the "Get Your Business Up and Running" thread.) The rest of the week was the usual running about at work and at home.

    I did find a home for the last of the six cockatiels that I was fostering for the county!! I was happy to find a home for the remaining two hens in a large aviary with five other tiels. I transported them ...
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    Ranch Diary
  4. Another shopping trip for April! How exciting!! :D

    by , 04-18-2009 at 09:50 AM
    Okay, I bought:

    Multi-pack of Pirate's Booty cheezy poofs $5.39
    Rice $5.35
    Boulder Hickory Smoked BBQ potato chips $2.99
    Whole milk $1.79
    Goat milk $4.19
    Pack of wash cloths $6.99
    Bath poof (not to be confused with cheezy poofs) $1.00
    Pack of Castile soap $3.79
    Chicken breasts (12.7 pounds) $12.62
    Raisins $3.49
    Mini-carrots $2.99

    Okay, kind of a crappy list, but I did it last night, when I was in ...

    Updated 04-18-2009 at 09:53 AM by madhen

    Categories
    Grocery Budget Reduction Challenge
  5. 04/15/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 04-16-2009 at 12:47 AM
    Got all my exercising (push-ups, sit-ups, and 30 mins on the treadmill) done, so, of course, this was the day I ended up helping move furniture in the office!! Someone is going to be SORE tomorrow! It did make me feel good that I was doing things that the other women in the office were not capable of doing. I guess all those push-ups are helping!

    I had two cups of coffee, two fiber bars, an apple, two fajitas (chicken and shrimp), a very small amount of rice/beans (was invited ...