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  1. What's for dinner
    I've got some ribs I'm gonna BBQ, Potatoes---I think I'll make oven fries, salad.
  2. Food challenges
    My pantry is stocked ok..my budget is 500 for us this includes me, hubs, grandma, BIL, and Pooh who will not eat dog food. breakfast will be breakfast sammies going to make my own sausage biscuits and egg mcmuffins wish me luck. 12 boxes of cereal we eat a lot of cereal lunch will be...
  3. What did you get free?
    I found 16 cents in the grocery store parking lot Mio blueberry lemonade sample Gevalia coffee sample
  4. Home and family challenges
    Heres the set up for May, try to get at least three things a day done, and mark it off your list 4- 30 all done 5-1 vaccum clean out back fridge sweep kitchen
  5. What's for dinner
    Pork Zuppa soup and garlic bread
  6. Home and family challenges
    Aloha!! Has anyone else noticed that my skills are much better at starting the week with lists than the follow through? Well, I am not done with this yet and I am back at it again this week!! Week of April 22, 2012 Sunday...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    It's not much, but it's all mine. Snow peas and trellis on right and dwarf bok choy on left. Planted in March. The peas are doing ok. The bok choy germination was spotty and I reseeded another row this week. Several of these plants have reached maturity and will be dinner later this week...
  8. Home and family challenges
    Easter Sunday - what a great way to start a new week!! I used the goodness of today to put various parts of my life in focus and am ready for Monday!! All I have left to do tonight is to color my hair. Monday: 1. Cut out blue dresses 2. Finish white blouses 3. Walgreens - check Easter sales...
  9. Frugal Friday
    Sunny and cool outside--44F. Have to go to the grocery store today. Will finish cleaning the dining room/foyer/hallway. :va: Need to get knitting out and finish some things before those little tots get too big to wear them! :knit: Going to walk the doggie. Maybe take a nap later...
  10. Thrifty Thursday
    No spend day. Cleaning along with Flylady.....dusted light fixtures in foyer and hallway, cleaned front door, and swept porch off. Did morning routines=swish and swipe bathroom, empty and load dishwasher, make bed, throw in a load of laundry, and of course, get dressed to shoes. Figuring...
  11. Home and family challenges
    madhen, I'm setting this up for April. I need to get back into doing 3 things a day, at least. April 4, wednesday take plants outside finish 1 job take meat out to freezer
  12. What did you get free?
    Hubby and I found about $2 in loose change in one day. I got free dog snack samples and a laundry detergent sample in the mail today.
  13. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Thought I would start this up! Hope you don't mind madhen. :) Didn't waste any money today. :)
  14. Home and family challenges
    Starting the second quarter of 2012!! Sunday: 1. Weekly menu planning 2. Weekly wardrobe 3. Clean out my car 4. Clean up sitting area of living room 5. Laundry 6. Organize working projects 7. Start sewing pa'u costumes 8. email accountant re taxes 9. pay bills Monday: 1. Send home progress...
  15. Home and family challenges
    Okay, I really need this to stay focused. 1. Register new printer 2. Get in touch w/ OM re: discount not taken on new printer 3. Check OM for sale on post it notes - need 17 for swap 4. Shop for groceries for Mousaka 5. Take sewing machine downstairs 6. Check progress reports 7. Print progress...
  16. Home and family challenges
    Today: One load of laundry Change out puppy pads Clean out back of truck Take pic of Angus' graduation Wash blankets on bed Write up grocery list for coming week Start mom's socks Wash bird cage towels Figure out how many push-ups/sit-ups I need to do to catch up Repack gym bag Email sister re...
  17. What did you get free?
    Could find the February 2012 thread, but no March thread so I am starting this one. I packed a friend's apartment and got the following for free: External hard drive NEW IN THE BOX Three boxes of tools 2 burner hot plate Toaster oven (newer than mine) Box of cereal
  18. What's for dinner
    In the crock pot, I have a French pot roast recipe going. Red wine, onion, carrot, taters, fresh herbs (thyme and rosemary), and a nice Chuck roast. S&P. Plus I'm gonna do some broccoli with bleu cheese tonight (roasted) since I have some leftover bleu cheese. Told'ya I'm on a French...
  19. Simple Living
    Nice sunny day, without wind for a change. The ability to go for a walk with doggie. Coffee! :) Washer, dryer, dishwasher.....that work. Really sweet, fresh oranges from the market. One sweet delicious mango (on sale!) Aleve relieved sciatica. wonderful French pot roast going in CP...
  20. Home and family challenges
    Today: Do 100 situps Clean Kenya's cage Clean Froggy/Herbie's cage Hose off trays in spare cage One load of laundry Re-pack gym bag for coming week Water plants Add two new episodes to iPhone Put away clean socks Find sock pattern Start socks for Mom Prep back of truck for puppy transport
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