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  1. General Chat
    The lights have been out for the last few nights, decided to take the camera out again. Hope you guys aren't getting sick of them! Got another short timelapse video. And the video (I need to find a place to get decent background music): Northern Lights in the Forest - YouTube
  2. General Chat
    Just found the Aldi's flier. Milk is on sale $1.99 per gallon all varieties. Wow, haven't seen milk THAT low in this area for a long while. This seems to be for the Baltimore Region.
  3. Meal planning
    I spent a small fortune on food last week and gained about 500 pounds because I just moved. My kitchen is now unpacked and I'm going to get serious about menu planning again! Sunday: Vegetarian Split Pea Soup, homemade bread (just me) Monday: Same as Sunday Tuesday: Honey Garlic Broccoli w/...
  4. Tightwad Tuesday
    Good Morning Villagers! Another wet and rainy one here. This morning I was checking on what was my patio, it now looks like a pond, and the frogs swimming around agree. :rain: After breakfast I need to do the school run, grocery shop, go back to get her and paddle back home :lol: Inside the...
  5. What's for dinner
    We're having crab stuffed salmon, noodles and salad.
  6. Kitchen Basics
    This week we are only buying apples (I eat 3 a day!) and milk. I am making: BBQ Beef (good for two meals) Broccoli/ Cauliflower Stir Fry Broccoli Cheese Soup Coleslaw We will fill in this week with stuff from the freezer and pantry: frozen fries, chicken fingers, fish sticks, veggies, frozen...
  7. Lifestyle challenges
    I hope no one minds me starting this thread. it holds me accountable! - washed a bunch of ziploc bags - hung a load of laundry - wrote an article for $ on organic veggies - heat at 65 - only spent $16 at the grocery store, we just didn't need much this week, which is so nice! - figured out 3...
  8. What's for dinner
    Probably canned tuna with salad, but if I'm not too whooped when I get home from work, I'm going to try a cheddar and ale soup recipe I found.
  9. Lifestyle challenges
    The challenge is to pamper yourself with a homemade facial or facial mask! You can find lots of recipes in this thread - or feel free to share with us one of your own! If you'd like to participate, sign up in this thread...
  10. Money Articles
    I'm adding $2.74 to my change jar bringing my new total to $80.33. Next..
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    Well were starting another week - seems like the weeks are flying faster than ever. Guess you notice that more when you get older, I'm not sure. Already were going into our second week of March - spring will be here in 2 weeks, so they say!!!! The weather has been cold here, extremely...
  12. Money Articles
    My snowball this week is: - $19.14 vacation pay on dh's check - $ 2.50 baking bread - $10.00 not eating out this week. (This is way less than what we'd pay if we ate out, but figured I'd pay myself this amount each week that we didn't eat out.) My total for this week is $31.64. I'm...
  13. Money Articles
    I'm only adding 61¢ to the change jar this week, bringing my total up to $77.59. Next....
  14. Money Articles
    I'm adding $15.45 to my total bringing it to $72.66. Yours?
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    Today, I am making homemade bread. My boys love it. I just don't ever get to make it. Since we had an ice storm hit us last night we are all home and thought I would make it as a special treat. Trying to catch up on some laundry today. I even hung some of it up on the shower rod on hangers to...
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