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I came across a blog awhile ago where she posted pictures of all of the food she wasted throughout the year. Well, I waste way too much food and I need to do way better at this and to keep myself accountable. Plus it will help on my grocery bill! I'm going to try to do the Menu planning challenge to help me along with this. Anyone in with me?
 

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count me in!
I have recently tried to become more aware of waste- so freeze things if I have small unused portions.
now just need to go through freezer every once in awhile.
 

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I NEED this challenge more than any of the ones I have signed my self up for in the new year! I am very bad about this. My fridge as of right now, is packed....and most of which has to be thrown out! It's awful. I want to be more frugal and less wasteful, and this food issue is a big problem for me. So I will be concentrating on this more than anything in the new year! There is absolutely no reason why I should have bad food in my fridge!
 

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This is a great challenge. I will be doing this one, too. I made some progress in this area last year with leftovers bc the baby started eating solid foods and he eats the leftovers the next day. But we throw away way too much produce. What a waste of good, healthy food!
 
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my family waste a lot. the only thing i tend to waste is potatoes so i try not to buy them at all and i'll open a soda, drink half and get sick of the taste and throw it out
 
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Yep, I'm in. Both feet.

I'm looking for a way to reduce our food bill so I have more money to go towards my puppy fund and stockpiling, not wasting food seems like a great place to start.
 
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I really need to do this. I've shocked myself the last few months with how much I've wasted. I've really gotten sloppy about this.

But ... can we clean the fridge and freezer once :yikes: before the new year, ya know, before we have to start confessing?
 

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I really need to do this. I've shocked myself the last few months with how much I've wasted. I've really gotten sloppy about this.

But ... can we clean the fridge and freezer once :yikes: before the new year, ya know, before we have to start confessing?
LOL, that's what I'm doing! Going to work on my fridge this week!
 
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I've really gotten sloppy about this.


I have too. Don't know what is going on.........sloppiness.........as I am usually pretty good about it.

Produce is about my only thing........but have to really watch it.

Tossed a red pepper and part of an onion today.......ARRGGHH.
No excuse since I also have a dehydrator!! :yikes:

My dehydrator REALLY cut down on my food loss.........a huge amt.
(but it always helps to use it..........:laugh:)
 

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Holy mother of Zeus. I've been horrible with wasting produce among other things. Count me in.

I really need to plan better.

I have 3 peppers and some onions that really need to go in the freezer, but for some reason it seems like such a civil duty or something...
 
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This is one area where I really really need to change my ways. I am awful about buying yogurt, eating them and then the next time I am in the store buying more only to have them sit in the fridge and ruin. I probably have 6-8 cups in the fridge now that are way beyond the expiration date. Plus produce I buy it thinking the kids will eat it only to let it go to waste also..and the left overs.. I could probably cut my grocery bill by 1/4 if I was more careful with what we eat.

So count me in..
 

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okay what else would you add........

i took the left over potato, roast and carrots and put into crockpot and added some gravy....I am going to add some onions also...if i can find some peas... i will add them to... what else would you add to the stew....
 
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